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Ex-Cop, Decorated Sikh Army Man Poised To Run For Trudeau Liberals In South Vancouver

Ex-Cop, Decorated Sikh Army Man Poised To Run For Trudeau Liberals In South Vancouver

According to LINK sources, Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan will be a shoe-in if an actual nomination fight was to ensue but he will most likely will be acclaimed. “If Lt.-Col. Sajjan wants to be a federal Liberal candidate in the next election and be part of Justin Trudeau’s team, which I know he wants, then [...]

April 15th, 2014 | Posted in Lead Story, Top News | Read More »

Group Of Eight Degenerates Into Gang Of Seven

Group Of Eight Degenerates Into Gang Of Seven

By Dr. Swaraj
The group of eight have just decided to oust Russia from the group.  This is the height of Western arrogance, double standards, hypocrisy, and opportunism.  What is left of the G8 can now be called a gang of seven.  Moreover, the G8 has already lost its’ relevance and importance.  This group is [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in News, Top News | Read More »

Agreement To Resume Full Operations At Port Metro Vancouver

Agreement To Resume Full Operations At Port Metro Vancouver

The governments of Canadaand British Columbia and PortMetro Vancouver have reachedagreement with members of theUnited Truckers Associationand Unifor to end the 28-daywork disruption at Port MetroVancouver and resume fulloperations as of ThursdayMarch 27, 2014.The dispute between the truckersand the port largely focusedon issues related to pay, includingrates, unpaid time spent atthe port waiting for cargo, [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Speaker Linda Reid Bills Taxpayers For husband’s Trip

Speaker Linda Reid Bills Taxpayers For husband’s Trip

VICTORIA – Speaker of theLegislature Linda Reid apologizedfor billing taxpayers tosend her husband to SouthAfrica and repaid $5,500 in business-class flights Tuesday.”If this has caused anyone anyconsternation I sincerely apologize,”she told reporters in heroffice at the legislature.Reid said she had repaid$5528.16.The move came within hoursafter Reid admitted to TheVancouver Sun that she billedthe business-class flights, [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in News, Top News | Read More »

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Backs Controversial Incumbent Tory Facing Nomination Battle

Prime Minister Stephen Harper Backs Controversial Incumbent Tory Facing Nomination Battle

OTTAWA – Prime Minister StephenHarper is injecting himself into contestswhere some of his incumbent MPs facenomination battles in advance of the2015 election.Harper has endorsed controversial longtimeMP Rob Anders, who is facing anomination battle in Alberta. Andersrecently had complaints filed against himby former Alberta ProgressiveConservative cabinet minister RonLiepert to Elections Canada and theCanadian Radio-television andTelecommunications Commission(CRTC) [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Racist Tweet From American Rapper Causes Uproar Over Social Media

Racist Tweet From American Rapper Causes Uproar Over Social Media

Joe Budden, an Americanrapper and member of thehip hop groupSlaughterhouse, is receivingsome social media attention,and it’s not because of hismusic.On Friday, Instagram usersposted a photo that cameacross on Budden’sInstagram account depictinga man wearing a turban andstanding in an airport securityline. Budden’s accompanyingcaption read, “Not on mywatch Homeboy!”Many social media usersjoined in the dialogue,expressing their anger [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Alison Redford’s India Trip Cost $11,000 More Than Estimate

Alison Redford’s India Trip Cost $11,000 More Than Estimate

EDMONTON – The bill for AlisonRedford’s final trip as premier of Albertahas come in at $131,000 — and includestaxpayer-funded flights to London for aprivate weekend getaway.Overall costs for the two-week Januarytrip were released Wednesday by theInternational and IntergovernmentalRelations Department. Itemized receiptsare to be posted online next month.The trade mission and networking trip toIndia and Switzerland [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

My Tribute To Khushwant Singh

My Tribute To Khushwant Singh

By Promod Puri
LINK COLUMNIST
Perhaps the least revealed aspect ofKhushwant Singh’s colorful and longactive life, which he cited severaltimes but which has been ignored asirrelevant by wordsmiths who wroteabout him including the obituaries,was the fact that in his life he perfectlybalanced his cogitative pursuitswith active physical lifestyle of exercise,sports and walks.Unlike most of the known contemporarythinkers [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News, News | Read More »

The Real Language Of Diversity Is Love

The Real Language Of Diversity Is Love

By Ken Herar
VIEW FROM THE VALLEY
A few months ago I was asked that why,as someone who promotes diversity inthe community, is it that I cannot speakmy language of heritage, Punjabi?I was taken aback by this comment andto clarify the situation, I am more capableof understanding Punjabi when someoneis speaking it to me, but have more [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Link Columnist, News, Top News | Read More »

Surrey Board Of Trade Says No To Recycling Program

Surrey Board Of Trade Says No To Recycling Program

Surrey – The Surrey Board ofTrade is not supporting the newrecycling regime under thedirection of Multi-Materials ofBC.“The position was taken due toa rising number of concernsbeing raised by small businesses,which comprise a large percentageof our membership,” saidAnita Huberman, CEO.“We’re concerned that thefinancial and administrativeimpact on business will result inmuch higher fees required tocomply with the [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in News, Top News | Read More »