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On Wednesday, February 27, more than 1,000 students from six schools in Delta, BC (Chalmers Elementary, Annieville Elementary, Jarvis Traditional Elementary, McCloskey Elementary,Gibson Elementary, and Richardson Elementary) took part in a Flash Mob...

March 5 2018 / Comments Off on Anti-Bullying Mob Shines In North Delta / Read More »

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted and disgusted by what I had seen. It wasn’t until my...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat / Read More »

A group of artists – Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal (song writer-lyricist), Sam Sidhu (music director), Gogi Bains (singer), Gurpreet Lucky Sahota (Punjabi journalist) and R. Paul Dhillon (journalist-Editor of the LINK and filmmaker)...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth / Read More »

“Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Bank of Canada Act, approves the appointment by the Minister of Finance...

February 14 2018 / Comments Off on Richberry CEO Peter Dhillon First Indo-Canadian Appointed To Bank Of Canada Board / Read More »

“I’ve been working on this project for twenty years and it’s great that world-wide audiences are suddenly recognizing the importance of the Komagata Maru event and the multiple perspectives I have used to...

November 23 2017 / Comments Off on Jessi Thind’s LIONS OF THE SEA Wins Best Script At Calcutta International Film Festival / Read More »

But Johal And Singh Say They Won’t Return The Cash And Vow To Proceed With Using Money For Their Project! NDP sent out a press release on Monday that emphasized that the grant...

November 14 2017 / Comments Off on NDP’s Ravi Kahlon Goes After BC Liberal Insiders Satnam Johal and Jagmohan Singh Over$200,000 Pre-Election Grant / Read More »

VANCOUVER – Each year, the Sikh community across BC, rally to donate blood in the largest annual lifesaving campaign in the province in remembrance of the thousands of Sikhs murdered by the Indian...

November 12 2017 / Comments Off on Blood Donation By Sikh Nation Is BC’s Largest Blood Drive To Remember Victims Of 1984 Massacre / Read More »

Well known BC businessman Anthony Von Mandl of Mission Hill Winery played gracious host to Swarup and  a diverse group of business people, politicians, community leaders, city and police officials and of course creative-arts...

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On his Twitter account, the Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson said his city is interested in landing the tech hub. “Great news! Amazon would be fantastic addition to Vancouver’s world-class innovation ecosystem,” Robertson wrote....

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OTTAWA – Rising star Sikh-Canadian NDP leadership candidate Jagmeet Singh is battling racists and racism in Canada’s political system to win the NDP leadership, something truly historic if he succeeds. Singh received some good...

September 25 2017 / Comments Off on Jagmeet Singh Battling Racists And Odds To Win NDP Leadership, Gets Endorsement From Veteran MP Nathan Cullen / Read More »

Harjinder Dhudwal of Surrey was sentenced on August 30, 2017, in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, to a Conditional Sentence Order of 15 months and a fine totalling $129,750, after pleading guilty...

September 7 2017 / Comments Off on Indo-Canadian From Surrey Sentenced For Tax Evasion On Real Estate Sales And Rentals / Read More »
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Liquor Servers And Other Minimum Wage Workers To See Raises Soon »

Liquor Servers And Other Minimum Wage Workers To See Raises Soon VICTORIA – Workers who earn an alternate minimum wage – including liquor servers, piece-rate farm workers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders – will soon see a pay...

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Indian Man Commits Suicide In Japanese Immigration Detention Centre »

Indian Man Commits Suicide In Japanese Immigration Detention Centre TOKYO – An Indian man died on Friday at a Japanese immigration detention centre in an apparent suicide, the latest death in a system widely criticised over medical...

