Canada relaxes work rules for international students
Under normal circumstances, the IRCC pointed out, the stringent PGWP norms limit an international student’s ability to pursue a programme via distance learning. The time spent studying outside Canada is deducted from the length of the work permit for which they would otherwise be eligible, it added.
Canada pulls out of Olympics 2020 in wake of Coronavirus pandemic
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Canada judge rules Huawei CFO Meng's fraud case will proceed
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Johnson & Johnson to stop selling talc baby powder in U.S. and Canada
J&J faces more than 19,000 lawsuits from consumers and their survivors claiming its talc products caused cancer due to contamination with asbestos, a known carcinogen. Many are pending before a U.S. district judge in New Jersey.
Canada to begin first vaccine trials: PM Justin Trudeau
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Biocon jumps 4% on launch of drug Fulphila in Canada
Biocon has shared or co-exclusive commercialisation rights with Mylan for the product in the rest of the world.
Biocon, Mylan launch cancer drug in Canada
Fulphila, co-developed by Biocon Biologics and Mylan, was the first biosimilar pegfilgrastim to be approved in the US and was launched in July 2018.
Canada's Parliament meets virtually while India's can't even permit panel meetings: Shashi Tharoor
Tharoor, who is the chairman of the parliamentary committee on Information Technology, had earlier this month reiterated his demand to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla for urgently allowing parliamentary panels to make use of video conferencing for their meetings.
Balbir Singh Senior cremated with state honours
The mortal remains of the three-time Olympic gold medallist was consigned to flames at an electric crematorium here, with his maternal grandson Kabir performing the last rites in the presence of Sikh priests.
Canada's worst mass shooting leaves at least 18 dead
Police began advising residents overnight Saturday in the rural town of Portapique, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) north of Halifax, to lock their doors and stay in their basements.
Monetary relief to Indian students stuck in US, Canada, Australia & UK soon
On Sunday, Canada began accepting applications for its newly introduced Canadian Emergency Response Benefit, a scheme under which unemployed workers can get $500 a week for up to 16 weeks. This is also applicable to international students who pass the eligibility criteria.
Canada's March GDP shrinks a record 9% from February: Statscan flash estimate
The monthly decline in gross domestic product (GDP) was the most since the series started in 1961, Statscan said in its first-ever release of a flash estimate for growth.
Canada PM's wife positive for new coronavirus
Justin Trudeau's wife has tested positive for novel coronavirus, his office said late Thursday, while assuring the public the Canadian prime minister is fine. Trudeau held several meetings over the phone on Thursday, including with the special cabinet committee on COVID-19, his office said, and also spoke with the leaders of Italy, the US and Britain.
COVID-19: Air Canada to temporarily lay off half its workforce
The measures would affect 15,200 employees and about 1,300 managers from April 3, the airline said in a press release.
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