Canada Current Affairs, GK & News

Canada Carbon Emissions Market

Government of Canada has launched “Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System”, in a bid to reduce carbon pollution. Reducing greenhouse gases from waste, which is responsible for 7 percent of greenhouse gases in Canada, is a key component for achieving Canada’s emissions reduction targets. Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System ..

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Canada’s Historic Tribal Land Claim Settlement

On June 2, 2022, Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau signed a USD1 billion deal, to settle a century-old land claim of Blackfoot tribe. Key Points Government took around half of the reserve lands of tribes in Alberta province in 1910, in order to use it for resources development as well as to sell to settlers. Land was ..

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India-Canada CEPA Negotiations

India and Canada agreed to re-launch Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) Negotiations. India- Canada ministerial dialogue The decision regarding the re-launch of CEPA negotiations was announced following the fifth India- Canada ministerial dialogue on trade and investment, held on 11th The ministerial dialogue was co-chaired by Piyush Goal (India’s Minister of Commerce) and Mary Ng ..

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Canada’s digital services tax

Canada has decided to impose a digital services tax on large companies that sell various services in Canada. About the tax Under the new rules of the Canadian government, a 3% digital services tax will be imposed on the companies with total annual revenue of at least $850 million and profits of $16 million or ..

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Deer-to-Human COVID-19 Transmission

According to a new study, the first potential case of the novel coronavirus being passed to a person from a deer has been reported in Canada. Overview: Highly mutated clusters of SARS-CoV-2 genomes were identified by researchers in white-tailed deer, indicating that the deer could act as an animal virus reservoir. To conduct the study, ..

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