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Women’s Right Groups In US Demands Justice In Kathua, Unnao Rape Cases »

Women’s Right Groups In US Demands Justice In Kathua, Unnao Rape Cases NEW YORK- Several women’s rights and advocacy groups, civil society and inter-faith organisations have joined hands to hold a rally here protesting against the rapes of young girls...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Women’s Right Groups In US Demands Justice In Kathua, Unnao Rape Cases / Read More »

GOOD NEWS FOR DRUNKS (Oops-Liquor Connoisseurs) : »

GOOD NEWS FOR DRUNKS (Oops-Liquor Connoisseurs) : Vancouver Gives Go Ahead For Sale Of Liquor In Grocery Stores VANCOUVER – At a public hearing last night, City Council voted to approve zoning bylaw amendments that...

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UK MP Wants Memorial To Jallianwala Bagh Massacre In London »

UK MP Wants Memorial To Jallianwala Bagh Massacre In London Virendra Sharma echoed the demand of local community leaders who have been mounting pressure on the government for a permanent memorial. LONDON – British member of Parliament Virendra...

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Trump Rebukes Nikki Haley On New Sanctions On Russia »

Trump Rebukes Nikki Haley On New Sanctions On Russia WASHINGTON -In an otherwise tempestuous administration that has seen frequent personnel changes at the top level, Indian-American Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, is seen...

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South Asian Man Sought In Surrey Sexual Assault »

South Asian Man Sought In Surrey Sexual Assault The suspect is described as a South Asian male, with black hair, a black partial beard, approximately 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 160 lbs, wearing a grey t-shirt, a...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on South Asian Man Sought In Surrey Sexual Assault / Read More »

Why Don’t Goons And Fanatics Who Destroy Churches And Mosques Now Go Demolish The Disgraced Kathua Temple »

Why Don’t Goons And Fanatics Who Destroy Churches And Mosques Now Go Demolish The Disgraced Kathua Temple  By Promod Puri Before goons and fanatics (using the word Hindu for them disgraces the sacred religion of Hinduism) demolish another mosque or church, they can go and...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Why Don’t Goons And Fanatics Who Destroy Churches And Mosques Now Go Demolish The Disgraced Kathua Temple / Read More »

Prominent Canadian Punjabi Writer Manjeet Meet Passes Away »

Prominent Canadian Punjabi Writer Manjeet Meet Passes Away Funeral will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at 12.30 PM, in Fraser River Funeral Home, 2061 River Side Road, Abbotsford, BC. It will be followed by...

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CCPA Says BC Government Decision To Continue Excluding Farm Workers From Minimum Wage Protection Very Disappointing »

CCPA Says BC Government Decision To Continue Excluding Farm Workers From Minimum Wage Protection Very Disappointing VANCOUVER – Although there are positive elements Thursday’s BC government announcement in response to the second report of the Fair Wages Commission, the government’s rejection of the recommendation...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on CCPA Says BC Government Decision To Continue Excluding Farm Workers From Minimum Wage Protection Very Disappointing / Read More »

China Launches Website To Report Foreign Spies, Corrupt Officials »

China Launches Website To Report Foreign Spies, Corrupt Officials Website urges people to report attempts by Chinese nationals or foreigners to bribe state or military officials, instigate armed riots or incite ethnic separatism. BEIJING – China has...

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Turban Day In Times Square Gives Sikh Faith Respect That It Deserves, Says Congresswoman »

Turban Day In Times Square Gives Sikh Faith Respect That It Deserves, Says Congresswoman

NEW YORK – US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the...

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VAISAKHI SPECIAL: Brawl At US Gurdwara Over Change Of Leadership Leaves 4 Injured »

VAISAKHI SPECIAL: Brawl At US Gurdwara Over Change Of Leadership Leaves 4 Injured

GREENWOOD – Police say a brawl at a gurdwara in suburban Indianapolis has left four people with...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on VAISAKHI SPECIAL: Brawl At US Gurdwara Over Change Of Leadership Leaves 4 Injured / Read More »

Surrey RCMP To Celebrates Vaisakhi Day Parade With Community On Saturday »

