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Yes, it will be journalist Harpreet Singh vs MP Jinny Sims vs ex-MP Sukh Dhaliwal in Surrey-Newton?  »

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07:19 pm | THE Conservative Party confirmed on Thursday that journalist Harpreet Singh is their candidate in Surrey-Newton in the upcoming federal election. Harpreet had two weeks ago, while announcing his intentions to seek the Conservative…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

Many container truck drivers upset, Port Metro Vancouver says changes needed for stability, NDP raises issue in Parliament (update) »

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01:34 pm | MANY angry container truck drivers and company owners held an open meeting on Tuesday at Surrey’s Grand Taj Banquet Hall to demand a solution to the crisis they are facing following denial of…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: Rogers delivers live pay-per-view coverage of all 49 matches February 13 – March 28 »

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11:29 am | CANADIAN cricket fans are receiving a front-row seat to one of the world’s popular sporting events this February as Rogers delivers live pay-per-view coverage of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.  Bell, MTS,…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

Young South Asians at increased risk of Type 2 diabetes »

 

 

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10:30 am | A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased in people under 30, even surpassing Type 1 diabetes. The study, titled “Diabetes in…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

South Asian truck driver killed in fiery crash on Highway 99 in Delta »

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04:17 pm | THE driver of a commercial gravel truck pulling a trailer travelling southbound on Highway 99 in Delta was fatally injured when he lost control and hit the centre divider during rush hour traffic…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Province says it’s ensuring fair compensation for truckers, resolving issues of undercutting »

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01:47 pm | THE Government of B.C. announced on Wednesday that it is making two changes to the minimum rates in order to create a fair and equitable system that will provide a living wage for…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

World Sikh Organization helps student barred from wearing kirpan at Law School Admission Test »

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12:20 pm | THE World Sikh Organization of Canada has successfully assisted a Sikh student barred from wearing his kirpan into the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Ishwer Singh Basra, an amritdhari (initiated) Sikh, was scheduled…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Pretty good consolation prize for defeated Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode »

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03:10 pm | DEFEATED Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode has received a pretty good consolation prize: she has been appointed to the Fraser Health board of directors. Although that news was circulating in the South Asian…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »

New gang prevention videos aim to end gang life in British Columbia (with video links) »

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12:55 pm | Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich on Thursday warned teens dealing drugs at a low level to get out of it now and announced a Youth Help Line. That is because other gangs, unable…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »

RATTAN’S RUMBLE: How come Premier Christy Clark and her Liberals failed to send Republic Day of India greetings?! »

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11:27 pm | WHAT the hell are Premier Christy Clark’s highly paid publicity dudes up to? Asleep at the switch or too busy planning how to slam those annoying NDP guys who are always digging up…

Jan 26 2015 / Read More »

Fushpinder Singh Brar of Surrey arrested and charged in 2006 homicide of Mahdi Halane (Exclusive arrest photo) »

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09:40 pm | SURREY RCMP announced on Saturday that an arrest has been made and charges have been laid in a historic homicide dating back to 2006. During the early morning hours of October 14, 2006, Mahdi…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

RCMP bosses need to properly equip and train their officers to ensure their safety, says Kash Heed »

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02:08 pm | BY RATTAN MALL   KASH Heed, former B.C. solicitor general, told The VOICE this week that the RCMP need to properly equip and train their officers and ensure they have proper backup when…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »

Islamaphobia is more to be feared than neo-Nazis, says former white supremacist »

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01:43 pm | BY INDIRA PRAHST Instructor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology Langara College Vancouver   ALTHOUGH some say that neo-Nazis are thriving, Tony McAleer, former organizer for the White Aryan Resistance and Executive Director of…

Jan 23 2015 / Read More »
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SFU student Gursher Sidhu selected by The Next 36 for 2015 cohort »

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07:38 pm | SIMON Fraser University undergraduate student Gursher Sidhu has been named to the 2015 cohort of The Next 36, a…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

