Canada and India's new PM Narendra Modi - Trade, diaspora, and human rights
Monday's (May 26) swearing in of Narendra Modi as the new Prime Minister of India, not only raises questions about the future in India, but also in Canada, both in the Indian diaspora, and in the larger Canadian mainstream eager to do business with India.
For most Canadians, if they are aware of Modi, it's because he's presented ...
Researchers in Toronto have found a new way to predict autism very early in a child’s life which will help them get the early intervention so critical to improving their condition. Autism affects one in every 68 children, impairing their social interaction and communication, and causing repetitive and restrictive behaviours.
Canada to permit use of electronic devices during plane takeoffs, landings
Canada's Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has announced air passengers will now be allowed to use portable electronic devices throughout a plane's journey, even takeoff and landing. The devices will still have to be in "Airplane Mode" and not connected to the Internet or cell networks. She made the announcement Monday (May 26).
After a particularly long and cold winter, Canadians are finally enjoying some warm weather and looking forward to the tradition of barbecuing meat on outdoor grills. Their enthusiasm however may be dampened by the soaring price of many cuts of meat.
Among the popular cuts, the price of a sirloin steak is up 12 per cent and pork chops ...
Rallies held to protest genetically-modified foods.
Millions of Canadians in cities acroos the country came out on the weekend to demonstrate against the proliferation of genetically modified organisms.
They joined millions more in 52 countries and hundrerds of cities around the world in what in most cases was called, “March against Monsanto”, targeting the best known of the several giant multinational companies that create GMOs. ...