Canadian cabinet minister and MP, Maryam Monsef, 31, in apparent confusion about her country of birth

Democratic Reform Minister Maryam Monsef says she was shocked to discover that she was born in Mashhad, Iran. DAVE CHAN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF MARCH 24, 2017SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 Democratic Reform Minister Maryam Monsef, whom the Liberals have championed as this country’s first Afghan-born MP, says she was actually born and lived most […]

Canada to boost immigration to one million over three years

Canada will boost immigration to one million over the next three years with a plan that “will guarantee” the country’s future prosperity, its immigration minister announced Wednesday. The number of immigrants will be increased to at least 310,000 next year, and continue growing to 330,000 in 2019 and 340,000 in 2020, said Immigration Minister Ahmed […]

Nigerian father of three stabbed to death in Canada

The man accused in Nwonye’s death, Keeton Michel Gagnon, was arrested by police shortly after the incident A Nigerian, Nicholas Ozoechi Nwonye was on Friday stabbed to deathon a train platform in Calgary, Canada. Nwonye, 46, was on his way home from Hersak’s lecture hall when the deadly attack took place, at 6:45 p.m. on […]

Canadian News: Woman arrested after allegedly threatening people with knife at store in the name of ISIS

A woman was arrested on Saturday after she allegedly threatened people with a knife at a Scarborough hardware store while reportedly expressing support for the Islamic State group, CP24 has learned. Police have not released any details about the incident but a source confirmed to CP24 that it occurred at around 5:15 p.m. Saturday at […]

US, Canada attract Nigeria’s biggest crude oil buyer

‘Femi Asu with agency report India, Nigeria’s biggest crude oil buyer, is set to make its first purchase of the United States oil, as it seeks to diversify its crude buying amid favourable price differentials. The US removed the 40-year-old restrictions on its crude exports in December 2015 following the rapid growth of its oil […]

Black Canadian senator, Don Meredith, resigns in disgrace after ethics committee conviction of sex with a teenage girl

    Written by New Nigerian Politics – Black Canadian senator, Don Meredith, has resigned in disgrace to avoid expulsion from the Senate for his illicit affair with a 16 year-old foreign university student he met at a church function in February of 2015 in Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The relationship which lasted for at […]

Be Warned, Canada Has No “Visa Lottery Program.”

By Johnson Babalola | Toronto, Canada | March 6, 2017 – The messages kept coming in through emails, phones and texts. They came from different individuals with varied educational and ethnic backgrounds but with one thing in common: they were all Nigerians. They all asked about the same program: the Canadian “lottery” program. A telephone […]

Picture: RCCG pastor’s son stabbed to death in Canada bar

RCCG pastor’s son stabbed to death in Canada bar Kunle Falayi At about 2am on Sunday, November 6, 21-year-old Solomon Odekunle was seen stumbling out of a popular hangout, Piper’s Bar and Grill, in Ottawa, Canada, with blood gushing out of his neck. Eyewitnesses interviewed by the police said few steps away, he collapsed on […]

Ottawa’s new air-travel rule catches dual citizens by surprise

By NICHOLAS KEUNG Immigration reporter, The (Toronto) Star Thu., Aug. 18, 2016 Ottawa’s new air-travel rule catches dual citizens by surprise Starting on September 30, Canadians with dual citizenships must use their Canadian passport to travel back to Canada by air. The new rule is being denounced as a cash grab. Canadian citizens with dual citizenships will […]

Canadian Politics: Former Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford, dies

(CNN)Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has died, according to his chief of staff, Dan Jacobs. Ford, who had been battling an aggressive form of cancer, served for a decade as a city councilor before being elected mayor in 2010. The 46-year-old Ford gained international notoriety after a video surfaced in May 2013 that apparently showed […]

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