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UK Extends Work Visas For Indian, Foreign Doctors Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

UK Extends Work Visas For Indian, Foreign Doctors Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

LONDON – In a relief to foreign doctors, including from India, whose visas were set to expire in October this year, the UK government has extended the deadline by one year amid the country’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.   The UK government on Tuesday confirmed that foreign doctors, including from India, whose visas are […]

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COVID-19 – It’s A Good Time As Any For A Personal Introspection   

COVID-19 – It’s A Good Time As Any For A Personal Introspection   

  By Zile Singh – Ambassador (Retd.)   “Yesterday is gone, Tomorrow has not yet come.  We have only today.  Let us begin ‘an introspection’. – St. Mother Teresa.   COVID-19 is a ruthless hard taskmaster. It is a Master because it has taught a lesson to the whole world across political, economic, social and […]

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Can You Cancel A Car Accident Claim?

Can You Cancel A Car Accident Claim?

  By Abby Pang Associate Lawyer, Simpson, Thomas & Associates   The ICBC car accident claims process can be complicated and time-consuming. If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in BC, you may be debating whether to file an insurance claim, or you may have started an ICBC claim and wonder if […]

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Tearful Goodbye To Sikhs Killed in Kabul Attack

Tearful Goodbye To Sikhs Killed in Kabul Attack

LUDHIANA – Two Ludhiana-based Sikhs, namely Shankar Singh of Chhawni Mohalla and Jiwan Singh of Nanak Nagar, who were among the 23 killed in the deadly gurdwara attack in Kabul, were today cremated in Daresi. Manjit, brother-in-law of deceased Shankar Singh, said the latter had gone to Kabul about eight years back where he was […]

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April Is Sikh Heritage Month!

April Is Sikh Heritage Month!

Prime Minister used his daily COVID-19 update to thank Canadian Sikhs for their contribution to the Virus fight by providing free food and other essential services to Canadians. He also took the opportunity to wish all Canadians Happy Sikh Heritage Month, which kicked off on Wednesday, April 1. Surrey-Newton MP’s Private Member’s Bill C-376 to […]

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Realtors Using Masks, Gloves And A Waiver During COVID-19 Showings

Realtors Using Masks, Gloves And A Waiver During COVID-19 Showings

The benchmark price of a home in Metro Vancouver rose by 2.1 percent in March compared to the same month last year. But the vast majority of sales happened in the first two weeks of March, when the spring market was still booming. By the final 10 days of the month, sales had dropped off […]

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Health Dept Now Says Over 55K NRIs Arrived In Punjab

Health Dept Now Says Over 55K NRIs Arrived In Punjab

Officials told to quarantine all those who came after Jan 30. PATIALA – After initially stating the number of passengers who arrived in the state in the last about two months at one lakh, the Health Department has now found that the actual number of such persons is 55,669. The department has raised concern as […]

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Criticism Hits MPs’ Self-Voted Pay Hike for MPs Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Criticism Hits MPs’ Self-Voted Pay Hike for MPs Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

On April 1, members of Canada’s House of Commons and Senate will get an automatic salary increase, according to standing legislation. As a result, each MP will get at least an extra CA$ 3750. TORONTO – Canada’s government is getting panned for allowing a pay hike for members of Parliament to go through even as […]

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SOCIAL DISTANCING: Brampton Looks To Issue Big Fine To Homeowner Of Backyard Party

SOCIAL DISTANCING: Brampton Looks To Issue Big Fine To Homeowner Of Backyard Party

“The first night of these new fines, bylaw with the assistance of Peel police, laid their first fine and it’s not going to be the minimum .. . it’s going to go straight to court and will be up to a judge to decide. (The fine) could be up to $100,000,” said Brampton Mayor Patrick […]

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Many Indo-Canadians Not Opting To Take Canada’s Expensive $2900 Return Flight Out Of India  

Many Indo-Canadians Not Opting To Take Canada’s Expensive $2900 Return Flight Out Of India  

TORONTO – An estimated 25,000 Canadian passport holders and PRs remained in India at the time the lockdown to help curb spread of Covid-19 was imposed and as international flights petered out, there was no opportunity for them to return to Canada. But Canada’s recently announced first 6 flights at a steep cost of $2900 […]

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