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Canadian judge refuses to quash US extradition bid for Huawei CFO
Ottawa, May 28 (IANS) A Canadian judge has declined to invalidate a request from the USStates for the extradition of the Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
2020-05-28
Category: International, Canada,Politics,Technology
Researchers find new sex hormone for better fertility treatments
Toronto, May 26 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a new sex hormone in zebrafish which could lead to developing better fertility treatment options for humans.
2020-05-26
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Technology
Toronto faces COVID-19 physical distancing challenges
Toronto, May 25 (IANS) Many Canadians have been taking advantage of the warm weather to venture outdoors after spending weeks in the COVID-19 lockdown, but the easing of restrictions has sparked a backlash in Toronto, it was reported.
2020-05-25
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Facebook to pay $9 mn to settle privacy claims in Canada
Toronto, May 20 (IANS) Facebook has agreed to pay $9 million penalty after the Competition Bureau in Canada concluded that the company made false or misleading claims about the privacy of Canadians' personal information on Facebook and Messenger.
2020-05-20
Category: International, Canada,Technology
This antiviral drug can speed up recovery of COVID-19 patients
Toronto, May 16 (IANS) An international team of researchers has found that an antiviral drug -- interferon(IFN)-a2b -- can help speed up the recovery of COVID-19 patients.
2020-05-16
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
Online Jewish prayer service hijacked by trolls in Canada
Ottawa, April 27 (IANS) An online Jewish prayer service held by members of a synagogue in Canada's Toronto city amid the coronavirus pandemic, was hijacked by trolls screaming derogatory slurs, a media report said.
2020-04-27
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Men and women may develop heart disease differently: Study
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have revealed the minerals that block heart valves in men are totally different, as compared to women. This discovery could impact how heart disease is diagnosed and treated for different sexes.
2020-04-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
Canadian Parliament passes massive COVID-19 relief bill
Ottawa, April 12 (IANS) The Canadian Parliament passed a massive COVID-19 relief bill, deemed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the country's most significant economic program since the World War II.
2020-04-12
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Canadian F1 Grand Prix postponed due to COVID-19
Ottawa, April 8 (IANS) The 2020 Canadian Grand Prix, which was scheduled for June 12-14, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
2020-04-08
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Motorsports
Surgical masks good to be used for COVID-19 treatment
Toronto, April 7 (IANS) Common medical masks are fine for all other COVID-19 treatments, say researchers, adding that the use of surgical masks did not increase viral respiratory infection or clinical respiratory illness.
2020-04-07
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
Trudeau announces increase in wage subsidy for businesses
Ottawa, March 28 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an increase, from 10 per cent to 75 per cent, in the wage subsidy for small and medium-sized businesses that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-28
Category: International, Canada,Politics
COVID-19 testing kits to be developed using RNA imaging
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic crisis, Canadian researchers will use a pioneering imaging technology -- called Mango, for its bright colour -- to develop coronavirus testing kits, says a new study.
2020-03-20
Category: International, Canada,National,Health/Medicine
Trudeau's wife tests positive for COVID-19
Ottawa, March 13 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus, his office has announced.
2020-03-13
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Trudeau self-isolating over coronavirus fears
Ottawa, March 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is self-isolating over coronavirus fears, his office announced on Thursday.
2020-03-12
Category: International, Canada,National
Trudeau self-isolating over coronavirus fears
Ottawa, March 12 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is self-isolating over coronavirus fears, his office announced on Thursday.
2020-03-12
Category: International, Canada,National
Canada sets up billion dollar Covid-19 response fund
Ottawa, March 11 (IANS) Canada is setting up a (Canadian) $1bn ($728 mn) coronavirus response fund, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday, asserting his government would do everything to keep their people "healthy, safe and supported".
2020-03-11
Category: International, Canada,National
Can cricket outsmart ice hockey in Canada?
Ontario, March 9 (IANS) A little over two decades after the Sahara Cup created a furore in Canada, cricket is making a serious comeback in the Great White North.
2020-03-09
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Drink orange juice to cut obesity risk and better heart health
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Want to live a healthy and long life? Please take note. Researchers have found that drinking two-and-a-half glasses of orange juice a day could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
2020-03-04
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
People who eat less fruit, vegetable more prone to anxiety
Toronto, Feb 27 (IANS) People who have low fruit and vegetable intakes have a higher likelihood of being diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, say researchers.
2020-02-27
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mental health challenges higher in young mothers: Study
Toronto, Feb 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that two out of three young mothers have at least one mental health issue.
2020-02-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
People in casual relationships more likely to use condoms
Toronto, Feb 21 (IANS) People having sex with casual partners are more than twice as likely (85 per cent) to use condoms as people in committed relationships (36 per cent), says a new study.
2020-02-21
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Drink tart cherry juice to improve exercise performance
Toronto, Feb 20 (IANS) Tart cherry juice is known for reducing strength loss and improving muscle recovery after intensive exercise, and now researchers have found that it also helps in improving exercise performance.
2020-02-20
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
54% higher rates of COPD in women with HIV: Study
Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Researchers have found that the rate of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among women living with HIV was 54 per cent higher than that of HIV-negative women.
2020-02-18
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Vitamin E safe for fatty liver in HIV patients: Study
Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) A type of fatty liver disease that commonly affects patients with HIV can be safely treated with vitamin E, researchers have found.
2020-02-16
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Smelling your lover's T-shirt can improve sleep
Toronto, Feb 14 (IANS) Having trouble sleeping? Forget counting sheep. All you may need is your romantic partner's favourite T-shirt wrapped around your pillow, as researchers have found that the scent of a romantic partner can improve sleep.
