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Kulshan Kaur Gill among the first-ever class of foreign-trained doctors to receive naturopathy degree in Canada »

Kulshan Kaur Gill receives her degree from CCNM Dean Nick De Groot at the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall in Toronto on May 21. 

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09:08 pm |   KULSHAN Kaur Gill of Edmonton was one of 18 international medical graduates (IMGs)who  were recognized as the first-ever foreign-educated doctors to receive a degree in naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

South Asians seem to be deserting sinking Liberal ship in Vancouver South as prominent figures openly support Wai Young »

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12:14 am | BY RATTAN MALL   POOR Lieutenant-Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan! Ever since his boss Justin Trudeau parachuted him into the Vancouver South riding last year in blatant disregard of decent democratic norms thanks to massive…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Chandanjot Singh Gill, 18, and Munroop Singh Hayer, 21, arrested and charged in connection with recent Surrey-Delta drug war »

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04:22 pm | POLICE announced on Wednesday that they arrested and charged Chandanjot Singh Gill, 18, and Munroop Singh Hayer, 21, both of Surrey in the ongoing Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of BC (CFSEU-BC), Surrey…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Two teens released on bail, another remains in custody in stabbing death of Luka Gordic »

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04:15 pm | Arvin Val Golic, 18, also charged with manslaughter   TWO youths charged in last Sunday’s stabbing death of 19-year-old Luka Gordic of Burnaby were released on Wednesday on $5,000 bail each, but the…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 winners; reception on May 28 »

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04:00 pm |   THE 5th Annual Surrey’s Top 25 Under 25 Awards Reception, an event that celebrates the incredible initiatives of Surrey’s youth 25 years old or younger, will be held Thursday, May 28, from 5:30-8…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

NDP calls on Conservatives to stop playing politics about crime situation in Surrey »

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10:14 am | THE NDP claimed on Wednesday that after being pushed by it in the House of Commons, the Conservative government has finally approved the city of Surrey’s request for 100 more RCMP officers. The…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Newcomer women from South and East Asia invited to participate in a health study »

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09:40 am | NEWCOMER women of reproductive age are invited to participate in a new health study about their environmental exposures to developmental toxicants such as lead and mercury. The Study of Newcomer Women and Developmental…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Dr. Pargat Singh Bhurji of Surrey reaches out to Nepal earthquake victims »

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04:18 pm | DR. Pargat Singh Bhurji of Surrey, who is leading a team of medical experts to provide care especially for children, arrived in Kathmandu on May 6 and headed for Gorkha, a five-hour road…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Indian Summer Festival celebrates five years of arts and culture excellence »

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03:49 pm | THE fifth annual Indian Summer Festival returns to Vancouver with a compilation of creative dialogue, eye-opening public art exhibitions, and thought-provoking literary presentations and music events. World-renowned innovators and creators collaborate at this…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Bobby Jindal testing waters for 2016 presidential run »

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03:35 pm | Washington (IANS): Louisiana’s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal has taken another step towards a possible 2016 presidential run by forming an exploratory committee and launching a national website, www.bobbyjindal.com. Though Jindal has said he…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Federal government finally wakes up to Surrey crime situation and approves 100 additional RCMP officers »

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02:23 pm |   BETTER late than never! Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government finally woke up to the deteriorating crime situation in Surrey and announced with much fanfare on Tuesday that 100 additional RCMP officers will…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Nishan Randhawa wins gold, Jaskarn Ranu bags bronze at Junior Pan Am Championships »

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01:23 pm | TWO South Asian wrestlers won medals at the Junior Pan Am Championships in Havana, Cuba, recently. Nishan Randhawa won the gold medal in the 96 kg weight category, while Jaskarn Ranu bagged bronze…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

Second South Asian elected MLA in Alberta: Anam Kazim wins by six votes in Calgary-Glenmore »

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12:48 pm |   ANAM Kazim (NDP) has won the riding of Calgary-Glenmore by six votes after an official count by Elections Alberta on Friday gave Kazim 7,018 votes to Progressive Conservative incumbent Linda Johnson’s 7,012…

May 16 2015 / Read More »
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Yosef Gopaul pleads guilty to manslaughter and robbery in death of Julie Paskall »

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12:17 pm | YOSEF Jomo Gopaul on Friday pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter and one count of robbery in a…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Prashant Tiwari’s family alleges son died while Brampton hospital staff held potluck lunch, criminal charges now being explored »

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09:12 am | THERE are new developments in the $12.5 million wrongful death and breach of privacy suit filed against Brampton Civic…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Bird’s nest paralyzes SkyTrain system from Joyce to downtown! Transit will be free today (Friday) »

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08:19 am | IT was all about birds – more specifically, a bird’s nest that caught fire thanks to a spark produced…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Conservative support collapsing in B.C. battleground ridings, NDP takes the lead »

10:12 pm | FRESH polling conducted by Insights West for citizen group Dogwood Initiative reveals dramatic shifts in key battleground ridings ahead…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

BBB warns of more fake calls claiming to be from Government of Canada »

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04:20 pm | JUST as the smoke settles from income tax email and phone scams, BBB warns of another making the rounds…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

2015 City Of Bhangra Festival kickoff featuring Taza Beats »

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04:07 pm | THE Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration (VIBC) Society’s 2015 City of Bhangra Festival presented by Zee TV Canada kicks off…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Writers and human rights experts call on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression in world’s largest democracy »

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03:42 pm |   EARLIER this year, India’s Ministry of Home Affairs used an extensive arsenal of vague and overbroad laws to…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Citizenship and Immigration Minister boasts about Super Visa, but NDP MP Sims says it doesn’t address the real issue »

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02:48 pm | SO what’s the truth? Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander this week sent a press release titled “Super Visa…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Surrey Night Market is back: Opens on May 29 »

