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“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...

December 20 2017 / Comments Off on Richberry CEO Peter Dhillon First Indo-Canadian Appointed To Bank Of Canada Board / 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)...

December 15 2017 / Comments Off on TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth / 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....

September 27 2017 / Comments Off on Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon / Read More »

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 »

Canada’s Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan was born in India – a country where hygiene, manners and courtesy are almost non-existent. Almost 70 percent of the population goes to toilet in open fields....

July 26 2017 / Comments Off on OLD HABITS DIE HARD: Sajjan’s Cherry Pit Spitting Can Be Traced To His Indian Roots / Read More »

LINK Editor: R. PAUL DHILLON The LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon made it’s annual trek to beautiful Okanagan country for Mission Hill Winery’s Concert series at their beautiful winery in Kelowna. It’s always...

July 15 2017 / Comments Off on Wine, Sunshine And Fun! / Read More »
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Standing Up Against The Rising Tide Of Racism Is Our Duty To Create An Inclusive Society »

Standing Up Against The Rising Tide Of Racism Is Our Duty To Create An Inclusive Society By Ken Herar This past week was Martin Luther King Day to our neighbours down south. A day where Americans and citizens from around the globe reflect on...

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UK’s Royal Mail Heritage Stamp To Feature Maharaj Ranjit Singh’s Grand-Daughter Sophia Duleep Singh’s Image »

UK’s Royal Mail Heritage Stamp To Feature Maharaj Ranjit Singh’s Grand-Daughter Sophia Duleep Singh’s Image Women applaud iconic rank to the princess in exile who swapped her silks for commoner clothes to crusade for equality LONDON  – Women home and abroad have hailed...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on UK’s Royal Mail Heritage Stamp To Feature Maharaj Ranjit Singh’s Grand-Daughter Sophia Duleep Singh’s Image / Read More »

PM Trudeau Celebrates Pongal With Tamil-Canadians »

PM Trudeau Celebrates Pongal With Tamil-Canadians OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday wished the Tamil community on the occasion of Pongal. Taking to his Twitter handle Trudeau shared pictures celebrating the...

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South Asian Man Posing As A Policeman Steals Cash And Credit Cards In Surrey »

South Asian Man Posing As A Policeman Steals Cash And Credit Cards In Surrey On December 2nd and 19th, 2017, Surrey RCMP was called after a man claiming to be a police officer allegedly stole from his victims.  In both cases a...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on South Asian Man Posing As A Policeman Steals Cash And Credit Cards In Surrey / Read More »

New Westminster Sikh Gurdwara Holding Stem Cell Donour Drive »

New Westminster Sikh Gurdwara Holding Stem Cell Donour Drive NEW WESTMINSTER  – In collaboration with Canadian Blood Services and Khalsa Diwan Society New Westminster, a young woman is organizing a stem cell donor drive in honour of...

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Indo-Canadian Trucker Arrested In Quebec Hit And Run Kill »

Indo-Canadian Trucker Arrested In Quebec Hit And Run Kill MONTREAL — An Indo-Canaidan truck driver from Brampton, Ont., has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit and run south of Montreal in August. Harmandeep Singh, 23,...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Indo-Canadian Trucker Arrested In Quebec Hit And Run Kill / Read More »

Indo-Canadian Man From Surrey Gets 11 and Half Years For Killing Mother »

Indo-Canadian Man From Surrey Gets 11 and Half Years For Killing Mother Sukhvir Singh Badhesa beat his wife with a USB cable and then kicked his mother in the head after she tried to intervene. His mother died of her...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Indo-Canadian Man From Surrey Gets 11 and Half Years For Killing Mother / Read More »

Indo-American Loses US Citizenship After Authorities Declare He Acquired It By Fraud »

Indo-American Loses US Citizenship After Authorities Declare He Acquired It By Fraud Baljinder Singh Has Been Living ‘Illegally’ Under The Alias Davinder Singh Since 1991! President Donald Trump has stepped up a broader crackdown on illegal immigration since taking office...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Indo-American Loses US Citizenship After Authorities Declare He Acquired It By Fraud / Read More »

Two Indo-Americans Charged With Defrauding Connecticut State »

Two Indo-Americans Charged With Defrauding Connecticut State WASHINGTON – Two Indo-Americans have been charged with allegedly defrauding Connecticut of about USD 5.8 million in taxes due on tobacco products imported into the State, a US...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Two Indo-Americans Charged With Defrauding Connecticut State / Read More »

Bitcoin Slides 18% On Crackdown Fears »

Bitcoin Slides 18% On Crackdown Fears Other Cryptocurrency Rivals Also Plunge! Bitcoin’s slide triggered a massive selloff across the broader cryptocurrency market, with biggest rival Ethereum down 23% on the day, according to trade...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Bitcoin Slides 18% On Crackdown Fears / Read More »

Lohri Celebrations Light Up Nanak Niwas Gurdwara »

Lohri Celebrations Light Up Nanak Niwas Gurdwara By Balwant Sanghera The month of January is closely associated with Lohri. It is celebrated by people all over India and abroad by people of Indian heritage.  Lohri...

