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Canada to offer vaccine to African countries affected by Ebola

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The Government of Canada will offer its experimental vaccine for Ebola to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, West African countries most affected by the outbreak, which has caused at least 1,013 deaths. The Deputy Director of Public Health of the Health Agency of Canada, Gregory Taylor, said that the authorities consider the experimental vaccine “as […]

Canadian Citizenship application processing time reduced


Chris Alexander, Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Minister, has said in a press release that citizenship application processing times are improved which has lower the backlog at the lowest levels during the past two years. His department is aiming to achieve processing time of the citizenship application under one year by 2015-2016. A record number of […]

Russia stops importing fruits, vegetables and meat from EU and USA

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Russia has imposed a ban on import of agricultural products from countries of the European Union, United States, Australia, Canada, Japan and Norway effective for the next 12 months. The measure was developed in response to the sanctions imposed by the USA and the EU on Russian government of Vladimir Putin for his role in […]

Canada changing immigration rules for foreign workers in 2015

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada is introducing a new Express Entry electronic application management system in January 2015 in a bid to reduce the backlog and match the newly arriving permanent residents with jobs already secured. Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander met with business leaders and other stakeholders to discuss the new Express Entry system […]

Pakistan Buys 101,000 tonnes of Canola from Canada


It was recently reported that Pakistani importers have purchased almost 101,000 tonnes of rapeseed from Canada.   One of the shipments included 55000 tonnes of oilseeds, also known as canola. They cost Pakistan $589/tonne. Another consignment included 46000 tonnes of oilseeds. This was for the August shipment and this has cost Pakistan $575/tonne. Back in […]

Canada wants to remove humpbacks from the list of threatened species

The Canadian government said that humpback whales are no longer an “endangered ” but ” special concern” by the ” significant” increase in copies, but environmental groups said the decision has been taken to facilitate the expansion of the oil sector. The Canadian government published its recommendation on Saturday, although its existence was not known […]

Li Michelle outplays Jamie Subandhi to surge into Women’s Singles main round at All England Open

Canada’s top player Li Michelle showed a strong character in the arena and she reached into Women’s Singles main round after showing winning her last qualifying round match against USA’s Jamie Subandhi at the Yonex All England Open Badminton Championships 2013 at Manchester, on Tuesday, March 5. The second seeded Michelle, who remained aggressive throughout […]

Wang Yihan overpowers Li Michelle in Women’s Singles pre-quarter-final at German Open 2013

China’s former World Number One player Wang Yihan showed her supremacy on court and remained successful in defeating Canada’s Li Michelle in Women’s Singles pre-quarter-final of Yonex German Open 2013 on Thursday, February 28, in Germany. The impressive Yihan, who is the second seed in Women’s Singles draw of the tournament, played with complete command […]

Canadian National Championships: Top seed Michelle Li grabs Women’s Singles title in style

Canada’s top shuttler Michelle Li proved her worth in front of her home fans as she played with remarkable precision and managed to claim Women’s Singles title at the Canadian National Championships 2013. In the final battle, the top seeded Michelle played terrific badminton and remained successful in beating her lower ranked challenger Christin Tsai […]

Michelle Li storms into Women’s Singles final of Yonex Canadian National Championships

Michelle Li, the top shuttler in Canada, played with remarkable precision and stormed into Women’s Singles final after showing exit to Stephanie Pakenham in semi-final encounter of Yonex Canadian National Championships 2013 on Friday, February 1, in Canada. The top seeded Michelle, who remained impressive throughout the tournament, continued putting up spectacular show of top […]

Tahirul Qadri announces not to contest elections

Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran (TMQ) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Tuesday announced his decision not to contest Pakistan’s upcoming general elections.   The Canadian-Pakistani cleric led thousands of people to Islamabad last week, protesting for electoral reforms. However, he called off the four-day sit-in after the federal government decided to accept some of his demands.   He […]

Tahirul Qadri to appeal in Canadian court against summon

Tehreek-e-Minhajul Quran chief, Dr Tahirul Qadri, has decided to challenge in a Canadian court his summoning to that country on Feb 5 by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to explain as to why he had violated the oath he took when seeking asylum there, says a news report.   However, Qadri’s counsel, Mendel Green, […]


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