Additional witnesses sought to series of motor vehicle collisions in Surrey on Tuesday night »

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01:27 pm | SURREY RCMP announced Thursday they were seeking additional witnesses to a series of motor vehicle collisions involving the same…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

​ICBC’s top fraud files of 2014: 131 charges advanced to Crown counsel against 100 defendants »

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10:57 am | An exaggerated injury claim refuted by a travel blog; a hit-and-run victim turned perpetrator; and a false identity detected…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

B.C. Liberals need to change course after a decade of ignoring truckers »

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10:40 am | BY JOHN HORGAN B.C. New Democrat Leader   THIS week, 600 hard-working container truck drivers lost their jobs. While…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

17-year-old South Asian wounded in targeted shooting on Sunday in Surrey lucky to be alive (update) »

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10:00 am | A 17-year-old was initially in serious but stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds last Sunday in what was apparently…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

Male picked up by police after female sustains head injuries at Surrey residence  (update) »

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10:00 am | A male is in custody after a woman sustained head injuries at a residence in the 12800 block of 100th…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

Vancouver Police officer arrested in domestic-related assault incident »

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04:33 pm | AN off-duty Vancouver Police officer has been arrested for allegations of assault and unlawful confinement in Maple Ridge. On…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Famous mural about the Punjab region comes to Surrey Art Gallery »

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11:57 am | Orijit Sen: From Punjab, with Love January 31−August 2   AN awe-inspiring mural from renowned Indian graphic artist and…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Top 10 most influential brands in Canada: Google retains top spot for third year, Samsung enters Top 10 »

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09:59 am | THE Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA www.icacanada.ca) in partnership with Ipsos Reid (www.ipsos.ca) on Wednesday unveiled the Top 10…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

BC leads western provinces in organ donation and transplants »

09:13 am | THERE were 326 transplants performed in British Columbia in 2014, providing a new chance at life for patients on the…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Surrey businessman Ajit Singh Gill fined for failing to file tax returns »

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08:35 am | CANADA Revenue Agency (CRA) announced on Wednesday that businessman Ajit Singh Gill pleaded guilty in Surrey Provincial Court on…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

ON THE ROAD with HARVEY: A New Year’s resolution worth making »

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05:15 pm | BY HARVEY KOONER ICBC Road Safety Coordinator   WE often start a new year with the same list of…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »

Surrey needs more mental health care; Forry wants federal ministry of mental health »

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04:41 pm | BY JINNY SIMS MP for Newton-North Delta   THIS past November, alongside my friend and colleague, MLA Sue Hammell,…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »

South Asian youth suspect arrested following multiple personal robberies »

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01:11 pm | RCMP have arrested a Surrey male youth in connection to multiple personal robberies in the City of Surrey. Sources…

Jan 27 2015 / Read More »

Multiculturalism Minister Kenney extends best wishes for Republic Day of India »

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02:30 pm |   JASON Kenney, Minister for Multiculturalism, on Monday extended his best wishes for a happy Republic Day to everyone…

Jan 26 2015 / Read More »

B.C. case of H7N9 avian influenza in Canada confirmed »

11:30 am | FEDERAL Health Minister Rona Ambrose, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Gregory Taylor, B.C. Health Minister Terry Lake and…

Jan 26 2015 / Read More »

Jenny Kwan announces she will seek NDP nomination for Vancouver East federal riding »

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03:57 pm | AS reported on this website last Friday, Jenny Kwan, NDP MLA from Vancouver-Mount Pleasant, announced on Sunday that she…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

Obama visit: India, US achieve breakthrough in civil nuclear deal »

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09:36 am |   New Delhi (IANS): India and the US Sunday announced the much-anticipated breakthrough agreement on commercial implementation of their…

Jan 25 2015 / Read More »

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03:16 pm | Last year Nissan Group in Canada achieved several sales milestones with 115,445 units sold, an increase of 26.1 per cent and growing market share to 6.2 per cent from 5.2 per cent in 2013. The Nissan brand surpassed the 100,000 mark for the first time with sales of 105,154, an increase of 27.3 per cent.…

