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Qatar Airways bolsters connectivity in Canada with announcement of daily flights to Montreal

Qatar Airways bolsters connectivity in Canada with announcement of daily flights to Montreal

Qatar Airways on Wednesday announced it will begin incrementally increasing flights to Montréal from January 16, 2021 and operate daily frequencies by February 25, 2021, up from the previously scheduled four weekly frequencies.

Canada administers first Covid-19 vaccines, PM Trudeau in no rush for his shot

Canada administers first Covid-19 vaccines, PM Trudeau in no rush for his shot

Canada kicked off its inoculation campaign against Covid-19 on Monday by injecting frontline healthcare workers and elderly nursing home residents, becoming just the third nation in the world to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

First batch of Pfizer/BioNTEch Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Canada

First batch of Pfizer/BioNTEch Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Canada

The first Covid-19 vaccines landed on Canadian soil on Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, and some Canadians are expected to roll up their sleeves for a shot as soon as Monday.

India summons Canada envoy after Trudeau backs protests

India summons Canada envoy after Trudeau backs protests

India on Friday summoned Canada's ambassador and warned of serious damage to diplomatic ties after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau commented on growing protests by farmers, authorities said.

Allowing border agents to question Huawei CFO before her arrest was best, officer testifies

Allowing border agents to question Huawei CFO before her arrest was best, officer testifies

A Canadian police officer stationed at the Vancouver airport who rejected a plan to arrest Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on the plane she arrived on two years ago

Trudeau warns Canada's hospitals could be swamped, Toronto to enter Covid-19 lockdown

Trudeau warns Canada's hospitals could be swamped, Toronto to enter Covid-19 lockdown

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday that Canada's hospital system could be overwhelmed by a possible quadrupling of new Covid-19 cases by year end as its biggest city Toronto prepared to impose a lockdown.

Canada sword attacker kills two in Halloween rampage

Canada sword attacker kills two in Halloween rampage

The sword-wielding attacker dressed in medieval costume who killed two people and injured five others in a Halloween rampage in Quebec City was ‘not associated with a terrorist group,’ Canadian police said Sunday.

Quebec probes incident of indigenous woman who filmed abuse from nurses in hospital

Quebec probes incident of indigenous woman who filmed abuse from nurses in hospital

The Canadian province of Quebec said it had launched two investigations as outrage spread on Wednesday over a livestream made by a sick indigenous woman before her death that showed staff verbally abusing her in a hospital.

Britain and Canada sanction Belarus leader Lukashenko

Britain and Canada sanction Belarus leader Lukashenko

Britain and Canada imposed travel bans and asset freezes on Tuesday on Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, his son and other senior officials over accusations their government rigged an election and committed violence against protesters.

Trudeau says Canada is in second wave of pandemic, urges renewed caution

Trudeau says Canada is in second wave of pandemic, urges renewed caution

Canada’s COVID-19 cases have spiked in recent days, with an average of 1,123 new cases reported daily over the past week

Tesla in talks to buy low carbon nickel from Canada: Sources

Tesla in talks to buy low carbon nickel from Canada: Sources

Tesla is in discussions with Canadian miner Giga Metals about helping to develop a large mine that would give the electric carmaker access to low carbon nickel for its batteries, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Canada economy posts record plunge, falling 38.7% in Q2

Canada economy posts record plunge, falling 38.7% in Q2

Canada's economy shrank at a record annualised pace of 38.7% in the second quarter as a nationwide pandemic lockdown closed businesses and curtailed spending ...