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Vancouver’s Arshpreet Chahal is 2015 Miss Teen Canada Petite Globe »

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01:00 pm |   ARSHPREET Chahal, 15, of Vancouver is 2015 Miss Teen Canada Petite Globe! The grade 9 student at Vancouver’s John Oliver Secondary had been featured in The VOICE last December when she was…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Brampton extortion case: Charges dropped against Zorawar Mahal »

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09:57 am | Charges against four of five accused now withdrawn in alleged extortion plot against realtor   BRAMPTON: The charge of criminal harassment against Zorawar Mahal, 25, in the alleged extortion plot against Brampton realtor…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Vancouver Police now targeting rival South Asian group involved in ongoing South Slope conflict »

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04:28 pm | BY RATTAN MALL   THE special security cameras that Vancouver Police had installed in the 1400-block of East 54 to keep a check on the main players of one of the two South…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Victoria’s far reaching tentacles into universities and local agencies »

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02:03 pm | BY DERMOD TRAVIS Executive Director  IntegrityBC     THE feud at the University of British Columbia over the sudden departure of president Arvind Gupta – one year into his 5-year term – is…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Toronto’s Anmol Tukrel has designed a search engine reportedly more accurate than Google »

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12:35 pm | TORONTO: Anmol Tukrel, a 16-year-old Indian-origin Canadian, has designed a personalised search engine which he claims is 47 percent more accurate than Google. The young student designed the search engine as part of…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Arvind Gupta’s resignation controversy: UBC’s Montalbano steps down for duration of investigation into Prof. Berdahl’s allegations »

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10:41 pm |   THE UBC Board of Governors on Tuesday announced that they accepted a request from their Chair, John Montalbano, to ask the Vice Chair, Alice Laberge, to assume the duties of Acting Chair…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Haryana Chief Minister Khattar woos Canadian investors with his ‘single roof’ policy »

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02:04 pm | Toronto (IANS): Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who wound up his visit to North America here on Monday, pitched his state as an investment destination to Canadians by citing its ‘unique character’ in…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Kidney Walk for Fraser Valley at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park on September 27 »

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01:25 pm |   THE Kidney Walk for Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation is an opportunity for patients on dialysis, organ transplant recipients, their families, living donors, the medical community, and the public to come together…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

NDP rules in B.C. as British Columbians are moving away from Conservatives »

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12:29 pm |   THE early days of the 2015 federal election campaign in Canada have not been particularly kind to the ruling Conservative Party, a new Insights West poll conducted August 20-24. The online survey…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Inaugural Sikh Youth Leadership Institute a success »

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10:00 am |   THE World Sikh Organization of Canada’s inaugural Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) concluded successfully in Calgary last week. After taking part in a rigorous application process, 20 Sikh youths between the ages…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Brampton North: Liberal Ruby Sahota slams Conservative MP Parm Gill for “lying” about her view on Old Age Security »

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01:55 pm | Gill accused of misleading voters by using only Ruby Dhalla’s first name    Toronto (IANS): Conservative MP Parm Gill has been accused of “lying” about a Liberal candidate’s views over pension policy for new…

Aug 24 2015 / Read More »

India announces 10-year tourist and business visa now available for Canadian nationals »

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08:45 am | TEN-YEAR multiple-entry tourist and business visas have been introduced for Canadian nationals with immediate effect, the Indian High Commission in Ottawa announced on Monday. Defence Minister Jason Kenney noted that this was the…

Aug 24 2015 / Read More »

Two-thirds say Harper is not telling the truth on Duffy, knew about cheque »

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03:45 pm | IN a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1,473 Canadian voters, among the two thirds who are following the Senator Mike Duffy trial in the media (68%), two…

Aug 22 2015 / Read More »
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$1-million raised for Canucks Autism Network at the 10th Annual Fishing for Kids Tournament »

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04:21 pm | THE West Coast Fishing Club announced on Thursday that the 10th Annual Fishing for Kids Tournament raised $1 million…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Fundraiser to help Abbotsford Police achieve goal of ‘Safest City in BC’: First annual “Breakfast with the Chief” fundraiser  »

