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Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Fruiticana Wins Premier’s People’s Choice Award At 11th Annual SBBC Awards

Tony Singh’s Fruiticana won the Premier’s People’s Choice Award, which is unique in that it went to the company that proved they had the support of their community by receiving the most online votes. By R. Paul Dhillon VANCOUVER – Tony Singh’s Fruiticana was the big winner at the 11th Annual SBBC Awards organized by […]

February 28th, 2014 | Posted in Business, Lead Story, News, Top News | Read More »

Hells Angels Associate Who Attacked Indo-Canadian Cabbie Gets 16 Months Jail

Hells Angels Associate Who Attacked Indo-Canadian Cabbie Gets 16 Months Jail

Lloyd Peter Robinson, who has links to Hells Angels gang, pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm to Vancouver cabbie Ranjit Shergill in Vancouver provincial court last month and was sentenced to 16 months in jail. VANCOUVER — Lloyd Peter Robinson, who has links to Hells Angels gang, pleaded guilty to assault causing bodily harm […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Lead Story, News | Read More »

Trudeau Led Liberals Jump To 8 Point Lead In Latest Poll As Conservatives Get No Play From Budget

Trudeau Led Liberals Jump To 8 Point Lead In Latest Poll As Conservatives Get No Play From Budget

It’s Time For Celebrate For Trudeau And Liberals Who Are Holding Their Party Convention This Weekend! MONTREAL – Justin Trudeauled federal Liberals now have aneight-point lead over theConservatives as they head intothis weekend’s policy conventionin Montreal, according to anew Ipsos Reid/CTV Newspoll.If an election were held tomorrow,this is what the vote breakdownwould look like:Liberals: 37 […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Surrey’s Brand Spanking New “Watts-Mahal” Now Pegged To Cost Near $150 Million

Surrey’s Brand Spanking New “Watts-Mahal” Now Pegged To Cost Near $150 Million

SURREY – While the originalcosts were bandied about atbeing around $97 million, aprincely sum by any standards,but it is now being pegged tocost taxpayers almost $150 millionby the time the city has finishedpaying for it for a buildingand special mayor’s digs, whichthe critics are calling Watts-Mahal, a sardonic tag on SurreyMayor Dianne Watts for thecostly […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Growing Obesity Shows Influence Of Consumerism And Erosion Of Punjabi Culture And Values

Growing Obesity Shows Influence Of Consumerism And Erosion Of Punjabi Culture And Values

DR. SAWRAJ SINGH INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS / EDITORIAL A leading Punjabi newspaper recentlypublished a study on obesity in India.The World Health Organization (WHO)defines obesity as a body-mass index(BMI) of greater than 30. It is small wonderthat Punjab has the dubious distinctionof being the leader in this field.I feel there is a clear relationship betweenobesity and erosion […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link Columnist, News, Top News | Read More »

Maple Batalia’s Alleged Murderers Ordered To Stand Trial

Maple Batalia’s Alleged Murderers Ordered To Stand Trial

The alleged killers of Indo-Canadian teen Maple Batalia,who was shot to death in Surrey in 2011, have been orderedto stand trial for her brutal killing. Two men, including herex-boyfriend Gary Dhaliwal, have now been ordered to standtrial in connection to her murder. – Submitted by SheilaReynolds – Surrey North Delta Leader SURREY – The alleged […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Conservatives Continue Their Crackdown On What They “Citizenship” Fraud

Conservatives Continue Their Crackdown On What They “Citizenship” Fraud

CALGARY – Conservativegovernment, which is perceivedto be anti-immigrant, continuesto crackdown on what they arecalling citizenship fraud butcritics say it is just masking theirintentions of making it hard forimmigrants to come to Canadaand settle here.This week, Citizenship andImmigration Minister ChrisAlexander said he was reinforcingthe government’s commitmentto tackling citizenshipfraud through measures proposedin Bill C-24, theStrengthening CanadianCitizenship Act.“The […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

BC Liberal Budget Balanced On Soaring Rates And Clark’s Overly Enthusiastic LNG Windfall

BC Liberal Budget Balanced On Soaring Rates And Clark’s Overly Enthusiastic LNG Windfall

Without Crown Corp Revenue Budget Would be Deficit, Say Critics! “There is a $32 increase for everyround trip a family makes on B.C.Ferries between Victoria andVancouver, hydro will cost theaverage family $477 more over thethree-year fiscal plan and medicalpremiums will add up toanother $400 for families,” saidNew Democrat finance criticMike Farnworth. VICTORIA – The 2014 […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

BC Auditor General Says Province Not Getting Best Value For Doctor Services

BC Auditor General Says Province Not Getting Best Value For Doctor Services

VANCOUVER – The findings of areport from the Auditor General showthe way doctors are paid inBC may not be linked tothe best patient outcomesor give us value for ourmoney.It says the provincial governmentis unable todemonstrate that compensationfor physician servicesis offering the best valuebecause it has not definedwhat “value” or cost-effective”means as it relates toservices doctors […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »

Vancouver Again Tops North America As Best City To Live

Vancouver Again Tops North America As Best City To Live

VANCOUVER — Vancouver again madethe top of the list of the best cities to livein North America when it comes to qualityof life. Canadian cities, led byVancouver, dominate North America’sTop Five list for quality of life, accordingto a survey issued by global business consultantMercer, reported Canadian Press.Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal took thenext three spots, followed […]

February 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Link News, News | Read More »