Canada court approves class action alleging Facebook ad discrimination

A Canadian court of appeal will allow a class action suit to be brought by social media users accusing Facebook of age, gender and race discrimination in online advertisements, the plaintiffs' lawyer said Wednesday..The class action could see the social media giant paying damages to thousa

Canada grants record permanent residency permits in 2022

Canada set an immigration record last year by granting more than 437,000 foreigners permanent residency, the government said on Tuesday, as it ramps up immigration to fight a tight labor market.

Canada bans most foreigners from buying homes

A ban on foreigners buying residential property in Canada took effect on Sunday, aiming to make more homes available to locals facing a housing crunch.

Church school abuses: Pope ‘begs forgiveness’ in Canada

Pope Francis apologized on Monday to Canada’s native people on their land for the Church’s role in schools where indigenous children were abused, calling their forced cultural assimilation a “deplorable evil” and “disastrous error.”

All-night shooting rampage in Vancouver leaves 2 dead

A gunman who roamed for hours through a sleeping Vancouver suburb shot four people early Monday, two of them fatally, as he opened fire at a casino, a center for the homeless and other locations before being killed by police, authorities said.

Sikh man acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing case shot dead in Canada

Canadian police confirmed on Friday that a man shot dead in British Columbia on Thursday was Ripudaman Singh Malik, a Sikh businessman acquitted in connection with the 1985 Air India bombing that killed 329 people.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

Canada court approves class action alleging Facebook ad discrimination

A Canadian court of appeal will allow a class action suit to be brought by social media users accusing Facebook of age, gender and race discrimination in online advertisements, the plaintiffs' lawyer said Wednesday..The class action could see the social media giant paying damages to thousa

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

Canada grants record permanent residency permits in 2022

Canada set an immigration record last year by granting more than 437,000 foreigners permanent residency, the government said on Tuesday, as it ramps up immigration to fight a tight labor market.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Canada bans most foreigners from buying homes

A ban on foreigners buying residential property in Canada took effect on Sunday, aiming to make more homes available to locals facing a housing crunch.

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

4 dead, dozens injured as bus rolls over in Canada

Four people have died and dozens more were injured after a passenger bus rolled over in western Canada, with authorities saying Sunday that icy roads were likely the cause..The accident occurred Saturday evening on a highway some 330 kilometers (200 miles) east of Vancouver in an area of B

December 21, 2022
December 21, 2022

8 Canadian teenage girls charged with elderly man’s murder

Eight teenage girls have been charged with murder in the stabbing death of an elderly man in Toronto, Canadian officials said Tuesday.

December 15, 2022
December 15, 2022

Rich nations oppose new biodiversity fund

Creating a new global fund for biodiversity -- a core demand of developing countries at UN talks in Montreal -- “would take years” and be less effective than reforming existing financial mechanisms, Canada’s environment minister said Tuesday.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Xi spat with Trudeau lays bare China's frayed ties with Canada

Chinese President Xi Jinping scolded Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in an on-camera dressing down at the G20 summit, an unusual public spat that could further complicate strained relations between the countries..Video recorded by reporters at the Bali summit for world leaders on We

September 27, 2022
September 27, 2022

Canada to drop all Covid travel restrictions from October 1

Canada will drop all Covid-19 restrictions for travelers from October 1, including vaccination and masking requirements for flights and trains, the government said on Monday.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Storm Fiona hammers Canada’s east coast

Powerful storm Fiona yesterday slammed into eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds, blowing over trees and powerlines and leaving

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Canada mass stabbing suspect dies after arrest

The final suspect in a stabbing rampage that killed 10 people in and around a Canadian Indigenous reserve died after being arrested by police Wednesday following a three-day manhunt, authorities said. One official said he died of self-inflicted injuries.