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Indo-Canadian Professor Spearheads Projects To Memorialize Air India Tragedy

Indo-Canadian Professor Spearheads Projects To Memorialize Air India Tragedy

The projects are being spearheaded by Chandrima Chakraborty, an associate professor at McMaster University, who said the principal objective is to make the Kanishka tragedy “part of a larger public memory”. TORONTO – This year, a pair of new projects documenting the Air India tragedy will be launched by McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, which […]

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Indo-British Man Jailed For Trying To Buy Car Bomb To Kill Father

Indo-British Man Jailed For Trying To Buy Car Bomb To Kill Father

LONDON – An Indo-British man has been sentenced to eight years in jail by a UK court for trying to buy explosives online to kill his conservative Sikh father who did not approve of his white girlfriend. Gurtej Singh Randhawa was arrested in May last year after undercover officers from the UK’s National Crime Agency […]

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Ice Skating Celebration For New Canadians

Ice Skating Celebration For New Canadians

  This past weekend, hundreds of new Canadian-citizens from all corners ofSurrey Centre joined MP Sarai to celebrate their recent milestone in becoming a citizen of Canada. In the spirit of embracing Canadian culture, our new Canadians and MP Sarai came together for a fun afternoon of ice skating and celebration at the North Surrey […]

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Seeking Riches In China!

Seeking Riches In China!

Promoting opportunities for British Columbia-China collaboration in wood construction, tourism and energy was the focus of Premier John Horgan’s visit to Beijing, which also included a wood and green-building policy forum.       China is increasingly focused on environmentally sustainable construction, and B.C. is taking every opportunity to promote the environmental benefits of wood […]

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The Greatest Showman (G) ***

The Greatest Showman (G) ***

Circus Showman Gets Larger Than Life Screen Tribute! By Alan Samuel Larger than life.  Hugh Jackman takes  to the big top to turn in a bravado performance in The Greatest Showman. Direct  from 20th Century Fox this rousing musical scores high on the entertainment scale. Check out this fresh film at Cineplex Cinemas throughout B.C. […]

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Overdoses Killing Too Many Young People In Metro Vancouver

Overdoses Killing Too Many Young People In Metro Vancouver

By Balwant Sanghera Overdose has now  become a major concern in Metro Vancouver. Last year, in Vancouver alone, there were 335 deaths from this curse. According to media reports there were 4,719 overdose related calls to first responders in Vancouver . However, in 2017 they had to respond to 6,231 such calls. So far, 2018 […]

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Rupert Murdoch Says Facebook Should Pay For ‘Trusted’ News

Rupert Murdoch Says Facebook Should Pay For ‘Trusted’ News

Media tycoon Murdoch offered up his idea as a way to boost trust in online news and support journalism, using the carriage fee model in the cable TV industry. WASHINGTON – Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch said on Monday that large online platforms like Facebook should pay “trusted” news organizations as part of efforts to improve […]

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World Interfaith Harmony Celebrations In Surrey Aim To Inspire Positive Change

World Interfaith Harmony Celebrations In Surrey Aim To Inspire Positive Change

SURREY  – In honour of World Interfaith Harmony Week, a worldwide UN observance that takes place annually during the first week of February, a coalition of local interfaith organizations is producing an event on Sunday, January 28 entitled Celebrating Our Differences: Creating Positive Change in a Divided World. People of all ages and walks of […]

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Vigils To Mark First Anniversary Of Quebec Grand Mosque Massacre

Vigils To Mark First Anniversary Of Quebec Grand Mosque Massacre

VANCOUVER – Vigils are being held all across Canada this week to mark the first anniversary of the Massacre at the Grand Mosque in Quebec last year. On January 29th, 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette murdered six men while they were praying at the Grand Mosque in Quebec City. “There is no political leadership to address the […]

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US Court Imposes $ 5 Million Penalty On India’s Dr Reddy Labs Over Drug Packaging

US Court Imposes $ 5 Million Penalty On India’s Dr Reddy Labs Over Drug Packaging

The court in New Jersey imposed the fine after a complaint that Dr Reddy Laboratories failed to comply with the Poison Prevention Packaging Act and the Consumer Product Safety Act. WASHINGTON – A federal court in the US imposed on Saturday a $5-million civil penalty on the North America subsidiary of India’s Dr Reddy Laboratories for […]

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