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Canadian Muslims welcome RCMP decision to allow hijab »

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12:45 pm |   THE National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, said on Wednesday that it welcomes the decision by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to allow members…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

Arrest warrant issued for controversial South Asian doctor in Ontario »

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12:06 pm | DR. Ranjit Kumar Chandra, 78, the controversial former professor at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador who lost a libel suit against the CBC in July 2015 over a 2006 three-part documentary that examined…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

Site C’s direct award contracts say a lot about government procurement   »

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09:59 am |   BY DERMOD TRAVIS Executive Director IntegrityBC   ANOTHER megaproject, another chance to dole out direct award contracts. In April, the Alaska Highway News filed an access to information request for a list…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

SURREY FIRE: Balcony sprinklers for low-rise multi-residential construction should be mandatory, says Surrey Fire’s Steve Robinson »

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12:59 pm | “That fire, if there had been balcony sprinklers, would have been contained to the balcony.”   BY RATTAN MALL   FOLLOWING a third fire in three years in Surrey involving a multi-residential construction…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

India Live kicks off with Bhangra King Malkit Singh on Granville Street this Saturday »

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12:00 pm |   India Live Saturday, August 27 12-8 p.m. 700 & 800 blocks of Granville Street   THE South Asian Family Association is bringing the culture of India to the downtown core. India Live…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Want to reduce dubious expenses? Post the receipts online »

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09:22 am | BY AARON WUDRICK Federal Director Canadian Taxpayers Federation   LAST week, news broke that federal Health Minister Jane Philpott had spent $1,700 on a high-end car service for a single day of driving…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Family, friends of missing hiker Sagoo haven’t given up hope; RCMP scale back the search on Monday (update) »

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06:00 pm | “GORDON Sagoo went missing while hiking Baby Munday Peak in the Cheam range on Sunday, August 14. Chilliwack SAR, Port Coquitlam SAR, Surrey SAR and Lions Bay SAR are  out searching for him…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Eric Kumar, 25, of Surrey arrested and charged in August 10 bank robbery following tips »

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03:16 pm |   SURREY RCMP on Monday announced that Eric Kumar, 25, of Surrey has been arrested and charged in the August 10 bank robbery thanks to help from the public and media. Following the…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Akali Dal, SGPC welcome pruning of blacklist of Non-Resident Indians »

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11:32 am | Chandigarh (IANS): The pruning of the blacklist of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) by the central government was on Sunday welcomed by Punjab’s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

North Delta youth Kiran Johal needs an unrelated stem cell donor to save her life »

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10:27 am |   KIRAN Johal, 18, is a recent graduate of North Delta Secondary School who was diagnosed less than a year ago with severe aplastic anemia. Kiran needs a stem cell transplant to save…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

IN PHOTOS: Fire at Celeste at 8183 121A Street in Surrey on Saturday night (update) »

Firefighters trying to control a fierce fire on Saturday night at Celeste at 8183 121A Street, Surrey, that has four levels and 77 suites and was built in 2009.

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12:09 am | ALSO READ: http://www.voiceonline.com/celeste-fire-balcony-sprinklers-for-low-rise-multi-residential-construction-should-be-mandatory-says-surrey-fires-steve-robinson/…

Aug 21 2016 / Read More »

Federal minister Bardish Chagger becomes first female Leader of the Government in House of Commons »

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01:10 pm | BARDISH Chagger, federal Minister of Small Business and Tourism, was on Friday appointed Leader of the Government in the House of Commons by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Chagger, 36, who is MP for…

Aug 19 2016 / Read More »

Indian American Congressman’s father sentenced over election fraud »

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11:11 pm | New York (IANS): A US federal judge sentenced Babulal Bob Bera, the 83-year-old father of the only Indian American Congressman, Amerish Ami Bera, on Thursday to a year and a day in prison…

Aug 18 2016 / Read More »
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Vancouver Police find explosives in storage locker »

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01:54 pm | VANCOUVER Police Department are investigating after explosives were found inside a Vancouver storage locker. On Tuesday around 11:30 a.m.,…

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Back to school support for families and children »

