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  • Canada seeks more bilateral trade with Pakistan

    SIALKOT: High Commissioner of Canada in Pakistan, Perry John Calderwood, on Thursday stressed the need for boosting bilateral trade and investment between the two countries...

    Addressing a meeting of exporters held at the Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he urged Pakistani exporters to explore the trade markets of Canada...

  • Pakistan suffers 6-0 loss against Canada in World Hockey League

    Pakistan suffered a huge defeat against Canada in World Hockey League semi-final round at London Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park...

    Pakistan lost to Canada 0-6, its heaviest defeat against the North American competitors and appeared a no-match to the Canadians who dictated a true lesson of hockey to once the giants of hockey...

  • Pakistan-Canada talks to promote trade begin today

    ISLAMABAD: Trade talks between Pakistan and Canada will open in Ottawa on Monday to promote bilateral trade to its true potential...

    According to the information made available by the Pakistan High Commission in Ottawa, the current volume of bilateral trade increased by 133 per cent from Canadian $732 million in 2013 to $1...

  • Pakistan, Canada seek to remove hurdles in bilateral trade

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Canada have decided to hold a joint working group meeting next month in Islamabad to identify and remove bottlenecks in bilateral trade relations and develop partnerships in economic, trade, agriculture and investment sectors...

    Mr Malik informed the Canadian side that under the World Trade Organisation framework, Pakistan is looking for a level playing field for its exports to the Canadian market...

  • Pakistan, Canada to settle agro-exports fumigation issue

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Canada have agreed to find a solution to the long-standing fumigation issue of agro-based exports to Pakistan which amount to C$600 million...

    Mr MacAulay appreciated the economic progress Pakistan has made during the last five years and agreed to provide fresh impetus to cooperation in the agriculture field, and offered technical support to Pakistan in all areas of agro-based industry as well as a robust...

  • Canada revises travel advisory for Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Canadian government has revised its travel advisory for Pakistan, and removed Islamabad from the list of “avoid non-essential travel” cities...

    The Global Affairs Department while revising the travel advisory for Pakistan observed that there is decrease in risk level for Canadians to travel to Islamabad...

  • Canada in talks with Pakistan over possibly taking in Aasia Bibi

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that his government was holding talks with Pakistan over potentially offering asylum to Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman recently freed from prison after her blasphemy conviction was overturned...

    “There is a delicate domestic context that we respect which is why I don't want to say any more about that, but I will remind people Canada is a welcoming country,” he said...

  • Pakistani ‘militant’ to be deported from Canada next month

    OTTAWA: A Pakistani citizen, charged with being a member of a banned sectarian group, will be deported from Canada next month after being caught with a cache of firearms, an immigration hearing heard on Monday...

    He has lived in Canada since 2007, but was stripped of his permanent residency and ordered deported last month...

  • Canada to deport banned group’s member

    OTTAWA: A member of a banned Pakistani group will be deported from Canada in the next month after being caught with a cache of firearms, an immigration trial heard on Monday...

    He has lived in Canada since 2007, but was stripped of his permanent residency and ordered deported last month...

  • Canada cracks Italian mafia drug ring; 19 arrested

    OTTAWA: Canadian police smashed a mafia drug trafficking ring with the arrest of 19 alleged high-ranking members of the Calabrian ‘Ndrangheta criminal organisation, officials said on Wednesday...

    The Toronto area dragnet on Tuesday involving 260 officers was the culmination of a two-year investigation targeting “the highest levels” of the ‘Ndrangheta, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said
  • Canada PM Trudeau sworn in, reveals diverse, gender-equal Cabinet

    OTTAWA: Liberal leader Justin Trudeau named a young, ethnically diverse and gender-equal Cabinet on Wednesday as he was sworn into office as Canada's 23rd prime minister, marking the end of nearly a decade of Conservative rule...

    Trudeau, 43, kicked off his majority government with some controversy following his decision to name an equal number of men and women to a slimmed-down Cabinet, the first time gender parity has been achieved...

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