Surrey RCMP To Celebrates Vaisakhi Day Parade With Community On Saturday

SURREY – The Surrey RCMP is looking forward to participating in the 2018 Surrey Vaisakhi Day Parade...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Surrey RCMP To Celebrates Vaisakhi Day Parade With Community On Saturday / Read More »

South Asian Driver Charged In Drinking-Driving 2016 Crash That Killed Two Men In Surrey »

South Asian Driver Charged In Drinking-Driving 2016 Crash That Killed Two Men In Surrey

In the early morning hours of May 22, 2016, Surrey RCMP began their investigation of a serious...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on South Asian Driver Charged In Drinking-Driving 2016 Crash That Killed Two Men In Surrey / Read More »

Khalsa Credit Union To Provide Free Sugarcane Plates For Vaisakhi Celebrations »

Khalsa Credit Union To Provide Free Sugarcane Plates For Vaisakhi Celebrations

SURREY – In keeping with their historical agriculture roots in the Punjab Region of India and the...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Khalsa Credit Union To Provide Free Sugarcane Plates For Vaisakhi Celebrations / Read More »

Vaisakhi In Vancouver! »

Vaisakhi In Vancouver!

The Khalsa Diwan Society in Vancouver held their annual Nagar Kirtan last Saturday on an overcast day...

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JUSTICE FOR ASIFA: Protests In Britain Seek Justice For 8-Year-Old Muslim Girl Raped By Hindu Priests In India’s J&K »

JUSTICE FOR ASIFA: Protests In Britain Seek Justice For 8-Year-Old Muslim Girl Raped By Hindu Priests In India’s J&K

The issue was also raised by Nazir Ahmed a day before Indian PM Narendra Modi is due...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on JUSTICE FOR ASIFA: Protests In Britain Seek Justice For 8-Year-Old Muslim Girl Raped By Hindu Priests In India’s J&K / Read More »

Body Of Last Missing Indo-American Family Member Found In California River »

Body Of Last Missing Indo-American Family Member Found In California River

The Thottapilly family, from Santa Clarita, disappearedon April 6 while driving in a Honda Pilot through the...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Body Of Last Missing Indo-American Family Member Found In California River / Read More »

Raj Bhela’s Lawyer Daniel J. Baker Clarifies The Action Brought Against Bhela By TD Bank »

Raj Bhela’s Lawyer Daniel J. Baker Clarifies The Action Brought Against Bhela By TD Bank

VANCOUVER – Raj Bhela, who was recently in the news for financial impropriety, had his lawyer Daniel...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Raj Bhela’s Lawyer Daniel J. Baker Clarifies The Action Brought Against Bhela By TD Bank / Read More »

Bronze For Basran! »

Bronze For Basran!

Young Surrey boxer Eric Basran had a very successful Commonwealth Games debut, winning a Bronze medal in...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Bronze For Basran! / Read More »

Ascend Canada Recognizes Five Ethnic Business Leaders At 5th Annual Leadership Awards Gala »

Ascend Canada Recognizes Five Ethnic Business Leaders At 5th Annual Leadership Awards Gala

Tina Lee, the Chief Executive Officer of T&T Supermarkets, was among five young ethnic business leaders recognized...

April 21 2018 / Comments Off on Ascend Canada Recognizes Five Ethnic Business Leaders At 5th Annual Leadership Awards Gala / Read More »

Ambedkar Celebrations! »

Ambedkar Celebrations!

The 127th birth anniversary of Baba Saheb Dr. Ambedkar was celebrated at the consulate general office last...

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1984 Delhi Massacre Of Sikhs Was Forerunner Of Ayodhya 1992 And Gujarat 2002, Says Author Vikram Kapur »

1984 Delhi Massacre Of Sikhs Was Forerunner Of Ayodhya 1992 And Gujarat 2002, Says Author Vikram Kapur

It is the second novel of the Delhi-based author on this theme, the first, ‘Time is a...

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China Film Meetings! »

China Film Meetings!

