We are heart-broken to announce the untimely passing of our dear friend and supporter Mrignesh “Vicky” Nanda of the world renowned Hi-Class Jewellers store in Vancouver. His sudden passing from a brief illness comes as a shock to his family and friends, who held Vicky in very high esteem for his loving manner and kind [...]
OTTAWA - For the fourth year in a row, Sikhs across Canada, in partnership with the World Sikh Organization of Canada, joined to take part in the One Billion Rising movement by providing care packages, treats and baked goods to approximately 1500 women and children in shelters in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and [...]
Sidd Bikkannavar, 35, said in a post on social media that US Customs and Border Protection officers wanted his cell phone and password — before they would let him through at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport.
NEW YORK – An Indian-origin Nasa scientist has said he was detained and forced to unlock his PIN-protected work phone [...]
WASHINGTON – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived at the White House Monday for talks on trade and immigration with his political polar opposite, President Donald Trump. And the young Canadian PM schooled Trump the Chump, coming away with a hope of a good deal on NAFTA changes and generally out shining Trump.
After striking up [...]
VICTORIA— The problems that British Columbians have with Christy Clark’s government weren’t solved by her latest throne speech says New Democrat Leader John Horgan.
“For too long Christy Clark has been working for the wealthy and the well-connected while leaving ordinary British Columbians behind,” said Horgan.
“Now on the eve of an election, she is doing anything [...]
SOUTH VANCOUVER – Vancouver police has identified Maninder Singh Braich as the victim of city’s third homicide of 2017 after he was found injured but died shortly after being found inside a home on Prince Albert Street last Thursday.
Thirty-eight-year-old Braich may have died from injuries suffered from an altercation at a drinking party at the [...]
WASHINGTON – In view of the Trump administration’s discriminatory immigration order, the Sikh Coalition– a community-based organisation that defends Sikh civil rights– has issued an advisory in the form of a Punjabi-language guide concerning a person’s rights with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in USA. The ICE is one of the federal government agencies [...]
LOS ANGELES – The Santa Monica-based trio White Sun, a new age band headed by Jogi Bhajan-follower Sikhs, has a curious, only-in-L.A. back story, having been co-founded by Adam Berry, best known in the biz for his four seasons as the music director for the animated show “South Park.”
They can add “Grammy-award winning” to that [...]
SACRAMENTO – Gurdwaras in California have offered shelter to thousands of evacuees of Yuba City following fears of Oroville Dam collapsing.
Security guards, teachers, farmers and other members of the Central Valley’s large Sikh community reached the two-storied Gurdwara Sahib Sikh temple in West Sacramento on Sunday while fleeing potential flooding along the Highway 70 corridor [...]