Why is Canada capping foreign students and who will be impacted?

01/23/2024

Canada on Monday announced a two-year cap on the intake of foreign students after an explosive growth in recent years aggravated the housing shortage. Last year Canada issued nearly one million study permits, about three times that…

Canada is safest country to visit in 2024, report

Mary Villegas 01/13/2024

If you’re in the United States, the safest destination to include on your travel bucket list may not be too far away — Canada, named by a new report as the safest country to visit in 2024.…

US-Canada military center marks 68th year of Santa tracking

Agence France Presse 12/25/2023

WASHINGTON– This year, the longstanding Christmas tradition of monitoring Santa’s location continued with a collaborative effort from a military agency shared between the United States and Canada. The agency, dedicated to tracking Santa, assisted children worldwide in…

Vehicle explodes at Niagara Falls, forcing US-Canada border closings

11/23/2023

WASHINGTON —A vehicle exploded on Wednesday on the Rainbow Bridge linking Canada with the United States at Niagara Falls, prompting authorities to close that border crossing and the three others between western New York and southern Ontario,…

Canada to accelerate work permit processing for Filipinos

10/21/2023

AIMED at enhancing Canada’s capacity to recruit and retain temporary foreign workers, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) launched a program to expedite the process of work permits for candidates from the Philippines. Named CAN Work…

PH Navy frigate sails with Canadian ship in West Philippine Sea

Dexter Cabalza - Reporter 09/23/2023

More nations are sailing with the country as the PH Navy (PN) guided-missile frigate BRP Antonio Luna (FF 151) completed a bilateral sail in the West Philippine Sea (WPS) on Thursday with the Royal Canadian Navy’s Halifax-class…

Canada mulls capping foreign student visas

09/15/2023

OTTAWA – The Canadian government, under pressure over the rising cost of housing, could consider capping foreign student visas, which have rocketed in recent years, new Housing Minister Sean Fraser said on Monday. Official data show there…

Doncic vows to control emotions after FIBA Basketball World Cup exit

09/07/2023

Manila, Philippines—Slovenian superstar Luka Doncic said he needed to learn to control his emotions after being ejected Wednesday in his country’s Basketball World Cup quarter-final defeat to Canada. Doncic was thrown out of the game in the fourth quarter of Slovenia’s 100-89…

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau slams Facebook for blocking Canada wildfire news

Associated Press 08/22/2023

TORONTO— Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday accused Facebook of putting profits over people’s safety during the emergencies created by Canada’s record wildfire season. Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, announced earlier this summer it…

Canadian firefighters wage epic battle to save communities after mass evacuations

Associated Press 08/20/2023

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Firefighters battling wildfires in Canada on Saturday sought to stop flames that swept through the West Kelowna suburbs in British Columbia, forced the evacuation of a university campus and fouled the air with…

Canada demands Meta lift ‘reckless’ ban on news to allow fires info to be shared

Associated Press 08/19/2023

OTTAWA — The Canadian government is demanding that Meta lift a “reckless” ban on domestic news from its platforms to allow people to share information about wildfires in the west of the country. Meta started blocking news…

Wildfire closing in on capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories; city empties as thousands flee

Associated Press 08/19/2023

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Residents heeded warnings to evacuate the capital of Canada’s Northwest Territories as a massive wildfire burned toward the city of 20,000, while firefighters on Friday battled a growing fire that set homes ablaze…

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