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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 »

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...

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Olympian and Commonwealth Games wrestling Gold Medal champion Arjan Singh Bhullar recently made sports history by becoming the first Sikh-Indo-Canadian to be signed by the world renowned big fight game Ultimate Fighting Championship...

June 14 2017 / Comments Off on Olympian Arjan Bhullar’s First UFC Fight Set For September In Edmonton At UFC 216 / Read More »

“I will miss my friend Chandra Bodalia dearly as we spent many years working together where before he became Indo-Canadian media pool photographer – he was exclusive at the Link where I gave...

June 2 2017 / Comments Off on LINK’s Very Own Celebrated Media Photographer Chandra Bodalia Laid To Rest / Read More »

South Asian LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon met with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh And Punjab’s Number #2 Man Brahm Mohindra during his trip to Punjab and India. Capt. Amarinder and Dhilon...

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TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma...

May 30 2017 / Comments Off on Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut / Read More »

Kirti, who has signed with Mika Singh’s company for two years, just completed the Jogi tour in USA with King Mika and his band and people love their new beat and collaboration. The...

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Indo-British Teenager Becomes UK’s Youngest Millionaire »

Indo-British Teenager Becomes UK’s Youngest Millionaire An Indo-British teenager Akshay Ruparelia has become one of Britain’s youngest millionaires after his online estate agency business got valued at 12 million pounds LONDON – An Indo-British...

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Indo-British Entrepreneur Wins UK Business Award For Innovative IT Solutions »

Indo-British Entrepreneur Wins UK Business Award For Innovative IT Solutions LONDON – A Ghana-based Indian entrepreneur has won a prestigious business award in the UK for his efforts to bring innovative IT solutions to Africa. Birendra Sasmal, CEO...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Indo-British Entrepreneur Wins UK Business Award For Innovative IT Solutions / Read More »

Indo-American Man Gets 20 Years In Prison For Killing Wife »

Indo-American Man Gets 20 Years In Prison For Killing Wife NEW YORK – A 48-year-old Indian-origin man in the US has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing his wife by stabbing her nearly 40 times...

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Indo-American Doctor Murdered In Kansas Was Stabbed 165 Times »

Indo-American Doctor Murdered In Kansas Was Stabbed 165 Times Psychiatrist Achutha N Reddy, who hailed from Nalgonda in Telangana, and settled in Wichita, Kansas, US, suffered as many as 165 ‘sharp force trauma injuries’. He was allegedly...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Indo-American Doctor Murdered In Kansas Was Stabbed 165 Times / Read More »

Herb Dhaliwal Decides Against Seeking The BC Liberal Leadership Bid »

Herb Dhaliwal Decides Against Seeking The BC Liberal Leadership Bid RICHMOND – He was never in but now he says he won’t do it! Former federal Liberal MP and businessman Herb Dhaliwal has decided against seeking the BC...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Herb Dhaliwal Decides Against Seeking The BC Liberal Leadership Bid / Read More »

Fruiticana Diwali Shopping Festival 2017 »

Fruiticana Diwali Shopping Festival 2017 Fruiticana has always celebrated community events with zeal and enthusiasm. This year was no different, as the Fruiticana Diwali shopping festival gained much popularity. The gift items distributed...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Fruiticana Diwali Shopping Festival 2017 / Read More »

Flu Shots At No. 5 Gurdwara! »

Flu Shots At No. 5 Gurdwara! The flu season is upon us. Health professionals are urging people, especially the elderly to get their flu shots. Thus, it is important to pay heed to the...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Flu Shots At No. 5 Gurdwara! / Read More »

FBI Searches Home Of Missing Three-Year-Old Developmentally Disabled Indian Girl »

FBI Searches Home Of Missing Three-Year-Old Developmentally Disabled Indian Girl Foster father Wesley Matthew, said to be from Kerala, told police that he put the developmentally disabled girl Sherin Mathews outside and told her to stand next to...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on FBI Searches Home Of Missing Three-Year-Old Developmentally Disabled Indian Girl / Read More »

Hindi Lok Mahotsava Held In Surrey »

Hindi Lok Mahotsava Held In Surrey By Acharya Dwivedi SURREY – The Hindi Literary Society of Canada,  B.C has been promoting  and preserving Hindi language and literature since  1998 . The Society organizes its...

