Likeable and model super-cop Kalwinder Singh “Kal” Dosanjh was among a number of Vancouver Police officers who were recognized for their work in the South Asian and larger community with a award from the Khalsa Diwan Society in Vancouver. While all the officers were deserving, but Dosanjh stood out from the rest as his tireless [...]
Surrey councillor Barinder Rasode’s departure from Mayor Dianne Watts team was long in the cards after more than year of ongoing squabbling. But the real reason for her leaving could be her long time ambition to seek the mayor’s chair, which many believe she planned to due regardless of whether Watts leaves or not. She [...]
nife carried by Turkish policemen when the region was part of the Ottoman Empire. From March to December 1944, it fought a counter-insurgency campaign against communist-led Yugoslav Partisan resistance forces. The first non-Germanic Waffen-SS division, it was composed of Bosnian Muslims with some Catholic Croat soldiers and mostly German and ethnic Germanofficers and non-commissioned officers. It swore allegiance to Adolf Hitler and the [...]
According to LINK sources, Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan will be a shoe-in if an actual nomination fight was to ensue but he will most likely will be acclaimed. “If Lt.-Col. Sajjan wants to be a federal Liberal candidate in the next election and be part of Justin Trudeau’s team, which I know he wants, then [...]
“As a community we have developedassisted living and supported livingcomplexes for South Asian seniors.Now we are in the process of buildingan extended care facility for people whohave increased medical needs so we canlook after them near the end of their lives,with dignity and respect. I urge everyonein our community to work towardsbuilding this much needed [...]
Mark Townsend admits to making manymistakes, but says he simply “followedhis heart” when it came to spending decisionsat the Portland Hotel Society. Theoutgoing executive director of the organizationserving Vancouver’s DowntownEastside held fast to his stand that thesociety’s leaders needed to travel to NewYork and other cities in order to advocatefor their poor and vulnerable clients.
Vancouver businessman Daljit Thind was invited to a special function at the Buckingham Palace last month, where Prince Phillip played the host. Thind was one of the 200 successful CEOs from around the world who were exclusively invited to the Canada Club Reception in Celebration of the Patron’s 60th Anniversary at Buckingham Palace in London, [...]
Richmond resident Tejinder Singh Malli, 29, was gunned down in his parked car near the Olympic cauldron around 10:30 pm on Monday. He was rushed to hospital but succumbed to his injuries shortly after. Investigators believe that the shooters may have been in the area for an hour or two prior to the incident, and [...]
Dr. Arvind Gupta resides in Vancouver with his wife Dr. Michelle Pereira. He has three daughters, two of whom are students at UBC.
VANCOUVER – A renowned expert in research and innovation policy who has forged close collaborations between universities, civil society and business has been appointed the 13th president and vice chancellor of the University [...]
By R. Paul Dhillon
VANCOUVER – Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW),which kicks off next Tuesday, March 18, will feature a number of top designers from India and Canada along with more than 60 designers from 25 countries showcasing their Fall/Winter collections to international audiences in Vancouver.
“Every season Vancouver Fashion Week grows even bigger, with more designers from [...]