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I am Punjabi

I am Punjabi

The genes in me, poets they be, write they do like Vir Singh. The genes in me, musicians they be, sing they do like Mardana Ji. The genes in me, warriors they be, fight they do like Jassa Singh. The genes in me, thinkers they be, think they do like Bhai Mani. The genes in […]

August 12th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link Feautre | Read More »

Punjabi Growing In Surrey Schools As Indo-Canadians Students Number Nearly 17,000

Punjabi Growing In Surrey Schools As Indo-Canadians Students Number Nearly 17,000

By Balwant Sanghera SURREY – Surrey, with close to 74,000 students, has now become the largest school district in British Columbia. Nearly 17,000 students attending Surrey schools are Indo-Canadians. Consequently, eight high schools and four elementary schools in Surrey are offering Punjabi as second language. According to the provincial language policy, students from grades five […]

July 27th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

WHERE IS GOD AMID CORONAVIRUS?

WHERE IS GOD AMID CORONAVIRUS?

By Promod Puri Churches, temples, mosques, or Gurdwaras may not be much congregated these days due to the Coronavirus epidemic worldwide. This emptiness at the places of prayers is either due to imposed restrictions or people just avoiding venues of large gatherings. The business of religion, like any other business, is down. But this business […]

July 27th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News | Read More »

What Is The Civil Rights Tribunal And What Does It Mean for My ICBC Claim ?

What Is The Civil Rights Tribunal And What Does It Mean for My ICBC Claim ?

As you may be aware, the controversial “minor injury cap” which applies to BC motor vehicle accidents that occurred on or after April 1, 2019.  It purports to limit recovery on damages for pain and suffering to $5,627 if you suffered certain types of “minor” injuries. The new BC motor vehicle accident law defines a […]

July 21st, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Top 10 Tips For Staying Safe When Cycling On BC Roads

Top 10 Tips For Staying Safe When Cycling On BC Roads

Summer is peak cycling season in BC. Whether you cycle for recreation, exercise, or to commute to and from work or school, bike safety is essential to avoiding accidents and injuries. Here are the top 10 tips for staying safe when cycling on BC roads. How to stay safe when cycling in BC Keep your […]

July 12th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Canadian Muslims Celebrate Government’s Permission to Broadcast Prayers

Canadian Muslims Celebrate Government’s Permission to Broadcast Prayers

By Hanif A. Patel Canadian Muslims accolades and appreciate the recent Government’s permission to broadcast the call to prayer in the last few days of Ramadan. Adhan echoes five time a day, prior to each prayer from every Mosque and to recite Adhan from loud speaker is a ubiquitous practice universally. The first time being […]

July 12th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist, Link News | Read More »

Premier Horgan Announces Care Tower For Richmond Hospital

Premier Horgan Announces Care Tower For Richmond Hospital

Dear Editor, Premier John Horgan and his Health Minister Adrian Dix gave a big surprise to Richmond on Thursday, July2.  The Premier announced that a “new larger and more ambitious than previously announced care tower for Richmond Hospital” had been approved by his government. This is great news not only for the residents of Richmond […]

July 12th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Those Living With A Brain Injury

What COVID-19 Teaches Us About Those Living With A Brain Injury

At first blush, COVID-19 and brain injury seem to have little in common. The reality is that some aspects of life during the coronavirus pandemic mirror what it is like to live with the lasting effects of a brain injury. Here is what COVID-19 teaches us about those living with a brain injury. Finding a […]

July 5th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

What Brain Injury Support Groups Are Available To Me During COVID-19?

What Brain Injury Support Groups Are Available To Me During COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping us physically apart, but BC brain injury support groups continue to bring people together, albeit in new ways. What Are Brain Injury Support Groups? Brain injury support groups are available for people with traumatic brain injuries and for their family, friends, and caregivers. Coping with the symptoms and effects of […]

June 25th, 2020 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

Akal Takht Jathedar Says Every Sikh Wants Khalistan, Will Accept it If Government Offers

Akal Takht Jathedar Says Every Sikh Wants Khalistan, Will Accept it If Government Offers

CHANDIGARH – Akal Takht acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh on Saturday brought up the issue of Khalistan, saying every Sikh wanted it and if the government offers them a separate state, they will accept it happily. He was interacting with the media following the culmination of the annual function at Akal Takht, the highest temporal […]

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