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PM Justin Trudeau Rights An Historic Wrong In Apologizing For The Komagata Maru Racism

PM Justin Trudeau Rights An Historic Wrong In Apologizing For The Komagata Maru Racism

South Asian Community Says Thank You Mr. Trudeau And All Those Who Struggled To Get Justice For The Victims, Including Moe Sihota The First Indo-Canadian Politician To Raise The Apology Issue!
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pointed to his Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan as an example of how far Canada has come since the 1914 Komagata [...]

May 21st, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Video-Photo Of Turbaned Suspect Sought In Surrey Realtor Sexual Assault Released

Video-Photo Of Turbaned Suspect Sought In Surrey Realtor Sexual Assault Released

By R. Paul Dhillon
SURREY – Surrey RCMP released a video surveillance footage along with a still photo of the turbaned suspect in the sexual assault of a Surrey realtor that occurred on Saturday, April 30th.
Last week, they released composite drawing of the suspect, who is still at large.
The sexual assault took place at a residence [...]

May 14th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Sikh Community Generousity!

Sikh Community Generousity!

Lower mainland Sikh community banded together and sent three semi trucks full of donations to Edmonton on Monday to help with the relief effort for thousands of Fort McMurray residents forced from their homes. See story on page 9.

May 14th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Surrey Gang Violence And Racial Profiling Of South Asian Community Division Equals Disengagement

Surrey Gang Violence And Racial Profiling Of South Asian Community Division Equals Disengagement

By Meera Gill
In April 2015, the Mayor of Surrey, RCMP, School Board and CFSEU (Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit- highly specialized anti gang unit) hosted a forum where 700 plus community members attended to find solutions to deal with the ongoing shootings in Surrey. More than 80%(500 +) of these attendees were from the South [...]

May 14th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Surrey RCMP Release Sketch Of A Turbaned Suspect In Surrey Sex Assault Of Realtor

Surrey RCMP Release Sketch Of A Turbaned Suspect In Surrey Sex Assault Of Realtor

The suspect is described as an East Indian (Indo-Canadian-South Asian) male in his late 20s to mid-40s, 5-5 to 5-8 tall with brown eyes and a dark brown, well-groomed beard. He wore dark pants, a light coloured shirt, and a turban, and spoke with an accent.
By R. Paul Dhillon
SURREY – Surrey RCMP released a composite [...]

May 8th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Those Looking To Donate Can Bring Items To The Various Gurdwaras And Sikh Academies In Surrey
SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been [...]

May 8th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Great Cause!

Great Cause!

Hans Rana Gabriel, who was born with a rare heart defect, is hosting a fundraising gala on May 20 at Royal King Palace Banquet Hall called Swagat – An Evening of Giving. See story on page 10.

May 8th, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

Lower Mainland Sikh Community Rallies To Assist Those Displaced By Wildfires In Alberta

SURREY – Lower Mainlan’s Sikh Societies have come to the support of those who have been devastated by the wild fires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where all 80,000 inhabitants have been evacuated from their homes and some neighbourhoods have been completely destroyed.
The Sikh Community, who has a history of helping people in need across the [...]

May 6th, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Honouring Veteran Journalist Promod Puri

Honouring Veteran Journalist Promod Puri

Puri’s Book “Hinduism Beyond Rituals, Customs And Traditions” Launched!
SURREY – Veteran journalist and founder of the LINK newspaper Promod Puri is one of the senior-most South Asian journalists and humanists in Canada.
Recently he published a well researched book “Hinduism beyond rituals, customs and traditions”, which was launched by the Global Hindu Foundation of Canada on [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Breaking News, Lead Story | Read More »

Surrey’s Massive Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan Goes Off Without A Hitch

Surrey’s Massive Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan Goes Off Without A Hitch

“No arrests. No crime,” Surrey RCMP Cpl. Scotty Schumann said of this year’s parade day. “Three hundred and fifty thousand people participated peacefully in this fantastic family community event.”
SURREY — While many are talking about the massive crowd of 350,000 plus (some critics are saying how did they measure this) but the biggest thing to [...]

May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Lead Story | Read More »