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BE BRAVE: Bravery Is The Best Way To Stem Abuse, Harassment And Injustice. »

BE BRAVE: Bravery Is The Best Way To Stem Abuse, Harassment And Injustice.

By Zile Singh Ambassador(Retd.) “In real life,  a time should come when,  standing  before a mirror, we...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on BE BRAVE: Bravery Is The Best Way To Stem Abuse, Harassment And Injustice. / Read More »

UK’s First Sikh Woman MP Preet Gill Appointed Shadow Minister »

UK’s First Sikh Woman MP Preet Gill Appointed Shadow Minister

LONDON – Preet Kaur Gill, Britain’s first woman Sikh MP, has been elevated to the Shadow Cabinet...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on UK’s First Sikh Woman MP Preet Gill Appointed Shadow Minister / Read More »

“Doofus” Trump Changes Tune, Now Says He Wants More Immigrants From ‘Everywhere’ »

“Doofus” Trump Changes Tune, Now Says He Wants More Immigrants From ‘Everywhere’

Last week, Trump had questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on “Doofus” Trump Changes Tune, Now Says He Wants More Immigrants From ‘Everywhere’ / Read More »

RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards Celebrates 10th Anniversary »

RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Nominations are now open for the 10th annual awards program.  TORONTO – Perseverance. Tenacity. Determination....

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards Celebrates 10th Anniversary / Read More »

Rapist, Killer Of 7-Year-Olf Pakistani Girl Arrested »

Rapist, Killer Of 7-Year-Olf Pakistani Girl Arrested

The body of the minor girl was found in a garbage dumpster in Kasur district near Lahore...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Rapist, Killer Of 7-Year-Olf Pakistani Girl Arrested / Read More »

Rahul Gandhi Pulls The Plug On Captain Amarinder Singh’s Corrupt Minister Rana Gurjit Singh »

Rahul Gandhi Pulls The Plug On Captain Amarinder Singh’s Corrupt Minister Rana Gurjit Singh

High command takes moral call on power minister in sand auction row, ED notice to his son....

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Rahul Gandhi Pulls The Plug On Captain Amarinder Singh’s Corrupt Minister Rana Gurjit Singh / Read More »

SFU Gets Tech Seats! »

SFU Gets Tech Seats!

  Simon Fraser University will benefit from this week’s provincial government announcement of 2,900 tech-related seats at...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on SFU Gets Tech Seats! / Read More »

Kabaddi Causing The Biggest Number Of Injuries To Pro Sports Players »

Kabaddi Causing The Biggest Number Of Injuries To Pro Sports Players

Between 2012 and 2017, 1,027 players from 30 different disciplines were operated upon for knee injuries at...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Kabaddi Causing The Biggest Number Of Injuries To Pro Sports Players / Read More »

Jagmohan Singh and Satnam Johal Sue Sukhi Sandhu And Punjabi Radio Station For Defamation »

Jagmohan Singh and Satnam Johal Sue Sukhi Sandhu And Punjabi Radio Station For Defamation

BC Liberal insiders Satnam Johal and Jagmohan Singh, whose New Horizons Village Society received a $200,000 grant...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Jagmohan Singh and Satnam Johal Sue Sukhi Sandhu And Punjabi Radio Station For Defamation / Read More »

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Finally Tied Down By Girlfriend As He Proposes And She Says “Yes” »

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Finally Tied Down By Girlfriend As He Proposes And She Says “Yes”

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, the first Sikh-Canadian to lead a national political party, popped the question...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Finally Tied Down By Girlfriend As He Proposes And She Says “Yes” / Read More »

Bank Of Canada Remains Bullish On Rate Hikes As It Raises Another Quarter Percent »

Bank Of Canada Remains Bullish On Rate Hikes As It Raises Another Quarter Percent

The Bank of Canada, led by governor Stephen Poloz, has hiked its benchmark lending rate to 1.25...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Bank Of Canada Remains Bullish On Rate Hikes As It Raises Another Quarter Percent / Read More »

Indo-American Woman To Run For US Congress »

Indo-American Woman To Run For US Congress

WASHINGTON – Indian-American politician Aruna Miller has filed nomination papers to run for the US Congress from...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Indo-American Woman To Run For US Congress / Read More »

Molly’s Game (PG) *** Lady Makes Own Luck Which Leads To Power And Celebrity… And Then To Jail! »

Molly’s Game (PG) ***  Lady Makes Own Luck Which Leads To Power And Celebrity… And Then To Jail!

