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WSO Concerned By “Canada’s Trump “Doug Ford’s Use Of Notwithstanding Clause

WSO Concerned By “Canada’s Trump “Doug Ford’s Use Of Notwithstanding Clause

The notwithstanding clause, found in section 33 of the Canadian Charter of Rights & Freedoms, allows governments to override Charter rights in section 2 or sections 7 through 15 for a period of five years, unless renewed.  While the notwithstanding clause has been used before in Quebec and Saskatchewan, this is the first time it […]

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NDP Says Wilkinson Still Refusing To Take Responsibility For ICBC And Dirty Money Scandals

NDP Says Wilkinson Still Refusing To Take Responsibility For ICBC And Dirty Money Scandals

WHISTLER – NDP accused the BC Liberal of not owning up to the BC Liberals scandals at the annual UBCM held in Whistler this week. “Andrew Wilkinson showed he hasn’t learned a thing from his government’s ICBC and dirty money scandals,” NDP said When asked twice by reporters if he would allow the current government […]

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US Threatens To Arrest International Criminal Court Judges If They Charge Any American With War Crimes

US Threatens To Arrest International Criminal Court Judges If They Charge Any American With War Crimes

US National Security Advisor John Bolton said, “We will not cooperate with the ICC. We will provide no assistance to the ICC. We certainly will not join the ICC. We will let the ICC die on its own.” Bolton was strongly criticized by rights groups. Liz Evenson, associate international justice director at Human Rights Watch, […]

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27 More Charged With Disorderly Conduct In Brawl At US Gurdwara

27 More Charged With Disorderly Conduct In Brawl At US Gurdwara

The clash at Greenwood gurdwara following leadership change in April this year left four people injured. Prosecutor Brad Cooper said investigators scanned security and cellphone video footage. The video enabled investigators to identify 27 more people who allegedly took part in the fight. INDIANAPOLIS – The Johnson County prosecutor’s office has filed charges against 27 […]

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UN Puts India In ‘Shameful’ List Of 38 Countries For Reprisals On Rights Activists

UN Puts India In ‘Shameful’ List Of 38 Countries For Reprisals On Rights Activists

The annual report from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres included allegations of ill-treatment, surveillance, criminalisation and public stigmatisation campaigns targeting victims and human rights defenders in the countries. GENEVA – The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it […]

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Talhan Village Residents Organize Annual Akhand Path At No. Road Gurdwara

Talhan Village Residents Organize Annual Akhand Path At No. Road Gurdwara

By Balwant Sanghera Village Talhan, near Jalandhar in the Punjab, is very well known not only in the Punjab but also overseas. Its Gurdwara named after two noble and kind souls –Baba Nihal Singh and Baba Harnam Singh is a very popular place of worship for people from all around and a large number of […]

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Sri Lanka To Ban Animal Sacrifices At Hindu Temples

Sri Lanka To Ban Animal Sacrifices At Hindu Temples

Sri Lanka is a Buddhist-majority country with Buddhist Sinhalese making up nearly 75 per cent. Muslims account for 10 per cent of the 21 million population another 13 per cent of the population are Hindus. COLOMBO – Animal sacrifices in Hindu temples in Sri Lanka could be banned after the Cabinet approved a proposal Wednesday […]

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Social Worker Sonia Andhi Running For Surrey School Board

Social Worker Sonia Andhi Running For Surrey School Board

SURREY – Indo-Canadian social worker Sonia Andhi has joined Surrey Students NOW as the slate’s fourth school board candidate.   Andhi is a Surrey based social worker and family counsellor with over 30 years experience.   The SSN slate said Andhi is knowledgeable about our schools, experienced with our youth, and has worked closely with […]

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SAF Fundraiser!

SAF Fundraiser!

Sikhi Awareness Foundation (SAF) International held its second fundraising gala on Friday, September 7, 2018, and it was a great success. The organization said it makes every effort to serve humanity without discrimination; however, this fundraiser was arranged for the purpose of educating the community about the “Forgotten Sikhs”, who are also known as the […]

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Punjabi-American Arrested For Shooting Dead Daughter And Son’s In-Law In Fresno

Punjabi-American Arrested For Shooting Dead Daughter And Son’s In-Law In Fresno

Darshan Singh Dhanjan, 65, shot dead Ravinderpal Singh, 59, and Rajbir Kaur, 59, following a family dispute on Sunday. Police are still trying to figure out what caused a rift between Dhanjan and the couple. FRESNO- A Punjabi-American man has been arrested for killing his daughter and son’s in-law in California’s Fresno, United States. Darshan […]

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