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Diwali Celebration On Parliament Hill  »

Diwali Celebration On Parliament Hill  Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai hosted the 17th National Diwali Celebration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday evening (October 18). Obhrai was joined by his party leader Andrew...

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BC Liberal Leadership Race Wide Open With A Large Slate Of Recognizable Candidates »

BC Liberal Leadership Race Wide Open With A Large Slate Of Recognizable Candidates By R. Paul Dhillon SURREY – The BC Liberals held their first Leadership debate on Sunday in Surrey with the race down to six candidates, who has paid...

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Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Was The Medicine For India’s Deep-Rooted  Social Illness »

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Was The Medicine For India’s Deep-Rooted  Social Illness

By Zile Singh Ambassador(Retd.) Bharat Rattan (Posthumous) Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born a Hindu, and  lived...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Was The Medicine For India’s Deep-Rooted  Social Illness / Read More »

WSO Says It’s Dissapointed With Quebec’s Niqab Ban »

WSO Says It’s Dissapointed With Quebec’s Niqab Ban

OTTAWA – The World Sikh Organization of Canada said it is disappointed by the passing of Bill...

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PM Trudeau Celebrated Diwali In Ottawa On Monday »

PM Trudeau Celebrated Diwali In Ottawa On Monday

OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the Indian festival of lights — Diwali — with...

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Khalsa School Bus Driver Fired After Mowing Down 7-Year-Old Student »

Khalsa School Bus Driver Fired After Mowing Down 7-Year-Old Student

Khalsa School Mission has fired the driver of their school bus after he mowed down his own...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Khalsa School Bus Driver Fired After Mowing Down 7-Year-Old Student / Read More »

Multicultural Marketing Trail-Blazer Sharifa Khan Finalist In Prestigious 2017 RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards »

Multicultural Marketing Trail-Blazer Sharifa Khan Finalist In Prestigious 2017 RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards

 TORONTO – A record-breaking 6,400 women entrepreneurs were nominated in this year’s Women of Influence’s 2017 RBC Canadian...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Multicultural Marketing Trail-Blazer Sharifa Khan Finalist In Prestigious 2017 RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards / Read More »

SFU Celebrates 10th Anniversary Diwali Gala! »

SFU Celebrates 10th Anniversary Diwali Gala!

Simon Fraser University hosted its 10th annual Diwali Gala at Surrey’s Aria Banquet Hall on Oct. 17....

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Karva Chauth! »

Karva Chauth!

  The annual fasting for the longevity of soul-mates Karva Chauth was held at last week at...

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Police Having Tough Time Catching Suspect “White Guy” Using A Bunch Of Indo-Canadian Last Names »

Police Having Tough Time Catching Suspect “White Guy” Using A Bunch Of Indo-Canadian Last Names

Unable to catch Dhillon Singh Sahota, police are now seeking the public’s assistance in their efforts to...

October 21 2017 / Comments Off on Police Having Tough Time Catching Suspect “White Guy” Using A Bunch Of Indo-Canadian Last Names / Read More »

Diwali Is Everyone’s Celebration So Let’s All Come Together And Celebrate »

Diwali Is Everyone’s Celebration So Let’s All Come Together And Celebrate

By Zile Singh Ambassador (Retd.) “ Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he...

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WSO Launches Sikh Family Helpline Across Canada »

WSO Launches Sikh Family Helpline Across Canada

BRAMPTON – The World Sikh Organization of Canada launched the Sikh Family Helpline across Canada on October...

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VIFF Unveils BC And Canadian Award Winners Saturday Night »

VIFF Unveils BC And Canadian Award Winners Saturday Night

The Vancouver International Film Festival held it’s Spotlight Gala at Blackbird in downtown Vancouver. It isn’t what...

October 14 2017 / Comments Off on VIFF Unveils BC And Canadian Award Winners Saturday Night / Read More »

Gas-Dash Killer Of South Asian Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder »

Gas-Dash Killer Of South Asian Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder

Max Edwin Tutiven was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of gas attendant Jayesh Prajapati...

