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NDP Says Liberals’ Mismanagement Of Hydro Hammering Businesses

NDP Says Liberals’ Mismanagement Of Hydro Hammering Businesses

SURREY – A new subsidy for B.C.’s pulp mills is an admission that the B.C. Liberals’ mismanagement of BC Hydro is risking jobs and hammering the province’s resource-based industrial employers, say the New Democrats. New Democrat spokesperson responsible for BC Hydro, Adrian Dix, says the $100 million the Liberals have earmarked for this program does […]

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Komagata Maru Saga Must Become Part Of Canadian School Curriculum

Komagata Maru Saga Must Become Part Of Canadian School Curriculum

By Balwant Sanghera Last year, in 2013, our community celebrated the centenary of the Gadar Movement with a great deal of enthusiasm. This year marks the centenary of another major development for our community.  It is the hundredth anniversary of the ill-fated journey of Komagata Maru to Canada. Leased by Hong Kong based businessman Gurdit […]

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Komagata Maru Departure Commemorated!

Komagata Maru Departure Commemorated!

The Komagata Maru Heritage Foundation, led by Harbhajan Gill, organized a beautiful evening of speeches and tributes to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the departure of ship from Vancouver shores on July 23rd 1914. The event at Bombay Banquet Hall was also held exactly 100 years from the night the ship departed on Wednesday, […]

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Former Surrey Temple President Kalsi’s Wife Dies, Charges Against Him Upgraded To Murder

Former Surrey Temple President Kalsi’s Wife Dies, Charges Against Him Upgraded To Murder

Narinder Kaur Kalsi was taken off of life support Sunday afternoon after being in critical condition stemming from a domestic dispute the previous weekend. Her husband, Baldev Singh Kalsi, is now facing second-degree murder charges. Charge upgraded to second-degree murder against Baldev Kalsi as his wife Narinder Kaur, who was badly beaten at their Surrey home, […]

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Are You A Desi?

Are You A Desi?

By  Aparna Kulkarni You might be a desi if, you have a bucket in your bath tub. You might be a desi if, you use grocery bags as garbage bags. You might be a desi if, you talk to Americans as if you represent your whole country. You might be a desi if, you are […]

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Police Investigate Capsized Boat Involving South Asian Men

Police Investigate Capsized Boat Involving South Asian Men

Five South Asian men were thrown from the boat into the water. Two of the men were wearing lifejackets. A short time later, all of the men were saved from the water by the Royal Canadian Marine Search & Rescue. VANCOUVER – Police are asking for the public’s help investigating the capsizing of a pleasure […]

July 26th, 2014 | Posted in South Asian | Read More »

Wish I Was Here (PG) **

Wish I Was Here (PG) **

Dysfunctional Family Tries To Make The Best Of What They Have! By Alan Samuel Appreciate your heritage.  That’s what a dysfunctional family tries it’s best to do in Wish I Was Here, currently unravelling at the Park Theatre. Core values are at the heart of this 2 hour movie.  Zach  Braff plays  Aidan Bloom, a […]

July 26th, 2014 | Posted in Movie Reviews | Read More »

Malaysia Airlines To Refund Cancellations After MH17

Malaysia Airlines To Refund Cancellations After MH17

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines said it would offer full refunds to customers who want to cancel their tickets in the wake of the MH17 disaster, just months after the carrier suffered another blow when flight MH370 disappeared. Passengers can change or cancel their tickets without financial penalty until Thursday for travel throughout the rest […]

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India Among Highest Investors In UK

India Among Highest Investors In UK

LONDON – Indian projects figure among the highest foreign investment in Britain in the last financial year, a year that saw the highest inward investment into the country since the 1980s, official sources here said. Of the top ten source-countries for investment in Britain, India ranks seventh, with 74 projects during 2013-14. The figures were […]

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China’s Three New Smartphones To Watch Out For

China’s Three New Smartphones To Watch Out For

BEIJING – A new phone is launched nearly every week. Apple started the trend, and today, with China-based manufacturers and their assembly lines, all you need to do is give your specifications, and you get a whole array of products that just need your branding. Micromax, Lava and Karbonn among others have made it big […]

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