Canada

  • Photos: Finally, a brilliant anti-littering campaign that uses trash to spell out rude words to shame those who litter 2 days ago

    Toronto's Livegreen organization has come up with a series of brilliant ads that tell litterers exactly what it thinks of them, arranging trash to spell out rude words. Finally an anti-littering campaign that's just plain brilliant. ...
  • Canadian Prime Minister lauds Indo-Canadians for their contribution August 16, 2014

    Toronto: India and Canada have long standing and positive bilateral relations based on mutual interests, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said and lauded the contributions of Indo-Canadians to the prosperity of his country. "Our strong and dynamic relationship is rooted in deep people-to-people ties," Harper said in a statement read by...
  • Milos Raonic beats Vasek Pospisil in 1st all-Canadian ATP final August 4, 2014

    Washington: With a red-and-white maple leaf flag draped on the table in front of him, and a crystal trophy nearby marking his victory in the first all-Canadian ATP final, Milos Raonic already was thinking about what's up ahead. Thanks to a dominant serve and an increasingly versatile game, the second-seeded Raonic...
  • Raonic and Pospisil to meet in all-Canadian final August 3, 2014

    Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil will meet in an all-Canadian final at the Citi Open in Washington on Sunday. Second seed Raonic did not face a break point and used his dominating serve to beat unseeded American Donald Young 6-4 7-5 at the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in an afternoon...
  • Watch and try not to cry: A bank converts its ATM into an 'Automated Thanking Machine' to give out free money and gifts to loyal customers August 1, 2014

    Canadian bank TD Canada Trust found a way to thank its loyal customers that was so heartfelt that it will overwhelm and move you to tears. The bank converted its ATMs into 'talking' Automated Thanking Machines and gave away free money to every customer. Each got $20 doled out in...
  • Canada blames Hamas for Gaza dead July 31, 2014

    Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has blamed Hamas for the heavy loss of civilian life caused by Israel's deadly strikes on the Gaza Strip. At least 110 people were killed on Wednesday alone in Gaza, one of the most densely populated areas in the world, as the Palestinian death...
  • G7 warns Russia, faces more sanctions July 31, 2014

    London: The G7 leaders in a joint statement on Wednesday said Russia will face further economic sanctions if it continued to support rebels in Ukraine. The warning came after the EU added eight more Russians to its sanctions. The G7 nations of economic powers, comprising the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan...
  • Graham DeLaet well placed to end Canadian title drought July 26, 2014

    Canada's Graham DeLaet has his sights set on ending one of golf's oldest title droughts, and was in "a great position" just two shots behind leaders Jim Furyk and Tim Petrovic after the Canadian Open second round in Montreal. No Canadian has won the country's national open since Pat Fletcher in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 July 24, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey women eye win against Canada in opener July 23, 2014

    Glasgow: With eyes firmly set on a podium finish, Indian women's hockey team would look to make a positive start against a lowly Canada in its opening pool match of the Commonwealth Games, here on Thursday. Going by their present form, the Indian eves have a fair chance of progressing to...
  • Badminton: Anand Pawar bows out of Canada Open Grand Prix July 3, 2014

    Vancouver: India's campaign ended at the Canada Open Grand Prix badminton tournament as Anand Pawar crashed out of the men's singles event after going down to Kuei Chun Shih of Chinese Taipei in a keenly contested pre-quarterfinal match, here. The fourth seeded Indian fought well before losing 22-24, 21-17, 15-21 against...
  • Shuttler Anand Pawar in third round of Canada Open July 2, 2014

    Vancouver: India's Anand Pawar reached the men's singles pre-quarterfinals of the Canada Open Grand Prix tournament with a straight-game win over local shuttler Bobby Milroy. The Indian thrashed the qualifier 21-12, 21-11 yesterday to set up a clash with Chinese Taipei's Kuei Chun Shih. The fourth seed had defeated Korea's Kim...
  • Canada's Surrey plans South Asian cultural hub June 5, 2014

    Toronto: Canadian city Surrey is set to boast of a "South Asian cultural shopping district" with the authorities seeking to legalise and re-zone the present commercial encroachment of the Newton industrial land into a new commercial zone, a report said. The request for re-designating the site will be considered by Metro...
  • Canada: Gunman shoots 3 police officers dead June 5, 2014

    Moncton: Three police officers were shot dead and two others injured Wednesday in the east coast Canadian province of New Brunswick, officials said, and authorities were searching for a suspect. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick confirmed on its Twitter feed that three officers were dead and two others...
  • Facebook helps police find newborn's kidnapper May 28, 2014

    Facebook can not just make or break relationships, it can also find a missing child. The Quebec Police in Canada have cracked a newborn kidnapping case using a Facebook post early this week. The Facebook post - showing a photo of the vehicle and the 21-year-old woman driving it with the kidnapped...
  • World's first 'Pizza Cake': A 6-tier, fast food monster created by popular Canadian pizza chain after taking a customer poll April 23, 2014

