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Friday, October 20, 2017

OBITUARY: AVTAR SINGH SANDHU

  OBITUARY AVTAR SINGH SANDHU   Avtar Singh Sandhu passed away at the age of 86 on October 16.  Originally from Bilga village, Jalandhar district, Punjab, he...

OBITUARY: HARDEV SINGH SANDHU

OBITUARY   HARDEV SINGH SANDHU   Funeral service for Hardev Singh Sandhu will take place on Sunday, October 22 at 2 p.m. at Five Rivers Funeral Home...

B.C. EVENTS: For the week of Saturday, October 21

    (These are FREE listings. Submit your event at [email protected])     MOSAIC’s Immigrant Professionals Conference   2017 Theme: Take Control of Your Career! Find out how other immigrants succeeded...

Sukh Dhaliwal introduces bill designating April as Sikh Heritage Month

Bill celebrates the contributions of Sikh Canadians to Canada and protects Sikh Canadian history     SURREY MP Sukh Dhaliwal introduced Bill C-376 that would designate the...

Herb Dhaliwal says he won’t enter BC Liberal leadership race

FORMER federal minister Herb Dhaliwal announced on Friday that he has decided not to run for the BC Liberal leadership. Those who are still in...

Husband of murdered Abbotsford woman pleads guilty to conspiracy to commit...

ON April 27, 2009, members of the Abbotsford Police Department were called to the 34000-block of Townshipline Road for a report of a female...

Canada-based Non-Resident Indian Balkaran Singh Bhullar shot dead in Punjab

  CANADA-BASED Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Balkaran Singh Bhullar, 57, was shot dead outside his farmhouse near Balluana in Fazilika District on Thursday. The Tribune newspaper reported...

OPINION: 100 days of building a better B.C.

BY B.C. PREMIER JOHN HORGAN     OCTOBER 26 marks the first 100 days of our new government. We’re getting to work to make life more affordable,...

OPINION: B.C. Hydro’s little fibs on Site C

BY DERMOD TRAVIS Executive Director IntegrityBC    THE hissing sound you may hear is the unmistakable sound of the air coming out of Site C's tires. As the...

ON THE ROAD: Shining light on pedestrian safety

BY HARVEY KOONER ICBC Road Safety Coordinator   DIWALI, the festival of lights, symbolizes the championing of light over darkness. It’s one of my favourite celebrations and...

Surrey RCMP ask for public’s help in identifying suspect in two...

SURREY RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying an alleged suspect in a pair of sexual assaults that occurred in the Clayton...

Can you survive alone for at least 72-hours if the ‘Big...

THE City of Vancouver on Thursday reminded residents that personal preparedness and community support are key to survival after an earthquake To mark Shake Out...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s greetings on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas

https://youtu.be/iITW4ammXbw   PRIME Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday issued the following statement on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas: “Today Hindu, Sikh, Jain, and Buddhist communities in...

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver introduces ride-hailing legislation for third time

GREEN Party Leader Andrew Weaver on Thursday introduced his Ridesharing Enabling Act for the third time. Weaver previously introduced the bill twice under the...

Supreme Court of Canada upholds fairness and Charter rights in immigration...

THE Supreme Court of Canada in its unanimous decision in Tran v. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness released on Thursday ruled that...

MP Deepak Obhrai hosts 17th National Diwali Celebration on Parliament Hill

MP Deepak Obhrai hosted the 17th National Diwali Celebration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday (October 18). Obhrai was joined by Andrew Scheer, Leader...

British Columbians would legalize marijuana, but not other drugs

  79% of those of South Asian descent endorse legalization of marijuana   WHILE a large proportion of British Columbians continues to voice support for the legalization...

Shooting in Surrey’s Whalley area

SURREY RCMP are currently on scene in the Whalley area of Surrey for a report of shots being fired. At approximately 9 p.m. on Wednesday...

Indian national with pending charges in New York arrested after detainers...

NEW YORK: An Indian national, who has pending charges for assault, forcible touching, sexual abuse and harassment, is among five aliens from as many countries...




 

 

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