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NDP MLAs Invite Public To Participate In Surrey Accord Discussion

NDP MLAs Invite Public To Participate In Surrey Accord Discussion

SURREY – Registration is nowopen for a public discussioncoming up on Feb. 4 on thefuture of Surrey hosted by NewDemocrat Surrey MLAs.”On Jan. 15, we proposed a fivepointapproach to improvinghealth and safety in Surrey,” saidSurrey-Newton MLA HarryBains. “Now, we want to hearfrom our neighbours. Does theSurrey Accord fit with theirvision of our city’s future?”Bains will […]

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Media Roundtable!

Media Roundtable!

There has been much talk in themedia this week about federaland BC governments holdingexclusive ethnic media roundtablesand not inviting the mainstream.Newly elected AdvanceEducation minister Amrik Virkheld his first roundtable withSouth Asian media. A very smallcontingent was on hand andminister talked about variouseducation-related issues.

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Canada Sees India As Big Market Of Its Forest Products

Canada Sees India As Big Market Of Its Forest Products

MUMBAI – After oil and gas and power,Canada is strongly pitching for itsforestry sector saying India is a strongpotential growth market for Canadianforest products.”As India grows, its demand for woodproducts is expected to soar. As a worldleader in high quality forest products,Canada is well positioned again to meetmuch of that demand,” Canadian ministerof natural resources […]

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Indo-Canadian JO Alumni Gift School $22,500 In Support Of Literacy Program

Indo-Canadian JO Alumni Gift School $22,500 In Support Of Literacy Program

VANCOUVER – John Oliver’sAlumni Community gatheredon Monday January to present acheque in the amount of$22,500 to John OliverSecondary School. The donationis part of an initiative bylocal entrepreneurs and JohnOliver alumni, Barj and RitaDhahan, to raise $100,000. TheDhahans have founded theWonder of Reading LegacyFund aimed at supporting theschool’s reading programs andraise funds targeted at studentliterary.The first […]

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The partnership is an exampleof how SFU is advancing itsactivities in India with universityand industry partners, saysSFU President Andrew Petter. BURNABY – Simon FraserUniversity has joined withRyerson University to develop agroundbreaking incubator andassociated accelerator programin India in collaboration withthe Bombay Stock ExchangeInstitute (BSEI).The BSEI-Ryerson DigitalMedia Zone was established inJuly 2013 and this week SFUsigned a […]

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Suspected Wife Murderer Surrenders After Estranged Wife Stabbed To Death

Suspected Wife Murderer Surrenders After Estranged Wife Stabbed To Death

A Canada-wide warrant was beingsought for Iqbal Singh of Bramptonuntil he turned himself in on Wednesday.Singh’s estranged wife Anita Summanwas stabbed and taken to hospital anddied. Another man, 46-year-oldGurkharan Doal, was also stabbed andis in critical condition. BRAMPTON – An Indo-Canadian mansuspected in the murder of his estrangedwife, who was killed in a double stabbingin […]

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Indo-American Convenience Store Owner, Employees Charged With Selling “Spice Drug”

Indo-American Convenience Store Owner, Employees Charged With Selling “Spice Drug”

WASHINGTON – Two Indo-Americanemployees and the owner of a conveniencestore have been charged by USauthorities for secretly selling a psychoactivedrug commonly known by thestreet name “spice”.Manisha Yogeshkumar Patel, the ownerof the Capital Food Mart at 2929 CapitalBoulevard in Raleigh city in NorthCarolina, was also charged with possessingpirated music CDs and illegal liquor,the News & Observer […]

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Surrey Interfaith Symposium Examines Natural Disasters – Coincidence Or Act Of God

Surrey Interfaith Symposium Examines Natural Disasters – Coincidence Or Act Of God

GIAN SINGH KOTLI COLUMNIST SURREY – An interesting interfaithsymposium regarding naturaldisasters and calamities wasorganized by The AhmadiyyaMuslim Jama’at of BC Canada.This symposium on “NaturalDisasters- Coincidence or Actof God” was held at SurreyCentre Library on January 20 todiscuss the theme of the eventfrom different theological viewpoints.It is to be appreciatedthat a highly popular communityleader and three […]

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Bhullar Led UFV Wrestling Team Slowly Beginning To Get Results

Bhullar Led UFV Wrestling Team Slowly Beginning To Get Results

ABBOTSFORD – The ArjanBhullar and Raj Virdi ledUniversity of the Fraser Valleywrestling team was recentlyaccepted into the Canada Westfor the 2014-15 season. UFVwill now compete in the fiveteam conference which includes:the University of Alberta, theUniversity of Calgary, theUniversity of Saskatchewan, theUniversity of Regina, and theUniversity of Winnipeg.Bhullar, an accomplishedwrestler on the internationalscene who is now […]

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PICS CEO Personally Opens Society’s International Settlement Office In Chandigarh

PICS CEO Personally Opens Society’s International Settlement Office In Chandigarh

SURREY – ProgressiveIntercultural CommunityServices (PICS) Society CEOCharan Gill was on hand for theSociety’s official opening ofinternational office inChandigrah on January 14th,which had over 60 attendees.The office is now actively assistingand providing informationto potential newcomers toreduce the culture-shock and toprepare them to overcome thebarriers they may face whenthey move here.“From my personal experience,since I’ve arrived in […]

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