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Breast cancer in South Asian women often diagnosed at later stage: study

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Man killed in Sunday morning Surrey shooting linked to recent spree of violence; is nephew of NDP MLA Harry Bains

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Canada in middle of the pack in global poll on environmental concern

By Bob Weber THE CANADIAN PRESS A new global poll of consumers in 23 countries suggests Canadians are middle of the pack... (more...)

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Hundreds of thousands celebrate Vaisakhi in Surrey

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Learn to make Indian foods at home

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Vehicles flee after shots exchanged in Abbotsford

Abbotsford police were investigating after shots were exchanged and two vehicles fled the scene on Thursday. NICK PROCAYLO... (more...)

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Son-in-law charged with woman’s death in Richmond fire

Richmond firefighters attend a fire last Monday which claimed the life of Elaine Leznoff. The woman’s son-in-law, Surjit... (more...)

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Edmonton car-crash victim searching for Good Samaritan who saved her life (with video)

Roshni Chadha, 20, looks at a photo of her car that was in a rollover crash on the weekend. She wants to find and thank the... (more...)

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Taste India: Mix creamed spinach with crispy paneer

Mix it up with Saag Paneer by Randy Shore. RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS When I go looking for ways to use garden greens, I... (more...)

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City of Vancouver and B.C. government have “absurd” deal to close Lions Gate Bridge by 2030

Files: Fog patches can be seen in around the Lions Gate Bridge and in Vancouver harbour early in the morning. SAM COOPER VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Calgary private school that wouldn’t let Muslim students pray on campus fined $26,000 for discrimination

Files: Neil Webber, founder of Webber Academy, at the private school in Calgary. (Stuart Gradon/Calgary Herald) MATT MCCLURE CALGARY... (more...)

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Australian woman defends Muslim couple from Pakistan, shames racist on video

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Sikh community celebrates a harvest of goodness in B.C

JAGDEESH MANN VANCOUVER DESI For Vancouver publisher, Harbinder Singh Sewak, the dream was four years in the making. This week, as millions of Sikhs around…
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Photos: Modi-mania hits Canada

VANCOUVER DESI Check out photos of Indian Prime Mininster Narendra Modi’s visit to Canada. RELATED STORIES: “Rock-star” Modi to get Bollywood-style welcome at Surrey Hindu…
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11 of 19 Surrey/Delta shootings between South Asian, Somalian groups

Even the wounded won’t help cops investigate drug dealers’ war KIM BOLAN POSTMEDIA NEWS METRO VANCOUVER — Two groups of young drug dealers who have…
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Taste India: Gujarati masala khichdi is a delight for the senses

ALMAS MEHERALLY VANCOUVER DESI When I say khichdi, you must be thinking of the simple sick man’s food. But no, that’s not what I’m talking…
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Recipes for Pani Puri and Spicy Potato Patties from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla LAURA BREHAUT CANADA.COM Spices, and the way you use them,…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS CENTER BLOG: An Introduction to Ayurveda

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Ayurveda, a Sanskrit term meaning “science of life,” is a 5,000-year-old healing system founded in India. From the Ayurvedic perspective, we,…
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Health Check

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Morbidly obese B.C. woman denied reimbursement after weight-loss surgery complications in California

KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI A B.C. woman who spent $85,000 in California for treatment of complications arising from surgery for morbid obesity has been denied…
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Sex crimes influenced by genes in families: Study

IANS London – Close male relatives of men convicted of sexual offences are more likely to commit the same types of crimes, Swedish scientists have…
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Homeopathy drugs for AIDS from snake venom, HIV Virus

IANS New Delhi – Scientific research into possible medicines for the dreaded AIDS disease from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself and even snake venom…
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Breastfeeding women treat sex as survival strategy

IANS Washington – In a first such study that focuses on how women experience sex after having babies, US researchers have revealed that more time…
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Daddy Quota: Canada has found a way to get dads to do more housework

BRIGID SCHULTE THE WASHINGTON POST We’ve long known the importance of giving women the chance to spend some few weeks — or months — away…
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Courage To Come Back: Andy Bhatti makes it his life’s work to help young victims of sex abuse

SUSAN LAZARUK VANCOUVER DESI This is the first of six profiles on recipients of the 2015 Courage To Come Back Awards, presented by Coast Mental…
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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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