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Short PNE!

Short PNE!

The Pacific National Exhibition is now open but this summer it is a much shorter affair lasting just two weeks. If you want to experience the end of the summer – the PNE is it!!!

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10 Cent Gas Creates Line-Ups!

10 Cent Gas Creates Line-Ups!

Hundreds of excited drivers at two Shell stations in Surrey had the opportunity Tuesday to try new Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline for just 10-cents per litre. The breakthrough formulation in new Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline contains two key cleaning agents that perform better than the single component in the previous formulation. Customers can [...]

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Seniors Celebrate!

Seniors Celebrate!

Sunset Indo-Canadian seniors society of Vancouver celebrated India’s Independence Day with poetry recitals and book unveilings.

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Trudeau Announces Tax Refund For Teachers’ Out-Of-Pocket School Supplies

Trudeau Announces Tax Refund For Teachers’ Out-Of-Pocket School Supplies

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau, a former teacher, announced that the rebate program will provide up to a $150 refundable tax benefit on $1,000 worth of material, including posters, specialized art supplies and books. Trudeau told supporters in Newmarket on Wednesday that the tax system does not recognize many of the extra expenses educators face each [...]

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BC Has The Highest Number Of Secondary Suites

BC Has The Highest Number Of Secondary Suites

Vancouver Has The Most Secondary Suites Of Any BC City!
The study conducted by Square One Insurance examined 4,000 of its home insurance policy holders in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C.
VANCOUVER – A study conducted by a Vancouver-based insurance company shows that homeowners in British Columbia have the highest percentage of secondary suites west of [...]

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Submissions Now Open For Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Submissions Now Open For Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

VANCOUVER – Taking place November 27th to 29th, the 5th annual Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival celebrates stories usually not represented by mainstream cinema or contemporary Bollywood film formulas. Features, shorts and documentaries, all chosen to engage, educate and inspire audiences by promoting free expression, cross-cultural interactions and understanding, and combating intolerance and stereotypes.
VISAFF [...]

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Young Faces Uphill Battle!

Young Faces Uphill Battle!

Conservative MP Wai Young faces an uphill battle in Vancouver South where Liberal challenger Harjit Sajjan and NDP’s Amandeep Nijjar will give her a run for her money to recapture the seat.

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Migration May Have Led To Decline In Sikh Population In India

Migration May Have Led To Decline In Sikh Population In India

CHANDIGARH – Of all communities, Sikhs have reported maximum decline in population, according to the religion-based census data (2001-2011) released by the Centre Tuesday.
The decadal growth rate in Sikh population was pegged at 24.3 per cent in 1991, which fell to 18.2 per cent in 2001 and further to 8.4 per cent in 2011. The [...]

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Conservative MP Parm Gill Accused Of Misleading Voters With A “Ruby Lie”

Conservative MP Parm Gill Accused Of Misleading Voters With A “Ruby Lie”

Liberal candidate Ruby Sahota has accused Parm Gill, the Tory incumbent in the hotly-contested Greater Toronto Area riding of Brampton North, of attacking a former political foe with the same first name as her, for championing a policy that she does not support. “Ruby and the Liberals have been pushing to lower the residency requirement [...]

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NRI Store Owner Foils Robbery In New Zealand

NRI Store Owner Foils Robbery In New Zealand

Rupan Patel was working alone at his convenience store in Hamilton town’s Hukanui road when the incident took place, stuff.co.nz reported.
WELLINGTON – An Indian-origin businessman in New Zealand foiled a robbery attempt at his store when he wrestled the gun away from a masked man and chased him away, a media report said on Tuesday.
Rupan [...]

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