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Successful Fundraiser!

Successful Fundraiser!

After much controversy, decorated Canadian solider-turned politician Harjit Singh Sajjan held his kick-off fundraiser that was packed  with 600 people at South Hall Banquet Hall in Vancouver last Sunday with ticket $200 each. The fundraiser sent a message to his opponents that he has widespread community support not just from the Sikh-South Asian community but [...]

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Free Family Passes Available For South Asian Health Expo This Sunday

Free Family Passes Available For South Asian Health Expo This Sunday

SURREY – The 3rd Annual South Asian Health Expo will be taking place on Sunday, January 25th at Crown Palace Banquet Hall in Surrey.  Doors open at 12:00pm.
Some of the common health issues South Asians face include diabetes, high blood pressure and weight gain due to high calorie diet, just to name a few. All [...]

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Richest 1 % Own Half Of Global Wealth

Richest 1 % Own Half Of Global Wealth

LONDON – As world leaders gather in Davos this week for the World Economic Forum, the Oxford-based charity group Oxfam released new research on Monday that pointed to the combined wealth of the global richest 1% overtaking that of the other 99% of people in 2016.
Oxfam said the richest 1% had seen their share of [...]

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Port Vancouver Truckers Ready To Strike Again If Deal Isn’t Respected

Port Vancouver Truckers Ready To Strike Again If Deal Isn’t Respected

The LINK reported in December that Vancouver Port is trying to weed out the smaller trucking companies, many owned by Indo-Canadians, with massive yearly fees that the drivers say favour the bigger companies over the smaller ones by creating an unfair playing field.
VANCOUVER – Metro Port Vancouver truck drivers say they’re prepared to launch a [...]

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Indo-Canadian Pioneer Passes Away

Indo-Canadian Pioneer Passes Away

OBITUARY – Paul Singh Dhaliwal
Paul Singh Dhaliwal, a respected community member and pioneer of the Sikh community, peacefully passed away at his residence in Abbotsford surrounded by his family at the great age of 100 on Tuesday, January 20.
Paul arrived in Canada from Chananwal, Punjab in 1932. He initially worked in lumber camps in B.C. [...]

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Happy 18th Birthday

Happy 18th Birthday

Amarjeet S. Parmar celebrated his 18th birthday with family and friends at a party in Vancouver.

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Happy Lohri

Happy Lohri

Parents Sukhjinder Singh and Sukhjit Kaur Toor celebrated Lohri of their son Brandon Toor with family and friends at a party in Vancouver.

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I Have Fallen In Love With An Older Man But I’m Worried He May Be A Playboy With Cheating Tendencies

I Have Fallen In Love With An Older Man But I’m Worried He May Be A Playboy With Cheating Tendencies

Ask Paarull!
By Paarull JS Bakshi
If you have a question about your relationship that bothers you and you don’t know who to ask, the LINK has you covered. Ask Paarull at paarullb@gmail.com!
Dear Paarull,
Thank you for having this column in the paper, I have a question for you. I have fallen in love with a man who [...]

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MOHAN SINGH SANGHA

MOHAN SINGH SANGHA

March 31, 1944 – January 19, 2015
Village Langeri / Dist. Hoshiarpur
This weekend, our beloved father, husband, and humanitarian passed away suddenly and silently in his sleep.
Known by everyone as a man of integrity, intelligence, and charity, our Mohan spent his entire life serving others and living an honest life.  Growing up as a prominent college [...]

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Indo-American Lawmaker Bera Joins Obama On India Trip

Indo-American  Lawmaker Bera Joins Obama On India Trip

WASHINGTON – Three Democratic lawmakers, including the lone Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera, whose parents moved to the US from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat in the 1950s, will join President Barack Obama on his India trip.
Bera, co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and India Americans, will be joined by his predecessor [...]

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