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SURREY: Love Where You Live!

SURREY: Love Where You Live!

  Mayor Doug McCallum, aka Doug Paaji, joined over 650 students, parents and teachers from Walnut Road Elementary School last weekend for a Kindness to Earth clean-up event, celebrating Surrey’s city-wide Love Where You Live clean-up initiative. “I want to commend and thank all the students, parents and  teachers who rose to the challenge to […]

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Mob Kills One In Sri Lanka As Communal Riots Spread Despite Nationwide Curfew

Mob Kills One In Sri Lanka As Communal Riots Spread Despite Nationwide Curfew

Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim riots spread to three districts north of the capital in a violent backlash against Easter suicide bombings. COLOMBO – Mobs slashed to death a Sri Lankan Muslim man despite a nationwide curfew imposed Monday night after anti-Muslim […]

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SNAP Into Action!

SNAP Into Action!

Spring is in the air and that means boots on the ground for the 14-member Surrey Natural Areas Partnership (SNAP) team. The 14 post-secondary students and recent graduates will be employed from now until the end of August, thanks to the federal government’s Canada Summer Jobs program. They will be working on habitat restoration, urban […]

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Saudi Scholar Arrested Over Easter Bombings In Sri Lanka

Saudi Scholar Arrested Over Easter Bombings In Sri Lanka

Mohamed Aliyar, 60, is the founder of the Centre for Islamic Guidance, which boasts a mosque, a religious school and a library in Zahran’s hometown of Kattankudy, a Muslim-dominated city on Sri Lanka’s eastern shores. There has been much speculation that the Sri-Lankan attacks were funded by Saudi Arabia as was the case of the […]

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SASSY Award Winners

SASSY Award Winners

The 2019 Service Above Self Surrey Youth (SASSY) Awards were presented on May 9 to honour the achievements  of local youth. More than 230 people gathered at Surrey Arts Centre to celebrate the seven recipients receiving this year’s prestigious awards. Awards were granted in the categories of community service, environmental leadership, International service, overcoming  adversity, […]

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Rahul Gandhi Says Senior Party Leader ‘Pitroda Should Be Ashamed Of His Comments On ’84 Massacre Of Sikhs’

Rahul Gandhi Says Senior Party Leader ‘Pitroda Should Be Ashamed Of His Comments On ’84 Massacre Of Sikhs’

KHANNA – Congress president Rahul Gandhi said on Monday that senior party leader Sam Pitroda should be “ashamed” of his comments on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984.   Gandhi, who was addressing a rally at Gaggar Majra village in Fatehgarh Sahib constituency, said he had asked Pitroda to apologise publically for his remarks.   He […]

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Pakistan To Get Bailout Of $6 Billion From IMF Over 3 Years

Pakistan To Get Bailout Of $6 Billion From IMF Over 3 Years

  The final outcome was further delayed after Prime Minister Imran Khan objected to some of the stringent conditions by the IMF. The talks were extended to continue over the weekend and were capped on Sunday. KARACHI – Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have agreed to a bailout package of nearly $6 billion […]

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The Overseas Friends Of BJP And Its Foreign Interference In India’s Elections

The Overseas Friends Of BJP And Its Foreign Interference In India’s Elections

How India’s Ruling Party Mobilizes  Indian-Americans to Win Elections! By Pieter Friedrich India is having its first national election in five years. Partisanship in India is no better than in the United States. Probably much worse. Political party choices polarize families, friends, and whole communities, and every election season can be a very divisive time. […]

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BC Government Says Based On Declarations So Far, 99% of British Columbians Will Not Pay Speculation Tax

BC Government Says Based On Declarations So Far, 99% of British Columbians Will Not Pay Speculation Tax

VICTORIA – Nearly all speculation and vacancy tax (SVT) declarations are complete and the tax is capturing speculators who own homes in B.C. but do not pay tax here. Based on declarations received so far, more than 99% of British Columbians will not pay the speculation and vacancy tax. To date, foreign owners, satellite families […]

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NDP To Hold Money Laundering Inquiry That Might Bring Criminal Charges

NDP To Hold Money Laundering Inquiry That Might Bring Criminal Charges

Premier John Horgan said the findings of three independent reviews into dirty money and the impacts it’s had on different parts of the B.C. economy have made it clear a public inquiry is needed. “It became abundantly clear to us that the depth and magnitude of money laundering in British Columbia was far worse than […]

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