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More Racist Flyers Appear In Ontario’s Punjabi-Dominated Brampton

More Racist Flyers Appear In Ontario’s Punjabi-Dominated Brampton

Anti-Immigration Flyers Also Surface At York University
“This is disgusting and seems to be the handiwork of some depressed people. Most of the Sikhs here are doing very well and are affluent, which does not seem to be going down well with someone,” said Nazar Nawaz Singh Aujla, an IT professional while speaking to TOI from [...]

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British Columbians Unsure About School Starting On Time, Says Poll

British Columbians Unsure About School Starting On Time, Says Poll

Mediator Vince Ready Appointed To Finally Bring Teachers Strike To Closure
Some 70 per cent of respondents in a new poll by Insights West say they are “not too confident” or “not confident at all” that the dispute will end before the start of the new school year on Sept. 2. The survey also found people [...]

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The Fair Is On!

The Fair Is On!

The annual Fair at the PNE is back this week with a bang, trying to get the crowds to flock to its Vancouver setting with new attractions, including one featuring the popular Game of Thrones exhibit. Founded in 1910, the PNE operates from a 114-acre site at Hastings Park, a multi-facility venue in Vancouver where [...]

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Punjabi Language Delegation Meets With Vancouver Airport Officials About Punjabi Signage

Punjabi Language Delegation Meets With Vancouver Airport Officials About Punjabi Signage

By Balwant Sanghera
RICHMOND – Recently, the question of Punjabi signage and a lack thereof has gained prominence in our community. Some questions have been raised with respect to the signage at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). With this in mind, representatives of Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA), in co-operation with Surrey Newton MLA Harry Bains, arranged [...]

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Punjabi Mela!

Punjabi Mela!

The third annual Punjabi Mela was held at South Vancouver’s Walter Moberly Park last Sunday. Singers entertained the gathered crowd.
Geet And Ghazals Book.
Dr. Gurnam Singh Waraich released his book Unforgettable Bliss and a CD of geet and ghazals at a function held at Surrey-based Studio 7.

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One Way Ticket From India To U.S. To Cost More Than A Lakh

One Way Ticket From India To U.S. To Cost More Than A Lakh

BANGALORE – Travelling to U.S. this festive season? Be ready to shell out more on the trip as the rates are set high with the growing demand for tickets. As stated by the travel agents, the rise in prices may be due to the New Jersey’s Swaminarayan Utsav or the starting of new semesters in [...]

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NDP Says South Asian And Punjabi Programming On OMNI TV Benefits Canadians

NDP Says South Asian And Punjabi Programming On OMNI TV Benefits Canadians

OTTAWA – New Democrats are applauding the CRTC’s decision to renew OMNI TV’s license and maintain the level of multicultural programming on the station, including Punjabi and South Asian broadcasts.
“OMNI TV’s multi-ethnic programming is essential to many families across Canada,” said NDP Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash. “I’m pleased to see the CRTC reaffirm Canada’s commitment [...]

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New Adoption Rules Puts NRIs On Par With Indians

New Adoption Rules Puts NRIs On Par With Indians

NEW DELHI – Five years after they submitted documents for adopting a child in India, Devi and Joseph will finally get to see their six-year-old ‘daughter’ when the non-resident Indian couple settled in Dallas in the United States comes to Delhi next month to take her home.
It has been a long wait filled with home [...]

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NRI Murdered In New Zealand, Two Arrested

NRI Murdered In New Zealand, Two Arrested

Davender Singh, 35, of the Papatoetoe suburb and his partner stopped outside the Manukau Events Centre in their car on Thursday evening. His body was found in the car outside the events centre on Norman Spencer Drive just 25 minutes later.
WELLINGTON – A man and woman have been charged with the murder of a man [...]

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Kudos To Surrey Politicians For Reaching Out To Muslim Community During Eid

Kudos To Surrey Politicians For Reaching Out To Muslim Community During Eid

Dear Editor:
Kudos to local Surrey MPs and MLAs. Because they not only try and reach to voter during election campaign but each community occasion they take opportunity to remain present and mingle with community whether it is Vaishakhi, Diwali or Eid event.
For Muslim community Eid assimilation party was organized by local politician and in a [...]

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