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B.C.’s saddest robber, a Fiji native, faces possible deportation after guilty plea

A robber who broke down in tears while holding an imitation gun and stealing cash and cigarettes from a Kamloops store has... (more...)

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14 B.C. women killed in domestic violence just tip of iceberg, say advocates

Thousands live with bruises and emotional scars, advocates say The Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter held a... (more...)

Today in History – Jan. 1

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Jan. 1: On this date: In 1622, the Roman Catholic church adopted Jan. 1 as... (more...)

Today in History – Dec. 28

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for Dec. 28: On this date: In 1065, Westminster Abbey was founded by Edward the... (more...)

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Surrey mourns for victims of Pakistani Taliban terrorist attack with vigil (w/gallery)

Surrey vigil for victims of Taliban attack in Pakistan ◄ Back Next ► ◄... (more...)

Sikhs to quit Trudeau's Liberals

Sikhs ‘across Canada’ to jump Trudeau ship

Nominations issue: ‘We are not Liberals, that’s for sure,’ says general secretary of Vancouver temple Liberal leader... (more...)

Taliban attack

Surrey’s Pakistani-Canadians to hold candlelight vigil at Holland Park for children massacred in Taliban attack

A Pakistani young girl holds lit candles for the victims of an attack by Taliban gunmen on an army-run school in Peshawar,... (more...)

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Surrey International Children’s Festival gets federal government funding

Marnie Perrin, artistic director of Surrey International Children’s Festival, MP Nina Grewal and Kent Gallie, performing... (more...)

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Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age While exploring the effects of the protein-degrading enzyme Granzyme... (more...)

Senior in work force

Surrey PICS program aims to get seniors back into workforce

Satbir Cheema, director for the Jobs Options BC: Urban Older Workers (55+) employment program, says seniors are a valuable... (more...)

Desi building owner tiff with tenants

After five victories, residents of Vancouver West End building vow to keeping fighting ‘renovictions’

Spencer Chandra Herbert said administrative penalties in the Residential Tenancy Act are meant to be used against bad landlords... (more...)

India-Canada

B.C. Premier Christy Clark hopes her son will learn life lessons on India school-building trip

Premier Christy Clark is photographed during an interview her office at B.C. Legislature Thursday, November 27, 2014. THE... (more...)

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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Taliban attack

Pakistani student who skipped school on the day of Taliban rampage ‘isn’t talking to anyone’

VANCOUVER DESI A 15-year-old student of Pakistan’s Army Public School  – which was bombed by the Taliban this week, killing 141 people, of which 132…
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Sikhs to quit Trudeau's Liberals

Sikhs ‘across Canada’ to jump Trudeau ship

Nominations issue: ‘We are not Liberals, that’s for sure,’ says general secretary of Vancouver temple LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A large group of Sikhs in…
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Vancouver accountant pins hopes on civil action against newspaper publisher he says attacked him

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI A Vancouver accountant is upset that a prominent South Asian newspaper publisher he accused of attacking him won’t go to trial….
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Avoiding relapse, inviting happiness over the Holiday Season

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI The holiday season can be an especially challenging time for individuals in recovery from addictive behaviours. Holiday parties and celebrations with…
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Volunteers loaded up toys for charities

8th Annual Victor Ghirra Toy Drive collects over 3500 toys!

HARVEY KOONER VANCOUVER DESI Victor Ghirra’s giving spirit is alive and well with help from the Benevolent Brotherhood Society, Ghirra family, the Co-operators Insurance agencies…
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Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

Recipe: Perfect for Hanukkah – Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes

VANCOUVER DESI – JESSIE LEHAIL Sigh….these Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes are good. They’re very, very good. So don’t attempt them unless you’re willing to deal…
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How to deal with Stress

Successfully handling stress during the ‘Holiday Season’

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI For many people, the holidays can be stressful. The expectation that the season is one of joy, when we may not…
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Health Check

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Ibuprofen an anti-ageing medicine?

IANS Washington – A common drug, Ibuprofen, which tackles pain and fever may also hold the key to a longer, healthier life, a study says….
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Ageless skin-beauty-anti-ageing

Forever young? UBC researchers may have stumbled upon the secret to youthful skin

Mice without a certain enzyme didn’t appear to age RANDY SHORE POSTMEDIA NEWS Scientists at the University of B.C. searching for ways to slow the…
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drunk blackouts

Alcohol blackouts not funny at all

IANS New York – Some people think that alcohol-related blackouts, bad hangovers and outrageous behaviour at parties are funny. It is actually not. According to…
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How old do you feel? The answer might help predict your death: Study

LINDSEY TANNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you’ll live….
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Is Vancouver ruining yoga? India thinks so (w/ video)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Vancouverites have a passion for yoga. Studios have become as commonplace as coffee shops and sushi joints in the city, but…
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Drinking from chemical-laden cans may raise BP

IANS Seoul – Think again before you pick up that can from the department store for your favourite food or drink for it may lead…
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FAILED CATARACT SURGERIES

At least 24 poor, elderly patients go blind after free cataract surgery in north India

CHONCHUI NGASHANGVA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Authorities ordered an investigation Friday after at least 24 poor and elderly people went blind following cataract…
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HEALTH-PAKISTAN-HIV

20 Pakistani children infected with HIV after blood transfusions

VANCOUVER DESI Nearly 20 children in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after receiving blood transfusions, an international news agency has reported. According to Reuters,…
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Don’t ignore cancer symptoms

IANS London – Perhaps driven by fear, people often prefer to dismissing potential warning signs of cancer, thereby putting their lives at risk, says a…
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An Indian family’s strange wedding gift request: Pledge to donate blood and organs

VANCOUVER DESI Instead of the traditional gold and valuables, a Gujarati wedding on Sunday issued a strange gift request – for guests to donate blood…
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