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Canada’s 150 Year Celebrations Is Joyous For “White Canadians” But Not So Much Fun For Indigenous Canadians

Canada’s 150 Year Celebrations Is Joyous For “White Canadians” But Not So Much Fun For Indigenous Canadians

By Bhupinder Singh Liddar Canada, this year, is celebrating 150 years of becoming a unified country, forming of a confederation, in 1867. There is regret in the history of this country, much to celebrate now, and a lot to look forward to! The Confederation is the result of three conferences: in Charlottetown and Quebec City, […]

June 25th, 2017 | Posted in Commentary, International, Link Columnist, Link News, News, South Asian, Top News, Views | Read More »

The Environmental Crisis Is A Global Problem And Only Global Action Will Resolve it

The Environmental Crisis Is A Global Problem And Only Global Action Will Resolve it

“ Stopping Pollution Is The Best Solution!” By Zile Singh The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held in Stockholm (Sweden) from June 5-16, 1972.  It was the first major conference on the subject and marked a turning point in the development of international environment politics.  It was attended by 113 delegates and […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »

McQuarrie Law Firm Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary With Donation

McQuarrie Law Firm Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary With Donation

McQuarrie, the largest law firm in the Fraser Valley and one of BC’s most enduring, marked 50 years with a rebrand and client event in Surrey. The firm presented a $75,000 cheque to Surrey Hospital & Outpatient Centre Foundation to help complete a 10-bed psychiatric unit for children. The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

With Whole Foods Buy, Amazon On Collision Course With Wal-Mart

With Whole Foods Buy, Amazon On Collision Course With Wal-Mart

SAN FRANCISCO – When Wal-Mart Stores Inc bought online retailer Jet.com for $3 billion last year, it marked a crucial moment – the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, after years of ceding e-commerce leadership to arch rival Amazon, intended to compete. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc countered. With its $14 billion purchase of grocery chain Whole Foods […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

India Ready For GST, Anti-Profiteering Rules Soon, Says Revenue Secretary

India Ready For GST, Anti-Profiteering Rules Soon, Says Revenue Secretary

NEW DELHI – India is ready to launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, the official steering the process told Reuters, saying the technology that will drive it is robust and dismissing fears the tax is too complicated. Hasmukh Adhia, revenue secretary at the finance ministry, also said rules will be issued […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Coke’s India Management Shake-Up Ending With Key Appointments

Coke’s India Management Shake-Up Ending With Key Appointments

NEW DELHI – Coca-Cola’s shakeup of its top management in India is drawing to a close with a slew of key appointments. As part of its strategy to establish a new team and revitalise sales in the country, the Atlanta-based soft-drink company started shuffling its top deck last year. The exercise began with the advent […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Calendar of Week

Calendar of Week

Free Canadian Eyesight Clinic Free Eye Health Clinic shall be held on Sunday June 25, time 1:00-4:00pm at the Khalsa Diwan Society, 8000 Ross Street, (Museum Building) Vancouver. BC. A team of an eminent eye surgeon Dr. David R.S. Neima, MD, FRCS(C), Ophthl. will participate. Every one is welcome. Contact: Anup S. Jubbal, Canadian Eyesight […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Calender | Read More »

Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Why everything you know about salt may be wrong

Have you ever been told that consuming more salt will make you thirstier? Well, it could be just an old wives’ tale, say new studies by Russian cosmonauts. So far we have known that if your salt, or sodium chloride, intake is high, you will get more thirsty and hence, drink more water. This will […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

Is It Necessary To Have Sugar?

  Most of us label sugar as the biggest evil today. We try our best to eliminate it from our diets and feel guilty whenever we ocassionally give in. But did it ever occur to you if these white crystals that were once an inseparable part of our daily diets, may not be that big […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Special Visitors!

Special Visitors!

Thursday, June 15 was an extremely busy day at India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas (8600, #5 Road in Richmond). Grade 12 students from one of our neighbourhood schools-Richmond Christian High School- were busy learning about various religions. About 50 students in three different groups visited Gurdwara Nanak Niwas to learn about Sikhism […]

June 24th, 2017 | Posted in Link Columnist | Read More »