2020-02-14
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tinder not just for hookups or casual dating
Toronto, Feb 7 (IANS) Not just for hookups and casual dating, some of Tinders over 50 million worldwide users are utilizing the platform for their own purposes -- from multilevel marketing to political and health campaigning to promoting local gigs.
2020-02-07
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lung cancer rates are rising in young women
Toronto, Feb 5 (IANS) Researchers have found the rates of lung cancer are higher in young women than men.
2020-02-05
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
High stillbirth rates worldwide linked to gender inequality
Toronto, Feb 5 (IANS) Stillbirths are more likely in countries where gender inequality is high--where women experience financial challenges and have less access to education and employment opportunities compared to men, say researchers.
2020-02-05
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Just 15-min exercise can make you win Fortnite like a champ
Toronto, Jan 31 (IANS) In great news for gamers, daily exercise in the gym or park will boost your performance levels while playing Fortnite or League of Legends (LoL), regardless of fitness levels and emotional response to exercise, researchers have found.
2020-01-31
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
How first exposure to flu virus sets on immunity for life
Toronto, Jan 31 (IANS) The first type of influenza virus we are exposed to in early childhood dictates our ability to fight the flu for the rest of our lives, according to a new study.
2020-01-31
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Low-calorie sweeteners bad for pregnant women: Study
Toronto, Jan 30 (IANS) Researchers have found that the consumption of low-calorie sweeteners during pregnancy increased body fat in their offspring and disrupted their gut microbiota.
2020-01-30
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
This artificial skin sensor dials hope for wearables
Toronto, Jan 9 (IANS) Artificial 'skin' sensors could be the future of wearable and stretchable electronics and keeping that in mind, researchers at University of Toronto Engineering have developed a super-stretchy, transparent and self-powering sensor that records the complex sensations of human skin.
2020-01-09
Category: International, Canada,Technology
Indian-origin teen survives fall from US peak
Ottawa, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian-origin teenager from Canada survived a 150-metre fall from the top of Mount Hood in the US state of Oregon, it was reported.
2020-01-02
Category: International, Canada,Diaspora
Obesity may alter 70% routine blood tests in kids: Study
Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Weight may affect doctors' ability to correctly interpret routine blood tests in children, according to a new study.
2019-12-18
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
New AI tool can flag fake news for media outlets
Toronto, Dec 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can help social media networks and news organisations weed out false stories.
2019-12-17
Category: International, Canada,Technology
Device to save kids, pets in vehicles developed
Toronto, Nov 11 (IANS) Researchers from University of Waterloo, Canada, have developed a new device which combines radar technology with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect unattended children or animals with a 100 per cent accuracy.
2019-11-11
Category: International, Canada,Technology
Trudeau's Liberals win Canadian general elections (2nd Lead)
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has emerged victorious in the tightly contested general elections, and will return to power as a minority government, media reports said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Gus Logie appointed interim head coach of Windies women
St. John's (Antigua), Oct 17 (IANS) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed as the interim head coach of the women's national team.
2019-10-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Cricket
Populist political wave now penetrates Canada
Ottawa, Oct 13 (IANS) A populist political wave has seemed to arrive in Canada, which goes to polls on October 21, as immigration has become one of the hot topics of debate, with conservative parties vowing to limit migrant numbers.
2019-10-13
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Dating apps promoting weight stigma among gay men
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) Grindr, the most popular dating app for the LGBTQ community, is generating negative effect on men's body image, especially when it came to weight, say researchers.
2019-10-08
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Air travellers won't mind Rs 1,000 as carbon fee if told wisely
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Would you pay Rs 1,000 extra for your international air travel towards helping curb carbon emissions? According to researchers, air travellers respond better if they know the producers and importers of airplane fuel have been billed for it -- not just themselves.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Computer kidney' suggests drink enough water daily
Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a "computer kidney" that can help shed light on impacts of medicines taken by those who don't drink enough water.
2019-10-07
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Trudeau's blackface images erode public support
Ottawa, Sep 25 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's blackface images released ahead of next month's general election could imperil his attempt to obtain a second term in office, according to a poll.
2019-09-25
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Fat mass index linked to heart disease in diabetics
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Fat mass index, not body mass index (BMI), is linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular events in people with diabetes, says a study.
2019-09-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Canada's Trudeau calls general election on Oct 21
Ottawa, Sep 11 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday dissolved the parliament and called a federal election for October 21, reports said.
2019-09-11
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Shoot of "A Beautiful Day..." was living hell: Tom Hanks
Toronto, Sep 9 (IANS) American actor Tom Hanks joked that the shoot of his latest film, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood", in which he portrays the late children's television star Fred Rogers, was a "living hell" due to the main character's complexity.
2019-09-09
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz
Dev Patel accidentally elbowed Tilda Swinton
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) "Slumdog Millionaire" actor Dev Patel says he accidentally elbowed actress Tilda Swinton in the face while working on the film "The Personal History of David Copperfield".
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Switch from MCU to 'Knives Out' was seamless: Chris Evans
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Chris Evans says transition from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to Rian Johnsons "Knives Out" was pretty seamless.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Steve McQueen biopic in the pipeline
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) A film tracing the life of late Hollywood icon Steve McQueen is in the works.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
When Priyanka Chopra made Nick Jonas cry
Toronto, Sep 8 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra says the intensity of the final scene of her upcoming Bollywood movie "The Sky Is Pink" made her husband and singer Nick Jonas cry.
2019-09-08
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood