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Trudeau Trade Mission Signs $1 Billion Deal With India Inc To Create Over 5,000 New Jobs In Canada

Trudeau Trade Mission Signs $1 Billion Deal With India Inc To Create Over 5,000 New Jobs In Canada

MUMBAI – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said corporate India has committed $1 billion worth of investments in his country, which will create over 5,000 jobs. Trudeau made the announcement after meetings with industry leaders including Tata Group chairman N Chandrasekaran; Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla; Mahindra group chief Anand Mahindra; Salil […]

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Visible Minorities Have Less Faith In Courts Than Other Canadians, Says Poll

Visible Minorities Have Less Faith In Courts Than Other Canadians, Says Poll

TORONTO  – As a Saskatchewan jury’s not-guilty verdict in the trial of a white farmer accused of killing a young Indigenous man on his property prompts nationwide conversations about race and the Canadian justice system, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds visible minorities considerably less likely than other Canadians to […]

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WSO’s One Billion Rising Event Completes 5th Amazing Year

WSO’s One Billion Rising Event Completes 5th Amazing Year

OTTAWA –  For the fifth year in a row, Sikhs across Canada, in partnership with the World Sikh Organization of Canada joined to take part in the One Billion Rising movement by providing care packages, treats and baked goods to approximately 1500 women and children in shelters in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and […]

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London Remembers Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Granddaughter Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

London Remembers Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Granddaughter Princess Sophia Duleep Singh

LONDON – As the UK commemorates the centenary of women’s suffrage, Sikh princess Sophia Duleep Singh is featuring in London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s series celebrating women behind some of the greatest achievements and discoveries in Britain’s capital. Every week this year, the Mayor is telling a woman’s story from his Instagram account. This week is […]

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NAZARIA’E”ASHK”

NAZARIA’E”ASHK”

The LINK’s resident poet-extraordinaire Hardev “Ashk”  Sodhi will be contributing a regular Poetography type of column originated by another poet-extraordinaire Ashok Bhargava but in Hindi and Punjabi with English translation called NAZARIA’E”ASHK”  “In our fast pace of living  today, some of us do not have time to read long meaningful poems and shaayri.  For such […]

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Free Eye Clinic This Sunday In Richmond!

Free Eye Clinic This Sunday In Richmond!

Canadian Eyesight Global is holding a free a free eye health clinic at Nanaksar Gurdwara Gursikh Temple, 18691 Westminster Hwy, Richmond on Sunday, Feb.25 from 1:00-4:00pm. A team of eminent eye surgeon, Dr. David Neima, MD, FRCS(C) , Opththl., and associates will participate. Everyone is welcome. Volunteer help needed. Anyone interested sponsoring an Eye Camp […]

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RCMP Drug Bust Leads To Drugs And Firearms Seized

RCMP Drug Bust Leads To Drugs And Firearms Seized

CHILLIWACK –  RCMP seized drugs, firearms, and stolen property during the execution of search warrants at a local house. The searches stemmed from calls received by police reporting a high volume of foot and vehicle traffic associated to a house in the 9200-block of Broadway Street.  RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) investigators covertly gathered evidence […]

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Sikh-American Gynaecologist Voted In As OB/GYN Department Chief

Sikh-American Gynaecologist Voted In As OB/GYN Department Chief

RENTON – Dr Preetkamal Cheema, a board certified surgeon at the UW Medicine Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington has been voted in as OB/GYN Department Chief. This hospital has been voted as ‘Top 10 Places to Give Birth in the USA’ by the Fit Pregnancy magazine. The hospital is designated as a ‘Baby Friendly […]

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South Asian Health Forum To Be Held On March 4 In Surrey

South Asian Health Forum To Be Held On March 4 In Surrey

SURREY – As the population ages, South Asians are at greater risk for developing chronic conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, dementia, and anxiety and depression. Living with these illnesses can be debilitating and significantly impact quality of life. However, by developing good habits, these conditions can be well-managed and good health can still […]

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Private Indian Hospitals Made 200-2000% Profits On The Backs Of Patients: Report

Private Indian Hospitals Made 200-2000% Profits On The Backs Of Patients: Report

NEW DELHI – Top private hospitals in Delhi and National Capital Region have been clocking profit margins ranging from 200 to over 2000 per cent on drugs, diagnostics and consumables being billed to patients. In the first-ever analysis of drug, diagnostics and devices procurement and billing data of four private hospitals, the National Pharmaceutical and […]

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