  By Alan Samuel Money makes the world go round. Get the inside scoop of a business...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Molly’s Game (PG) *** Lady Makes Own Luck Which Leads To Power And Celebrity… And Then To Jail! / Read More »

India Making Republic Day 2018 Special By Hosting 10 ASEAN Country Leaders As Chief Guests »

India Making Republic Day 2018 Special By Hosting 10 ASEAN Country Leaders As Chief Guests

By Dr. Bikkar Singh Lalli “ Republic Day celebrations in 2018 would be remembered through the ages,...

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Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy »

April 11 Was A Great Day For The Entire South Asian Community And May 18 Will Be An Even Greater Day! By Balwant Sanghera Thanks to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his government that a dark chapter in Canadian history will finally have a closure on May 18. Monday, April 11 was a great day...

April 15 2016 / Comments Off on Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy / Read More »
Thank You Prime Minister Justin Trudeau For Finally Committing To An Official Apology For The Komagata Mau Tragedy

Nestle Sells US Candy Business To Ferrero For $2.8 Billion Amidst Health Push »

Nestle, the world’s biggest packaged-food company, has cited its weak position in the United States, where it trails Hershey , Mars Inc and Lindt, as the rationale for a sale. NEW YORK – Swiss food group Nestle has agreed to sell its US confectionery business to Italy’s Ferrero for $2.8 billion, it said on Tuesday,...

January 20 2018 / Comments Off on Nestle Sells US Candy Business To Ferrero For $2.8 Billion Amidst Health Push / Read More »
Nestle Sells US Candy Business To Ferrero For $2.8 Billion Amidst Health Push

The Three Punjabi Amigos Are Proud To Serve Our Community »

By Balwant Sanghera Sometime, it is hard to predict as to how things will turn out in future. Going back more than fifty years ago, who could have predicted that three childhood friends who went to school together will meet again and work together in one of  Metro Vancouver’s prominent places of worship. This is...

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The Three Punjabi Amigos Are Proud To Serve Our Community

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

European Women  Challenge American Concepts of Women Liberation »

By Dr. Sawraj Singh We are watching an open confrontation between American and European women on the issue of women liberation. Me too movement primarily started by Hollywood actresses, mainly in America against sexual harassment. I often call American individualistic culture as “I, Me and Mine” culture. Therefore, I take “Me” as symbolic of America....

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European Women  Challenge American Concepts of Women Liberation

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The Three Punjabi Amigos Are Proud To Serve Our Community

The Three Punjabi Amigos Are Proud To Serve Our Community »

By Balwant Sanghera Sometime, it is hard to predict as to how things will turn out in future. Going back more than fifty years ago, who could have predicted that...

January 13 2018 / Comments Off on The Three Punjabi Amigos Are Proud To Serve Our Community / Read More »
HILLARYOUS: “Fake News” Donald Trump Says He Will Hand Out Most ‘Dishonest And Corrupt’ Media Awards

HILLARYOUS: “Fake News” Donald Trump Says He Will Hand Out Most ‘Dishonest And Corrupt’ Media Awards »

President Trump who often describes popular media houses in US as “fake” media, will announce awards on dishonesty and bad reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media. WASHINGTON...

January 6 2018 / Comments Off on HILLARYOUS: “Fake News” Donald Trump Says He Will Hand Out Most ‘Dishonest And Corrupt’ Media Awards / Read More »

Richberry CEO Peter Dhillon First Indo-Canadian Appointed To Bank Of Canada Board »

Richberry CEO Peter Dhillon First Indo-Canadian Appointed To Bank Of Canada Board

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

December 20 2017 / Comments Off on Richberry CEO Peter Dhillon First Indo-Canadian Appointed To Bank Of Canada Board / 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...

December 15 2017 / Comments Off on TARGETS Anti-Gang Music Video Campaign Aimed At South Asian Youth / Read More »

Is Online Gambling legal In Canada? »

Is Online Gambling legal In Canada?

Wagering and gambling activities are thriving in Canada like never before, but like many other jurisdictions across the world, the laws governing...

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Jessi Thind’s LIONS OF THE SEA Wins Best Script At Calcutta International Film Festival »

Jessi Thind’s LIONS OF THE SEA Wins Best Script At Calcutta International Film Festival

“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...

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

250 Years of Heer Featuring Madan Gopal Singh And Chaar Yaar »

250 Years of Heer Featuring Madan Gopal Singh And Chaar Yaar

Last year marked the 250th anniversary since the creation of Waris Shah’s epic “Heer”. A timeless story of tragic love, and a...

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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 journalist) and R. Paul Dhillon (journalist-Editor of the...

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