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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! »

Dr. Hakam Bhullar gets back his licence.

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 »

Excluding Sikh Regiment from Republic Day parade regrettable: Badal to Modi »

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11:39 am | Chandigarh (IANS): The controversy over the exclusion of the Sikh Regiment from the Republic Day parade in Delhi refuses to settle down, with Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing the episode as…

Feb 2 2016 / Read More »

Surrey MP Sukh Dhaliwal pressures Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister to clean up mess in immigration applications »

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10:51 pm | THE Conservative Party left behind a mess in the processing times of immigration applications and Liberal MPs are now demanding that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum clear this up. Surrey-Newton MP…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

MOSAIC teams up with local chefs to publish first healthy eating guide for new Canadians »

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01:26 pm | MOSAIC is celebrating February heart month by launching its first healthy eating resource guide for new Canadians. For the past 25 years, the organization has provided information and guidance to newcomers about food…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Khalsa Credit Union names Dalbir Singh Mehta as CEO »

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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…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Agreements worth $98 million announced on Day 1 of Ontario Premier’s India Trade Mission »

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10:37 am | ONTARIO Premier Kathleen Wynne began her first trade mission to India in New Delhi on Monday by meeting with national political officials and business leaders and announcing agreements with Indian partners valued at…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Vancouver tax preparer Shiraz Kaba receives fine and 12-month jail sentence for tax evasion »

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08:30 am | VANCOUVER tax preparer Shiraz Kaba was sentenced in Vancouver Provincial Court on January 27 after pleading guilty to two counts of making false statements and two counts of income tax evasion, says Canada…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Ontario Premier presented with siropa in spite of same-sex marriages’ controversy (updated) »

Premier Kathleen Wynne honoured at Golden Temple on Sunday in Amritsar, Punjab.

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01:00 pm | EVEN though Indian newspapers reported that Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne was not honoured with a siropa (robe of honour) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar because of her support of same-sex marriages that the Akal…

Jan 31 2016 / Read More »
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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 »

Police: Canadian Revenue Agency or any law enforcement does NOT threaten arrest for money owed »

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02:41 pm | COQUITLAM RCMP Constable Jamie Phillipson reminded people on Thursday: “Under no circumstances would the Canadian Revenue Agency or any…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan supports PICS Diversity Village – senior care home »

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02:39 pm |   DEFENCE Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan will be the keynote speaker at The Black Tie Affair, an upcoming gala…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Khaira tree planters win EI appeals after almost six years »

Khaira workers in 2010.

09:10 am |   ALMOST six years after the closure of the Khaira Enterprise Ltd. camp in Golden, B.C., Canada Revenue Agency…

Feb 4 2016 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP request public’s help in locating Robinder Virk »

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03:13 pm |   SURREY RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in locating Robinder Virk, 32, who was last seen on January…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

RCMP Constable Manny Bahi recognized for going above and beyond »

Constable Manny Bahi with Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens.

09:11 am |   A police officer who used a dog leash to make an improvised tourniquet is one of 21 police…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

Surrey Council approves city-wide upgrade to LED street lights »

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11:32 pm | SURREY is one of the first cities in Canada to embark on a full conversion of street lighting to…

Feb 2 2016 / Read More »

Sexual assault in Surrey’s City Centre area »

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11:47 am | SURREY RCMP are asking for public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a violent sexual assault that occurred in…

Feb 2 2016 / Read More »

ICBC asks drivers to prepare for unpredictable weather this long weekend »

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10:19 am |   ROAD conditions can be unpredictable and vary widely across the province at this time of year. If you’ll…

Feb 2 2016 / Read More »

Connect with family and friends on BC Family Day weekend »

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03:13 pm | BC Family Day on Monday, February 8 offers British Columbians a holiday weekend to spend with their loved ones,…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Canadian Armed Forces takes action to eliminate inappropriate sexual behaviour »

02:59 pm | THE Chief of the Defence Staff, General Jonathan Vance, released online on Monday the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) first…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP seek public help in identifying sex assault suspect »

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02:19 pm | SURREY RCMP are asking for the public’s help in identifying a male who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the…

Feb 1 2016 / Read More »

Post-secondary funding continues to align with in-demand occupations »

01:38 pm | OPERATING grants to public post-secondary education institutions continue to be aligned with education and training for in-demand occupations, with…

Feb 1 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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New England Revolution – 2, Vancouver Whitecaps FC – 3: Kudo scores first goal as Whitecaps earn preseason win »

01:25 am | TUCSON, Arizonwa: Vancouver Whitecaps FC defeated New England Revolution 3-2 in an entertaining preseason fixture on Saturday night at the Kino Sports Complex. Newcomer Masato Kudo, Deybi Flores, and Kekuta Manneh provided the scoring for Vancouver. The ‘Caps are now 2W-0L-0D in the 2016 preseason. Whitecaps FC head coach Carl Robinson made just two changes to…

Feb 7 2016 / Read More »
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The Finest Hours (PG) *** »

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 »

Fraser Health’s tips for coping with the ‘winter blues’ »

11:10 am | FOR some people, gloomy winter weather can trigger Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a type of depression that occurs during the fall and winter, possibly due to the lack of sunlight that Canada endures at this time of year. You might be suffering from SAD if you’re feeling sad, moody or anxious, have lost interest in…

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

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 Sharmarke Farah, 17, of Toronto. On Sunday, February…

Feb 7 2016 / Read More »

Peel Regional Police see public’s help in third homicide of the year »

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04:43 pm | BRAMPTON: 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 »

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…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »

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 »

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,…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

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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 »

Bombay High Court verdict in Salman case wishy-washy, Maharashtra tells Supreme Court »

08:09 am |   New Delhi (IANS): The Maharashtra government on Friday told the Supreme Court that the Bombay High Court verdict acquitting Bollywood star…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »

Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal offers Rs.551 crore loan for salaries; civic workers continue strike »

01:23 pm | Bengaluru/New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced a Rs.551-crore loan to pay out pending salaries of…

Feb 3 2016 / Read More »

Punjab CM discharged from Chandigarh hospital »

11:56 am | Chandigarh (IANS): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was on Wednesday discharged from the PGIMER here following recovery from chest infection. Badal,…

Feb 3 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 Ontario’s film sector. The City of Toronto and…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »
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Sheridan College signs MOU with Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College in Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab »

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, which took place from January 31 to February…

Feb 5 2016 / Read More »

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