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Justin Trudeau attends a news conference in Ottawa on July 8.

Joe Biden delivers ‘gut punch’ to Canada PM Justin Trudeau on first day of term

One of Biden's first few executive orders was to cancel the Keystone XL oil project, a billion-dollar plan vital to Canada's economy and its relationship with US.
Farmers protesting at Singhu border | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Pakistan ‘fanning farmer protests via noisy minority’ of Sikhs in Canada with Khalistan links

Pakistan is believed to be attempting to organise a ‘Delhi Chalo’ movement from Canada that ‘Khalistani sympathisers’ are facilitating in which they will join the protesting farmers.
Justin Trudeau attends a news conference in Ottawa on July 8.

Why travelling abroad during holidays has upended careers of Canadian politicians

Three provincial ministers were forced to resign after they were called out for jetting to balmy destinations over the holidays, in defiance of the governments’ Covid guidelines.

Threatened with ‘Christmas gift’, Karima Baloch’s death leaves more questions than answers

Living in exile doesn’t mean a peaceful life for Pakistan's human rights activists. And mysterious deaths like Karima Baloch’s only add to the distress.

Canada approves Moderna shot, adds a second Covid vaccine to its arsenal after Pfizer

Canada — which has secured more doses per person than any other country — expects to receive 4.17 lakh doses of Covid vaccine by the end of the year.
Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau’s government rejects China’s bid to acquire Arctic gold mine

The move comes amid badly frayed ties between Canada and China over the 2018 arrest of a top Huawei Technologies Co. executive on a US extradition request.
Activist Karima Baloch | Twitter | @KarimaBaloch

Baloch activist, gender inequality critic Karima Baloch found dead in Canada

Karima Baloch was a vocal critic of the Pakistan government in Balochistan and a strong proponent of gender equality.

South Korea turns shipping containers into wards, Canada finds data error & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Vials with Covid-19 Vaccine | Photographer: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images

Canada has reserved more vaccine doses per person than any other country

The govt doubled its order from Moderna Inc. to 40 million doses and the first 249,000 doses from another supplier, Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE, are set to arrive next week.
File photo of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar | ANI

Jaishankar to skip Canada-led Covid meeting days after Trudeau’s remarks on farmers protest

India is learnt to have informed Canada that External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar won't attend the 7 December meeting due to scheduling issues. India had said Trudeau’s comments were 'ill informed'.

On Camera

The Sikh regiment marching at the parade | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Questions were raised over 2021 Republic Day parade. But there’s no better timing

Parades send out a statement to the world about a country’s security capability and the role it can play as a dependable participant in the global community.

Pandemic-era central banking is creating bubbles everywhere

Signs of bubbles are everywhere as stock prices jumped by a magnitude not seen since the dot-com era, new share listings boom, and Bitcoin, continues its generally upward climb.

Defence

Indian Army vehicles driving through the snow in Ladakh (representational image) | Photo: AFP via Getty Images via Bloomberg

India, China break Ladakh stalemate during Corp Commander talks, but no disengagement yet

India said the onus to pull back first from forward positions was on China since its army had transgressed. The 14th round of talks lasted a marathon 16.5 hours.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

7 reasons why Modi govt is in retreat on farm reform laws

Farm reform could’ve been high point of Modi’s second term. But lack of patience, understanding and contempt for history have turned it into a disaster.