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Surrey Hospice Inviting Punjabi-Hindi-Urdu Speaking Surrey Residents To Special Forum

Surrey Hospice Inviting Punjabi-Hindi-Urdu Speaking Surrey Residents To Special Forum

SURREY – The Surrey Hospice Society is inviting Surrey residents to our first annual forum “The Beginning of a Conversation.  The goal of the forum is to facilitate open dialogue between family and caregivers on the often avoided subject of end-of-life care.
“It is our express purpose for this event to reach out to the general [...]

January 19th, 2017 | Posted in Health, Link News, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Trudeau’s Quick New Year’s Cabinet Shuffle Brings Three New Faces Including Somalian Immigrant Who Becomes Immigration Minister

Trudeau’s Quick New Year’s Cabinet Shuffle Brings Three New Faces Including Somalian Immigrant Who Becomes Immigration Minister

No New Indo-Canadian Including Left-Over Sukh Dhaliwal Added To Cabinet!
OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made some major changes at a quick new year cabinet shuffle that saw three new cabinet faces but no addition of more Indo-Canadians including that of rumoured Sukh Dhaliwal getting a junior ministry after he was left out of Trudeau’s [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Trudeau In Hot Water Over Vacation At Aga Khan Island

Trudeau In Hot Water Over Vacation At Aga Khan Island

OTTAWA –Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been in hot water ever since it was revealed he took a controversial vacation to the Aga Khan’s private island in the Bahamas over the holidays.
It was revealed this week that he wasn’t the only Liberal politician on the guest list.
Reports surfaced thiss week that Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Surrey Property Values Up 34 To 50 Percent

Surrey Property Values Up 34 To 50 Percent

SURREY — A majority of Surrey homeowners saw property assessment increase between 34 per cent and 50 per cent, depending on which neighbourhood they live in, when they received their notices in the mail last week.
Typical single family residential properties in Surrey, comparing the 2016 assessment roll with 2017 assessed values, are seeing a 43 [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

More Turbaned Sikhs Expected To Join US Army After New Turbans, Beards Rules

More Turbaned Sikhs Expected To Join US Army After New Turbans, Beards Rules

WASHINGTON – Sikhs in America are now planning to join the US Army in large numbers after it issued a new regulation on religious liberty to accommodate people who sport turbans and beards for religious reasons.
In a significant move to enable all religious minorities in America, including the Sikhs, the US Army last week issued [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Russia Says US Hacking Allegations Reminiscent Of A Witch-Hunt

Russia Says US Hacking Allegations Reminiscent Of A Witch-Hunt

MOSCOW – Allegations that Russia tried to influence US elections in favour of Donald Trump amount to a witch-hunt, the Kremlin said on Monday, in its first reaction to the release of a US intelligence report on the alleged Russian operation.
The report, a redacted version of which was released publicly last week, alleged that Russian [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

NDP Proposes New Pathways To Citizenship While Conservatives Continue Trumped-Up Rhetoric On Immigration

NDP Proposes New Pathways To Citizenship While Conservatives Continue Trumped-Up Rhetoric On Immigration

TORONTO- On Thursday, Canada’s New Democrats put forward progressive new policies to improve fairness in our immigration system while the Conservative Party Leadership continues to import anti-immigration sentiments from south of the border.
“While there are some using trumped-up fear around immigration for political gain, the vast majority of Canadians want an immigration system that supports [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Youngster Passionate About Blood Donation

Indo-Canadian Youngster Passionate About Blood Donation

SURREY —There is no one more passionate about blood donation then Surrey’s Joban Bal, who helped Surrey blood donor clinic surpass it’s target of 144 donations by getting total of 152.
“Giving blood doesn’t cost us anything, yet it can literally touch someone else’s life,” the Newton resident told the Surrey Now newspaper. “But we usually [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Indo-American Arrested In Mexico For Shooting US Diplomat

Indo-American Arrested In Mexico For Shooting US Diplomat

MEXICO CITY – A 31-year-old man from India has been arrested in Mexico’s Guadalajara city for allegedly shooting an American diplomat over a possible visa row.
The US diplomat was shot by a man wearing a black wig and a blue nurse uniform outside a shopping center’s garage on Friday in Guadalajara, Mexico’s second largest [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

HATE CRIME: Man Tries To Rip Off Muslim Woman’s Hijab At London Eatery

HATE CRIME: Man Tries To Rip Off Muslim Woman’s Hijab At London Eatery

LONDON – A hijab-clad British woman eating at a London fish and chips shop was allegedly attacked by a fellow diner who tried to rip off her headscarf and accused her of “killing people”, a media report has said.
The incident prompted anti-racism campaigners to stage a vigil after the assault which took place last week [...]

January 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »