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Fushpinder Singh Brar of Surrey arrested and charged in 2006 homicide of Mahdi Halane (Exclusive arrest photo) »

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09:40 pm | SURREY RCMP announced on Saturday that an arrest has been made and charges have been laid in a historic homicide dating back to 2006. During the early morning hours of October 14, 2006, Mahdi…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

RCMP bosses need to properly equip and train their officers to ensure their safety, says Kash Heed »

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02:08 pm | BY RATTAN MALL   KASH Heed, former B.C. solicitor general, told The VOICE this week that the RCMP need to properly equip and train their officers and ensure they have proper backup when…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Islamaphobia is more to be feared than neo-Nazis, says former white supremacist »

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01:43 pm | BY INDIRA PRAHST Instructor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology Langara College Vancouver   ALTHOUGH some say that neo-Nazis are thriving, Tony McAleer, former organizer for the White Aryan Resistance and Executive Director of…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

CBSA seize 17 kg of suspected heroin from Pakistan at Toronto Pearson International Airport »

HEADLINES NEW CRIME DRUGS AT PEARSON AIRPORT

01:34 pm | ON January 16, during a routine inspection at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada Border Services Agency officers monitoring a baggage offload on a flight from Pakistan noticed one backpack that was heavy. During…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Kamaljit Billen and Gurdeep Singh among six persons indicted for possessing over 60 kilograms of cocaine »

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11:29 am | SACRAMENTO, California: A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment on Thursday against Sonia Kim, Julius Caubat, Kamaljit Billen, Gurdeep Singh, June Chungil, and Justin Byun, charging them with conspiracy to distribute over…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Terror havens in Pakistan unacceptable; India true partner: Obama »

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, D.C., in September. 

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08:01 am | New Delhi (IANS): Sending a clear message to Pakistan, US President Barack Obama has said “safe havens” of terrorism within that country were not acceptable and described India as a “true global” partner.…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Brampton businessman Gurmeet “Bill” Bhangal acquitted in sexual assault case after second trial »

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01:41 pm | GURMEET “Bill” Bhangal, 48, Brampton businessman, has now been found not guilty in a sexual assault case involving an 18-year-old woman in April 2011 in a Mercedes SUV. But the alleged victim, whose…

Jan 22 2015 / Read More »

BCSC fines former notary public Rashida Samji $33 million, orders permanent market ban for fraud »

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11:21 am | A British Columbia Securities Commission panel has fined Rashida Samji $33 million for committing a $100 million fraud on at least 200 investors. The panel also ordered that Samji be permanently banned from…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »

Marital blues make many NRIs dread visiting India »

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01:57 pm |   Kolkata (IANS): At a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching out to the Indian diaspora, some NRIs are claiming they even dread the idea of visiting the country of their…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

A double double for the Tamanawis Wildcats at Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic »

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01:17 pm | TAMANAWIS Secondary has won its second consecutive Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic double, winning both the senior and junior titles. The senior Wildcats overpowered the Southridge Storm 73-65 as the school claimed its third…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

MP Sims slams Immigration Minister for denial of visas to attend funerals or visit dying relatives »

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12:47 pm | NDP MP Jinny Sims (Newton-North Delta) has in a letter to Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander urged him “to take on the important task of delivering compassionate, consistent and fair treatment of…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

Major Indian channels removed from Chitram TV App »

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11:24 am | IN a major breakthrough, sending a strong message to organized pirates of content in the digital space, certain members of Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) have succeeded in their efforts to remove their channels…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

  Deepak Obhrai receives Global Visionary Award in India »

Deepak Obhrai accepts the Global Visionary Award from Swami Brahmviharji of BAPS.

05:19 pm | DEEPAK Obhrai, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights, was recently presented with the Global Visionary Award by the Vision World organization of Ahmedabad, India. The award…

Jan 19 2015 / Read More »
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Fushpinder Singh Brar of Surrey arrested and charged in 2006 homicide of Mahdi Halane (Exclusive arrest photo) »

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09:40 pm | SURREY RCMP announced on Saturday that an arrest has been made and charges have been laid in a historic homicide…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama’s schedule on Monday and Tuesday in New Delhi (with PST – Vancouver Time) »

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04:43 pm | ON Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama will proceed to Rajpath to attend the Republic Day parade as chief guest at…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Jenny Kwan announces she will seek NDP nomination for Vancouver East federal riding »

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03:57 pm | AS reported on this website last Friday, Jenny Kwan, NDP MLA from Vancouver-Mount Pleasant, announced on Sunday that she…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama visit: India, US achieve breakthrough in civil nuclear deal »

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09:36 am |   New Delhi (IANS): India and the US Sunday announced the much-anticipated breakthrough agreement on commercial implementation of their…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Talks on bilateral investment treaty to resume, say Modi and Obama »

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09:30 am |   New Delhi (IANS): India and US will resume dialogue on a bilateral investment treaty as the economic growth…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama accorded ceremonial welcome, says it’s an honour »

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12:10 am | New Delhi (IANS): US President Barack Obama, who was accorded a ceremonial red carpet welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan Sunday,…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama in India, received with hug by Modi »

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11:52 pm | New Delhi (IANS): US President Barack Obama, accompanied by his wife Michelle, arrived here Sunday morning on a three-day…

Jan 24 2015 / Read More »

Packed schedule for Obama, seven engagements Sunday »

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12:17 pm | New Delhi (IANS):US President Barack Obama, who arrives here Sunday on a three-day state visit, has a packed schedule right…