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03:39 pm | “CRIME is Toast” presented by the Abbotsford Police Foundation (APF), will be held on October 28 to raise funds…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

National Trucking Week 2015: We’ll take truck drivers over driverless trucks »

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01:15 pm | BY LOUISE YAKO President & CEO British Columbia Trucking Association   NEWS articles earlier this year about driverless trucks…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

SkyTrain delays expected over next two weekends as sections of track are replaced »

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12:43 pm | TRANSLINK is replacing major sections of its 30-year-old SkyTrain track while keeping the service open for customers. The rail…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Langley RCMP looking for South Asian ‘Elvis’ in alleged sexual assault »

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11:32 am |   LANGLEY RCMP are seeking the the public’s assistance to identify an individual who allegedly assaulted a gas station…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Trudeau commits to largest infrastructure investment in Canadian history   »

Liberal candidates Sukh Dhaliwal (Surrey – Newton), Harjit Sajjan (Vancouver South), Randeep Sarai (Surrey Centre), Ken Hardie (Fleetwood-Port Kells), Jati Sidhu (Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon), Carla Qualtrough (Delta), John Aldag (Cloverdale-Langley City), Joy Davies (South Surrey – White Rock), and Jessie Adcock (Port Moody – Coquitlam) spoke about Trudeau's plan in Surrey on Thursday.

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09:04 am |   LIBERALS will strengthen the middle class, create jobs, and grow Canada’s economy by making historic new investments in…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Prime Minister Harper announces better foreign credential recognition »

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08:59 am | PRIME Minister Stephen Harper on Thursday announced that a re-elected Conservative government will make it faster, fairer and more…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Jessie Khatkar of Surrey has been found, say Surrey RCMP »

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05:20 am | SURREY RCMP have announced that Jessie Khatkar, who was reported missing on August 25 (Tuesday) and was last seen at…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Wide approval for “Life Means Life.” Still, half think it’s just an election ploy »

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02:15 pm |   IN a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1,440 Canadian voters, the majority…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Scholarships revamp recognizes diversity of student success »

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12:41 pm | HELPING students to succeed in a rapidly changing world is front and centre in the redesigned Provincial Scholarships Program…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Planning for the new St. Paul’s Hospital moves forward »

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10:53 am |   THE redevelopment of St. Paul’s Hospital took a big step forward with the selection of the professional services…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Trudeau-led government to invest in children and educators »

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10:18 am | A Liberal government will invest in our children by giving teachers and early childhood educators a new tax benefit…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Hands off my Internet, Dad: Building trust key to knowing what your kids are up to online »

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09:26 am | ALONG with notebooks and pencils, students are also increasingly packing smartphones and tablets in their school backpacks. And while…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Mulcair slams Harper over manufacturing job losses »

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01:04 pm | NDP Leader Tom Mulcair focused on his plan to kick-start manufacturing, support small businesses and create jobs, while blaming…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Hundreds of drivers get new Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline for just 10 cents per litre »

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12:46 pm |   HUNDREDS of excited drivers at two Shell stations in Metro Van​couver had the opportunity on Tuesday to try…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

CTV: The Amazing Race Canada takes off to Kolkata! »

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12:12 pm | FOR the second time this season, teams are leaving the borders of Canada, travelling approximately 11,573 kilometers from Saskatoon, and…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Superintendent Carol Bradley is new Operations Support Officer with Surrey RCMP »

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11:32 am |   SUPERINTENDENT Carol Bradley is the new Operations Support Officer with Surrey RCMP. Bradley is responsible for oversight of…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

Put vaccinations on the to-do list this back-to-school season »

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10:08 am | THE back-to-school season is a great time to review your family’s vaccinations.  Does anyone need to schedule an appointment?  …

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »

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2015 Beetle 1.8 TSI Convertible: Iconic Drop Top Offers Fun in the Sun »

04:04 pm | For 2015, the Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible still remains a cute and rather sexy looking stunner of a drop top. On the outside the first thing apparent is how bigger the Beetle is, with a more pleasing heft and weight to the design. The 2015 Beetle also has more rear headroom and a practical user-friendly…

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Seven Indians on Forbes Asia’s list of philanthropists »

