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Delta To Bring Motion To Ask BC Transportation Board To Scrap Ridesharing Rules

Delta To Bring Motion To Ask BC Transportation Board To Scrap Ridesharing Rules

DELTA – Delta council like Surrey are backing taxi drivers in an attempt to ward off the incoming of the ride-sharing apps. They will hear a motion on Monday asking the city to request that the Passenger Transportation Board scrap its ride-hailing regulations. A motion introduced by Coun. Lois Jackson is asking the board to […]

September 13th, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

Surrey Mayor Promises Taxi Drivers He Won’t Issue Licenses To Operate In Surrey

SURREY — Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum is promising taxi-drivers that ride-hailing will not be coming to his city cause he won’t grant them business licenses despite the fact that it is not his jurisdiction. McCallum told a room packed with taxi drivers that he will do everything he can to prevent ride-hailing companies like Uber […]

September 11th, 2019 | Posted in Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Trudeau To Call Election Wednesday Morning

Trudeau To Call Election Wednesday Morning

OTTAWA – Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is expected to call the 2019 federal election tomorrow morning, plunging Canadians into the October 19 election. He’s to visit Rideau Hall at 10 a.m. local time to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament. By law, voting day is set for Oct. 21, but the prime minister […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Malayalis in Germany Hold Silent Protest After Told To Remove Beef From Menu At Indian Festival

Malayalis in Germany Hold Silent Protest After Told To Remove Beef From Menu At Indian Festival

The incident happened during the Indien Fest organised by the Consulate General of India in Frankfurt on August 31. According to the Kerala Samajam Frankfurt (KSF) Facebook page, Indian organisations participating in the fest were asked to serve delicacies from their state, with the only restriction being alcohol. FRANKFURT – A Malayali cultural organisation staged […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Lyft Facing Lawsuit From 14 Women who Say The Company Not Addressing “Sexual Predator Crisis” Among Drivers

Lyft Facing Lawsuit From 14 Women who Say The Company Not Addressing “Sexual Predator Crisis” Among Drivers

SAN FRANCISCO – Fourteen victims of sexual assault have filed a lawsuit against Lyft accusing the company of failing to respond adequately to what they call a “sexual predator crisis” among drivers on its platform. “Complaints to Lyft by female customers who have been attacked by Lyft drivers, combined with subsequent criminal investigations by law […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

21-Year-Old White Man Arrested For Stabbing Elderly Sikh-American Man In California

21-Year-Old White Man Arrested For Stabbing Elderly Sikh-American Man In California

WASHINGTON – The police in the US state of California have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 64-year-old Sikh grandfather from India, authorities said on Sunday. Parmjit Singh was attacked at Gretchen Talley Park in Tracy around 9 pm on August 25 while he was on his evening walk. […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Tackles Turban Issue Head-On In French-Language Campaign Ad

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Tackles Turban Issue Head-On In French-Language Campaign Ad

The ad comes as the NDP struggles to hold ground in Quebec, with candidates nominated in less than half of Quebec’s ridings. Singh is also facing racism from New Brunswick voters which has forced many local NDPers to support Green. OTTAWA — NDP leader Jagmeet Singh is tackling the turban issue head-on in Quebec as […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Imran Khan Assures Multiple, On-Arrival Visas For Sikh Pilgrims

Imran Khan Assures Multiple, On-Arrival Visas For Sikh Pilgrims

LAHORE – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that his government would issue multiple and on-arrival visas to Sikh pilgrims coming from India and abroad and provide them maximum possible facilities during their visit to the holy sites. “I assure that you will be issued multiple visas… This is our responsibility. We will facilitate you […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Inquiry Finds Something Fishy And Unexplained In Gas Price Hikes

Inquiry Finds Something Fishy And Unexplained In Gas Price Hikes

VANCOUVER – A commission tasked with finding answers to why B.C. drivers pay so much more for gas has found that there is an unexplained 13 cents per litre price difference in Metro Vancouver gas prices from its Pacific Northwest comparator. That difference in price can’t be explained by economic factors and gas prices in […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Thomas Gabriel Saul Identified As Targeted “Gangster” In Broad Daylight Shooting In Surrey’s Fraser Heights

Thomas Gabriel Saul Identified As Targeted “Gangster” In Broad Daylight Shooting In Surrey’s Fraser Heights

Thomas Gabriel Saul, age 35, from New Westminster, BC, has been the victim or intended victim of shootings that have occurred in Surrey, and Burnaby this summer. Saul was the target of a shooting on August 21, 2019, in Burnaby, and was one of the victims in the shooting which occurred in the Fraser Heights […]

September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Top News | Read More »