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Journey after tragic death: Are you living with the traumatic loss of a loved one? Are you in need of support? »

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09:42 pm | WE hear a lot about murders, suicides and other tragic deaths in our community but no one to this point has stepped forward to support the grieving families and survivors of these heartbreaking…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: Big drama by shameless MLA Jenny Kwan and shameless NDP! »

Jenny Kwan

09:40 pm | YES, she’s back – after all that tearful drama when a shrewd Vancouver-Mount Pleasant MLA Kwan announced on March 21 that she would pay back $34,922 for travel expenses charged to Vancouver charity…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: Praise the Lord, bigoted Pauline Marois got kicked out by level-headed Quebeckers! »

Pauline Marois

08:31 pm | PAULINE Marois, who wanted to introduce the racist and bigoted charter of values in Quebec to harass minorities, was roundly booted out by level-headed Quebeckers on Monday. Not only did her party, Parti…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Miri Piri Wrestling Club wins three gold medals at Cadet / Juvenile Canadian Championships »

Miri Piri Wrestling Club

08:23 pm | MIRI Piri Wrestling Club of B.C. won three gold medals – the most by South Asian wrestlers – at the Cadet / Juvenile Canadian Championships in Guelph, Ontario, last weekend. Justin Gill got…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Auction of the ‘sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ raises cautionary concerns »

Mullock’s sword.

08:05 pm | THE recent story of Canadian real estate developer Bob Dhillon purchasing the ‘sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ at auction last month for reportedly close to six figures has been making the news lately…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

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07:50 pm | VANCOUVER POLICE BELIEVE JEWELLERY HEIST WAS BY ORGANIZED GROUP: Vancouver Police sources tell me that last week’s Bharti Art Jewellers on Main Street and East 50th Avenue in broad daylight was the work…

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Taxes are certain, and compliance and education are essential »

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07:46 pm | OLIVER Wendell Holmes Jr., the great American Supreme Court Justice of the early 20th century, once stated that “taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.” Whether it is the roads we…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Brampton couple welcome new baby and $18.7 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot within a month »

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07:43 pm | BRAMPTON residents, Jaspreet and Gurbhej Sran went from being new parents to also being new millionaires in the span of three weeks. The couple, who rarely play the lottery, purchased a Lotto 6/49…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Vancouver Police honour the memory of Constable Paul Sanghera through soccer »

Constable Paul Sanghera

07:40 pm | THE Vancouver Police Soccer and Service Club this week held the 31st anniversary of the Paul Sanghera High School Indoor Soccer Tournament that honours a fallen member who tragically lost his life in…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Foundation Chair says funds from foundation were not used to pay KPU executives »

KEN Hahn, Chair, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Foundation

07:37 pm | KEN Hahn, Chair, Kwantlen Polytechnic University Foundation, in an email to The VOICE this week said that funds from foundation were not used to pay KPU executives. Hahn said: “You may be aware…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »
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Councillor Barinder Rasode ditches Surrey First, saying independent voices no longer encouraged or respected »

FRONT BARINDER RASODE

08:36 am | SURREY Councillor Barinder Rasode has quit Surrey First, saying that independent voices are no longer encouraged or respected. The…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

Sher-E-Punjab Radio issues pledge: “Come and participate, leave a hero” »

OTHERS SHER E PUNJAB

08:18 pm | WITH a new year, Sher-E-Punjab Radio, leader of Dastar Celebration, has announced it’s 12th annual turban tying free event…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

RCMP arrest 19-year-old Western University student over Heartbleed SIN theft from CRA systems »

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01:53 pm | RCMP’S National Division Integrated Technological Crime Unit (ITCU) has charged 19-year-old Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes of London, Ontario, in relation…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

Surrey RCMP celebrate Vaisakhi Day, caution parents to take care of kids »

SURREY RCMP Vaisakhi

01:29 pm | ON Saturday, April 19, the Surrey RCMP will be participating in this year’s Surrey Vaisakhi Parade, one of the…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »

Field Hockey: Canadian men and women win gold at 2014 Indoor Pan Am Cup »

HOCKEY INDOOR

03:28 pm | The Canadian men’s and women’s indoor national field hockey teams have booked their tickets to Leipzig, Germany for the…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Field Hockey: Two South Asians in men’s roster named for upcoming champions challenge in Malaysia »

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03:21 pm | THE Canadian Men’s National Program has named 18 elite athletes to a team that will travel to Kuantan, Malaysia,…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Kirpan to be accommodated at Canadian missions across the world »

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11:43 am | THE World Sikh Organization of Canada on Monday announced the release of accommodation guidelines for the kirpan in Canadian…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »

Dashmesh Darbar Gurdwara and RCMP all prepared for Surrey’s Khalsa Day Parade »

Dashmesh Darbar Gurdwara and RCMP

07:34 pm | VAISAKHI, a religious event commemorating the birth of the Khalsa in 1699, plays a key role in our society…

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Surrey Khalsa Parade launches huge charity food drive »

07:32 pm | THE world’s largest Vaisakhi parade, the Surrey Khalsa Day Parade, will be undertaking a significant drive as part of…

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Vaisakhi greetings from Prime Minister, Official Opposition Leader, Premier »

