Current Affairs – 19 Feb 2018 – India Canada Relationship
A total area of Canada is 99.8 square kilometers, after Russia, this is the second largest country in the world.
This country extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean and the North Arctic Ocean.
The name Canada originates from the word local Huron, meaning the village or settlement. In 2017 Canadian population was more than 3.50 million and 21.9 percent of the population are from other countries include Filipino, Indian, Pakistani, American Syrian and British people.
Canada attracts immigrants from all over the world due to the support of all religions, Canada is the world’s eleventh largest economy.
India Canada Relationship
India had established diplomatic relations with Canada in 1947, Canadian High Commission in New Delhi.
The relationship between the two countries has been strong enough; it is difficult to differentiate between Canada and India on many occasions many people of Indian origin still have got a top political position in Canadian assembly.
Prime Minister of Canada, Christine Christine, who came to India in 2005, Prime Minister Paul Martin visited India in 2005, then by Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited India in 2009.
How many Indian lives in Canada?
More than 1200000 people of Indian origin living in Canada right now it is more than 3% of the total Canadian population, these people are making significant contributions in the field of business education technology and science, and many of them have achieved essential positions in politics and other social sectors.
How Indian people reached Canada?
The arrival of Indians started in 1897 when the workers from Punjab were brought to Canada for a massive railway project on the west coast,
After World War II, Indian laborers began reaching east coast, After India’s independence in 1947, people continued to come here, and in 1970, a large number of people from Punjab came here and settled permanently.
The rising trend of Indians in Canada can be estimated from this point that 19 Indian people selected of the house of standard in the election of 2017 and 4 India selected for cabinet minister rank in Canadian office.
How many students are going Canada every year?
About 100000 students come to Canada from India every year, like the United States of America and Australia, they are not sent back after completing a degree, they are given the opportunity to do the job and settled in Canada. Most of the Indian are settled in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. According to an estimate, two-thirds of the Punjabi Indians in Canada and the second language of Canada is Punjabi.
Justin Trudeau, who goes to Gujarat, is the first Prime Minister of Canada. The purpose of Journey Justin Trudeau is to strengthen bilateral relations between India and Canada, in other areas including business investment, energy science, higher education, infrastructure development and skill development.
Justin Trudo, who is on a tour of India for the first time, will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 23. During this meeting, discussions on investment and economic partnership between the two Prime Ministers may be discussed on the issue like Khalistan.