October 14 2017 / Comments Off on Gas-Dash Killer Of South Asian Found Guilty Of Second Degree Murder / Read More »

Sikh American Drivers Lining Up Their Trucks at I-465 As A Protest Against ELDs »

Sikh American Drivers Lining Up Their Trucks at I-465 As A Protest Against ELDs

WASHINGTON – Over 300 Sikh-American truck drivers have returned to Indiana from Washington DC and are forming...

October 14 2017 / Comments Off on Sikh American Drivers Lining Up Their Trucks at I-465 As A Protest Against ELDs / Read More »

Punjabi Literary And Cultural Summit In Surrey Brings Out Big Prominent Scholars From Around The World »

Punjabi Literary And Cultural Summit In Surrey Brings Out Big Prominent Scholars From Around The World

By Balwant Sanghera Punjab Bhavan on Surrey’s Fraser Highway was the hub of activity on October 7...

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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...

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

Tesla Fires 400 Employees In Past Week For ‘Poor Performance’: Report »

Though Tesla cited performance as the reason for the firings, a source said he was fired in spite of never having been given a bad review. NEW YORK – Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told Reuters on Friday. The...

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Tesla Fires 400 Employees In Past Week For ‘Poor Performance’: Report

Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup »

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 community-media people, including LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon. As usual at Mission Hill events, the Honourable Justice Wally Oppal introduced the elites...

October 8 2017 / Comments Off on Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup / Read More »
Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut »

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba Boys, Heaven On Earth) along with accomplished stage actor Munish Sharma as the male lead Jag Dhaliwal and rising star rapper Thugpun as well as Canadian actors BK Singh Rakhra, Nimet Kanji, Dasundha...

May 30 2017 / Comments Off on Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut / Read More »
Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut

Surrey Food Bank Gets New Leader In Feezah Jaffer »

SURREY – The Surrey Food Bank Board of Directors has chosen Feezah Jaffer as executive director. “The board and staff are excited to welcome Feezah Jaffer to role of executive director” says Susan Byrom, President of the Surrey Food Bank Society Board. “Feezah’s expertise in food security and the food banking industry has grown substantially...

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Surrey Food Bank Gets New Leader In Feezah Jaffer

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Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup

Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup »

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...

October 8 2017 / Comments Off on Mission Hill Winery Hosts India’s High Commissioner Vikas Swarup / Read More »
Diwali Tips For The Most Joyous Celebration This Year

Diwali Tips For The Most Joyous Celebration This Year »

(NC) Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali unites people from around the world in a celebration of the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and hope over...

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TELUS Honours Lower Mainland Charities And Individuals Making A Difference »

TELUS Honours Lower Mainland Charities And Individuals Making A Difference

VANCOUVER – TELUS hosted its 10th annual Celebration of Giving, where they and their team members honoured local charities, dedicated community members...

October 3 2017 / Comments Off on TELUS Honours Lower Mainland Charities And Individuals Making A Difference / Read More »

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon »

Could The Opening Of The Parq Be The Catalyst For Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson To Land Amazon

On his Twitter account, the Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson said his city is interested in landing the tech hub. “Great news! Amazon...

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 »

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan »

Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan

KELOWNA – Raghwa Gopal, the CEO of Accelerate Okanagan, talks about his keys to success and meeting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during...

September 26 2017 / Comments Off on Kelowna’s Raghwa Gopal On Creating Tech Success In The Okanagan / Read More »

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Wine, Sunshine And Fun! »

Wine, Sunshine And Fun!

LINK Editor: R. PAUL DHILLON The LINK editor R. Paul Dhillon made it’s annual trek to beautiful Okanagan country for Mission Hill...

July 15 2017 / Comments Off on Wine, Sunshine And Fun! / Read More »

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut »

Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut

TFG Features Hollywood Film-TV Star Sitara Hewitt And Bollywood Legend Gulshan Grover! The Fusion Generation also features award-winning actress Balinder Johal (Beeba...

May 30 2017 / Comments Off on Writer-Director R. Paul Dhillon’s Romantic Comedy The Fusion Generation Completes Rough Cut / 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 metaphor for humanity’s quest for union with the...

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