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09:13 am | KIDS will soon be swapping the great outdoors for the classroom as summer draws to a close and the new…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

B.C. has the second lowest level of education funding in the country: Analysis »

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09:09 am | CONTRARY to provincial government claims that education funding is at “record levels,” new analysis released on Wednesday finds that…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

Male shot in a targeted shooting on Monday night in Burnaby »

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11:53 am | BURNABY RCMP are looking for an adult white male suspect in black clothing in Monday night’s shooting in the…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

North Vancouver woman takes a hit to the heart – and her wallet! »

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11:29 am | AFTER developing a long-distance relationship with a man using the website match.com, a North Vancouver woman was asked to send her…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Male found dead in donation bin in Surrey’s Guildford area »

10:53 am | SURREY RCMP and the BC Coroners Service are currently investigating a dead male found in a donation bin in…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Back-to-school anxiety: BC Children’s Hospital shares tips to help »

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10:00 am | BC Children’s Hospital reminds parents and caregivers there are steps they can take now to help children prepare for…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

RBC, CIBC losing grip on small business market; market share growth for Scotia, TD, credit unions »

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09:34 am |   AS Canada’s big banks release their quarterly financial results, new data from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Prince William and Kate will visit Victoria, Vancouver, Haida Gwaii, Bella Bella and Kelowna in B.C. »

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04:00 pm |   CANADIAN Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly on Monday announced that Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and his wife,…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

B.C.’s Seniors Advocate seeking volunteers for survey of 27,000 seniors in 300 residential care facilities »

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03:23 pm | BC’S Seniors Advocate is continuing to recruit volunteers for a survey of 27,000 seniors living in 300 residential care…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

CMHA invites British Columbians to check in on their mental health with “Bounce Back Today” campaign »

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12:18 pm | WE all have bad days, even bad weeks. Life takes its toll on all of us causing occasional sleepless…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Twelve B.C. athletes bring home medals »

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11:58 am | TWELVE athletes from British Columbia are bringing home eight medals from the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games, including team medals…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Olympic Games Rio 2016 medal standings »

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07:45 pm | Medal standings Country 1 United States 46 37 38 121 2 Great Britain 27 23 17 67 3 China…

Aug 21 2016 / Read More »

More than 2 million overnight international visitors to B.C. in first half of 2016 »

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07:27 pm | 20.9% more visitors from India last June as compared to June 2015   THE number of overnight international visitors…

Aug 20 2016 / Read More »

Surrey female, 68, reported missing on August 13 found (update) »

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12:19 pm | SURREY RCMP announced on Saturday that the “68-year-old female who was reported missing on August 13, 2016 has been located and is safe.”…

Aug 20 2016 / Read More »

Kasimir Tyabji, former MLA Judi Tyabji’s son, charged by Calgary Police after drug bust (update: trial set for September 11, 2017) »

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10:35 pm |    UPDATE (August 19, 2016): Kasimir Tyabji-Sandana’s trial has been set for September 11, 2017, before a judge alone.…

Aug 19 2016 / Read More »

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at travels across Canada in mobile exhibition to present “true teachings of Islam” »

09:27 am | THE Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Canada has launched a nationwide campaign called #MobileMuslims on July 13 in which a mobile…

Aug 19 2016 / Read More »

ConfiDance in Vancouver – The joy of dance »

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05:43 pm | THE second edition of ConfiDance in Vancouver recently was a showcase of Indo Contemporary, Bollywood Jazz, Hip Hop and…

Aug 18 2016 / Read More »

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2016 Mercedes Benz GLE: Fitting replacement for the M-Class »

07:13 pm | The 2016 Mercedes – Benz GLE class is an all new line of vehicles from the premium German automaker and replaces the previous M-Class. We tested the GLE300d Coupe, not really a coupe, but a sleek, four-door CUV with its fastback design and powerful, purposeful look. The new GLE-Class, arrives with a range of powertrains…

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RBC, CIBC losing grip on small business market; market share growth for Scotia, TD, credit unions »

