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Headline: Beware fatigue while driving, drivers advised

Headline: Beware fatigue while driving, drivers advised

Photo: Long drives can lull you to sleep – and that could be fatal, ICBC says As we head into the B.C. Day long weekend, ICBC, the B.C. government and police are asking all drivers who will be setting off on a road trip to look out for the key warning signs of fatigue – […]

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Headline: Obesity a problem among children

Headline: Obesity a problem among children

Subhed: Too much time spent in front of screens Photo: Obesity due to inactivity is becoming a serious problem among kids. By Balwant Sanghera Retired School Psychologist and Community Activist Advances in technology have been both a blessing and a curse. On the plus side, the uprising dubbed The Arab Spring in some of the […]

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Headline: National multicultural channel eyed

Headline: National multicultural channel eyed

Subhed: Daily newscasts in Punjabi part of CRTC application Photo: OMNI Regional would have priority access to basic cable packages Toronto: OMNI Television has filed an application with the CRTC to operate a new national multilingual and multicultural channel called OMNI Regional, the first of its kind in Canada. The national channel would be comprised […]

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Headline: RCMP unit works closely with the community

Headline: RCMP unit works closely with the community

Subhed: Community Response Unit works closely with residents, businesses photo: CRU officers making an arrest. Surrey: A specialized team dedicated to addressing ongoing community concerns is having success reducing crime and increasing the safety and security of Surrey neighbourhoods. Last year, the Surrey RCMP created the Community Response Unit (CRU) which works out of the […]

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Headline: Apply to join PM’s youth council, local MP urges

Headline: Apply to join PM’s youth council, local MP urges

Photo: Randeep Sarai . . . ‘the Prime Minister wants to hear from you . . .” Surrey: MP Randeep Singh Sarai is calling for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 in Surrey and the Lower Mainland to apply for the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. The council is a non-partisan body made of […]

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Headline: Brar picked to run again for the NDP in next year’s election

Headline: Brar picked to run again for the NDP in next year’s election

Photo: Jagrup Brar (centre, white shirt) is surrounded by provincial NDP heavyweights after Sunday’s nominating meeting. Surrey-Fleetwood: The New Democrats officially endorsed three-time winner Jagrup Brar as their Surrey-Fleetwood candidate in the 2017 provincial election last Sunday night at a standing-room only event at Northwood United Church. “Surrey is BC’s fastest-growing municipality and the people […]

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Headline: Golf tourney nets $30,000 for cancer fight

Headline: Golf tourney nets $30,000 for cancer fight

Photo: Harminder Sian, Bill Cheema and Charan Grewal organized the golf tournament. It was an idea hatched over dinner one night – and resulted in a whopping $30,000 collected to fight the scourge of cancer. The PGG Punjabi Golf Group and members of Mayfair Lakes Golf & Country Club hosted a golf tournament on July […]

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OBITUARY

OBITUARY

2 – pioneers With great sadness, we would like to announce that Mr Amrao Singh Kaler s/o Lambardaar Mr. Harbant Singh Kaler of village Burjwala dist. Ropar passed away at the age of 59. Funeral service will be held at Five Rivers funeral home on Sunday July 31 at 3 p.m. Final prayer will be […]

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Headline: Baljeet Johal builds a brand

Headline: Baljeet Johal builds a brand

Subhed: TV anchor and model very much in demand Photo: Baljeet Johal . . . back from a US tour Amritsar: Spending over a decade in an industry that runs on fame, star value and visibility, Baljeet Johal, one of the few anchors and models in the Punjabi entertainment industry, says she believes in exclusivity. […]

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Headline: An app to learn Sikh stories

Headline: An app to learn Sikh stories

Photo: Gurpreet Singh wants to reach the younger generation through his app. While growing up, Gurpreet Singh listened to the Sikh Gurus’ stories from his father, mother, nana-nani and dada-dadi. And those very tales steeped in morals formed much of his world view. A tradition full of values, yet in the mad rush of materialism […]

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