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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 […]

Canada celebrates 150th birthday with celebrities, crowds, rain

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off celebrations on Saturday to mark the country’s 150th birthday amid heavy security as many citizens braved incessant rains and long delays to reach the main site in the nation’s capital. About 500,000 people were expected to be in Ottawa for the long-anticipated Canada Day festivities, which features a large outdoor celebration in front of the national Parliament, complete with acrobats, fireworks and musicians, […]

REEL ASIAN CELEBRATES TWENTY YEARS OF HONG KONG CINEMA WITH FILM SCREENINGS, TALKS AND A SPECIAL GUEST

Toronto selected as one of only two cities in North America to present Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997-2017, with special guest Heiward Mak in attendance. The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival (Reel Asian), in partnership with Create Hong Kong and the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society with support from the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Toronto (HKETO), presented Creative Visions: Hong Kong Cinema 1997-2017, a […]