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Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive Kicks Off!

Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive Kicks Off!

RICHMOND – The 10th annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive – in memory of the man with a golden heart – has officially kicked off.  Newly wrapped toys can be dropped off at Riverside Banquet Hall, Vancity and all The Co-operators Insurance branches from December 1st – December 10th.
The annual toy drive dedicated to the man [...]

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UK Sikh Survey Suggests Political Parties And Politicians Are Failing British Sikhs

UK Sikh Survey Suggests Political Parties And Politicians Are Failing British Sikhs

LONDON – The Sikh Federation (UK), often referred to as the one and only Sikh political party, was set up 13 years ago in September 2003 to ensure Sikhs played an active part in mainstream politics.
Last Friday the Sikh Network, set up two years ago to develop, produce and co-ordinate delivery of the Sikh Manifesto [...]

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Trump Picks Indo-American Health Care Expert For Medicaid Role

Trump Picks Indo-American Health Care Expert For Medicaid Role

Seema Verma, president and founder of SVC Inc., gets into an elevator as she arrives at Trump Tower, on November 22 in New York to meet US President-elect Donald Trump.
NEW YORK – President-elect Donald Trump has tapped another Indian-American for a senior position on his team on Tuesday, naming Seema Verma the administrator of the [...]

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Another Targeted Shooting In Surrey Sends One To Hospital

Another Targeted Shooting In Surrey Sends One To Hospital

SURREY – A man is in hospital after a targeted shooting in Surrey late Tuesday night.
Surrey RCMP received a report of shots fired at a house in the 12100-block of 68 Avenue around 8:00 p.m. PT.
When officers responded, they found an adult man suffering from a gunshot wound at the house.
He was taken to hospital [...]

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Surrey Foodbank Needs Your Help To Feed The Hungry

Surrey Foodbank Needs Your Help To Feed The Hungry

SURREY – As we approach the ‘Season of Giving’ the Surrey and North Delta Food Bank relies on this time of the year to fill its shelves.
Each month the food bank provides healthy nutritious well balanced food to almost 14,000 people each month. It is with the generosity and the compassion of our community that [...]

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary Moe Sihota: Feared And Desired Gets Great Public, Media Response

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary Moe Sihota: Feared And Desired Gets Great Public, Media Response

VANCOUVER – Award-winning journalist (editor of the LINK) and filmmaker R. Paul Dhillon’s MOE SIHOTA: Feared And Desired, which made it’s western Canadian premiere at the 6th annual Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF)  in a Gala morning screening last Sunday at the SFU downtown campus theatre, received a great response from the audience [...]

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Moderate Sikh Political Mover-Shaker Raj Bhela Appointed BC South Asian Coordinator For Conservative Leadership Contender Andrew Scheer’s Campaign

Moderate Sikh Political Mover-Shaker Raj Bhela Appointed BC South Asian Coordinator For Conservative Leadership Contender Andrew Scheer’s Campaign

“I’m excited that Raj has taken a leadership role in my campaign,” said Andrew Scheer, former Speaker of the House under the Conservative government and one who is seen as a front-runner with good Conservative Caucus support. “I look forward to working with him to deepen my connection to BC’s vibrant and important South Asian [...]

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Racism Has No Place In B.C.’s Rich, Multicultural Society, Says BC Government

Racism Has No Place In B.C.’s Rich, Multicultural Society, Says BC Government

VICTORIA – Teresa Wat, Minister of International Trade and Minister Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism said in a press release that there is no place for racism in BC’s rich multicultural society in response to new reports of racist flyers distributed in Richmond.
“Racism and discrimination of any kind have no place in B.C. [...]

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Indo-American Real Estate Executive Meets Trump For Possible Appointment

Indo-American Real Estate Executive Meets Trump For Possible Appointment

US President-elect Donald Trump has met a top Indian-American real estate executive amid reports of him joining the new administration. Sandeep Mathrani, the Chief Executive Officer of General Growth Properties, met the President-elect at the Trump Towers in New York on Monday.
WASHINGTON – Indo-American real estate executive met with the President-Elect Donald Trump [...]

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Indo-American Executives Arrested On Fraud Charges

Indo-American Executives Arrested On Fraud Charges

WASHINGTON – Two top Indo-American executives were on Thursday arrested in the US for allegedly misrepresenting their company’s finances to inflate its stock price.
Nandu Thondavadi, 62, CEO of Schaumburg-based Quadrant 4 System, and Dhru Desai, 55, its chief financial officer and chairman, were charged with wire fraud and certifying false financial reports related to two [...]

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