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Cinephiles, Get Your Film Filling With The Best Of VISAFF

Cinephiles, Get Your Film Filling With The Best Of VISAFF

VANCOUVER – Cinephiles, come get your film filling with the Best of VISAFF! The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival, which kicks off for its 5th year on Friday November 27, is made up of the best films in contemporary South Asian cinema. This year’s theme: Bollywood & Beyond, celebrates stories that engage, educate, and […]

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WSO Concerned About Ongoing Arrest And Detention Of Sikhs In Punjab

WSO Concerned About Ongoing Arrest And Detention Of Sikhs In Punjab

OTTAWA – The World Sikh Organization of Canada is deeply concerned by the ongoing arbitrary arrest and detention of Sikhs across Punjab in recent days. Sikhs who attended the Sarbat Khalsa gathering held on November 10 or who were involved in the mass protests against the desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib are being arrested […]

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Toronto-Pune Sister City Relationship On the Cards

Toronto-Pune Sister City Relationship On the Cards

TORONTO – Canada’s biggest city Toronto may soon have a sister-city relationship with the city of Pune in India’s Maharashtra state. This idea was mooted at the Diwali celebrations by Toronto Mayor John Tory jointly with the Canada-India Foundation at the city hall here on Wednesday. The mayor said he was looking forward to his […]

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Surrey Drug Dealer Who Tried Get Teens To Hide His Gun Nabbed By RCMP

Surrey Drug Dealer Who Tried Get Teens To Hide His Gun Nabbed By RCMP

But Courts Quickly Let Him Out Of Custody By Granting Bail! SURREY – A drug dealer from Surrey’s low level drug trade who was arrested by RCMP after he confined a woman in a car, crashed his vehicle and then tried to get teens to hide his gun has already been let out of jail […]

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South Asian Woman Charged For Allegedly Defrauding Charity Of $800,000

South Asian Woman Charged For Allegedly Defrauding Charity Of $800,000

Karima Manji was arrested on Wednesday and now faces four charges, including fraud over $5000. TORONTO- A 50-year-old property manager for March of Dimes has been charged with defrauding the charity of $800,000. Toronto police say Karima Manji was a longstanding employee of the non-profit housing corporation and defrauded March of Dimes through “various means.” […]

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Sikh Youth Winners Of Surrey Guru Nanak Elections Say Opponents Unnecessarily Tarnishing Them After Unnecessary Election

Sikh Youth Winners Of Surrey Guru Nanak Elections Say Opponents Unnecessarily Tarnishing Them After Unnecessary Election

Dear Editor: Amarjeet Singh wrote a letter last week and has mentioned some very biased opinions and attitudes. He does not seem very well informed about the events that took place, during this recent un-necessary election. He has blamed individuals and tried to present Karnail S. Rai as being innocent in all the events and […]

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Sikh Nation’s Blood Drive In Memory Of 1984 Massacre Of Sikhs Saves Lives

Sikh Nation’s Blood Drive In Memory Of 1984 Massacre Of Sikhs Saves Lives

By Bharat Patruni When anyone signs a blood donor form, he is but signing a lease of life for someone, for the colour of the human blood is red all over the world.  Anywhere you can donate blood. The 16th annual Sikh Nation Blood Donation campaign has helped save 104,000 Canadian lives since its inception […]

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Vancouver-Surrey Sikh Community Puts Out Welcome Mat And Support For Syrian Refugees

Vancouver-Surrey Sikh Community Puts Out Welcome Mat And Support For Syrian Refugees

Services like free tuition for 1,000 students at Khalsa School for one year, free meals, clothing and blankets for 2,000 refugees from many gurdwaras, transportation and medical services are being offered to the refugees. “The Sikh community themselves have come to Canada in many different ways from the early 1900s and onwards,” said newly elected […]

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Season Of Giving!

Season Of Giving!

The owners of Grand Taj held a fundraiser for Ronald McDonald room at Surrey memorial Hospital last weekend. The Ronald McDonald Family Room will be an area of relaxation and peace for family members of children admitted for treatment at the Hospital.  Attending were many local dignitaries and New Democrat MLAs Sue Hammell and Harry […]

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pic-cap – Former Indo-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla at a mass marriage event in New Delhi on Monday

pic-cap – Former Indo-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla at a mass marriage event in New Delhi on Monday

Former Indo-Canadian MP Launches Mass Marriage CHANDIGARH – Former Indo-Canadian MP Ruby Dhalla has launched a special campaign to help the poor and underprivileged girls by organising mass marriages. The NRI politician from Punjab, who was the first Sikh woman to be elected MP in Canada in 2004, launched the campaign in New Delhi on […]

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