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Toronto Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of South Asian Teen

Toronto Man Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of South Asian Teen

TORONTO – An 18-year-old Toronto man has been charged with second-degree murder after a double stabbing that left a South Asian teen dead and another critically injured in the parking lot of Canada’s Wonderland. The incident occurred just after 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 26. After receiving calls for a person with a weapon, York Regional […]

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Lawsuit Against U.S. Army For Not Enlisting Sikh Student

Lawsuit Against U.S. Army For Not Enlisting Sikh Student

WASHINGTON – Two U.S.-based rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army for allegedly not enlisting a Sikh student in the Reserve Officer Training Corps programme, unless he shaved his beard and cut his hair. The lawsuit, filed by United Sikh and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) yesterday, in the U.S. District Court […]

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Abbotsford Has A New-Gen Indo-Canadian Face On Council And Her Name Is Kelly Chahal

Abbotsford Has A New-Gen Indo-Canadian Face On Council And Her Name Is Kelly Chahal

By R. Paul Dhillon ABBOTSFORD – Abbotsford has a New-Gen Indo-Canadian face on Council and her name is Kelly Chahal Chahal, who was born in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and immigrated to Canada as a child, works as a probation officer in Abbotsford and took a shot at municipal politics in Abbotsford and with a strong […]

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Increased Participation Of Young People An Encouraging Sign For Municipal Elections

Increased Participation Of Young People An Encouraging Sign For Municipal Elections

Indo-Canadians Civic Legacy Began With First Sikh-Punjabi Mayor Naranjan Singh Grewall! By Balwant Sanghera The municipal elections held on Saturday, November 15, were unique in many ways. For one, the newly elected mayors, councillors, school trustees and park board commissioners are in for a four year term. This is a long way from the two […]

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Kelowna Elects Youngest And First Indo-Canadian Mayor

Kelowna Elects Youngest And First Indo-Canadian Mayor

Colin Basran Wins Easily In The “Fun In The Sun” Tourist Destination! In his acceptance speech, Basran thanked voters for “embracing the next generation of leadership,” and vowed to keep the city moving ahead. KELOWNA – Kelowna voters elected their first Indo-Canadian mayor, overwhelmingly choosing Colin Basran, 37, as the city’s youngest person and first […]

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They Are My Stairway To Heaven And My Favorite Grind

They Are My Stairway To Heaven And My Favorite Grind

They say keep a balance in life. That is true for stairs too! By Promod Puri The fun in life includes some simple recreational activities in our daily life. And the one I like the most is just a few steps away as part of my everyday up and down commute. These are the stairs […]

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Ask Paarull!

Ask Paarull!

If you have a question about your relationship that bothers you and you don’t know who to ask, the LINK has you covered. Ask Paarull at paarullb@gmail.com! Paarull, My Boyfriend Is A Jatt And I’m A Hindu? Our Families Won’t Approve But We Want To Get Married – What Should I Do? I’m in a […]

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Paldi Author Visits The Namesake Village In Punjab From For A Cross Cultural Experience Of A Lifetime

Paldi Author Visits The Namesake Village In Punjab From For A Cross Cultural Experience Of A Lifetime

Paldi: Two Cultures, One Heart Authored by Kathryn Myra Spencer, Kathy Marsden Edited by Dania Sheldon Paldi: Two Cultures, One Heart was inspired by the village of Paldi, situated a few miles from Lake Cowichan, British Columbia where the author grew up. By Kathy Marsden Mayo Singh Manhas immigrated to Canada from Paldi in the […]

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Nikki Haley Seeks Strong Business Ties With India, Visits Golden Temple

Nikki Haley Seeks Strong Business Ties With India, Visits Golden Temple

CHANDIGARH –  South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley sought building of business ties between her state and Indian companies. “India is my second home. Attracting investments from overseas companies is my job, but building business ties with Indian companies is my personal desire. Hence, I request CII to facilitate this as much as possible,” Haley said. […]

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Booze Coming To Grocery Stores On April Fools’ Day

Booze Coming To Grocery Stores On April Fools’ Day

Government B.C. Liquor Stores allowed to offer walk-in coolers, longer hours and Sunday openings. VANCOUVER – The B.C. government announced Wednesday that the province’s grocery stores will be permitted to sell alcohol beginning April 1, 2015. Other changes going into effect that day affect government B.C. Liquor Stores, which will be allowed to offer walk-in […]

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