09:34 am |   AS Canada’s big banks release their quarterly financial results, new data from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) shows significant shifts in which banks Canada’s small- and medium-sized firms are using. While Royal Bank still has the largest share of small and medium business customers, the landscape is changing. “Small business owners rely…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »
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Vancouver Whitecaps FC – 3, Sporting Kansas City – 0: Techera, Hurtado lead Whitecaps FC to thrilling 3-0 win over Sporting KC »

11:35 pm | VANCOUVER: Vancouver Whitecaps FC (CCL: 2W-0L-0D) got back to their winning ways on Tuesday night at BC Place – and they did so in emphatic fashion. Cristian Techera scored twice and Erik Hurtado had a goal and an assist as the ‘Caps cruised to a 3-0 win over Sporting Kansas City (CCL: 0W-1L-1D) in CONCACAF Champions League…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »
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Anupam Kher’s ‘The Headhunter’s Calling’ to premiere at Toronto International Film Festival »

04:53 pm |   Mumbai (IANS): Veteran actor Anupam Kher’s film “The Headhunter’s Calling”, which features Scottish actor Gerard Butler in a key role, will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The film festival will take place from September 8 to 18. Kher, honoured with Padma Bhushan, shared the news on his Twitter handle and…

Aug 2 2016 / Read More »
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Sit less, move more to cut risk of heart disease »

02:47 pm | New York (IANS): Living a sedentary life can be a potentially independent risk factor for heart disease and stroke, warns a study, suggesting to “sit less and move more”. The findings showed that sedentary behaviour may be also associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes, impaired insulin sensitivity (linked to diabetes) and an overall…

Aug 16 2016 / Read More »

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Arrest warrant issued for controversial South Asian doctor in Ontario »

12:06 pm | DR. Ranjit Kumar Chandra, 78, the controversial former professor at Memorial University in Newfoundland and Labrador who lost a libel suit against the CBC in July 2015 over a 2006 three-part…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

New Associate Minister of Education Indira Naidoo-Harris will lead work on early years and child care »

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10:24 am | PREMIER Kathleen Wynne on Wednesday announced a change to her cabinet that she says will help strengthen supports for parents and give children…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

Going back to school has never been easier »

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12:06 pm | YOU may think your school days are behind you, but continuing education is becoming more and more popular as people continue to…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Ontario athletes deliver 15 medals for Canada in Rio »

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11:12 am | ONTARIO is celebrating the outstanding performance of its athletes at the XXXI Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ontario Olympians contributed…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

MP Sonia Sidhu takes in Canada 55+ Games »

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04:09 pm | BRAMPTON: For the past few days, Brampton played host to the Canada 55+ games where 1700+ athletes from across Canada came to…

Aug 19 2016 / Read More »

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Parental child abduction: Indian case-load second largest in US »

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10:27 am |   New Delhi (IANS): The number of cases of inter-country parental child abduction related to Indians in the US is the second…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

India highest recipient of H-1B visas: US official »

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10:22 am | New Delhi (IANS): Despite a hefty hike in fees of US H-1B and L-1 visas, there has been no drop in number of…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

Akali Dal, SGPC welcome pruning of blacklist of Non-Resident Indians »

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11:32 am | Chandigarh (IANS): The pruning of the blacklist of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) by the central government was on Sunday welcomed by Punjab’s ruling Shiromani…

Aug 22 2016 / Read More »

Indian origin ex-husband of stepmom accused of killing girl arrested in US »

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10:58 pm | New York (IANS): The killing of a nine-year-old Indian girl from Punjab by her stepmother took a sordid turn on Sunday when…

Aug 21 2016 / Read More »

Doctors say bill is ‘black day’ for surrogacy, will spawn corruption »

09:24 am | New Delhi (IANS): Leading gynaecologists have termed the government nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, that bans commercial surrogacy, as a black day, and say it will lead to malpractices…

Aug 24 2016 / Read More »

Parrikar seeks navy’s report on Scorpene submarine data leak »

10:55 pm | New Delhi (IANS): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has sought a report from the navy on the alleged leak of sensitive data on India’s Scorpene submarines, as part of the larger…

Aug 23 2016 / Read More »

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