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British Sikh MP Calls For Operation Bluestar inquiry In UK Parliament

British Sikh MP Calls For Operation Bluestar inquiry In UK Parliament

He raised the issue in the House of Commons on Thursday to mark 36 years since the Army’s operation at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. LONDON – British Sikh Opposition Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi called for an independent inquiry into the extent of the involvement of the then Margaret Thatcher-led British government in […]

June 17th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

State Of Emergency Extended For Another Two Weeks In BC Despite Low Daily Cases

State Of Emergency Extended For Another Two Weeks In BC Despite Low Daily Cases

B.C. government formally extended the provincial state of emergency for another two weeks despite BC doing extremely well with low daily cases and no deaths for five straight days. But many, especially BC’s landlords, are asking that state of emergency should be lifted as among other things it allows bad tenants to not pay rent […]

June 17th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Can You Tell If Someone Has A Brain Injury?

Can You Tell If Someone Has A Brain Injury?

    By Mel Chaudhary Personal Injury Lawyer Simpson, Thomas & Associates   June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. The purpose of Brain Injury Awareness Month is to promote injury prevention and increase understanding of the effects of an acquired brain injury. Awareness of the signs and symptoms of a brain injury is […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

NDP Says We Must Put A Stop To Racism Wherever It Is

NDP Says We Must Put A Stop To Racism Wherever It Is

    TORONTO – NDP MPs Lindsay Mathyssen (London—Fanshawe) and Matthew Green (Hamilton Centre) called out racism wherever it is happening. “As we watch the reaction to the injustice and the murder of George Floyd by police south of the border, Canadians still haven’t come to terms with the death of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, the killing […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Indo-American Doctor Dies of COVD-19

Indo-American Doctor Dies of COVD-19

Sudheer S Chauhan had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and was battling for his life for the past few weeks. NEW YORK – An Indo-American physician here has succumbed to the novel coronavirus, American Physicians of Indian-Origin (AAPI) has said. Sudheer S Chauhan had been diagnosed with COVID-19 and was battling for his life for the […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Gujarati Society Provides 600 Vegetarian Meals To Surrey Memorial Staff

Gujarati Society Provides 600 Vegetarian Meals To Surrey Memorial Staff

  SURREY – During these unprecedented Pandemic times, Gujarati Society of British Columbia (GSBC) expressed its deepest gratitude and appreciation to the healthcare workers of BC. GSBC said they are the true frontline warriors fighting the novel coronavirus, putting lives of themselves and their families, at risk and the organization salutes them all.   GSBC provided […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

CMHC Tightens Lending Standards To Protect Housing Market During COVID-19

CMHC Tightens Lending Standards To Protect Housing Market During COVID-19

TORONTO — Canadians looking to borrow money for a home purchase are in for some extra challenges after the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation announced changes to its lending standards on Thursday, reported Canadian Press. The country’s national housing agency is increasing the qualifying credit score for mortgage insurance to 680 from 600 and limiting […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Inspector Nagra!

Inspector Nagra!

Veteran Indo-Canadian cop with Toronto’s Peel police Bob Nagra has recently been promoted to the rank of Inspector with Peel Police (Canada). Inspector Nagra was the first turban wearing Sikh to join Peel police in 1999.  

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Nearly 60,000 Students Return On First Day Back Of In-Class Instruction

Nearly 60,000 Students Return On First Day Back Of In-Class Instruction

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia reopened in-class instruction to all students on Monday, June 1 with about 30% of expected enrolment in attendance. At the high end were Grade 6 students at 48.3% of expected enrolment, while Grade 12 students were at the low end with 14.5%. These numbers reflect only the first […]

June 10th, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »

Indo-American Grocery Store Owner Charged With Price Gouging

Indo-American Grocery Store Owner Charged With Price Gouging

  WASHINGTON – An owner of a popular Indian-American grocery store in California has been charged with price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic, when the entire state is under stay-at-home orders. Following consumer complaints, an investigation office revealed that Rajvinder Singh, owner of the popular Apna Bazaar in California’s Pleasanton, had allegedly increased the prices […]

June 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Link News | Read More »