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Teenagers who stay up late at greater asthma risk
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Dear parents, if your teenage child is not going to bed early and is hooked to screen late in night, read this carefully.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Canada suspends extradition treaty with HK
Ottawa, July 4 (IANS) Canada is suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong as part of a package of responses to the new security law China has imposed on the city, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said here.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Man arrested near Canadian governor general residence facing charges
Ottawa, July 4 (IANS) An armed man who was arrested on the grounds of Canadian Governor General Julie Payette's residence is facing multiple charges, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canadian ethics commissioner begins probe into Trudeau
Ottawa, July 4 (IANS) Canada's Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion announced that he was probing a possible breach of federal conflict of interest act by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after his government's decision to award a contract to administer a summer student grant program of C$900 million ($664 million) to a charity.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Canada,Politics
New North American free trade deal comes into effect
Ottawa, July 2 (IANS) A new trade deal between the United States, Canada and Mexico came into effect on Wedensday.
2020-07-02
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Canada extends ban on int'l travellers to July 31
Ottawa, July 1 (IANS) Canada has extended the incumbent ban on international travellers until July 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to authorities.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Air Canada suspends 30 domestic routes
Ottawa, July 1 (IANS) Air Canada announced that it was indefinitely suspending service of 30 domestic routes and closing eight stations at regional airports across the country.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Canada,Politics
COVID-19 cases level off in Canada
Ottawa, June 30 (IANS) As far as the reopening of businesses was concerned, Canada has been better than the US at slowing the spread of COVID-19 through physical distancing and people increasingly wearing face masks in public, according to a health official.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Canada,International
US tariffs on Canadian aluminum to hurt both economies: Trudeau
Ottawa, June 30 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that it will hurt US and Canadian economies if the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on Canadian aluminum.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Mobile phone among women linked to higher contraception use
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Mobile phone use among women is associated with increased use of contraception, lower gender inequality, and lower maternal and child mortality, according to a new study which covered 209 countries.
2020-06-26
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
On 35th anniversary of AI Kanishka bombing, pilot's son recalls horror
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) As relatives of the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing remembered their loved ones on the 35th anniversary of the tragedy on Tuesday, the son of the pilot of the ill-fated plane said Canada has let them down by not punishing the guilty.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Canada,National
Canadian train passengers required to wear masks
Ottawa, June 23 (IANS) Passengers travelling by train in Canada will be required to wear masks starting from Tuesday to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spread.
2020-06-23
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Canada's Jagmeet Singh not sorry for calling MP racist
Ottawa, June 19 (IANS) Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP), has refused to apologize for calling an MP racist in Parliament, saying that doing so would be the same as apologizing for standing up against systemic racism, it was reported.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Trudeau announces national contact tracing app against COVID-19 pandemic
Ottawa, June 19 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government will begin testing a mobile contact tracing app against the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
2020-06-19
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Depression linked to greater risk of cardiovascular disease
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that suffering from depression could be linked with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and even death. The research team from Simon Fraser University in Canada provides further evidence of the link between depressive symptoms and an increased risk of heart disease and early death.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Canada's Jagmeet Singh calls MP racist in Parliament
Ottawa, June 18 (IANS) Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP), was temporarily expelled from the House of Commons or the lower chamber of the bicameral Parliament for calling an MP racist and for refusing to apologize and withdraw his comments.
2020-06-18
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Ottawa to host World Men's Curling Championship 2021
Ottawa, June 17 (IANS) Canada's capital city of Ottawa will host the World Men's Curling Championship 2021 for the first time, the World Curling Federation (WCF) and Curling Canada announced here on Tuesday.
2020-06-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Other Sports
Just 40ml liquor daily may even put you at death risk
Toronto, June 15 (IANS) Moderate drinkers, beware. Even consuming 350ml of beer, 140ml of wine or 40ml of liquor daily within weekly low-risk drinking guidelines can result in hospitalisation and death, researchers have warned.
2020-06-15
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Systemic racism exists in Canadian police: Commissioner
Ottawa, June 13 (IANS) Systemic racism exists in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), said the forces's Commissioner Brenda Lucki, after she had earlier "struggled" to define the term.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Indo-Canadian businessman stripped off top award for admission fraud
Vancouver, June 13 (IANS) Indo-Canadian businessman and former national football player David Siddo has been stripped off the Order of British Columbia for his links to the US college admissions scandal of 2019.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Canada,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canada to introduce mandatory temperature checks at airports
Ottawa, June 13 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that his government has planned to introduce mandatory temperature screening for passengers and employees at the country's airports.
2020-06-13
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Researchers reveal another big reason to wash hands frequently
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Toxic flame retardants can move from your TV to your cell phone to your hands and then you, warn researchers, suggesting that frequent handwashing can reduce its exposure too, apart from keeping coronavirus at bay.
2020-06-09
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Trudeau govt aid to Indian students cause resentment in Canada
Toronto, June 7 (IANS) The Canadian government's decision to give a monthly benefit of $2,000 each to foreign students during the corona crisis has caused resentment among local students who get only $1,250 each.
2020-06-07
Category: International, Canada,National
Two-metre distance more effective in reducing Covid-19 risk: Lancet
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Keeping at least two-metre distance from other people is significantly more effective at reducing the transmission of Covid-19 than one metre, according to a new study, published in 'The Lancet' journal.
