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Racism Still Runs Rampant In BC With Chinese And South Asians Bearing The Brunt Of Racial Abuse

Racism Still Runs Rampant In BC With Chinese And South Asians Bearing The Brunt Of Racial Abuse

VANCOUVER  – Despite BC’s celebrated diversity, racism still runs rampant in the province with Chinese and South Asian communities bearing the brunt of racial abuse
A new poll says that from stereotyping to slurs to outright violence, a shocking number of ethnic British Columbians say they have faced discrimination.
The Insights West poll suggests four out of [...]

October 20th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Dalai Lama To Visit South Vancouver’s John Oliver High School

Dalai Lama To Visit South Vancouver’s John Oliver High School

VANCOUVER – The Dalia Lama will visit South Vancouver’s John Oliver High school next week when he lands in Vancouver on October 21.
The Dalai Lama is expected to join four students on-stage in the gymnasium while visiting the school. “They will talk about what it means to educate the heart,” Victor Chan told the Georgia [...]

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Our Shared Heritage Is Based More On Philosophy Than History

Our Shared Heritage Is Based More On Philosophy Than History

By Dr. Sawraj Singh
A community has two identities, philosophical and historical. It has a shared history. However, it also has a shared philosophy which can be broadly defined as a shared outlook toward life .Out of the two, philosophy, should always be put above history. A community may have a shared history like belonging to [...]

October 17th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Editorial, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

“Experienced’ McCallum Takes A Decisive Lead In Surrey Civic Campaign, Says Poll

“Experienced’ McCallum Takes A Decisive Lead In Surrey Civic Campaign, Says Poll

Forty Eight Percent Of Surrey Residents Are Undecided And They Hold The Key To Who Will Win?

The poll, conducted by Insights West from October 3-6 shows that among the decided 52 percent of the voters –  40 per cent say it’s McCallum, followed by Hepner (32 per cent) and Rasode (21 per cent), both [...]

October 15th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Canada Appoints Indo-Canadian As Its New High Commissioner To India

Canada Appoints Indo-Canadian As Its New High Commissioner To India

Nadir Patel’s appointment was announced on Friday by foreign affairs minister John Baird and international trade minister Ed Fast.
TORONTO – Canada’s new high commissioner to India Nadir Patel is an Indo-Canadian career public servant, one who was born in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state of Gujarat and speaks Gujarati at home.
Patel is barely 44. [...]

October 14th, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Pakistani Child Activist Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Person To Win Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani Child Activist Malala Yousafzai Becomes Youngest Person To Win Nobel Peace Prize

Indian Philosopher Kailash Satyarthi Also Awarded Share Nobel Peace Prize!
The 17-year-old Malala, who shot to the limelight after Taliban militants pumped bullets into her for advocating education for girls, was named by the Nobel Peace Prize Committee for the top global award this year. She shares the award with 60-year-old Satyarthi, who runs an NGO [...]

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Remain Mentally Fit All Year Round

Remain Mentally Fit All Year Round

By Dr. Kala Singh MBBS
October 5-11 is mental illness awareness week and I will discuss how to remain mentally healthy. I give spiritual psychotherapy, in which emphasis is given how to manage some mental illnesses and remain mentally healthy through Gurubani. I will discuss some of these concepts also in this article.
The modern life [...]

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Kill The Messenger (PG) ****

Kill The Messenger (PG) ****

CIA Whistleblower Pays The Ultimate Price!

By Alan Samuel
Dare to speak the truth. Real time politics hits close to home in Kill The Messenger. Food for thought abounds in This trailblazer of a film from EOne Entertainment . Zero in on all the fun at Cineplex Odeon Theatres around B.C.
Taken from a true  story this jarring [...]

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Hawkish PM Stephen Harper And Party Vote To Authorizes Air Strikes In Iraq

Hawkish PM Stephen Harper And Party Vote To Authorizes Air Strikes In Iraq

The Islamic State (ISIS) militant group in Iraq, according to many reports were initially trained by the American CIA, are getting their weapons from another western ally Saudi Arabia, begging the question who is really responsible for ISIS’s sudden rise of extremism.
TORONTO – Canada’s hawkish PM Stephen Harper and his Conservative majority voted this week [...]

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Spiritual Ecologies and New Cosmologies Debated

Spiritual Ecologies and New Cosmologies Debated

By Acharya S.P..Dwivedi
VANCOUVER – Jason Brown, a researcher  from UBC, organized a four days conference in UBC to steer an academic discussion and debate on Spiritual Ecologies and New Cosmologies Convergence from September 22 – 29.
Speakers from several faiths,  academics,  story tellers and scientific presented their views on spiritual  theory of creation while the supporters [...]

October 12th, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »