Registration for the 2015 BMO Vancouver Marathon is now available online at bmovanmarathon.ca. This season’s field is expected to be upwards of 18,000 runners, with each event capped at 5,000 for the Marathon, 250 teams for the Marathon Relay, 10,000 for the Half Marathon, 2,500 for the 8KM, and 500 for the Kids Fun Run. [...]
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, met with Indian PM Narendra Modi to discuss international security and the expanding bilateral relationship between Canada and India. They reiterated Canada’s keenness to build on our relationship in support of India’s prosperity and economic development, particularly in the areas of energy [...]
BEIJING – Accusing the US of “manipulating” the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, China claimed that an American official, who was linked to the Tibetan and Xinjiang’s separatist movements, met with key protest leaders.
“Louisa Greve, a director of the National Endowment for Democracy of the US (NED), was already meeting with the key people from [...]
VANCOUVER – The Dalia Lama will visit South Vancouver’s John Oliver High school next week when he lands in Vancouver on October 21.
The Dalai Lama is expected to join four students on-stage in the gymnasium while visiting the school. “They will talk about what it means to educate the heart,” Victor Chan told the Georgia [...]
UNITED NATIONS – An Indian police inspector from Jammu and Kashmir has been named recipient of a prestigious international female peacekeeper award by the UN’s police division for her “exceptional achievements” in her duty with the UN mission in Afghanistan, including her efforts towards helping victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
Inspector Shakti Devi of the [...]
SURREY – A Newton area home as riddled with bullets after a targeted drive by shooting in the in the 12100-block of 82nd Avenue.
Surrey RCMP are investigating after numerous bullets were fired at a house in Newton last night. Police said nobody was injured in the shooting. It happened at 8:40 p.m. Wednesday and people [...]
SURREY – The man known simply as “Doug Paaji” in the South Asian-Punjabi community in Surrey, former Surrey mayor Doug McCallum, who is the only candidate with an experience of holding the mayor’s chair, has taken a decisive lead among decided voters over his two main opponents – Barinder Rasode of One Surrey and Linda [...]
BURNABY – Beginning October 1st, Surrey’s Kaden Manji will be fundraising to help children who have special needs through the Variety’s Kid Champions program.
Formerly known as the Kids Coin Drive for Variety, the new name highlights Variety’s belief that children who have special needs can achieve little victories every day and be leaders in their [...]
ABBOTSFORD – The LINK reported last week after sources in Abbotsford told us that the young Indo-Canadian drive-by shooting victim have known his killer.
But Abbotsford police in an interview with the LINK this week denied any such claims, saying they are continue the investigation into Baringh’s murder but they do not have anybody in custody [...]