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Indo-Canadian Man From The Island Gets Conditional Sentence For Brawl Outside Restaurant

Indo-Canadian Man From The Island Gets Conditional Sentence For Brawl Outside Restaurant

Sunjay Sharma, who was involved in a December 2015 brawl at the Cactus Club Café in Nanaimo, received a conditional discharge on May 1 at the courthouse in Nanaimo. Sharma’s co-accused Subhan Khan received 18 months’ probation last year for his part in the incident, but was sentenced to two years in prison in January […]

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NDP In Good Stead With The Electorate At One Year Anniversary, Says Poll

NDP In Good Stead With The Electorate At One Year Anniversary, Says Poll

Poll finds BC NDP’s housing and tax policies popular, fewer support party’s pipeline stance. VANCOUVER – Premier John Horgan’s NDP government is in good stead at their first anniversary of being in power even though it appears BC remains deeply divided on pipelines. A new poll finds 42 per cent of those asked feel the […]

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OPINION: Everyone Knows ICBC Is Losing Money, A Lot Of Money So We Must Fix It!

OPINION: Everyone Knows ICBC Is Losing Money, A Lot Of Money So We Must Fix It!

By David Eby BC Attorney General VICTORIA – It seems that almost everyone knows ICBC is losing money, a lot of money. What many people may not know is how our government is going to fix ICBC so that it delivers affordable car insurance, with good benefits, for all British Columbians. After all, that was […]

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OBITUARY – Tanraj Singh (Raja) Nijjar

OBITUARY – Tanraj Singh (Raja) Nijjar

October 30, 1989 – may 4, 2018 The Nijjar family is heart-broken to report the sudden passing of Tanraj Singh (Raja) Nijjar on May 4, 2018. He was the cousin of Tara Atwal, better known As Tara Chittiwala. The son of Devinder Singh and Balwinder Kaur Nijjar, he was from parjian khurd dist jalandhar. Funeral […]

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World Bank Denies Reports That Nawaz Sharif Laundered $4.9 Billion To India

World Bank Denies Reports That Nawaz Sharif Laundered $4.9 Billion To India

Pakistan’s top anti-corruption body, National Accountability Bureau ordered a probe against the embattled Nawaz Sharif and others after reports of his involvement in the money laundering emerged in the media. WASHINGTON – The World Bank has denied as “incorrect” media reports in Pakistan that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif allegedly laundered $4.9 billion to India. […]

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BC Woman Charged With Embezzling $1.2 Million From Alberta Company

BC Woman Charged With Embezzling $1.2 Million From Alberta Company

Police say Colleen Fay Dhuga is believed to have written 185 cheques to herself using signature stamp. She also is alleged to have withdrawn cash and made unauthorized purchases using several corporate credit cards in her name. CALGARY – A 50-year-old Indo-Canadian woman from Kelowna is facing charges of theft, fraud and money laundering after […]

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Independent Truck Operators Get Significant Breakthroughs With NDP Government

Independent Truck Operators Get Significant Breakthroughs With NDP Government

United Truckers Association secures policy changes from BC government and region’s largest terminal operator. SURREY – After years of advocacy on behalf of Independent Operators (“IOs”) and drivers, the United Truckers Association (“UTA”) got two significant announcements made in both the public and private sectors. Struggling with stagnant legislated wages, inadequate regulation and oversight, and […]

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Two Indo-American Men Charged With Securities, Wire Fraud For Inflating Fund Value

Two Indo-American Men Charged With Securities, Wire Fraud For Inflating Fund Value

Two Indian-origin men have been charged by federal authorities in the US with securities and wire fraud. The charges carry up to 25 years in prison and a maximum fine of USD 5 million. NEW YORK – Two Indian-origin men have been charged by federal authorities in the US with securities and wire fraud for […]

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Indians Accounted For Over 74 Percent Of H-1B Visas In 2016-17: Report

Indians Accounted For Over 74 Percent Of H-1B Visas In 2016-17: Report

WASHINGTON – Technology professionals from India accounted for 74.2 per cent of the total number of H-1B visas issued by the US in 2016 and the next year the figure rose to 75.6 per cent, a government report said on Tuesday. However, there has been a drop in the number of new H-1B beneficiaries from […]

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Indians Challenge UK Govt Over Visas

Indians Challenge UK Govt Over Visas

Indian professionals protest against alleged unfair visa rules, outside UK Parliament in London on Wednesday LONDON: Scores of Indian doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs and other professionals are challenging the UK government in court over being denied the right to live and work in Britain. The professionals, brought together under the banner of the ‘Highly Skilled Migrants’ […]

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