LINK Editor and well known filmmaker R. Paul Dhillon and his company MMM Films’ recent trip to...

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Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat »

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted and disgusted by what I had seen. It wasn’t until my mentor and friend Promod Puri, the founder an former publisher-editor of Canada’s oldest South Asian English language newspaper  The LINK, wrote his...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat / Read More »
Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

Jeera To The Weight Loss Rescue, Lose that Belly Fat In 15 Days »

Jeera (cumin) water is considered as a miracle drink because when taken on an empty stomach, it can solve a lot of health issues. Drinking jeera water the first thing in the morning can boost your metabolism, relieve constipation, improve digestion and much more. But the best part is that the benefits do not end...

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Jeera To The Weight Loss Rescue, Lose that Belly Fat In 15 Days

TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth »

A group of artists – Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal (song writer-lyricist), Sam Sidhu (music director), Gogi Bains (singer), Gurpreet Lucky Sahota (Punjabi journalist) and R. Paul Dhillon (journalist-Editor of the LINK and filmmaker) – have come together to launch an arts-music campaign called TARGETS to bring awareness to youth as they consume music and music...

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TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth

Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat »

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted and disgusted by what I had seen. It wasn’t until my mentor and friend Promod Puri, the founder an former publisher-editor of Canada’s oldest South Asian English language newspaper  The LINK, wrote his...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat / Read More »
Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

Vaisakhi Celebrations At Queenborough Middle School Where Punjabi Is Taught By Deep Singh Sangra »

By Balwant Sanghera NEW WESTMINSTER – April/May are the months of Vaisakhi celebration around the globe. Here in the Metro Vancouver area, Vaisakhi as well as the birth of the Khalsa are some of the major highlights for the Indo-Canadian community. Every year, Vaisakhi and birth of the Khalsa are celebrated in Vancouver and Surrey...

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Vaisakhi Celebrations At Queenborough Middle School Where Punjabi Is Taught By Deep Singh Sangra

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Web Design: Let’s Get Your Business Back On Track

Web Design: Let’s Get Your Business Back On Track »

Thinking about creating your first website? Or just want to update the old one to bring your business to a new level? In both cases, you need to have at...

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Will Mobile Technology Eventually Dominate Gaming?

Will Mobile Technology Eventually Dominate Gaming? »

  If you discussed gaming with people a few years ago the majority of them would tell you that they either played on console, PC or handheld. While some did...

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Do You Need A VPN? »

Do You Need A VPN?

You’ve probably already heard a lot that a VPN is an essential thing for those computer users who take care of their...

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Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat »

Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat / Read More »

TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth »

TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth

A group of artists – Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal (song writer-lyricist), Sam Sidhu (music director), Gogi Bains (singer), Gurpreet Lucky Sahota (Punjabi...

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TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth »

TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth

A group of artists – Niranjan Singh “Nanji” Dhaliwal (song writer-lyricist), Sam Sidhu (music director), Gogi Bains (singer), Gurpreet Lucky Sahota (Punjabi...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth / Read More »

Over 1000 School Kids Expected To Take Part In North Delta Anti-Bullying Flash Mob On Feb. 27 »

Over 1000 School Kids Expected To Take Part In North Delta Anti-Bullying Flash Mob On Feb. 27

On February 27, more than 1,000 students from six schools in Delta, BC (Chalmers Elementary, Annieville Elementary, Jarvis Traditional Elementary, McCloskey Elementary,Gibson...

February 20 2018 / Comments Off on Over 1000 School Kids Expected To Take Part In North Delta Anti-Bullying Flash Mob On Feb. 27 / Read More »
Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat

Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat »

BY R. PAUL DHILLON – EDITOR -SOUTH ASIAN LINK I saw the film more than a week back and I was flabbergasted and disgusted by what I had seen. It...

February 24 2018 / Comments Off on Diector Sanjay Leela Bhansali Does Disservice To Cinema With Propaganda And Dishonest Portrayal Of History In Padmavat / Read More »

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