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Trudeau: Invitation should not have gone to Sikh extremist

NEW DELHI — A man who was convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian cabinet minister in 1986 should not have been invited to receptions held in Delhi, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday. His comment came after a senior official from Trudeau’s office earlier said an invitation issued to Jaspal Atwal for a reception … Continue reading “Trudeau: Invitation should not have gone to Sikh extremist”

Ont. PC Party officials approve Patrick Brown as leadership candidate

TORONTO — Patrick Brown’s quest to regain the leadership of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives cleared a key hurdle Wednesday when the 39-year-old politician, who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations, received the party’s stamp of approval for a run in the spring election. A party nomination committee tasked with vetting all Tory leadership candidates announced that Brown … Continue reading “Ont. PC Party officials approve Patrick Brown as leadership candidate”

Canadian PM, politicians must not attend events glorifying militants: Ujjal

Toronto, February 22 Reacting to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s assurance to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to curb Sikh separatists in Canada, former Canadian health minister Ujjal Dosanjh has said that politicians in this country have failed to appreciate India’s deep sensitivities about Khalistani activities. “India is very sensitive about this issue because that country … Continue reading “Canadian PM, politicians must not attend events glorifying militants: Ujjal”

Quebec’s top court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature

Toronto, February 21 A Canadian court has upheld the right of Quebec’s national assembly to prohibit people from entering the building with a kirpan, an article of faith for the Sikhs, media reports said. Two members of the World Sikh Organisation of Canada were challenging a unanimous motion adopted in the national assembly in February … Continue reading “Quebec’s top court upholds kirpan ban at provincial legislature”

Trudeau announces two-way investment deal with India worth $1 billion

MUMBAI, India — Some of India’s biggest companies say they will invest more than $250 million in Canada in the coming years in everything from pulp mills to pharmaceuticals and the IT sector. Canada, meanwhile, will invest $750 million in India. The news came after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spent his third morning in India … Continue reading “Trudeau announces two-way investment deal with India worth $1 billion”

As Ontario legislature resumes, Brown says he won’t be there to take his seat

TORONTO — As the Ontario legislature resumes sitting today for the final session before a spring election, former Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown says he won’t be there to take his seat. The 39-year-old politician from Barrie, Ont., told the radio station CKLW in Windsor this morning that he’ll be outside of Toronto today, campaigning … Continue reading “As Ontario legislature resumes, Brown says he won’t be there to take his seat”

Former Ontario PC leader says he grew the party, so he should get to lead it

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The former leader of Ontario’s Progressive Conservatives said Sunday he helped grow the party to unprecedented levels, so he should be the one to lead it into the upcoming election. Patrick Brown stepped down from his position late last month amid sexual misconduct allegations, which he has repeatedly and categorically denied. On … Continue reading “Former Ontario PC leader says he grew the party, so he should get to lead it”

Differences have to be source of strength in society: Trudeau at IIM-A

Ahmedabad, February 19 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said heterogeneous society is the new reality and the biggest challenge is to understand how differences can become a source of strength – “something that India and Canada have done fairly well” and “can do better”. Calling himself a “feminist”, Trudeau also said “we as … Continue reading “Differences have to be source of strength in society: Trudeau at IIM-A”

Canadian PM, family visit Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, February 19 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Xavier, Hadrien and Ella-Grace on Monday visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.Later, Trudeau also visited the Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar. The Canadian Prime Minister had on Sunday visited Mathura Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Uttar Pradesh and … Continue reading “Canadian PM, family visit Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad”

Canadian military seeks DNA and burial experts to help ID missing war dead

OTTAWA — The Department of National Defence is seeking forensic DNA experts and funeral organizers to help its efforts to recover, identify and arrange burials for Canada’s nearly 28,000 missing war dead. The prospective group of anthropologists, archaeologists and genealogists would help the department’s Casualty Identification Program analyze DNA from the remains of formerly missing … Continue reading “Canadian military seeks DNA and burial experts to help ID missing war dead”