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Saturday, August 19, 2017

What’s happening at the George Mackie Library

Dogs make very supportive listeners!  On Saturday, August 19 from 2 pm – 3 pm at the George Mackie Library, Paws 4 Stories promotes improvement in children’s reading skills. When a child...

ROAR REPORT: Offence sputters in loss to rival Stampeders

BY MATT BAKER IT was a similar story early on and almost a remarkably different ending. At the end of the day, the result was...

One Canadian was killed and four were injured in terrorist attack...

PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday confirmed that the August 17 terrorist attack in Barcelona claimed the life of a Canadian and injured four others. In...

B.C. EVENTS: For the week of Saturday, August 19

    (These are FREE listings. Your submission must be emailed by Wednesday night in typed form. Please do not send posters. Email:[email protected])       OCI Card Deadline Extended   Deadline...

OBITUARY: HARSIMRAN KOONER

  OBITUARY   HARSIMRAN KOONER   Harsimran Kooner, 58, village Rurkri, district Jalandhar (Punjab) died suddenly on August 7. He is survived by wife Gurkamaljot Kaur Kooner, son Jagvir Singh...

14 dead in twin attacks as Spanish police launch manhunt

Barcelona (AFP): Spanish police hunted on Friday for the driver who ploughed a van into crowds of pedestrians on a busy avenue in Barcelona,...

Harinder Dhaliwal of Brampton sentenced to 20 years in U.S. prison...

HARINDER Dhaliwal, 47, of Brampton, Ontario, who was convicted of conspiracy to export from the U.S. five kilograms or more of cocaine, was sentenced...

Sikh Motorcycle Club’s memorandum to RCMP

THE following is the B.C. Sikh Motorcycle Club's memorandum that was presented to Assistant Commissioner Dwayne McDonald, Officer in Charge of Surrey RCMP, on Wednesday...

UN strongly condemns ‘barbaric’ terrorist attack in Spain

  UPDATE: Five suspected terrorists, wearing explosive belts, were killed by Spanish police in the town of Cambrils to stop a vehicle attack, after an earlier...

In rare move, US military leaders condemn racism, extremism

  Washington (PTI): The United States' top general and five of the Joint Chiefs of Staff have bluntly spoken out against white supremacy and bigotry,...

ONTARIO: Mikael Singh and Monifa Daley of Mississauga face numerous firearm-...

INVESTIGATORS from Ontario's Peel Regional Police Street Crime Gang Unit have arrested a male and a female for numerous drug- and firearm-related offences. During a...

Dhak Group’s ID: Beads like white gold balls with Chinese characters

AS reported earlier, former associates of the three men who have been charged with the first-degree murder of Red Scorpion gang leader Jonathan Bacon...

City of Vancouver clarifies the situation regarding Saturday’s planned protests

AHEAD of Saturday’s planned protests, the City of Vancouver announced on Thursday that it continues to work with the Vancouver Police Department to monitor...

Surrey chiropractor Maninder Singh Badyal sentenced to pay nearly $20,000 for...

A B.C. Provincial Court judge has found a Surrey chiropractor guilty of committing fraud over $5,000, billing ICBC for treatments that were never performed. Dr....

Vancouver Police warn public after women groped on or near seawall

VANCOUVER Police on Thursday issue a warning to the public after a series of groping incidents while women were walking on or near the...

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS): 5th Garden Fun Fair in...

Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS) will be holding the 5th Garden Fun Fair at its headquarter in Scarborough. The CICS community, agency partners,...

OPINION: It is time British Columbians got a break

BY PREMIER JOHN HORGAN     FOR most people in BC, life has become too expensive. People have been working harder, but falling further behind. That’s not...

World Sikh Organization holds 3rd annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute in...

  THE World Sikh Organization of Canada held its third annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) in Ottawa this past weekend. After taking part in...

‘Hum Sab Ek Hain’ – a song based on unity and...

Launch of song on August 15 in Mumbai ‘HUM Sab Ek Hain,’ released by Trinity Sounds Pvt Ltd in association with Ashram of Life, a...