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Canada detects first two cases of new coronavirus variant in Ontario, say health officials
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Canada detects first two cases of new coronavirus variant in Ontario, say health officials

'The cases are a couple from Durham with no known travel history, exposure, or high-risk contacts,' Barbara Yaffe, acting chief medical officer for Ontario, said in a statement

Coronavirus outbreak: Toll in China rises to 132, over 6,000 people infected; US, Japan begin evacuating nationals as experts fear mutations
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Coronavirus outbreak: Toll in China rises to 132, over 6,000 people infected; US, Japan begin evacuating nationals as experts fear mutations

Countries on Wednesday began evacuating their citizens from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on the mainland and abroad

Wife of Canada’s first coronavirus patient tests positive, 19 suspected cases under investigation; govt advises citizens to avoid travel to Hubei
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Wife of Canada’s first coronavirus patient tests positive, 19 suspected cases under investigation; govt advises citizens to avoid travel to Hubei

The wife of Canada’s first confirmed patient with the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus also has tested positive for it at an Ontario laboratory, and 19 other suspected cases in Canada are under investigation

Justin Trudeau kicks off re-election campaign in Canada, faces questions over showing undue favours to construction firm
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Justin Trudeau kicks off re-election campaign in Canada, faces questions over showing undue favours to construction firm

Polls strongly suggest that Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau may not win enough seats to govern by himself after a series of missteps that called into question his leadership while cutting into his once sky-high popularity

Bernie Sanders buys cheaper insulin from Canada, accuses US pharma companies of letting diabetic people 'die out of greed'
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Bernie Sanders buys cheaper insulin from Canada, accuses US pharma companies of letting diabetic people 'die out of greed'

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders accused American pharmaceutical companies of letting diabetic patients die out of 'greed,' after he accompanied a group of Americans to Canada to buy insulin.

Justin Trudeau condemns Donald Trump's attack on four Democratic Congresswomen, saying 'that is not how we do things in Canada'
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Justin Trudeau condemns Donald Trump's attack on four Democratic Congresswomen, saying 'that is not how we do things in Canada'

'That is not how we do things in Canada,' said Justin Trudeau after an attack by US Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen.

Rahul Gandhi's minimum income guarantee scheme based on idea of Universal Basic Income: The concept and its feasibility
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Rahul Gandhi's minimum income guarantee scheme based on idea of Universal Basic Income: The concept and its feasibility

A Universal Basic Income scheme involves paying all citizens a certain monthly sum unconditionally, regardless of whether they work and how much they earn.

Ontario to include some Tesla car owners under its rebate plan for e-vehicles
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Ontario to include some Tesla car owners under its rebate plan for e-vehicles

The incentive programme provides rebates of up to C$14,000 ($10,640) for people who bought electric cars.

Global T20 Canada: Meet Nikhil Dutta, the first Canada cricketer to get drafted in the league
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Global T20 Canada: Meet Nikhil Dutta, the first Canada cricketer to get drafted in the league

Firstpost caught up with Nikhil Dutta to talk about the importance of the league for the country, cricket in Canada and his goals from the Global T20 Canada.

Blast at Indian restaurant in Canada's Ontario injures 15: Sushma Swaraj says she's in touch with Consul General in Toronto
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Blast at Indian restaurant in Canada's Ontario injures 15: Sushma Swaraj says she's in touch with Consul General in Toronto

An explosion was reported at an Indian restaurant in Canada's Ontario on Friday. According to initial reports, 15 were injured in the blast and three of them are critical.

Jagmeet Singh, Justin Trudeau's prime ministerial rival in Canada, is a criminal lawyer with uneasy relationship with India
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Jagmeet Singh, Justin Trudeau's prime ministerial rival in Canada, is a criminal lawyer with uneasy relationship with India

Canada continues to churn out social media-friendly politicians as Jagmeet Singh, a criminal lawyer with sartorial flair was elected as leader of the NDP party.

Sikh criminal lawyer Jagmeet Singh elected leader of Canada's New Democratic Party
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Sikh criminal lawyer Jagmeet Singh elected leader of Canada's New Democratic Party

Jagmeet Singh, a 38-year-old Sikh criminal lawyer, was on Monday elected the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, becoming the first non-white politician to head a major party in the country.

Video of Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to racist rant by woman takes social media by storm
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Video of Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to racist rant by woman takes social media by storm

A Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh's calm response to an anti-Islam, anti-Muslim tirade by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario has taken social media by storm.

Canadian Open: Vijay Singh on track to becoming oldest PGA Tour winner in history
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Canadian Open: Vijay Singh on track to becoming oldest PGA Tour winner in history

Vijay Singh, a 34-times winner on the PGA Tour who has not triumphed since 2008, is off to his best tournament start all season after opening with a 66.

Amarinder Singh greets Canada on 150th anniversary, hails NRI Sikh population as integral to growth
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Amarinder Singh greets Canada on 150th anniversary, hails NRI Sikh population as integral to growth

Amarinder Singh greeted the people of Canada on the nation's 150th anniversary, terming it a "historical moment" in the country's progressive journey

Arun Jaitley meets Canada's defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, raises concern over anti-Sikh riot being dubbed 'genocide'
India

Arun Jaitley meets Canada's defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, raises concern over anti-Sikh riot being dubbed 'genocide'

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday strongly raised with his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan India's "anguish" over the Ontario legislative assembly passing a motion recently describing the 1984 anti- Sikh riots as "genocide".

Ford will invest $376 million in Canada to boost research for connected cars
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Ford will invest $376 million in Canada to boost research for connected cars

US automaker Ford announced that it will invest Can$500 million (US$376 million) in Canada to create 300 research and engineering jobs amid its drive to connect cars to the internet.

Ontario introduces bill to declare October as Hindu Heritage Month
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Ontario introduces bill to declare October as Hindu Heritage Month

A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada's Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly in Toronto.

Canada police thwart suicide bomb attack, kill suspect in Ontario
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Canada police thwart suicide bomb attack, kill suspect in Ontario

Canada's national police force thwarted what they believed was a suicide bomb plot, a senior police official said.

Fiat partners up with government of Ontario to produce the Chrysler Pacifica
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Fiat partners up with government of Ontario to produce the Chrysler Pacifica

FCA recieves $85.8 million to fuel its research and production in Windsor