Top military official responsible for Canadian vaccination programme fired

India, May 15 -- The military official responsible for the logistics of Canada's Covid-19 vaccination programme has been fired after coming under an investigation. Major-General Dany Fortin was secon... Read More

Air Canada extends suspension of flights to India till June 22

India, May 14 -- While the 30-day ban on flights from India over Covid-19 surge announced by Canada is due to end next week, Air Canada's suspension of services will continue till the third week of Ju... Read More

Covid-19: Canada considers B.1.617 as a 'variant of concern'

India, May 14 -- Days after the World Health Organization (WHO) designated it a variant of concern or VOC, Canadian health authorities are now considering the B.1.617 mutation of Covid-19 in the same ... Read More

India to receive another consignment of Covid-19 supplies from Canada

India, May 12 -- A second consignment of relief material to help India tackle its ongoing Covid-19 crisis has been dispatched and will arrive in New Delhi on Thursday. Making the announcement, Karina... Read More

Canadian province halts AZ vaccine drive over rare blood clot fears

India, May 12 -- Canada's most populous province Ontario has halted the administration of doses of AstraZeneca (AZ) Covid-19 vaccine over concerns related to a rare adverse reaction in the form of blo... Read More

Premiers of Canadian provinces, leaders to raise Covid-19 funds for India

India, May 10 -- Premiers of Canadian provinces, mayors of cities and other leaders from across the country will join over 80 Indo-Canadian organisations for a major "oxygen" fundraiser next Sunday fo... Read More

Gangster executed outside Vancouver airport

India, May 10 -- An Indo-Canadian gangster was executed by suspected rivals outside the main terminal of the Vancouver International Airport or YVR on Sunday afternoon, with the suspects firing upon p... Read More

Canadian MPs ask PM to drop oppn to TRIPS waiver

Toronto, May 8 -- Sixty Canadian MPs have written to PM Justin Trudeau asking him to drop "without delay" his government's opposition to temporarily waiving IPR protections for vaccines and medication... Read More

Canadian MPs ask Trudeau to drop opposition to TRIPS waiver

India, May 7 -- Sixty Canadian MPs have written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to drop "without delay" his government's opposition to temporarily waiving intellectual property protections... Read More

Canada sending Covid-19 relief supplies to India

India, May 5 -- A Canadian Armed Forces aircraft will depart on Wednesday carrying critical medication and ventilators to help support India's battle against the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The shipment... Read More