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200% rise in invites to Indians for Canadian permanent residency

has emerged as a coveted destination for India’s diaspora. Indians appear gung-ho about Canada’s Express Entry programme which invites topranked candidates — under the country’s point-based immigration system — to take up permanent residency. Express Entry is Canada’s flagship programme for key economic migration. Under the scheme, out of the 86,022 invitations sent in 2017, nearly 42% (or 36,310) were to those holding Indian citizenship. The total number of invitations […]

Explosion at an Indian restaurant in Canada, 15 injured

At least 15 people were injured following in a blast that took place in an Indian restaurant in Mississauga city in Canada. The mishap occurred in Bombay Bhel located in Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue East at around 10.30 pm on Thursday. Three of those hurt have suffered “critical blast injuries” and were taken to a trauma centre in the neighbouring city of Toronto. A Peel Regional Paramedic Services spokesperson […]

Justin Trudeau Gets PM Modi's Bear Hug On Day 6 Of India Visit: 10 Facts

Five days after landing in India, Canadian premier Justin Trudeau met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today at his ceremonial welcome in Delhi’s Rashtrapati Bhavan. PM Modi greeted Mr Trudeau with his signature bear-hug and posed for photographs with his family, including his daughter Ella Grace, seen in a 2015 photo tweeted by Mr Modi last evening. The two leaders will have a bilateral meeting today. Mr Trudeau’s first visit to […]

Justin Trudeau’s ‘unusual’ India trip raises eyebrows, panned by Canada watchdog

As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continues his eight-day visit to India, the fact that his schedule includes just half-a-day of official engagements in New Delhi is being described as “unusual” by veteran diplomats and criticised by a Canadian watchdog. A veteran Indian diplomat said in his long experience with bilateral visits, he had never experienced a trip of this nature, where the visiting dignitary spent so little time in […]

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau will visit these iconic sites in India

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to India for a week-long visit. This will be the first visit of a Canadian PM to India since 2012, and that’s not just why it’s creating a buzz. Apart from the fact that the trip is an opportunity to promote cooperation between India and Canada, Trudeau’s popularity among young Indians is also a factor. Trudeau will be meeting with Indian PM Narendra […]

 
 
 

Watch: Sikh Politician's Response To Racist Heckler In Canada Is Viral

A Sikh lawmaker’s measured response to being heckled by a belligerent woman in Canada has impressed many. Jagmeet Singh was subjected to an aggressive and racist rant by a woman at a campaign event in Brampton, Ontario on Wednesday. He responded by saying: “We welcome you. We love you. We support you.” His supporters chanted “Love and Courage,” Mr Singh’s campaign slogan, as the woman repeatedly yelled at Mr Singh. […]

Indians are ahead in getting work visas from Canada, beat China

Indians are obtaining Canadian work visas like never before and are beating Chinese nationals in the race. As per the latest statistics, Indians are ahead of China in getting Canadian work visas under Canada’s international mobility programme. From January-June this year, 13,670 Indians obtained work visas and the number was at 8,680 for Chinese. Under the temporary foreign worker programme too, Indians were ahead as under this programme, 2,190 Indians […]

TASTE OF INDIA food festival, made vendors drive back to their restaurant to provide more food!

With over 35,000 attendees, at the Akshar Pavilion TASTE OF INDIA food festival, made vendors drive back to their restaurant to provide more food! In collaboration with Young Canadian Alliance, School of Flavours celebrated CANADA 150 on August 5, 2017 at Nathan Phillips Square, in the heart of downtown Toronto. A day long family-friendly and a FREE outdoor event with more than 50 vendors attracted never-ending line-ups of multicultural audiences […]

School of Flavours celebrates CANADA 150 and presents TASTE OF INDIA food festival

School of Flavours celebrates CANADA 150 and presents TASTE OF INDIA food festival on August 5, 2017 at Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St W, Toronto M5H 2N2 from 12:00 Noon to 10:00 pm. FREE and family-friendly event perfect for this summer with more than 50 vendors attracting over 10,000 in attendance. Be a part of Bollywood style dances, classical temple dances, bhangra, music, and a live DJ to rock the […]

This Is The Best Country In The World To Be An Immigrant According To US Study

A new ranking of the best countries to be an immigrant has placed Sweden in the top spot, closely followed by Canada, Switzerland, Australia and Germany. The United States, a country which was largely founded through mass immigration, came in seventh. U.S. News and World Report, which compiled the ranking, said it looked at measures such as economic stability, income equality and job markets to create its list, using a […]