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Indo-Canadian Teen To Compete At Miss Teen Canada -World Pageant

Indo-Canadian Teen To Compete At Miss Teen Canada -World Pageant

SURREY – An Indo-Canadian teen Sierra Pilcher, who recently won the Miss Teen Surrey- World 2013, is headed to Toronto to compete in the Miss Teen Canada -World pageant. Pilcher is a young lady who has logged over 4000 hours of volunteer work in her community.  She is a Youth Mentor, Youth Camp Leader, singer […]

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Indo-Canadian Cop Convicted Of Sex Assault At Toronto Massage Parlour

Indo-Canadian Cop Convicted Of Sex Assault At Toronto Massage Parlour

Toronto police constable Mandip Sandhu was convicted of sex assault this week after a judge rejected his claim of being induced by a masseuse to submit to oral sex. TORONTO – A judge has convicted an Indo-Canadian cop from Toronto of sexually assaulting a masseuse while supposedly inspecting the spa where she worked. Det.-Const. Mandip […]

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New Democrats Blast B.C. Liberals For Tabling What They Call “Bogus Budget”

New Democrats Blast B.C. Liberals For Tabling What They Call “Bogus Budget”

New Democrat finance critic Ralston pointed out the Liberals’ last pre-election budget promised the government’s deficit would be a “maximum” of $495 million, but after the election ballooned to almost $2 billion and British Columbians were hit with the HST. VICTORIA – In Question Period on Wednesday, Adrian Dix and the New Democrats challenged the […]

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B.C. Liberals’ Pre-Election “Balanced Budget” Borrows NDP’s Corporate Tax Hikes

B.C. Liberals’ Pre-Election “Balanced Budget” Borrows NDP’s Corporate Tax Hikes

VICTORIA – The B.C. Liberals’ borrowed heavily from the opposition in their pre-election “balanced budget” which  proposes to bring in corporate tax hikes and tax hikes for the wealthy, something that very much looks like Adrian Dix’s platform. The corporate income tax rate would rise one point to 11 per cent effective April 1, accelerating […]

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Liberals Say Conservative Office Of Religious Freedoms Must Be About More Than Symbolism

Liberals Say Conservative Office Of Religious Freedoms Must Be About More Than Symbolism

WSO Lauds Launch Of The Office of Religious Freedom By R. Paul Dhillon OTTAWA – Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic LeBlanc said the Conservative government’s announcement of its new Office of Religious Freedoms must be about substance and not just empty symbolism. “After systematically diminishing Canada’s international presence and engagement, cutting our democratic development programs […]

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

The local Chinese-Canadian community celebrated the 40th Annual Chinese New Year with a parade through Vancouver’s Chinatown last Sunday with more than 3000 participants and 50,000 onlookers. This year the Chinese are celebrating the Year of the Snake.

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Indo-Canadian Woman Killed By Hit And Run In Abbotsford

Indo-Canadian Woman Killed By Hit And Run In Abbotsford

The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Shaminderjeet Brar, who was reported missing to Abbotsford police on Feb. 12. ABBOTSFORD – An Indo-Canadian woman’s body was found by the side of a road in a rural area of Abbotsford on Sunday Feb. 18. The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Shaminderjeet Brar, who was reported missing […]

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South Asian Health Institute To Better Understand The Health Needs Of The Community

South Asian Health Institute To Better Understand The Health Needs Of The Community

SURREY – Fraser Health has launched the South Asian Health Institute (SAHI) to better understand the health needs of the South Asian population and support the implementation of evidence-informed programs to enable patients and their health care providers manage chronic conditions. South Asian people have a higher propensity to develop chronic diseases, and they are […]

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Award For Fruiticana!

Award For Fruiticana!

Fruiticana CEO Tony Singh accepted the 2013 International Trade Award in the large Business Category from Surrey Board of Trade on Tuesday at an awards luncheon in Surrey. Fruiticana is a Surrey-based success story with 150 employees and growing bigger. The franchise chain’s mission is to provide Canada with the flavors and culinary traditions of […]

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Dhillon Latest Indo-Canadian To Step Into BC Liberals’ Growing Den Of Ethnic Candidates

Dhillon Latest Indo-Canadian To Step Into BC Liberals’ Growing Den Of Ethnic Candidates

Dhillon To Take On NDP Leader Dix In Also-Ran Mode! VANCOUVER–Federal Public Servant Gurjit Dhillon is the latest Indo-Canadian joining a slew of recently announced ethnic candidates for the struggling BC Liberal Party. She will be the party’s candidate in Vancouver-Kingsway. “This is an important election for British Columbia, and there is a clear choice […]

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