Highlights/India

International, Politics

Canada condemns Kashmir suicide attack

Canada strongly condemns the suicide bombing on Thursday of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir which killed 41 people, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said. “Canada offers its deepest condolences and profound sympathy to the families and friends of those» 

Environment

Arctic experts tackle black carbon risk posed by wildfires

Forest fires, important sources of black carbon emissions, devastated Arctic regions around the world in 2018, and are an increasing concern for circumpolar nations, says the chair of the Arctic Council expert group on black carbon and methane. The fires» 

Immigration & Refugees, International, Society

Suspects in honour killing to be extradited

A beautiful young woman, and handsome young man were deeply in love. It was however a love and marriage that crossed class lines within the Indian community, and deeply offended relatives in Canada. Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu of Maple Ridge British» 

International, Politics

India denies role in alleged conspiracy to embarrass Trudeau

The Indian government is dismissing as “baseless and unacceptable” any speculation that it played a role in arranging the visit to India of a convicted Canadian would-be assassin as part of an alleged plot to embarrass Prime Minister Justin Trudeau» 

International, Politics

Trudeau stands by India conspiracy theory

Grilled by the opposition in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stood by a controversial theory advanced by a senior national security official who alleged last week that rogue elements within the Indian government had conspired» 

International, Politics

Atwal affair continues to plague Trudeau Liberals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is back from his trip to India but the Liberal government continues to face questions about how a man convicted of attempted murder of an Indian politician wound up invited to a prime ministerial event there.» 

Uncategorized

Prime Minister Trudeau’s India trip, not playing so well

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and his family are on a government sponsored trip to India. He was already facing some criticism back-home for the very light business side of the trip which has been seen by many as a» 

Environment, International, Politics

Trudeau discusses climate change and economic ties with Chinese and Indian leaders

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on the phone with his Chinese and Indian counterparts yesterday to discuss continued efforts to combat climate change, develop clean energy technologies and promote trade, according the Prime Minister’s Office. In his conversation with Indian» 

International, Politics, Society

Canada wants a bigger share of India’s defence procurement market

Ottawa is working towards strengthening its defence and security ties with New Delhi and hopes the country’s high-tech defence industries will make greater inroads in India’s ambitious arms procurement program, says Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. India has been the» 

International, Politics

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan courts controversy on visit to India

Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan’s first visit to India as a member of cabinet is being overshadowed by controversy after a high-ranking Indian state official refused to meet him and accused Sajjan of being a sympathiser of a Sikh separatist»