01:50 pm | Washington (IANS): Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia’s ninth annual Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting some of the region’s most noteworthy givers from 13 countries across Asia Pacific. Among them is Kerela-born entrepreneur Sunny Varkey, who in June this year pledged at least half his estimated $2.25 billion dollar fortune to charity as part of…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Whitecaps win first-ever Voyageurs Cup: ‘Caps defeat Montreal Impact 2-0 to win Amway Canadian Championship »

11:21 pm | VANCOUVER:The drought is finally over. After 13 years of heartbreak, Vancouver Whitecaps FC won their first-ever Voyageurs Cup on Wednesday night at BC Place. The ‘Caps lifted the trophy in front of a crowd of 19,616 after defeating 10-men Montreal Impact 2-0 in the second leg of the Amway Canadian Championship Final, which sealed a…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »
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Shyamalan pins hopes on his new movie »

01:16 pm | New York (IANS): Acclaimed Indian-American filmmaker Manoj Night Shyamalan is set to return with a comedy thriller movie, a media report said on Wednesday. Set to be released on September 11, “The Visit” is an intimate family drama tucked inside a horror picture, the New York Times reported. Written, produced and directed by Shyamalan, the…

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Kidney Walk for Fraser Valley at Surrey’s Bear Creek Park on September 27 »

01:25 pm |   THE Kidney Walk for Kidney Transplantation and Organ Donation is an opportunity for patients on dialysis, organ transplant recipients, their families, living donors, the medical community, and the public to come together to raise awareness about the importance of kidney health and organ donation. Bring your family and friends and make a tangible difference…

Aug 25 2015 / Read More »
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Peel Police alert residents to distraction thefts »

12:36 pm | INVESTIGATORS from the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau are alerting people to distraction thefts that have been occurring in the Region of Peel. There have been several incidents where elderly victims have…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Peel Regional Police promote Crime Prevention Academy »

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11:11 am |   THE Crime Prevention Bureau at Peel Regional Police are offering a comprehensive learning session for interested community members. The Crime Prevention Academy…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Brampton extortion case: Charges dropped against Zorawar Mahal »

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09:57 am | Charges against four of five accused now withdrawn in alleged extortion plot against realtor   BRAMPTON: The charge of criminal harassment against…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at to host Islamic Convention in Mississauga »

01:45 pm | THE Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at will host an Islamic Convention on August 28, 29 and 30 at the International Centre in the Greater Toronto…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Toronto’s Anmol Tukrel has designed a search engine reportedly more accurate than Google »

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12:35 pm | TORONTO: Anmol Tukrel, a 16-year-old Indian-origin Canadian, has designed a personalised search engine which he claims is 47 percent more accurate than…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

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India successfully launches communication satellite in textbook style »

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10:19 am | Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) (IANS): India successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-6, which has several strategic applications, in textbook style on Thursday using…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Gujarat limps to normalcy under army watch »

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09:24 am | Ahmedabad (IANS): Ravaged by violence since Tuesday, Gujarat limped back to normalcy on Thursday even as the army was moved into three…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

Outpacing India, Pakistan may get 3rd largest nuclear arsenal: Report »

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09:21 am |   Washington (IANS): Far outpacing India in the development of nuclear warheads, Pakistan could have at least 350 nuclear weapons within a decade,…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

US court dismisses 1984 riots case against Sonia Gandhi »

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12:00 pm | New York (IANS): A US court of appeals in New York has affirmed a district court’s order and dismissed the November 1984…

Aug 26 2015 / Read More »

Seven Indians on Forbes Asia’s list of philanthropists »

01:50 pm | Washington (IANS): Seven Indians feature in Forbes Asia’s ninth annual Heroes of Philanthropy list, highlighting some of the region’s most noteworthy givers from 13 countries across Asia Pacific. Among them…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »
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Sheena murder: Cops quiz ex-lover, brother fears for life »

11:15 am | Mumbai/Guwahati (IANS): In a bid to get to the bottom of Sheena Bora’s murder, police on Thursday twice grilled Rahul Mukherjea, the victim’s ex-lover and son of former media tycoon Peter…

Aug 27 2015 / Read More »

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