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Okanagan Tech Entrepreneur Raghwa Gopal Appointed To RCMP Diversity Board

Okanagan Tech Entrepreneur Raghwa Gopal Appointed To RCMP Diversity Board

Raghwa Gopal was recently appointed to ‘The British Columbia RCMP Commanding Officer’s Cultural Diversity Inclusion Board’. As a committee member, Gopal will serve as a knowledge base and provide advice on the services provided by the RCMP to the Commanding Officer on diversity–related issues from the viewpoint of the community. KELOWNA – The star of […]

November 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Fiji News, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup

Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup

Well known BC businessman Anthony Von Mandl of Mission Hill Winery played gracious host to Swarup and  a diverse group of business people, politicians, community leaders, city and police officials and of course creative-arts community-media people, including LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon. As usual at Mission Hill events, the Honourable Justice Wally Oppal introduced the elites […]

October 8th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

TELUS Honours Lower Mainland Charities And Individuals Making A Difference

TELUS Honours Lower Mainland Charities And Individuals Making A Difference

VANCOUVER – TELUS hosted its 10th annual Celebration of Giving, where they and their team members honoured local charities, dedicated community members and local businesses who work tirelessly to make a significant impact on the lives of children and youth in need throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley. Since 2011, TELUS Innovation Awards have […]

October 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, International, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon

On his Twitter account, the Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson said his city is interested in landing the tech hub. “Great news! Amazon would be fantastic addition to Vancouver’s world-class innovation ecosystem,” Robertson wrote. It was under Robertson’s leadership that luxury entertainment destination hotel and gaming Parq Vancouver, which has it’s grand opening on Friday, has come to […]

September 27th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, Entertainment, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, Realestate, Top News | Read More »

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan

KELOWNA – Raghwa Gopal, the CEO of Accelerate Okanagan, talks about his keys to success and meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his recent Cabinet retreat in the Okanagan. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently toured Accelerate Okanagan, how was his understanding of what you do? The Prime Minister is very impressive and totally gets what […]

September 26th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Business, International, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Jagmeet Singh Battling Racists And Odds To Win NDP Leadership, Gets Endorsement From Veteran MP Nathan Cullen

Jagmeet Singh Battling Racists And Odds To Win NDP Leadership, Gets Endorsement From Veteran MP Nathan Cullen

OTTAWA – Rising star Sikh-Canadian NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is battling racists and racism in Canada’s political system to win the NDP leadership, something truly historic if he succeeds. Singh received some good news last week with an endorsement from Veteran party MP and former federal NDP leadership candidate Nathan Cullen, who endorsed Singh in the […]

September 25th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Two Indo-Canadian Volunteers From Surrey Head To Ghana To See The Impact Of World Vision Programs

Two Indo-Canadian Volunteers From Surrey Head To Ghana To See The Impact Of World Vision Programs

MISSISSAUGA –  Two World Vision Indo-Canadian volunteers — Prabjot and Dilpreet Gill from Surrey, BC will be in Ghana September 8-18th, discovering the impact of World Vision programs first hand. The group will be visiting projects in Jirapa and West Gonja and getting to know some of the local children who are in need of […]

September 14th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian From Surrey Sentenced For Tax Evasion On Real Estate Sales And Rentals

Indo-Canadian From Surrey Sentenced For Tax Evasion On Real Estate Sales And Rentals

Harjinder Dhudwal of Surrey was sentenced on August 30, 2017, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to a Conditional Sentence Order of 15 months and a fine totalling $129,750, after pleading guilty to income tax evasion under the Income Tax Act. SURREY -An Indo-Canadian man from Surrey has been sentenced for tax evasion on […]

September 7th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Indo-Canadian Insurance Brokers Among Those Disciplined In Bridge Toll Avoidance Scheme

Indo-Canadian Insurance Brokers Among Those Disciplined In Bridge Toll Avoidance Scheme

Indo-Canadian insurance brokers Cheryl Lee Das and Rabjit Singh Johal have been penalized as a result of ICBC’s investigation into false receipt numbers entered into the Autoplan system. SURREY – The Insurance Council of B.C., has disciplined three more brokers, including two Indo-Canadians, for helping drivers avoid paying bills for bridge tolls by entering fake […]

August 12th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Link News, South Asian, Top News | Read More »

OLD HABITS DIE HARD: Sajjan’s Cherry Pit Spitting Can Be Traced To His Indian Roots

OLD HABITS DIE HARD: Sajjan’s Cherry Pit Spitting Can Be Traced To His Indian Roots

Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan was born in India – a country where hygiene, manners and courtesy are almost non-existent. Almost 70 percent of the population goes to toilet in open fields. Some of the pristine beaches of Goa are littered with garbage. Given this sad lack of hygiene and abundance of litter and […]

July 26th, 2017 | Posted in Breaking News, Commentary, International, Lead Story, Link Columnist, Link News, News, Punjab Link, South Asian, South Asian, Top News | Read More »