2020-06-02
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Canadian judge refuses to quash US extradition bid for Huawei CFO
Ottawa, May 28 (IANS) A Canadian judge has declined to invalidate a request from the USStates for the extradition of the Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
2020-05-28
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Technology
Researchers find new sex hormone for better fertility treatments
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new sex hormone in zebrafish which could lead to developing better fertility treatment options for humans.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Technology
Toronto faces COVID-19 physical distancing challenges
Toronto, May 25 (IANS) Many Canadians have been taking advantage of the warm weather to venture outdoors after spending weeks in the COVID-19 lockdown, but the easing of restrictions has sparked a backlash in Toronto, it was reported.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Facebook to pay $9 mn to settle privacy claims in Canada
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Facebook has agreed to pay $9 million penalty after the Competition Bureau in Canada concluded that the company made false or misleading claims about the privacy of Canadians' personal information on Facebook and Messenger.
2020-05-20
Category: International, Canada,Technology
This antiviral drug can speed up recovery of COVID-19 patients
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) An international team of researchers has found that an antiviral drug -- interferon(IFN)-a2b -- can help speed up the recovery of COVID-19 patients.
2020-05-16
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
Online Jewish prayer service hijacked by trolls in Canada
Ottawa, April 27 (IANS) An online Jewish prayer service held by members of a synagogue in Canada's Toronto city amid the coronavirus pandemic, was hijacked by trolls screaming derogatory slurs, a media report said.
2020-04-27
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Men and women may develop heart disease differently: Study
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have revealed the minerals that block heart valves in men are totally different, as compared to women. This discovery could impact how heart disease is diagnosed and treated for different sexes.
2020-04-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
Canadian Parliament passes massive COVID-19 relief bill
Ottawa, April 12 (IANS) The Canadian Parliament passed a massive COVID-19 relief bill, deemed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the country's most significant economic program since the World War II.
2020-04-12
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Canadian F1 Grand Prix postponed due to COVID-19
Ottawa, April 8 (IANS) The 2020 Canadian Grand Prix, which was scheduled for June 12-14, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-04-08
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Motorsports
Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Common medical masks are fine for all other COVID-19 treatments, say researchers, adding that the use of surgical masks did not increase viral respiratory infection or clinical respiratory illness.
2020-04-07
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Trudeau announces increase in wage subsidy for businesses
Ottawa, March 28 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an increase, from 10 per cent to 75 per cent, in the wage subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-28
Category: International, Canada,Politics
COVID-19 testing kits to be developed using RNA imaging
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis, Canadian researchers will use a pioneering imaging technology -- called Mango, for its bright colour -- to develop coronavirus testing kits, says a new study.
2020-03-20
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
Trudeau's wife tests positive for COVID-19
Ottawa, March 13 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office has announced.
2020-03-13
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Trudeau self-isolating over coronavirus fears
Ottawa, March 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is self-isolating over coronavirus fears, his office announced on Thursday.
2020-03-12
Category: International, Canada,National
Trudeau self-isolating over coronavirus fears
Ottawa, March 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is self-isolating over coronavirus fears, his office announced on Thursday.
2020-03-12
Category: International, Canada,National
Canada sets up billion dollar Covid-19 response fund
Ottawa, March 11 (IANS) Canada is setting up a (Canadian) $1bn ($728 mn) coronavirus response fund, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday, asserting his government would do everything to keep their people "healthy, safe and supported".
2020-03-11
Category: International, Canada,National
Can cricket outsmart ice hockey in Canada?
Ontario, March 9 (IANS) A little over two decades after the Sahara Cup created a furore in Canada, cricket is making a serious comeback in the Great White North.
2020-03-09
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Drink orange juice to cut obesity risk and better heart health
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Want to live a healthy and long life? Please take note. Researchers have found that drinking two-and-a-half glasses of orange juice a day could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
2020-03-04
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
People who eat less fruit, vegetable more prone to anxiety
Toronto, Feb 27 (IANS) People who have low fruit and vegetable intakes have a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, say researchers.
2020-02-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mental health challenges higher in young mothers: Study
Toronto, Feb 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health issue.
2020-02-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
People in casual relationships more likely to use condoms
Toronto, Feb 21 (IANS) People having sex with casual partners are more than twice as likely (85 per cent) to use condoms as people in committed relationships (36 per cent), says a new study.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Drink tart cherry juice to improve exercise performance
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) Tart cherry juice is known for reducing strength loss and improving muscle recovery after intensive exercise, and now researchers have found that it also helps in improving exercise performance.
2020-02-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
54% higher rates of COPD in women with HIV: Study
Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that the rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women living with HIV was 54 per cent higher than that of HIV-negative women.
2020-02-18
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Vitamin E safe for fatty liver in HIV patients: Study
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) A type of fatty liver disease that commonly affects patients with HIV can be safely treated with vitamin E, researchers have found.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Smelling your lover's T-shirt can improve sleep
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Having trouble sleeping? Forget counting sheep. All you may need is your romantic partner's favourite T-shirt wrapped around your pillow, as researchers have found that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep.
2020-02-14
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tinder not just for hookups or casual dating
Toronto, Feb 7 (IANS) Not just for hookups and casual dating, some of Tinders over 50 million worldwide users are utilizing the platform for their own purposes -- from multilevel marketing to political and health campaigning to promoting local gigs.
2020-02-07
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion