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Nihang-bhang ties under threat

Nihang-bhang ties under threat

Even warriors have a soft spot: in the case of a section of Nihangs, it is ‘panj pattey’ (five leaves of the cannabis plant).
The self-sacrificing Sikh martial group known as ‘Guru Ki Laadli Fauj’ (guru’s beloved army) has many of its followers who would like to trace the Nihang-bhang association to over three centuries. The [...]

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India Independence Day celebrated in BC

India Independence Day celebrated in BC

The 70th Independence Day of India was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour by the Indian diaspora and the friends of India on August 15 in Vancouver.
The Acting Consul-General of India, Mr. Amarjit Singh, unfurled the Indian flag at the Consulate. After the singing of the National Anthem, Mr Singh read out excerpts from [...]

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Surrey woman, 68, missing

Surrey woman, 68, missing

Surrey RCMP is re-appealing to the public for assistance in locating a missing female. Maya Kaur SINGH was last seen on August 10 as she left her home for another family’s residence. It wasn’t discovered until August 13 that she didn’t make it to her destination and was reported to police as missing.
Maya SINGH is [...]

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Large number of shipping jobs projected

Large number of shipping jobs projected

Vancouver: Driving past a port in Metro Vancouver, Victoria or Prince Rupert, it might seem as though a large number of jobs are involved in shipping goods throughout North America but a new study from the Asia Pacific Gateway Skills Table (APGST) casts a new light on the enormous jobs potential over the next ten [...]

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Sajjan concludes Africa trip

Sajjan concludes Africa trip

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan has concluded his visit to Africa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), marking the end of a week-long visit to five countries where he has been meeting with African partners as part of a fact-finding trip to inform Canada’s re-engagement in peace operations.
While in Africa, Sajjan met with representatives [...]

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Tech’s impact on jobs a concern: Poll

Tech’s impact on jobs a concern: Poll

Nearly two-in-three Canadians believe new and developing technologies will eliminate more jobs than they’ll create, but have these predictions already begun to reach fruition?
New public opinion polling data from the Angus Reid Institute finds that when it comes to the impact of technology on the workplace, the future is certainly a source of concern for many.
One-in-five (19%) [...]

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‘Park’ it in Surrey

‘Park’ it in Surrey

Surrey: One of the perks of living in British Columbia is that adventure is always waiting right outside your doorstep. British Columbians fill their summers with jam-packed weekend adventures including barbeques, picnics and the great outdoors.
The “must-be” destination of Summer 2016 is Surrey – offering the most parks per capita than anywhere else in the [...]

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Ashton offers career ladders

Ashton offers career ladders

Vancouver: Ashton College, a major career-training institution in Vancouver, held an open house on Friday, Aug. 12.
Founded in 1998, Ashton College Vancouver, located in the heart of downtown, has since become a national and international force in the field of profession career training and education. Studying at Ashton College Vancouver is an education with purpose, [...]

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Indian delegation on ‘power’ trip

Indian delegation on ‘power’ trip

A delegation of Indian public and private sector companies explored opportunities for business and collaboration in the ‪Sustainable Hydro sector during a recent visit to Canada.
Facilitated by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service in India, the delegation visited Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Toronto and met with government officials, Canadian companies and industry experts.
Notably, the delegation had a [...]

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25 youths attend WSO leadership event

25 youths attend WSO leadership event

Ottawa: The World Sikh Organization of Canada held its second annual  Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) in Ottawa this past weekend. After taking part in a rigorous application process, twenty Sikh youths between the ages of 18-25 were selected to take part in the program.
The attendees came from coast to coast, including Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, [...]

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