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Canada approves first bivalent Covid-19 booster for children aged 5-11

Health Canada has authorised the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty Omicron BA.4/BA.5 bivalent-adapted booster for use in children aged between 5 to 11 years. This is the...

5 Indo-Canadians inducted in British Columbia govt

Five Indo-Canadians with roots in Punjab have been sworn in as ministers in a recent cabinet reshuffle by British Columbia (BC) Premier David...

‘We want justice’: Parents of Sikh woman shot in Canada

The parents of a 21-year-old woman from Punjab, who was shot dead at a gas station in Canada, say they regret sending her to...

Bank of Canada hikes policy interest rate by 50 basis points

The Bank of Canada has increased its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points to 4.25 per cent. The bank's governing council will be considering...

Bank of Canada hikes key interest rate to 4.25%, signals end of aggressive campaign may be near

The Bank of Canada raised its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points, surprising markets with another oversized rate hike while signaling that it...

Covid disrupted economic integration of many immigrants: Statistics Canada

Economic lockdowns in response to the Covid-19 pandemic disproportionately affected the immigrant population and disrupted their finances more than the Canadian-born population, a...

Scientists document cardiac arrest in a 14-year-old at overnight camp

Scientists have documented a case of a 14-year-old girl who had a cardiac arrest at an overnight camp, which provides a roadmap of how...

Sikh woman shot dead outside gas station in Canada

In a "targeted" killing, a 21 year-old Canadian-Sikh woman died after being shot multiple times outside a gas station in Mississauga, police said. Pawanpreet Kaur,...