Jan 24 2015 / Read More »

Parm Gill is now Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade »

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09:57 am | PARM Gill, who was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu announces his retirement »

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09:19 am | AFTER 36 years with the Vancouver Police, the last seven and a half as Chief Constable, on Friday Jim Chu…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Indian Republic Day greetings from B.C. New Democrats »

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08:32 am | NEW Democrat leader John Horgan and Deputy Multiculturalism Spokesperson Jane Shin issued the following statement on the annual occasion…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Canadian Cancer Society urges British Columbians to know risks of flavoured tobacco, reduce smoking rates »

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03:19 pm | DURING National Non-Smoking Week 2015, the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is encouraging British Columbians to know the…

Jan 22 2015 / Read More »

Stolen items recovered: Do these belong to you? »

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12:08 pm | INVESTIGATORS with the Vancouver Police are sharing photographs of some distinctive jewellery in hopes of finding victims to crime…

Jan 22 2015 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP Auxiliary Constable Program information sessions »

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04:57 pm | HAVE a strong interest in law enforcement? Enjoy making a difference in your community? Settled in your career, but…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »

How to hide from police – and still be caught! »

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10:27 am | AN Alberta felon is now behind bars after he was found hiding inside a sofa in an East Vancouver…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »

Prime Minister’s statement on the passing of RCMP Constable David Wynn »

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08:35 am | PRIME Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen on Wednesday offered their deepest condolences on behalf of all Canadians…

Jan 21 2015 / Read More »

B.C. Privacy Commissioner to investigate District of Saanich use of employee monitoring software »

04:28 pm | B.C.’S Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has initiated an investigation into the District of Saanich’s use of monitoring…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

Large turnout for Surrey RCMP’s first Neighbourhood Safety Presentation »

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10:59 am | ON Monday evening, approximately 170 residents of the Sullivan community turned out for the Surrey RCMP’s first neighbourhood Engagement…

Jan 20 2015 / Read More »

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Nissan’s Five-Pillar Strategy Foundation For Growth In Canada »

03:16 pm | Last year Nissan Group in Canada achieved several sales milestones with 115,445 units sold, an increase of 26.1 per cent and growing market share to 6.2 per cent from 5.2 per cent in 2013. The Nissan brand surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time with sales of 105,154, an increase of 27.3 per cent.…

Jan 24 2015 / Read More »

Modi, Obama cheered at Rajpath »

09:30 pm | New Delhi (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama were greeted with loud cheers as they arrived at Rajpath for the Republic Day parade Monday. Modi arrived at the saluting dais after paying homage to unknown soldiers at the India Gate and was received by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. Modi then waved…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »
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Vancouver Whitecaps kick off preseason training on Monday,friendly match against UVic Vikes on February 15 »

04:20 pm | VANCOUVER Whitecaps FC are set to kick off their 2015 preseason training camp this coming Monday, January 26, at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The ‘Caps lone preseason match in British Columbia will be their annual friendly match against the University of Victoria Vikes on Sunday, February 15. Whitecaps FC will begin camp with a week…

Jan 22 2015 / Read More »
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03:34 pm | True Patriot! There’s an old classic Beatles tune called Can’t Buy Me Love. Money is the first word of this catchy lyric and some wise men/women believe cash is the root of all evil. Don’t try telling that to one of the leading characters in Foxcatcher, a dynamic tale from Sony Pictures Classics now showing…

Jan 24 2015 / Read More »
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Canadian Cancer Society urges British Columbians to know risks of flavoured tobacco, reduce smoking rates »

03:19 pm | DURING National Non-Smoking Week 2015, the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is encouraging British Columbians to know the risks of flavoured tobacco in an effort to bring down BC’s smoking rate from 13 per cent to 9 per cent. While BC has Canada’s lowest tobacco use rates, youth are especially susceptible to experiment with…

Jan 22 2015 / Read More »
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Wetlands for our future – World Wetlands Day   »

12:26 am | BY HARNOOR GILL Grade 11 student Christ The King Catholic Secondary Georgetown, Ontario     OUR wetlands today are more commonly considered as wastelands. This is because of how poorly…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

CBSA seize 17 kg of suspected heroin from Pakistan at Toronto Pearson International Airport »

HEADLINES NEW CRIME DRUGS AT PEARSON AIRPORT

01:34 pm | ON January 16, during a routine inspection at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada Border Services Agency officers monitoring a baggage offload on…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Parm Gill is now Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade »

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09:57 am | PARM Gill, who was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs, has been appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »
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Obama’s schedule on Monday and Tuesday in New Delhi (with PST – Vancouver Time) »

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04:43 pm | ON Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama will proceed to Rajpath to attend the Republic Day parade as chief guest at 10 a.m. [Sunday…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama visit: India, US achieve breakthrough in civil nuclear deal »

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09:36 am |   New Delhi (IANS): India and the US Sunday announced the much-anticipated breakthrough agreement on commercial implementation of their landmark civil nuclear…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Talks on bilateral investment treaty to resume, say Modi and Obama »

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09:30 am |   New Delhi (IANS): India and US will resume dialogue on a bilateral investment treaty as the economic growth in both countries…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama accorded ceremonial welcome, says it’s an honour »

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12:10 am | New Delhi (IANS): US President Barack Obama, who was accorded a ceremonial red carpet welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan Sunday, said it’s “a…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »
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Modi, Obama cheered at Rajpath »

09:30 pm | New Delhi (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama were greeted with loud cheers as they arrived at Rajpath for the Republic Day parade Monday. Modi arrived…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

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