Harper to reveal G8, G20 agendas at Davos forum

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has travelled to Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum, where world leaders will brainstorm the best way to combat the current financial challenges facing the global economy. Harper will spend the next day and a half in Davos, where he will mingle with business executives, other world leaders and […]

Solid growth predicted for T.O.'s economy in 2010

Toronto is poised to have one of the fastest-growing city economies in 2010, says a new study from the Conference Board of Canada. In a report released Wednesday, the private think tank projected 3.5 per cent growth in Toronto’s economy, mainly led by a rebound in construction and manufacturing. “Manufacturing output is expected to increase […]

Wife of minister given Order of Ontario

Seven medical doctors top the list of inductees into this year’s Order of Ontario, including the wife of a freshly minted cabinet minister. Dr. Samantha Nutt, a co-founder of the charity War Child Canada, received the honour Monday just one week after her husband, Dr. Eric Hoskins, was sworn in as Ontario’s minister of citizenship […]

A ‘happy day’ as Haitian orphans arrive in Canada

OTTAWA-Twenty-four Haitian orphans stepped off an Air Canada A330 on Sunday into frigid cold to begin new lives in Canada. The children, ages 9 months to 11 years, were wrapped in blankets and whisked into the Canada Reception Centre. They are the first wave of some 180 expected to be approved for adoption by Canadian […]

86 kids Canada-bound as Haiti OKs adoptions

OTTAWA – Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced Friday that Haitian authorities had given approval for Canadians to adopt Haitian children and that the first 86 children could be brought to Canada by plane as early as this weekend. “Those will be the first children to arrive here in Canada,” Kenney told the media. An aide […]

20 Canadian institutions to promote education

More than 20 Canadian institutions will be promoting Canadian education on Jan 23-24 in Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 here and Jan 26 in Kuching. Programmes such as engineering, business, actuarial science, biotechnology, computer science and pre-university courses will be showcased. Representatives from these institutions will be on hand to counsel interested individuals on admission requirements […]