Posts Tagged ‘canada’

Canada Launches Emergency Business Account To Support Small Businesses Facing Impacts Of #COVID19

by Seun Adeuyion April 11, 2020
Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, yesterday announced the launch of an additional new measure to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. This measure will help Canadian businesses protect the jobs that Canadians depend on, and pay their workers and bills during these difficult times. Trudeau announced this in a […]

#COVID19: Canadian PM Unveils Details Of Emergency Response Benefit — To Provide $2,000 A Month For Up To 4 Months

by Seun Adeuyion March 26, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has revealed the details of the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) that is dedicated to those directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The benefit was announced on Wednesday, by Trudeau, via his official twitter handle, @JustinTrudeau. According to Trudeau, the CERB will provide $2000 per month for the next four […]

Nigerian Toronto boy abducted over stepbrother’s $4M drug debt

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 6, 2020
Toronto police say the abduction of a 14-year-old boy is retribution for an unpaid drug debt owed by his stepbrother. Supt. Steven Watts says the deal in question dates back to the summer of 2019 and involves 100 kg of cocaine with an approximate value of $4-million. An Amber Alert has been issued for 14-year-old […]

Nigerians Protest Against Regime In Canada Over Insecurity, Others

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 27, 2020
A group of Concerned Nigerians in Canada, has protested against President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, describing it as a failure over unfulfilled promises made to citizens. The group asked Buhari to immediately resign from office following the rising spate of insecurity and poverty in the country. According to the group, the administration of Buhari had failed […]

A quarter of Canada’s immigrants arrived from India in 2019, Nigeria ranks 4th

by Chuks Azotanion February 12, 2020
India was by far the main source country of new immigrants to Canada in 2019. China was the second leading source country, followed by the Philippines, Nigeria, the United States, Pakistan, Syria, Eritrea, South Korea, and Iran. Total New Immigrants in 2019 341,180 1. India 85,585 2. China 30,260 3. Philippines 27,815 4. Nigeria 12,595 […]

Iran must compensate plane crash victims’ families fairly, other governments say

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 17, 2020
The five countries that lost citizens when Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board, are demanding that Tehran accept “full responsibility” and compensate the victims’ family members. After a meeting in London Thursday, foreign ministers from Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine urged Iran to allow a “thorough, independent and […]