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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the 25th anniversary of the final report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples

November 21, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the 25th anniversary of the final report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: “Twenty-five years ago today, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples released its final report. The five-volume landmark document outlined 440 recommendations on Indigenous governance, nation rebuilding, lands and ...

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Canada PM Justin Trudeau convenes the Incident Response Group to discuss floods and extreme weather in British Columbia

November 21, 2021, Ottawa, Ontario – Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convened the Incident Response Group to discuss the floods, landslides, and extreme weather conditions affecting thousands of people in British Columbia that resulted in the terrible loss of four lives. The Prime Minister thanked the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Emergency Preparedness, Bill ...

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Conservatives call for emergency debate to address flooding crisis in British Columbia

November 22, 2021 – Ottawa, ON – Dan Albas, Conservative Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change, and Ed Fast, Conservative Shadow Minister for Innovation, Science and Industry, released the following statement on Canada’s Conservatives calling for an emergency debate in the House of Commons on the flooding crisis in British Columbia: “We’re thankful that, since the onset of the flooding, ...

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Conservatives call for Liberal government to take action on illegal land border crossing

November 22, 2021 – Ottawa, ON – Raquel Dancho, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Safety, and Pierre Paul-Hus, Conservative Shadow Minister for Public Services and Procurement, released the following statement responding to the Liberal government lifting the ban that prevented individuals from illegally crossing the Canada-US border at unofficial crossings to claim asylum: “Justin Trudeau has prioritized illegal border crossers from ...

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Quebec’s financial services regulator (the Autorité des marchés financiers) recently published a proposed regulation aimed at improving how complaints by financial consumers in that province are handled.The rules are designed to address numerous consumer concerns, such as access barriers, confusion, and timeliness, with respect to how complaints are managed by Quebec’s provincially regulated financial institutions.Among other things, the new rules would require ...

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Quebec’s (Canada) Disastrous “Language Solution” to the “Immigrant Problem”

Cultural Genocide

How a Province uses Language Laws to Assimilate and Implement a Cultural genocide The title refers to an “immigrant problem” not because there actually is one but instead to reflect the real conditions of how immigrants are actually treated and dealt with through laws implemented and designed with the intent of containing, restricting and restraining them. These are all measures ...

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BT Transnational Webinar Series 2021

Importance of Breathing - Breathing & Yog - Bharat Times Transnational Webinars Series - 9 - November 20, 2021

(Updated weekly to include the upcoming webinar) Bharat Times will be hosting weekly Webinar Series across the globe. Dr. Ram Sharma, Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of English at J. V. College, UP, India will be hosting the event along with Dr. Monika Spolia, chief editor and founder publisher of Bharat Times Canada. Upcoming Webinar – Everyone ...

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Unmask Your Talent at Bharat Times & Poetry Reading

Farewell / Alvida - Bharat Times Poetry Reading 2021 Online - Dec 5, 2021

Bharat Times is hosting poetry readings as well as talents on zoom since the start of 2021. They are open to everyone, recorded and posted on Bharat Times Youtube channel. If you are interested, keep undated for the upcoming event by joining the whatsapp group – Unmask Your Talent by BT – or contact Bharat Times. The program is in ...

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Deepa Mehta photo credit - Janick Laurent; Avni Doshi photo credit - Sharon Haridas

DEEPA MEHTA ATTACHED TO WRITE AND DIRECT THE FEATURE FILM November 5, 2021 – Los Angeles/Toronto – Ben Silverman’s Propagate Content has acquired audiovisual rights for the internationally acclaimed debut novel, Burnt Sugar, by Avni Doshi. The film will be produced by Propagate. The Academy Award nominated Indian-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta is attached as writer/director for the feature film adaptation of the novel. Mehta’s ...

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Racial Justice Summit 2021/Sommet sur la justice raciale 2021

Racial Justice Summit 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many of the racial inequities that millions of racialized Canadians have always faced.  Furthermore, the global protest around anti-Black racism in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, the rampant anti-Asian sentiment and violence, and the recent discovery of thousands of unmarked graves at residential schools has forced Canadians to take stock of how ...

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