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Trudeau Mania!

Trudeau Mania!

Local Indo-Canadians feted Liberal leadership front runner Justin Trudeau at a fundraiser at the Quilchena Golf club in Richmond which was organized by former Liberal MP and cabinet minister Herb Dhaliwal.

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Tamil Heritage Month Celebrated

Tamil Heritage Month Celebrated

TORONTO – Tamil Heritage Month is a wonderful opportunity for all Canadians to showcase and celebrate the contributions Canadians of Tamil origin have made to this country, said NDP MP Rathika Sitsabaiesan, a member of the Tamil-Canadian community. “Since the first migrants came here nearly 50 years ago, Tamil Canadians have established deep roots and […]

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Sikh-American Woman Delivers Prayers For Obama

Sikh-American Woman Delivers Prayers For Obama

WASHINGTON – History was made this week when Sapreet Kaur, Executive Director of the Sikh Coalition, became first Sikh American to speak at the Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service in Washington, DC., at the request of the White House.  President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden were in […]

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Harinder Takhar Hopes To Use His “Desi Posse” To Be A Kingmaker At This Weekend’s Ontario Liberal Leadership Race

Harinder Takhar Hopes To Use His “Desi Posse” To Be A Kingmaker At This Weekend’s Ontario Liberal Leadership Race

TORONTO – Ontario Liberal leadership contender Harinder Takhar was never in to win but is hoping that by using his large South Asian delegates – he will be a “King-Maker” at this weekend’s leadership convention in Toronto. Takhar, who is using the oft-employed strategy by Indo-Canadian politicians (Federal Liberal turncoat Ujjal Dosanjh comes to mind […]

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WSO Gets Sikh “Kirpan” Accommodated At Alberta Courts

WSO Gets Sikh “Kirpan” Accommodated At Alberta Courts

CALGARY – The World Sikh Organization of Canada has worked with the Government of Alberta and Alberta Human Rights Commission to develop accommodation guidelines for the kirpan in Alberta courthouses. And on Friday, it was able to get a confirmation that the Alberta courthouses will accommodate the small hidden holy dagger. The kirpan is an […]

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The West Desperately Needs Eastern Wisdom

The West Desperately Needs Eastern Wisdom

By Dr. Sawraj Singh It is becoming increasingly clear that the current economic crisis is not going to be resolved soon. This is not an economic crisis alone but is a global crisis which has social, moral, ethical, environmental and cultural aspects also. The bitter truth is that without fundamental changes, Western capitalism cannot function […]

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Convicted Indo-Canadian Mountie Spared Jail Time

Convicted Indo-Canadian Mountie Spared Jail Time

Richmond RCMP Constable Inderpal Bal, who was convicted of assault, was given suspended sentence. RICHMOND – An Indo-Canadian RCMP Constable from Richmond convicted of assault had walked out of court in Richmond Thursday with no jail time. Originally charged with assault causing bodily harm, Constable Inderpal Bal has been given a suspended sentence and placed […]

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Anti-Casino Crusader Bernie Simpson Thanks His Supporters For Helping To Kill South Surrey Casino

Anti-Casino Crusader Bernie Simpson Thanks His Supporters For Helping To Kill South Surrey Casino

Mayor Watts Casts Deciding Vote By Rejecting Gateway Proposal SURREY- Anti-casino crusader and well known personal injury lawyer Bernie Simpson thanked his legion of supporters whom he believes were key in defeating the proposed casino in South Surrey. “As a result of the efforts of Darmesh Darbar Gurdwara and of Guru Nanak Gurdwara, a significant […]

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Surrey’s Loss Of Casino Could Be Gain For Langley Or Native Reserve

Surrey’s Loss Of Casino Could Be Gain For Langley Or Native Reserve

The casino project Surrey rejected could go to Tsawassen First Nation instead or to Langley as the mayor of that municipality neighbouring Surrey has expressed interest. SURREY – The No decision on the South Surrey casino is threatening to tear the one party majority Surrey First team with some councillors, who supported the casino, questioning […]

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Christy’s Self-Created Bollywood Awards Get A Lot Of Negative Reaction

Christy’s Self-Created Bollywood Awards Get A Lot Of Negative Reaction

“To do a one time, one-off project six days before the election begins, people are cynical,” said NDP arts critic Spencer Chandra-Herbert. “They’re questioning, ‘is this more about Christy Clark getting re-elected than about long-term investments and building trade relationships with India?’” By R. Paul Dhillon With News Files SURREY – While Bollywood fans are rejoicing […]

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