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Canada: Reporter becomes country’s first hijab-wearing news anchor

A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada's first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city's major news...

Inexpensive way to clean water from oil sands wastewater

Using only sunlight and nano-particles, researchers in Canada have developed an effective, inexpensive and green process to remove contaminants from oil sands wastewater. Frank Gu,...

Andhra-born woman minister Dipika Damerla blazes a trail in Canada

Andhra-born Dipika Damerla, who is the first Indian-origin woman minister in Canada's biggest province of Ontario, is blazing a trail in community service. If thanks...

Canada’s new Sikh defence minister racially abused by his own soldier

The newly appointed Sikh Defence Minister of Canada, Harjit Sajjan, has become the target of racist attacks by someone in his own armed forces. Reports...

Canada’s Punjabi community creates history, 2 turbaned Sikhs among four Indian-Canadian...

The Punjabi community in Canada made history on Wednesday when two turbaned Sikhs, among four Indian Canadians, were sworn in as cabinet ministers, as...

After English and French, Punjabi third most common language in Canada’s...

Punjabi has now become the third most common language, after English and French, in the House of Commons of Canada after 20 Punjabi-speaking candidates...

Canada’s new PM urged to fast-track free trade with India

Welcoming the Canadian prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal Party has swept to power, major Indo-Canadian organisations have urged him to fast-track the long-pending free...

19 Indian-Canadians elected to Canadian parliament

The Indian-Canadians more than doubled their representation in the Canadian parliament from eight to 19 as Canadians voted out the Conservative Party by handing...

Indo-Canadian kicked out of party over anti-homosexual view

An Indo-Canadian Sikh who was to fight Canadian Parliament election on October 19 has been dumped by his party for his views on homosexuality. Jagadish...

Expense on PM Modi’s Canada visit becomes controversial in north American...

A media report on Thursday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Canada this year had cost Canadian taxpayers more than 373,000...