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05:14 pm |   THE opening ceremony of the second season of the family-friendly Surrey Night Market will take place at 7:30…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

ME THINKS … by Rattan – A regular commentary on what’s going on (updated constantly) »

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03:15 pm | FOR THE WEEK STARTING SATURDAY, MAY 16 WEDNESDAY, MAY 20   JUST HOW GREEDY CAN BIG BANKS GET!?: There…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Komagata Maru 2015 Anniversary: May 23-27 »

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03:14 pm |   2015 is the 101st anniversary of the Komagata Maru. On May 23, SFU is updating their website, www.komagatamarujourney.ca…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and UBS AG agree to parent-level guilty pleas »

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01:08 pm | FIVE major banks—Citicorp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Barclays PLC, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and UBS AG—have agreed to…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Don’t leave ‘man’s best friend’ in cars during hot weather! »

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11:34 am |   WITH the hot weather upon us, North Vancouver RCMP are advising motorists that the interiors of cars can…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Stage set for a potential US$36-billion investment in LNG project in Northern B.C. »

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11:22 am | AGREEMENTS reached between the Government of B.C. and Pacific NorthWest LNG establish the path to a final investment decision…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

2015 Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite: Ballot count update »

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09:49 am | ELECTIONS BC on Wednesday announced it has received and screened 654,691 ballot packages or 41.9% of the 1.56 million…

May 20 2015 / Read More »

Seventeen street robberies in Abbotsford since January 1 »

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01:35 pm | ABBOTSFORD has had 17 street robberies since January 1 where victims were confronted in public places and cell phones,…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

OPINION: Canada stands out for reducing red tape »

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12:00 pm | BY LAURA JONES Executive Vice President Canadian Federation of Independent Business     SOMETIMES it takes talking to an…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

ICBC warning: Five cyclists injured every day during B.C. summer »

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11:00 am |   AS we near Bike to Work Week (May 25 to 31), ICBC is urging drivers to watch out…

May 19 2015 / Read More »

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2016 Ford F-150 pickup will be available with Class-Exclusive Compressed Natural Gas, Propane Capability. »

09:45 pm | Ford, North America’s truck leader, will offer the 2016 F-150 with an available gaseous-fuel prep package that enables 5.0-litre V8-powered models to run on clean, low-cost compressed natural gas or propane, making Ford the only manufacturer of a CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup. The 2016 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – with…

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Indian national charged with fraud in New York »

08:50 am | New York (IANS): An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the fraud. Rajesh Maddiwar, Mario Alvarenga and Amir Meiri were presented in Manhattan federal court before US Magistrate Judge Kevin Fox on Thursday. They each face…

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FC Edmonton – 1, Vancouver Whitecaps FC – 2: Laba’s stoppage-time winner lifts Vancouver to a 3-2 aggregate victory »

11:39 pm | EDMONTON: There’s never a dull moment in the Amway Canadian Championship. Vancouver Whitecaps FC moved one step closer to their first-ever Voyageurs Cup on Wednesday night, defeating FC Edmonton 2-1 in a thrilling second leg semifinal at Clarke Field. Pedro Morales scored early and red-hot FC Edmonton striker Tomi Ameobi equalized late, both from the penalty…

May 20 2015 / Read More »
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Hollywood actress Yeoh raises money for Nepal »

12:05 pm | Kathmandu (IANS): She was in Nepal as a tourist when the quake unleashed death and destruction in the Himalayan nation. Now actress Michelle Yeoh, famous for her roles in Oscar-winning “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and James Bond film “Tomorrow Never Dies”, is raising charity. “It’s not a one-month or one-year job but (will take) many…

May 17 2015 / Read More »

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Prashant Tiwari’s family alleges son died while Brampton hospital staff held potluck lunch, criminal charges now being explored »

09:12 am | THERE are new developments in the $12.5 million wrongful death and breach of privacy suit filed against Brampton Civic Hospital and members of its staff. The statement of claim in…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Cambridge Towel Company fined $50,000 after worker injured »

04:49 pm | KITCHENER: Cambridge Towel Company Inc., a manufacturer of towels based in Cambridge, has pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

First ever laser show to rock out at Yonge-Dundas Square with award-winning Monster Rock Orchestra »

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10:32 am | TORONTO: MonstrARTity’s upcoming production, Monster Rock Orchestra (MRO) presented by TD, is expected to bring thousands of people to Yonge-Dundas Square this Friday,…

May 21 2015 / Read More »
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New York woman jailed for 24 years for bias killing of Hindu »

08:48 am | New York (IANS): A New York woman who said she hates Hindus and killed a Hindu man by pushing him under a…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

Kulshan Kaur Gill among the first-ever class of foreign-trained doctors to receive naturopathy degree in Canada »

Kulshan Kaur Gill receives her degree from CCNM Dean Nick De Groot at the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall in Toronto on May 21. 

Photo by Peter Power

09:08 pm |   KULSHAN Kaur Gill of Edmonton was one of 18 international medical graduates (IMGs)who  were recognized as the first-ever foreign-educated doctors to receive…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Writers and human rights experts call on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression in world’s largest democracy »

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03:42 pm |   EARLIER this year, India’s Ministry of Home Affairs used an extensive arsenal of vague and overbroad laws to muzzle the world’s…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary observed »

09:56 am | New Delhi (IANS): Former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s death anniversary was on Thursday observed as “anti-terrorism day” to generate awareness about the…

May 21 2015 / Read More »

Indian national charged with fraud in New York »

08:50 am | New York (IANS): An Indian national along with two other people was charged with conspiracy to trick distressed homeowners into selling their residences and reaping millions of dollars through the…

May 22 2015 / Read More »

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