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BCFED Wants Employment Standards To Apply To Uber And Lyft

BCFED Wants Employment Standards To Apply To Uber And Lyft

VANCOUVER – The BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) is challenging BC’s Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) to ensure ride-hailing companies don’t ignore labour laws at the expense of workers’ rights. In a letter to the PTB released today, the BCFED outlined why ride-hailing drivers should be classified as employees and have the protection of the Employment […]

October 1st, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Trouble For Congress CM Kamal Nath As Home Ministry Wants 1984 Massacre Of Sikhs Case Reopened

Trouble For Congress CM Kamal Nath As Home Ministry Wants 1984 Massacre Of Sikhs Case Reopened

NEW DELHI – A case linked to the 1984 massacre of Sikhs, where witnesses alleged the involvement of senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, will be re-opened again following orders from the Union home ministry. Kamal Nath has denied having a role in the riots and was given the benefit of the doubt by the commission […]

September 16th, 2019 | Posted in International, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Tax And Gambling In Canada

Tax And Gambling In Canada

Have you ever watched an episode of The Price is Right from south of the border and been shocked at a contestant’s choice of prize? When faced with the option of an all-expenses around the world trip or a cash sum of $20,000, why do they always choose the cash? The reasoning behind it is […]

September 5th, 2019 | Posted in Business, Link News, News, South Asian | Read More »

FILM REVIEW: DESI ANGREJ Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon Weaves Past-Present-Future In A Fun-Filled Cultural Ride Through Diverse Canadian Landscape

FILM REVIEW: DESI ANGREJ Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon Weaves Past-Present-Future In A Fun-Filled Cultural Ride Through Diverse Canadian Landscape

DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Starring: Gulshan Grover, Sitara Hewitt, Munish Sharma, Thugpun, Balinder Johal, Dasaundha Kaler, B. K. Singh Rakhra, Nikki Shauna, Gelsea Mae, Raj Kumar Toora, Steve Dhillon, Charles Raahul Singh, Rashi Grewal, Sid Bhullar, Sunee Dhaliwal, Ash Dhawan, Jas Heer, Nalini Bhui And Many Others Written, Produced & Directed by R. Paul […]

August 31st, 2019 | Posted in Bollywood, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, Movie Reviews, News, Soap Masala, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Burnaby Councillor Sav Dhaliwal Wants Caps On Ride-Haling Operators While Jinny Sims Disappointed And Shocked At PTB Decision To Not Control The Number Of Ride-Hailing Cars

Burnaby Councillor Sav Dhaliwal Wants Caps On Ride-Haling Operators While Jinny Sims Disappointed And Shocked At PTB Decision To Not Control The Number Of Ride-Hailing Cars

By R. PAUL DHILLON LINK Editor SURREY – With Ride-hailing services getting the green light to operate in BC starting next week, there has been again uproar from the Taxi industry and concerns related primarily to the number of ride-hailing cars that will be on the road as well as environmental concerns. The LINK spoke […]

August 28th, 2019 | Posted in Business, Lead Story, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Writer-Director-Producer’s R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy To Release In Punjabi and English Versions In Theatres On August 30th!

Writer-Director-Producer’s R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy To Release In Punjabi and English Versions In Theatres On August 30th!

DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation explores modern relationships of South Asian Canadians and touches on the history of the community in BC. Theatre Listings For DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Canada Wide So Far Cineplex – Strawberry Hill, Surrey, BC            Landmark – Guildford – Surrey – BC Cineplex – Mission, BC Cineplex – Brampton, Ontario                         […]

August 28th, 2019 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Business, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, Movie Reviews, News, Punjab Link, Realestate, Soap Masala, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Surrey Police Approved By NDP Government With Wally Oppal To Oversee Transition

Surrey Police Approved By NDP Government With Wally Oppal To Oversee Transition

SURREY – Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth gave the green light Thursday to Surrey’s new city police force, granting Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum and his supporters their wish to have Surrey’s own police force at an added expense and less safety, according to a growing number of critics of the police […]

August 22nd, 2019 | Posted in Business, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Promotions Fully Underway!

DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Promotions Fully Underway!

DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Releases On August 30th Track – SHOOTER Artist – Balvir Boparai Music – Harj Nagra Label – MMM Music & Films Directed & Produced by R. Paul Dhillon The second promotional track from DESI ANGREJ: The Fusion Generation Motion Picture Soundtrack “SHOOTER” by the legendary Balvir Boparai was released on […]

August 18th, 2019 | Posted in Bollywood, Breaking News, Business, Editorial, Education, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link Columnist, Link Feautre, Link News, Link VIP'S, Movie Reviews, News, Punjab Link, Soap Masala, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

High Achiever!

High Achiever!

Osoyoos Secondary school graduate Simrat Sekhon is this year’s recipient of the Governor General’s Medal for academic achievement after finishing the school year with the highest GPA. Principal Scott Tremblay presented her with the award on Thursday.

July 24th, 2019 | Posted in International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Paldi Gurdwara Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

Paldi Gurdwara Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

The Mayo family members including Joan and Davinder Mayo were part of the huge crowd that gathered at Paldi on Saturday, June 29 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the community, located midway between Duncan and Lake Cowichan. Although its founders were Sikhs, originally coming over from the Lower Mainland, the population […]

July 9th, 2019 | Posted in International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »