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UFV Wrestling Program Hosts India’s National Coach PR Sondhi

UFV Wrestling Program Hosts India’s National Coach PR Sondhi

UFV Wrestling coaches Arjan Bhullar and Raj Virdi have spent the last year building a CIS team from the ground up at a university that has never before had a wrestling program. For most coaches that would be enough of a challenge, but Bhullar and Virdi are men of significant vision. Their [...]

September 26th, 2014 | Posted in International, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, Sports, Top News | Read More »

Dining With Royalty!

Dining With Royalty!

A special invitation dinner was held at Mission Hill Family Estate winery in honour of Their Royal Highnesses, The Earl and Countess of Wessex’s visit to Canada. Prince Edward, the youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, was accompanied by  his wife, Countess Sophie Rhys-Jones.

The only Indo-Canadian business leaders invited to this [...]

September 26th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect

Relations Between India And America Should Be Based Upon Equality And Mutual Respect

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to America is very important not only for relations between India and the U.S., but it is also very important for the peace and security of Asia and the rest of the world. However, India should be very cautious and realistic about US global policies as [...]

September 26th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

WSO Announces New Director Of Development

WSO Announces New Director Of Development

TORONTO – The World Sikh Organization of Canada announced the hiring of Jaskaran Singh Sandhu as Director of Development. Sandhu is a Toronto area lawyer and community activist who earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 2008, and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Windsor Law School in 2011.
As [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Strike Over But Real Work For Parents, Students And Teachers Begins Now

Strike Over But Real Work For Parents, Students And Teachers Begins Now

VANCOUVER – While the prolonged teachers strike has come to an end and thereby ending the unnecessary suffering parents and students as well as teachers had to go through but with three weeks missed in this school year and two weeks missed at the end of the last one – there is much work to [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

South Asians With HIV Get New Peer Support Group

South Asians With HIV Get New Peer Support Group

VANCOUVER – A new peer support group is being created to help members of Metro Vancouver’s South Asian community living with HIV.
Dr. Farah Shroff is working with the Positive Living Association of BC to launch the group, reported CKNW news.
She says there is still a lot of stigma surrounding HIV in the South Asian community.
“A [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Is My Boyfriend Cheating? Ask Paarull

Is My Boyfriend Cheating? Ask Paarull

If you have a question about your relationship that bothers you and you don’t know who to ask, the LINK has you covered. Ask Paarull at paarullb@gmail.com!
My boyfriend of four years has been acting weird lately! He maintains a distance from me physically and is always making excuses when I ask him to meet? Is [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Vancouver’s Fast Eroding Punjabi Market An Election Issue In Vancouver?

Vancouver’s Fast Eroding Punjabi Market An Election Issue In Vancouver?

Non-Partisan Association mayoral candidate Kirk LaPointe said if elected his NPA Vancouver government would help revitalize shuttered stretch of Main Street that has declined under mayor Gregor Robertson.
VANCOUVER  - Although there aren’t many Indo-Canadians left in Vancouver and thus the decline of the once thriving Punjabi market in Vancouver but the upstart NPA mayoral candidate [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Scientists Named To Royal Society of Canada’s New Scholars

Indo-Canadian Scientists Named To Royal Society of Canada’s New Scholars

McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named today to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
TORONTO – McGill University physicist Aashish Clerk and epidemiologist Madhukar Pai are among the inaugural members named this week to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Doctor Disciplined For Sexually Abusing 13 Women Can Only See Male Patients

Indo-Canadian Doctor Disciplined For Sexually Abusing 13 Women Can Only See Male Patients

Mississauga doctor Sastri Maharajh is back in business a year after admitting to sexually assaulting up to 13 female patients. Experts are concerned about lax laws that allow less severe penalties for all but the most serious sexual transgressions.
TORONTO – An Indo-Canadian doctor from Mississauga disciplined by the province’s medical regulatory body for sexually abusing [...]

September 25th, 2014 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »