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Trudeau Meets South Asian Media

Trudeau Meets South Asian Media

Having the political spotlight and poll thunder again stolen by the resurging NDP and their leader Thomas Mulcair, with a big NDP provincial victory in Conservative heartland of Alberta,  Liberal Party Leader Justin Trudeau is making his final push before the election is called, which some say may happen as early as August even though […]

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Senator Mobina Jaffer Differs With Party Leader And Slams Bill C-51

Senator Mobina Jaffer Differs With Party Leader And Slams Bill C-51

VANCOUVER – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and his caucus may have supported the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act, Bill C-51 in the House of Commons, but B.C. Liberal-appointed Senator Mobina Jaffer will not follow suit, she told CBC radio. Jaffer, the first South Asian woman to hold the Canadian Senate post, along with other independent Liberal senators, […]

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NDP Says Former Staffer’s Allegations That He Was Ordered To Destroy Emails “A Symptom Of A Sick Government”

NDP Says Former Staffer’s Allegations That He Was Ordered To Destroy Emails “A Symptom Of A Sick Government”

VICTORIA – A former executive assistant to the Minister of Transportation is alleging he was ordered to destroy more than a dozen emails requested under the Freedom of Information Act in November of 2014, NDP said in a press release. “These are shocking accusations,” said John Horgan, leader of B.C.’s New Democrats. “If these claims […]

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Over $100,000 Raised For PICS Multicultural Long Term Care Home

Over $100,000 Raised For PICS Multicultural Long Term Care Home

SURREY – Over $100,000 was raised at Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society’s gala event for their multicultural long term care home project. The event was emceed by Shachi Kurl, Sr. VP Angus Reid Institute and the key note speaker for the evening was Minister of Employment and Social Development, Pierre Poilievre. Over 700 guests […]

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New Zealand Sikh Who Removed Turban To Help Injured Child Gets Surprise Reward

New Zealand Sikh Who Removed Turban To Help Injured Child Gets Surprise Reward

AUCKLAND – A Sikh man in New Zealand who removed his turban to aid a boy struck by a car received worldwide praise — and then an unexpected bonus. The Good Samaritan, Harman Singh, said he “wasn’t thinking about the turban” when he saw that a child was bleeding on the ground following an accident […]

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Thanks To BC Sikh Community!

Thanks To BC Sikh Community!

The BC Sikh community helped raise nearly $180,000 for the victims of the devastating earthquake in Neptal. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on April 25 which has led to the already staggering number of over 8,000 deaths. Many of our friends and families have lost their lives or got injured and hundreds of thousand […]

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Indo-Canadian Family Alleges Their Son Hanged Himself While Nurses Attended Potluck

Indo-Canadian Family Alleges Their Son Hanged Himself While Nurses Attended Potluck

TORONTO – Prashant Tiwari fashioned a noose out of a hospital gown, tied it to a ceiling vent and hanged himself in a psychiatric ward when his nurses left him alone for hours to attend a “potluck lunch,” according to a statement of claim obtained by the Toronto Star. The 20-year-old was on suicide watch […]

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C4D Completes Its 11th City Tour To Raise Awareness Of Diversity In BC

C4D Completes Its 11th City Tour To Raise Awareness Of Diversity In BC

The Cycling4Diversity team finished its 11 city tour with 15 schools during Cyling4Diversity Week in BC from May 17th-23rd.  The first two days of our four day trip took us to five Okanogan communities and stopping at 6 schools. The main message of our ride was to encourage students to embrace diversity and to do […]

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Ontario Premier Wynne Announces Mission To India

Ontario Premier Wynne Announces Mission To India

TORONTO – Following on the heels of BC Premier’s much hyped trade tours of India, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has announced she will lead a mission to India in early 2016. A main component of the trip will be a business delegation that will visit New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Chandigarh. Premier Wynne will meet […]

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VPD Change Of Command!

VPD Change Of Command!

Vancouverites probably won’t notice much change as the baton was officially passed to new police Chief Adam Palmer on Monday.  Palmer and Mayor Gregor Robertson indicated it will be stay-the-course on policies initiated by outgoing chief Jim Chu. Palmer takes over from the City’s first Asian-Canadian Police Chief Chu, who leaves a great legacy of […]

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