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Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year

BILLIONAIRE fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the...

Federal Liberals appoint former MLA Richard Lee as their candidate in Burnaby South byelection

THE federal Liberal Party of Canada on Saturday announced that former BC Liberal MLA Richard T. Lee will be their candidate for Burnaby South...

City of Surrey selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People

THE City of Surrey has been selected as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for the eighth consecutive year. The City of Surrey...

Work starts on new emergency department at Eagle Ridge Hospital

BETTER emergency care for people in the Tri-Cities area is on the way as construction work begins on a new emergency department at Eagle...

BC Hydro warns customers about scams after record number of attempts to defraud in...

FRAUDSTERS posing as BC Hydro employees were 50 per cent more successful in their attempts to steal money in 2018 than 2017, leaving BC...

Lions Gate Hospital Foundation reaches $100-million mark

The state-of-the-art centre will be the largest facility on the LGH campus   LIONS Gate Hospital (LGH) Foundation announced this week that its campaign to build...

OPINION: Tackling the housing crisis to make B.C a better place to live, and...

BY FINANCE MINISTER & DEPUTY PREMIER CAROLE JAMES   YEARS of inaction on the B.C. housing crisis led to sky-high housing prices, drove people out of...

Celebration of Lohri: Highlighting equality of boys and girls

LOHRI is a cultural celebration mainly observed in the Punjab and by Punjabis around the globe. Originally, it was celebrated on the winter solstice,...

One B.C. family in the Punjabi community sets out to encourage others to be...

  Hepatitis C has a significant impact on immigrant populations    THIS year, Kamal, 23, and her mother Harpreet, 48, are celebrating a special bond. Both diagnosed...

Options Community Services Society selected to deliver settlement services to newcomers in Surrey

IMMIGRATION, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on Thursday said it works with many partners in the delivery of services to newcomers to Canada, and...

Slain Maple Ridge woman Jassi Sidhu’s mother and uncle to be extradited to India...

SLAIN Maple Ridge woman Jaswinder (Jassi) Kaur Sidhu’s mother Malkit Kaur Sidhu and uncle Surjit Singh Badesha will be soon extradited to...

Conservatives play the race card in Burnaby South byelection

SHAME on the Conservatives and Michelle Rempel, the party's critic for immigration, refugees and citizenship, for playing the race card in Burnaby where a...

Trudeau’s immaturity, insecurity and lack of grace highlighted by Karen Wang’s racist blunder

COMMON decency should have dictated to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that he should NOT have run a candidate against federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh...

Surjit Toor of Vancouver charged with murder in 2017 death of Maninder Singh Braich

VANCOUVER Police announced on Wednesday that they had made an arrest in a 2017 homicide that claimed the life of 38-year-old Vancouver resident Maninder...


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