Nigerian family fights deportation from Canada

A Nigerian family is currently fighting deportation from North American country, Canada, where they have spent seven years. News media, CBC News Loaded, in a report said the Makinde family have lived
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Immigration Minister Marc Miller speaks at a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada January 20, 2022. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle//File Photo Acquire Licensing Rights

Canada drops police clearance requirement for temporary residents

The Canadian government has announced that police clearance certificates are not required for individuals entering the country as temporary residents, including those with study permits. Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship,
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Canadian author Alice Munro speaks to the media as she receives her Man Booker International award at Trinity College Dublin, in Dublin, Ireland, on June 25, 2009. (Photo by PETER MUHLY / AFP)
Canadian author Alice Munro (Photo by PETER MUHLY / AFP)

Nobel Prize-winning Canadian author, Alice Munro, dies at 92

Alice Munro, the Nobel Prize-winning author known as “Canada’s Chekhov” for her mastery of the short story, has died at 92, Canadian media reported Tuesday. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in
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This January 17, 2023, image courtesy of Trans Mountain Corporation shows a welder working on a pipeline in Bridal Falls, British Columbia, Canada. - The first major new pipeline to be built in Canada in decades is set to open on May 1, praised by proponents but panned by environmentalists concerned about a related jump in crude production. The Can$34-billion (US$25 billion) project, taken over by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government in 2018 to ensure it went ahead, will carry 600,000 additional barrels per day of oil from Alberta to Canada's Pacific coast for shipping overseas. (Photo by John Lehmann / Trans Mountain Corporation / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / TRANS MOUNTAIN CORPORATION/JOHN LEHMANN" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS / TO GO WITH AFP STORY "Canada's first new oil pipeline in decades enters service"

Canada’s first new oil pipeline in decades starts operating

The first major new oil pipeline to be built in Canada in decades is set to open on Wednesday, praised by proponents but panned by environmentalists worried about the consequences of more
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Palestinian ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour (L), speaks while Israel Foreign Minister Israel Katz (R) looks on during a United Nations Security Council meeting about the conflict in the Middle East at UN headquarters in New York on March 11, 2024. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP)

Canada halting arms shipments to Israel: govt official

Canada will halt all arms shipments to Israel, a government official told AFP on Tuesday, a decision that has drawn the ire of Israel as it faces growing international scrutiny over its
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The Liberal government ordered a national security review of popular video app TikTok in September 2023 but did not disclose it publicly. The TikTok startup page is displayed on a cellphone in Ottawa on Monday, Feb. 27, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

TikTok faces national security review in Canada: minister

Canada is conducting a national security review of Chinese-owned TikTok's proposed expansion of the popular video app in this country, Industry Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said Friday.
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