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Bollywood myths help Indian stalker escape conviction (Can you believe this nonsense?!) »

03:51 pm | Sydney (IANS): An Indian stalker’s excuse that Bollywood films encouraged him to excessively approach women helped him avoid conviction in the Australian island state of Tasmania, a media report said Thursday. A judge in the Tasmania capital Hobart took into account “the cultural background” of 32-year-old Sandesh Baliga and let him go with a restraining…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
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2015 ICC Cricket World Cup: Rogers delivers live pay-per-view coverage of all 49 matches February 13 – March 28 »

11:29 am | CANADIAN cricket fans are receiving a front-row seat to one of the world’s popular sporting events this February as Rogers delivers live pay-per-view coverage of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.  Bell, MTS, SaskTel, Shaw / Shaw Direct and TELUS subscribers can also enjoy access to pay-per-view coverage of the tournament. The 2015 ICC Cricket…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »
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03:34 pm | True Patriot! There’s an old classic Beatles tune called Can’t Buy Me Love. Money is the first word of this catchy lyric and some wise men/women believe cash is the root of all evil. Don’t try telling that to one of the leading characters in Foxcatcher, a dynamic tale from Sony Pictures Classics now showing…

Jan 24 2015 / Read More »
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Young South Asians at increased risk of Type 2 diabetes »

10:30 am | A new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows Type 2 diabetes has drastically increased in people under 30, even surpassing Type 1 diabetes. The study, titled “Diabetes in the young: A population-based study of South Asian, Chinese, and white people,” (Ke, C., Sohal, P., Qian, H., Quan, H, Khan, N.)…

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Suspect arrested in 2011 fatal Mississauga gas station fail to remain collision »

09:49 am |   MISSISSAUGA: An arrest has been made in the 2011 fail to remain collision that claimed the life of a gas station attendant. On Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 4:54 p.m.,…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Innisfil company fined $30,000; worker not using safety equipment »

09:25 am | BARRIE: Jebco Industries Inc., a company that operates a coatings, linings and moulding facility in Innisfil, has pleaded guilty and has been fined…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Two 18-year-old males face 145 charges each in multiple mischiefs »

09:23 am |   BRAMPTON: Investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau of Peel Regional Police have arrested two males responsible for damaging many properties…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »
Wetlands for our future – World Wetlands Day   » CBSA seize 17 kg of suspected heroin from Pakistan at Toronto Pearson International Airport » Parm Gill is now Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade » General Motors of Canada fined $160,000 after worker injured at Oshawa plant »

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Block sex determination test ads: SC to Google, Yahoo, Microsoft »

03:36 pm | New Delhi (IANS): The Supreme Court Wednesday directed search engines Google, Microsoft and Yahoo not to advertise, or sponsor any advertisement, on…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Kiran Bedi has two voter ID cards »

10:34 am | New Delhi (IANS): BJP’s chief ministerial candidate in Delhi assembly polls Kiran Bedi has two voter identity cards from separate addresses here,…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Jaishankar is new foreign secretary, Sujatha Singh’s tenure curtailed »

10:32 am | New Delhi (IANS): The Narendra Modi government Wednesday appointed India’s envoy in the US, S. Jaishankar, as the new foreign secretary, replacing…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »

Vodafone case: Government not to contest Bombay High Court order  »

10:29 am | New Delhi (IANS): The government Wednesday decided not to contest a Bombay High Court ruling that telecom major Vodafone was not liable…

Jan 28 2015 / Read More »
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Bollywood myths help Indian stalker escape conviction (Can you believe this nonsense?!) »

03:51 pm | Sydney (IANS): An Indian stalker’s excuse that Bollywood films encouraged him to excessively approach women helped him avoid conviction in the Australian island state of Tasmania, a media report said…

Jan 29 2015 / Read More »

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