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Sikh organizations collect 900 roses and chocolates for those in need this Valentine’s Day »

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09:45 pm |   AN outstanding example of communities coming together is the annual Valentine’s Day event hosted by Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen and Global Girl Power in partnership with Gurdwara Sahib Sukh Sagar, who rally…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

UBC Dr. Navin Prasad honoured with Hind Rattan Award »

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04:36 pm | DR. Navin Prasad, Clinical Associate Professor at UBC’s Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre, was recently awarded the prestigious Hind Rattan Award of India. The Hind Rattan (Jewel of India) is one of the…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Sikh American actor, who was barred from flight in Mexico, heads home on Aeromexio flight after achieving his goal »

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09:55 am | UPDATE: Aeromexico has issued a directive to its staff regarding the religious significance of the Sikh turban, and plans to make a formal request to the TSA and the Mexican government to implement…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Company headed by federal Liberal political dealer Prem Vinning gets no-bid contract to help City of Surrey bag infrastructure funds (updated) »

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10:26 pm | PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau’s reputation in Surrey is taking a hit as Business in Vancouver’s Bob Mackin on Tuesday reported how Concise Consulting Ltd., headed by federal Liberal political dealer Prem Vinning, bagged…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Jimi Sandhu will be deported »

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08:48 pm | JIMI Sandhu, 26, failed to convince Immigration Appeal Division member Maryanne Kingma that he had changed as much as he had claimed last December, noting this month that “the totality of the available…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

UBC Faculty Association wants answers: Secret agendas, clandestine ad hoc committees, emails that disappear or are conducted on private addresses »

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12:59 pm | ‘University of British Columbia is in the midst of a governance crisis’   THE UBC Faculty Association is demanding answers to a number of serious concerns following the release of documents by UBC…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Most Canadians want a referendum on electoral reform »

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10:11 am |   CANADIANS are not particularly unhappy with the system used to elect the members of the House of Commons, and almost two-thirds believe any change to existing guidelines should be put to a…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Canada to end air strike operations against ISIL by February 22 »

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10:00 am |   Additional military resources for training, advising and assisting Iraqi forces; U.S. calls them “significant contributions”      PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday announced that while Canada will cease air strike operations…

Feb 8 2016 / Read More »

Dr. Hakam Bhullar gets back licence from B.C. College of Veterinarians – after six years of court battles! »

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01:49 pm |   BY RATTAN MALL   AT last, Dr. Hakam Bhullar, owner of Atlas Vet Clinic in Vancouver, has got back his licence “to carry on the profession of veterinary medicine” from the College of…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Famous kabaddi commentator Sukhchain Brar of Brampton charged with first-degree murder after wife’s body found in burnt truck »

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10:12 pm | SUKHCHAIN Singh Brar, 50, of Brampton was on Wednesday charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Gurpreet Kaur Brar, 37, after her body was discovered in a burnt vehicle. Members of…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

NDP renews call for Komagata Maru apology in House of Commons »

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02:39 pm | NDP Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Critic Jenny Kwan, MP for Vancouver East, is introducing a motion in Parliament to call on the Liberal government to honour their pre-election promise to the Indo-Canadian community…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister, Haryana Chief Minister and others (updated) »

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10:35 am | ONTARIO Premier Kathleen Wynne met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday in New Delhi during her trade mission. Wynne said: “Our business delegation of over 70 members reflects Ontario and India’s…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

NDP wins Vancouver-Mount Pleasant riding again and snatches Coquitlam-Burke Mountain riding from Liberals »

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10:55 pm | THE NDP won Vancouver-Mount Pleasant riding again in Tuesday’s by-election with Melanie Mark garnering 5,353 votes (60.82% of the total votes cast) while her nearest rival, Pete Fry of BC Green Party, won…

Feb 2 2016 / Read More »
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BC Coroners Service investigates 13th foot found since 2007 »

05:10 pm | THE BC Coroners Service on Wednesday confirmed it is investigating the case of a human foot which was found…