PRIME Minister Stephen Harper

07:31 pm | PRIME Minister Stephen Harper has issued the following statement to mark Vaisakhi: “On this day, Laureen and I offer…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Nesika Awards honour multicultural champions »

Nesika Awards

07:28 pm | THE fifth annual Provincial Nesika Awards proved that multiculturalism is flourishing in British Columbia. More than 400 people attended…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Parmeet Matharu, Nimrit Plaha, Sukhjot Bains among five awarded Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic scholarships »

Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic

07:25 pm | THREE South Asians were among the five athletes who received this year’s Surrey RCMP Basketball Classic scholarships which were…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

South Asian woman charged with murdering female neighbour in Ottawa »

Gurpreet Ronald

07:22 pm | A South Asian has been charged with murdering her neighbour in south Ottawa. Gurpreet Ronald, 34, accused of killing…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Million Dollar Arm: Help yourself to free tickets for April 17 show in Surrey »

Million Dollar Arm

07:19 pm | WALT Disney Studios Canada are holding advance screenings of their upcoming film, Million Dollar Arm, throughout the Vancouver area.…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Surrey Board of Trade appoints Arvinder Singh Bubber as honorary director »

Arvinder Singh Bubber

07:15 pm | THE Surrey Board of Trade this week announced the honorary director appointment of Arvinder Singh Bubber to its Board…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

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2014 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW DRAWS RECORD CROWDS »

12:14 pm | Vancouver, BC – The most important event for the auto industry in British Columbia, the Vancouver International Auto Show, released the 2014 attendance numbers of 84,506 for the six-day event. This is a 5% increase from the 2013 Show. The 2014 Vancouver International Auto Show featured over 400 vehicles from 30 international brands. From luxury…

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Councillor Barinder Rasode ditches Surrey First, saying independent voices no longer encouraged or respected »

08:36 am | SURREY Councillor Barinder Rasode has quit Surrey First, saying that independent voices are no longer encouraged or respected. The VOICE had learned of Rasode’s move on Tuesday, but had been requested by her to keep it under wraps until her official announcement. In a letter to fellow councilors she wrote: “I joined Surrey First in…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »
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Field Hockey: Canadian men and women win gold at 2014 Indoor Pan Am Cup »

03:28 pm | The Canadian men’s and women’s indoor national field hockey teams have booked their tickets to Leipzig, Germany for the 2015 Indoor World Cup next February after capturing double gold at the 2014 Indoor Pan American Cup this past weekend in Montevideo, Uruguay. The men defeated cross-border rival, the United States while the women were victorious…

Apr 14 2014 / Read More »
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Million Dollar Arm: Help yourself to free tickets for April 17 show in Surrey »

07:19 pm | WALT Disney Studios Canada are holding advance screenings of their upcoming film, Million Dollar Arm, throughout the Vancouver area. Million Dollar Arm stars Jon Hamm, who plays a sports agent that travels to India, hoping to find the country’s best young cricket players, to provide an opportunity of a lifetime to – travel to America,…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »
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Sher-E-Punjab Radio issues pledge: “Come and participate, leave a hero” »

08:18 pm | WITH a new year, Sher-E-Punjab Radio, leader of Dastar Celebration, has announced it’s 12th annual turban tying free event at Surrey’s Grand Taj Banquet Hall at 12 p.m. on Friday, April 18. After 11 fantastic years of unparalleled success, they have packed this special event with more excitement. This year, you will still see your…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
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11:15 am |     SO WHAT’S UP IN SURREY?: Things have been developing over the past many months in Surrey’s civic politics as various councillors and would-be councillors and mayoral hopefuls have…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

Councillor Barinder Rasode ditches Surrey First, saying independent voices no longer encouraged or respected »

FRONT BARINDER RASODE

08:36 am | SURREY Councillor Barinder Rasode has quit Surrey First, saying that independent voices are no longer encouraged or respected. The VOICE had learned…

Apr 17 2014 / Read More »

Sher-E-Punjab Radio issues pledge: “Come and participate, leave a hero” »

OTHERS SHER E PUNJAB

08:18 pm | WITH a new year, Sher-E-Punjab Radio, leader of Dastar Celebration, has announced it’s 12th annual turban tying free event at Surrey’s Grand…

Apr 16 2014 / Read More »
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Auction of the ‘sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ raises cautionary concerns »

Mullock’s sword.

08:05 pm | THE recent story of Canadian real estate developer Bob Dhillon purchasing the ‘sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’ at auction last month for…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Registered NRI voters overseas will have to wait for future elections »

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08:47 am | New Delhi (IANS): NRIs who are registered voters in India will not be able to vote from their foreign locations as Supreme Court…

Apr 11 2014 / Read More »

Australian aircraft detects possible signal in MH370 hunt »

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11:31 pm | Canberra, Australia (IANS): A Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) AP-3C Orion aircraft has detected a possible signal consistent with the missing jet in…

Apr 10 2014 / Read More »
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UPDATED REGULARLY: Underwater search for missing Malaysian plane continues »

11:58 am | Canberra, April 15 (IANS) A mini-sub hunting for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was prepared to make a second mission to the remote Indian Ocean seabed Tuesday, officials said. The Bluefin-21…

Apr 15 2014 / Read More »

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