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2018 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award To Honour Jean Augustine

2018 Thakore Visiting Scholar Award To Honour Jean Augustine

VANCOUVER – This year’s Thakore Visiting Scholar Award will honour the work of women’s rights advocate Jean Augustine.   The Thakore Visiting Scholar Award is presented annually to outstanding persons who have made the welfare of society their lifetime work.   This year the Thakore Charitable Foundation, The Institute for the Humanities and the J.S. Woodsworth […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

TARGETS: Ghosts In The Studio!

TARGETS: Ghosts In The Studio!

LINK editor and well known filmmaker R. Paul Dhillon-led anti-gang and drugs music video TARGETS (Nichannay) is on its last leg, after having completed filming recently. This week, the Targets team recorded the final Voice-Over for the ending of their short film at Legendary Dholi and music producer Rayman Bhuller’s studio at South Asian Arts […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

George Harvie, Param Grewal’s Achieving Delta Slate Gets Boost With Mayor Lois Jackson Joining As Council Candidate

George Harvie, Param Grewal’s Achieving Delta Slate Gets Boost With Mayor Lois Jackson Joining As Council Candidate

DELTA– The George Harvie led Achieving for Delta slate, which also includes the very likeable and veteran politico Param Grewal, got a boost this week with 19-year Mayor of Delta Lois Harvie’s slate as a council candidate. Topping the Delta polls since 1999, Jackson was first elected to council in 1973. She served as Chair […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

“Bogus” Indo-British Lawyer Jailed For Fraud

“Bogus” Indo-British Lawyer Jailed For Fraud

Harvinder Kaur Thethi, from the West Midlands region of England, had been convicted by Southwark Crown Court in London in July for falsely claiming to be a barrister, solicitor and a UK Home Office official with the ability to progress immigration applications. LONDON – An Indo-British woman described as a “bogus immigration lawyer” has been […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Remembering Sargarhi Martyrs!

Remembering Sargarhi Martyrs!

The Indian Ex-Servicemen Society British Columbia held their annual event to honor the Saragarhi Battle martyrs (21 Sikh soldiers of 36 Sikh Regiment died while facing and standing ground against more than 4800 Pathans) and Veterans Day celebrations at Grand Taj Banquet Hall Sept 12. Ex-Servicemen Society President Captain Mohinder Singh Jaswal and all decorated […]

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Anshdeep Singh To Be First Sikh To Be Inducted Into Trump’s Security

Anshdeep Singh To Be First Sikh To Be Inducted Into Trump’s Security

Anshdeep Singh Bhatia stumbled upon a block when he was told he would have to change his looks. But he moved the court against the riders and the decision came out in his favour. WASHINGTON – Punjab-born Anshdeep Singh Bhatia has become the first Sikh to have been inducted into the security detail of US […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Transgender Documentary My Name Was January Produced By Sher Vancouver Making Waves

Transgender Documentary My Name Was January Produced By Sher Vancouver Making Waves

SURREY – The Sher Vancouver produced short documentary My Name Was January is making film festival waves. The film, directed by Elina Gress and Lenee Son, is a local, grassroots, community project shot entirely in Metro Vancouver.  Elina and Lenee both studied Journalism at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Surrey. The producers from Sher Vancouver are […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Kicking Indo-Canadian Family Off Flight Costs Air Canada $65,000 In Fines

Kicking Indo-Canadian Family Off Flight Costs Air Canada $65,000 In Fines

Air Canada has been ordered to pay the Mittal family from Oakville, Ont. about $65,000 Canadian. The money is meant to compensate the family for the “mental agony and harassment” they suffered when Air Canada ordered them off a flight. Air Canada said it plans to contest the decision. “Our version of events is different,” […]

September 15th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Turbaned Canadian-Sikh Model Featured In Nordstrom Ad

Turbaned Canadian-Sikh Model Featured In Nordstrom Ad

VANCOUVER – A turbaned Sikh-Canadian model is featured in the latest ad from retail giant Nordstrom. Toronto Teacher Harjass Singh is featured with female model Estelle Habermayer in the very chic Ad for one of the largest store chains in North America. Although many North American companies feature multicultural and diverse models in their Ads, […]

September 8th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Jagmeet Singh Wants Trudeau Liberals To Cancel Trans Mountain Pipeline

Jagmeet Singh Wants Trudeau Liberals To Cancel Trans Mountain Pipeline

OTTAWA –NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh called on the Liberal government to cancel the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline project, overhaul the review process for energy projects, and invest in clean energy jobs for the future. “Communities across Canada are feeling the impact of climate change, with unprecedented flooding and extreme heat conditions contributing to […]

September 8th, 2018 | Posted in Link News | Read More »