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‘One Billion Rising: The Revolution Escalates’ event in Delta »

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04:14 pm | ON Friday (February 12), the NEVR (Network to Eliminate Violence in Relationships) committee will join with activists all around the…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Neighbourhood Safety Meetings start again in Surrey »

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04:08 pm | WONDERING how you can work with police to make your neighbourhood safer? Want to address crime issues in your…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Prime Minister Trudeau to meet with Indigenous leaders and host First Ministers’ Meeting in Vancouver next month »

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01:08 pm |   PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday announced that he and the premiers will meet with First Nations, Inuit,…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

B.C. toughens up drinking and driving laws »

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12:29 pm | NEW regulations are in place to clarify and toughen the consequences of drinking and drug affected driving in British…

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Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan meets with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter »

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan meets with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.

11:24 am | DEFENCE Minister Harjit S. Sajjan on Wednesday met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter ahead of the North…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP investigating Tuesday night shooting »

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11:11 am | SURREY RCMP officers are canvassing the neighbourhood in the area of 141A Avenue and 84B Street for more witnesses…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

New CEO Kevin Desmond, General Manager of King County Metro Transit, to lead TransLink »

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09:42 am | FOLLOWING an international candidate search and careful review process, the TransLink announced on Wednesday that its Board of Directors…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

Premier downgrades promise of LNG jobs and offers no help for B.C. families: NDP Leader Horgan »

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07:53 pm | PREMIER Christy Clark failed to offer help for hard-working B.C. families who are concerned about rising costs, said New…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Government says low global prices will have an impact on its initial timelines for LNG projects »

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04:15 pm | THE government announced in the throne speech that was read out by Lt.-Gov. Judith Guichon in the legislature on…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Beware of fraudulent love this Valentine’s Day! »

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01:23 pm | WITH Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Surrey RCMP is reminding residents to be wary of those taking advantage…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Withdrawal from ISIS combat mission a “step backward for Canada”: Conservatives »

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04:23 pm | CANADA’S withdrawal from the combat mission against ISIS is a “step backward for Canada” from Canada’s traditional role as…

Feb 8 2016 / Read More »

Young male in custody after assault with a weapon inside a Surrey residence »

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01:04 pm | SURREY RCMP has a 22-year-old Surrey male in custody following an assault with a weapon inside a residence on…

Feb 8 2016 / Read More »

Kiran Jassal is Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 »

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11:51 pm | KIRAN Jassal, 20, has been crowned Miss Universe Malaysia and will represent her country at the Miss Universe event…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Male stabbed outside restaurant in 8200-block of 120th Street in Surrey »

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11:40 pm | SURREY RCMP on Thursday at about 10 p.m. responded to a report of a stabbing in front of a restaurant in…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

B.C. and BMO partner to help opportunities grow with $1,200 education grant »

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04:59 pm |   PARENTS and grandparents now have a new place to apply for the $1,200 B.C. Training and Education Savings…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Surrey campus set to celebrate SFU’s 50th anniversary Open House »

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04:35 pm | THE community is invited to join in Simon Fraser University’s 50th anniversary Open House at the SFU Surrey campus on…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Aam Aadmi Party supporters gather in Surrey, believe only AAP can help Punjab to recover »

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03:17 pm | LAST Saturday (January 30), hundreds of men and women gathered at Surrey’s Bombay Banquet Hall to discuss about Punjab…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

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ALL-NEW 2017 HYUNDAI ELANTRA REVEALED »

10:11 pm | Hyundai Auto Canada Corp. revealed the all-new 2017 Hyundai Elantra for the first time in Canada during a press conference at the Montreal International Auto Show. As one of Hyundai’s all time best-selling models, the new Elantra enters its sixth-generation building on the momentum and success of its predecessor’s proven, award-winning formula and strong value…

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Khalsa Credit Union names Dalbir Singh Mehta as CEO »