    Canadian pizza chain Boston Pizza has created the world's first pizza cake - after customers overwhelmingly voted in favour of the six-tier fast food monster. It has 5,000 calories and is part of the chain's 'pizza game changers' series, the Daily Mirror reported and published a photo of the cake. Customers...
  • Hackers exploit Heartbleed bug to attack Canada tax agency, more expected April 15, 2014

    Boston: Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow. The breach allowed hackers to extract social insurance numbers, which are used for employment and gaining access...
  • No Indian among those killed in Kabul Taliban attack: MEA March 21, 2014

    No Indian is among the fatalities in a Taliban attack on a Kabul hotel, the Indian external affairs ministry said on Friday. "No Indian has been killed. We have confirmed this," a ministry official said. Earlier, reports had said that an Indian was among the nine people killed in a deadly Taliban...
  • BlackBerry selling most of its real estate holdings in Canada March 21, 2014

    New York: BlackBerry is selling most of its real estate holdings in Canada as the struggling smartphone company continues to look for ways to improve its business. BlackBerry did not disclose the buyer or purchase price, but said Friday that it will sell more than 3 million square feet of space...
  • Photo: Meet Canadian Sikh Sarwan Singh, a Guinness World Record holder for the world's longest beard at 8.25 feet March 11, 2014

    A Sikh from Canada, Sarwan Singh, displays his 8.25 feet long beard during a news conference in Ahmedabad. Singh has his name in the Guinness Book of World Record since 2008. ...
  • Obama to deliver beer to Canada PM, after losing hockey bet March 8, 2014

    The United States defused a brewing, and cordial, crisis with Canada on Friday, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper joked that Barack Obama has yet to deliver the beer he promised if the US hockey teams lost to Canada in the Olympics. The White House responded the president does not welsh on...
  • Russia tops medals table as Sochi Games end, Canada wins hockey February 23, 2014

    Sochi: The Winter Olympics drew to a close on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men's ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes have tested positive for a banned substance dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted...
  • U-19 World Cup: West Indies, England cruise into quarter-finals February 18, 2014

    Dubai: England and the West Indies advanced to the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup when they comfortably won their decisive Group C and D matches respectively on Tuesday. England overcame Sunday's heart-breaking loss to Sri Lanka by bouncing back to defeat New Zealand by 115 runs at Dubai...
  • Japan down Canada to make maiden Davis Cup quarters February 2, 2014

    Hosts Japan sailed into the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time with a 4-1 victory against an injury-plagued Canada on Sunday. Japanese number one Kei Nishikori was leading 6-2, 1-0 on the indoor hard court at Tokyo's Ariake Coliseum when his opponent Frank Dancevic retired with injury, surrendering the tie...
  • Canadian police charge Justin Bieber with assaulting a limousine driver January 30, 2014

    Toronto: Canadian police charged Justin Bieber on Wednesday with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto in December, the latest in a string of legal troubles for the young pop star. The alleged incident happened in the early hours of December 30, when the limousine picked up six people including Bieber, 19,...
  • Sunny Leone: I would have been nothing if my husband wasn't by my side January 18, 2014

    Mumbai: From being an adult film actress to creating waves in Bollywood, Sunny Leone has come a long way in the past few years. The Indo-Canadian talent credits her husband Daniel Weber for her success. The duo got married in 2011. "I would have been nothing if Daniel wasn't by my side,"...
  • Ice storm leaves thousands powerless in US, Canada, over 20 dead December 26, 2013

    Maine: Utility crews from Maine to Michigan and into Canada worked on Wednesday to restore power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses left in the dark by last weekend's ice storm, and people slowly trickled out of shelters to spend Christmas Day at their finally warm homes. But not...
  • Ice storm leaves 500,000 without power in US , Canada December 25, 2013

    More than 500,000 homes and businesses were still without power on Tuesday in parts of central and northeastern US and into Canada after a weekend ice and snow storm rolled across the region. At least 14 people have been killed in the storm. The US National Weather Service said more snow...
  • Google suspected of breaking Canada's antitrust laws December 14, 2013

    San Francisco: Government regulators in Canada are poised to open a formal investigation into whether Google is abusing its dominance of the Internet search market to stifle competition and drive up digital advertising prices. Canada's Competition Bureau indicated in a filing made in an Ottawa federal court earlier this week that...
  • We deserved to win, says India junior hockey coach December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: India's chief coach Greg Clark begs to differ with his Canadian counterpart that the hosts were lucky to earn the 3-2 win Saturday, saying his wards were the deserving winner in the Pool C encounter as they completely dominated the match. It was a hard-earned victory for India as...