Covid can be beaten only when all countries defeat it, says Canadian High Commissioner Nadir Patel

As Canada begins sending its assistance to India amid the second wave of the pandemic, its High Commissioner Nadir Patel has called for a collective action to deal with the crisis. Speaking to WION Principal Diplomatic Correspondent Sidhant Sibal, Patel said, “Covid will only be defeated when all countries have defeated it. Therefore it is […]

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Sask. to send 100 ventilators to India as COVID-19 cases continue to surge

REGINA — The Saskatchewan government announced Monday that it will send 100 ventilators to India as the country wrestles with a devastating COVID-19 wave. “With an excess supply of ventilators in Saskatchewan, we are well positioned to provide this humanitarian support to India during a time of great need,” said Premier Scott Moe in a […]

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Canada preparing to send COVID-19 medical equipment from emergency stockpile to India

As India faces down a devastating second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian government says it has identified medical equipment from its emergency stockpile that it is prepared to send overseas to help. In an email to Global News on Sunday, a spokesperson for Health Canada said the Canadian government has “identified medical equipment […]

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Fairfax Commits US$5 Million (INR 37 Crore) to Provide COVID-19 Pandemic Relief in India

TORONTO, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) (TSX: FFH and FFH.U) announces, together with the Fairfax India Charitable Trust and Fairfax India Holdings Corporation, a commitment of US$5 million (approximately INR 37 crore) to fund initiatives to assist India with the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and the urgent needs […]

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Sun Life donates $100,000 to support pandemic relief efforts in India

TORONTO, April 30, 2021 /CNW/ – Sun Life is donating $100,000 to support relief efforts in India for those affected by the devastating second wave of COVID-19. With over 300,000 new infections a day, India is experiencing the world’s highest rate of daily cases. The majority of the donation will go to the Canadian Red […]