12:27 pm | DALBIR Singh Mehta took over as the Chief Executive Officer of Khalsa Credit Union (KCU) on Monday (February 1), according to an announcement by the KCU Board of Directors. Mehta, who is well respected by his peers and colleagues, has spent the past number of months in the position in an interim capacity. During that…

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Houston Dynamo – 0, Vancouver Whitecaps FC – 2: Whitecaps down Dynamo for third straight preseason win in Tucson »

10:31 pm | TUCSON, Arizona: Make it for three for three. Vancouver Whitecaps FC defeated Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Tuesday night to conclude their Tucson training camp with a perfect 3W-0L-0D record. After picking up an assist in his preseason debut on Saturday, Whitecaps FC Residency graduate Marco Bustos scored the eventual winner in the 98th minute and the…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »
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10:00 pm | Stranded! Danger can take many forms. Fear of water plays a central role in The Finest Hours. Strong performances highlight this Disney Pictures release now reeling them in at Cineplex Odeon Theatres across B.C. Based on a true story The Finest Hours highlights the heroic fake of a small team of coast guard volunteers who…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »

Barley helps reduce appetite, blood sugar level: Study »

11:41 am | London (IANS): Eating a special mixture of dietary fibres found in barley can help reduce appetite and blood sugar levels, finds a new study. According to researchers, barley can also rapidly improve people’s health by reducing risk for cardiovascular disease. “It is surprising yet promising that choosing the right blend of dietary fibres can —…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

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Peel Regional Police search for Rayan Hussain, 14 »

07:39 pm | MISSISSAUGA: Officers from Peel Regional Police’s 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Rayan Hussain, 14, of Mississauga. He was last seen on Monday February 8…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Seneca College president signed seven MOUs in India »

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11:27 am | SENECA College President David Agnew signed seven MOUs with Indian partners during Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s recent trade mission to India. New Delhi:…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

2016 MARTY Awards call for nominations »

10:34 am | MISSISSAUGA: The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 MARTY Awards. The MARTYs are presented to artists across all…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Do you know where Tharsuki Somasundaram, 36, of Brampton is? »

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11:06 pm | BRAMPTON: Officers from Peel Regional Police’s 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 36-year-old female from…

Feb 8 2016 / Read More »

Peel Regional Police seek public’s help in murder of Sharmarke Farah, 17 »

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04:50 pm | MISSISSAUGA: Investigators from Peel Regional Police’s Homicide and Missing Persons Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance with an investigation into a murder of…

Feb 7 2016 / Read More »

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Headley was told to infiltrate Indian defence establishment »

02:11 pm | Mumbai (IANS): Continuing his expose on the role of Pakistan-based terror organisations, its army, spy agency ISI and others, LeT terrorist-turned-approver David…

Feb 9 2016 / Read More »

Bringing the  magic of Bollywood to Ontario »

11:22 am |   ONTARIO Premier Kathleen Wynne attended a Bollywood-style event in Mumbai on Friday where two new agreements were announced that will benefit…

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Sheridan College signs MOU with Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College in Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab »

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11:07 am | BRAMPTON: Dr. Jeff Zabudsky, President and Vice Chancellor of Sheridan College, was a member of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s trade mission to India,…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »

Jet Airways suspends cabin crew for letting Sonu Nigam sing in-flight »

08:11 am | Mumbai (IANS): Jet Airways on Friday suspended the entire cabin crew of its February 4 Jodhpur-Mumbai flight for allowing celebrated singer Sonu Nigam…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »
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Headley admits to getting terror funds from LeT, ISI »

10:19 pm | Mumbai (IANS): The Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley here on Thursday revealed he received terror funds, which included counterfeit currency, from both the LeT and Pakistan’s ISI which was used…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »
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BJP seeks Kejriwal’s resignation over HC’s raid order »

09:53 am | New Delhi (IANS): The BJP on Wednesday sought Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s resignation after the Delhi High Court set aside a trial court order to the CBI to release…

Feb 10 2016 / Read More »

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