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RCMP Friend Of South Asian Community Retiring

RCMP Friend Of South Asian Community Retiring

By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – Surrey RCMP Insp. Garry Begg, who has become a great friend of the Indo-Canadian-South Asian community over his eight years in the Surrey detachment, has decided to call it a day and will be retiring officially in November with this coming Tuesday being his last official day at work. […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

A Successful Free Eye Health Clinic Held At York Centre.

A Successful Free Eye Health Clinic Held At York Centre.

Surrey – A successful ‘Free Eye Health Clinic’ was held at Khalsa Dewan Society Gurdwara Sahib York Centre on June 15, 2014. The clinic was arranged by Canadian Eyesight Global Eyes of over 126 people were screened by a team of eminent Eye Surgeon Dr. David R.S. Neima, MS, FRCS(C). Ophthl, vice President of overseas […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Conservatives Facing Legal Action Over Proposed Citizenship Changes That Would Deport Even Canadian-Born Citizens

Conservatives Facing Legal Action Over Proposed Citizenship Changes That Would Deport Even Canadian-Born Citizens

NDP multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash said the bill, currently before the Senate, would allow the government to deport a Canadian-born citizen who happens to have citizenship elsewhere to a country “they have no connection to.” “This is nonsensical and it’s most likely unconstitutional,” Cash said during question period in the House of Commons. “Why did […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Breaking News, Top News | Read More »

Punjabi-American Convenience Store Owners Charged With Selling Synthetic Drugs

Punjabi-American Convenience Store Owners Charged With Selling Synthetic Drugs

BLOOMINGTON – Twenty people, including a large number of Punjabi-American convenience store owners, have been formally charged after several convenience stores were raided earlier this week in St. Joseph Counties and Elkhart Counties, in the state of Indiana. Police raided the stores in connection with a synthetic drug sting. Each store allegedly sold synthetic marijuana, […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Mayor Nenshi Urges Calgarians To Fight Global Poverty

Mayor Nenshi Urges Calgarians To Fight Global Poverty

By Zarif Alibhai CALGARY – At the recently-held annual World Partnership Walk, Calgary Mayor, Naheed Nenshi came out to show support and urged Calgarians to join in an effort to fight global poverty About 4500-5000 members of the Ismaili and mainstream communities came out to Prince’s Island Park to walk in order to raise funds […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Surrey’s Annual Rakhi Project Bands Together Again To Fight Domestic Abuse

Surrey’s Annual Rakhi Project Bands Together Again To Fight Domestic Abuse

SURREY  – The City of Surrey’s annual Rakhi Project banded together again this week to fight domestic abuse  and build community awareness around the issue. Thw 2014 Rakhi Project, a Crime Reduction Strategy initiative with a “freeze mob”, took place Monday at the New City hall.  This unique public demonstration served to kick off an […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Employers Of Temporary Foreign Workers To Watched Like Hawks

Employers Of Temporary Foreign Workers To Watched Like Hawks

Conservatives Announce Big Reduction To Size Of Program, To Publicize Employers’ Using It! Among the big changes include, employers in places with high unemployment won’t be allowed to apply for temporary foreign workers in the lowest wage and skill groups in the accommodation, food service and retail sectors. The fee to apply for a so-called […]

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

Vancouver’s Stanley Park Named Best Park In The World By Travel Website

Vancouver’s Stanley Park Named Best Park In The World By Travel Website

VANCOUVER – The pristine beauty Stanley Park on the edge of an ocean makes it truly a wonder of nature and now a major travel website says it is the best park in the world. TripAdvisor.com has released its list of the top landmarks and parks in the world and the 405-hectare public park, bordered […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Smoking Kills Nearly 1 Million People In India Every Year

Smoking Kills Nearly 1 Million People In India Every Year

NEW DELHI – Smoking is on the decline, but some people are still lighting up. Why? The answer is addiction. Tobacco poses a serious health threat to youth and adults and has significant implications on nation’s public and economic health. India, the largest producer of fruits and vegetables, milk, major spices is also famous for […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Surrey’s Annual Rakhi Project Bands Together Again To Fight Domestic Abuse

Surrey’s Annual Rakhi Project Bands Together Again To Fight Domestic Abuse

SURREY  – The City of Surrey’s annual Rakhi Project banded together again this week to fight domestic abuse  and build community awareness around the issue. Thw 2014 Rakhi Project, a Crime Reduction Strategy initiative with a “freeze mob”, took place Monday at the New City hall.  This unique public demonstration served to kick off an […]

June 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Top News | Read More »