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Indo-Canadian Comedian Russell Peters Says Canadians Have Not Fully Grasped The Situation Of Refugees

Indo-Canadian Comedian Russell Peters Says Canadians Have Not Fully Grasped The Situation Of Refugees

Canadian comedian Russell Peters held a press conference in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday after visiting the Zaatari refugee camp. JORDAN – Speaking about his experience, Peters said Syrians are “the exact same people, they’re just in a bad place.” He called for nations to take in more refugees, saying their skills and hard work would benefit […]

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Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary The Millionaires To Air This Saturday On OMNI Television

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Documentary The Millionaires To Air This Saturday On OMNI Television

This week’s film’s features well known Indo-Canadian-Punjabi entrepreneurs such as Peter Dhillon of Richberry Group, Tony Singh of Fruiticana, Hari Varshney of Varshney Capital Corporation, Daljit Thind of Thind Properties and Perminder Singh formerly with Microsoft, in The Millionaires – Building Business Success, which airs on Saturday, Jan 30 at 3pm on OMNI Television. VANCOUVER […]

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Lawyer Preetika Brar Returns To Surrey To Serve Her Community For All Their ICBC Needs

Lawyer Preetika Brar Returns To Surrey To Serve Her Community For All Their ICBC Needs

Former ICBC Defence Lawyer, Preetka Brar, returned to Surrey to serve the Indo-Canadian community with their ICBC injury claims. Why did you leave teaching to pursue law? The only limits you have are the limits you believe.  Teaching came naturally to me and I was ready for the next challenge. As a Grade 7 teacher, […]

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Polls Says Canadians Downbeat On Economy — But They’re Not Blaming Trudeau Yet

Polls Says Canadians Downbeat On Economy — But They’re Not Blaming Trudeau Yet

OTTAWA Canadians are feeling very downbeat about the economy — but remarkably upbeat about their new government. In fact, the level of support for the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears to be without precedent in any of our past polling, reported Canadian Press. The government enjoys support across virtually all regions and […]

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NDP Ad Targets Christy Clark’s Empty Promises As Two By-Elections Get Underway

NDP Ad Targets Christy Clark’s Empty Promises As Two By-Elections Get Underway

VANCOUVER – The New Democratic Party launched it’s first hard-hitting paid advertising in the by-election campaigns currently underway in Coquitlam-Burke Mountain and Vancouver-Mount Pleasant. Taking aim directly at Premier Christy Clark and the BC Liberals, the ad shows a series of headlines with a voice-over reminding voters of empty promises, scandals and under-funding of schools […]

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South Asian Community Taking Leading Role In Helping Syrian Refugees

South Asian Community Taking Leading Role In Helping Syrian Refugees

By Balwant Sanghera The public response in Canada to the Syrian refugee crisis has been overwhelming. A large number of organizations, businesses, places of worship and individuals have stepped forward to help in this worthwhile cause. The South Asian community, as usual, has again shown its generosity by making huge donations. Our Gurdwaras (Sikh Temples), […]

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Indo-Canadian Man Born In Canada To Indian Government Officials Declared Stateless

Indo-Canadian Man Born In Canada To Indian Government Officials Declared Stateless

Deepan Budlakoti’s Appeal To Be Declared Canadian Citizen Dismissed By Supreme Court! When Deepan Budlakoti was born in Ottawa in 1989, his parents were both Indian nationals working for the Indian High Commission. Under Canadian law, citizenship by birth doesn’t apply to people whose parents were in Canada as diplomats or representatives of a foreign […]

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Cyrus Poonawalla Biggest Gainer Among Indian Billionaires In 2015

Cyrus Poonawalla Biggest Gainer Among Indian Billionaires In 2015

NEW DELHI – Not all billionaires made money in 2015, though nobody lost as much as Hanjoerg Wyss of Switzerland. Wyss saw 52% of his networth eroded. Hong Kong’s Lui Che Woo, who has stakes in casino operator Galaxy Entertainment, was the second-biggest loser. He lost 46% of his networth. Back home, Pallonji Mistry, promoter […]

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Canada Is 9th Least Corrupt Country In The World, According To Transparency Index

Canada Is 9th Least Corrupt Country In The World, According To Transparency Index

OTTAWA – Not only is Canada the second best country in the world, we’re also the ninth least corrupt globally, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index for 2015. The United States came in at number 16. Canada scored an impressive 83 points on a scale of zero to 100, with zero being the most […]

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Bordeaux Comes To VanCity!

Bordeaux Comes To VanCity!

There is always a big crowd when the French come to town and especially when they bring with them their  finest wines from the wine-rich Bordeaux region. Bordeaux 2013, a highly exclusive event, was held in conjunction with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Thursday night and it was a delightful […]

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