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Tourism Vancouver promotes ‘Fifty Shades’ locations used by cast and crew

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Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

Harprit Brar raises her hand against racism. VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands... (more...)

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13 people treated in hospital after container blaze on Vancouver waterfront (with video)

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Indian film explores disabled woman’s desire for sex

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Violent street mugging in Burnaby brings light sentences to two of the perpetrators

A third suspect who has never been arrested held knife to victim’s throat A judge sentenced two men this week for their... (more...)

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Migrant group asks Transit Police not to share info with CBSA

File: Lucia Vega Jimenez hanged herself in a CBSA holding facility after Transit Police stopped her for fare evasion. THE... (more...)

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Surrey introduces rent-a-cop rebate for free public events like Vaisakhi Parade

Community policing constables at Surrey Board of Trade’s annual Summer Sizzle event last summer. AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY... (more...)

Today in History – March 12

Advance THE CANADIAN PRESS Today in History for March 12: On this date: In 1664, England’s King Charles II granted... (more...)

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Hidden-camera voyeurism on the rise in B.C. (with video)

Allan Bosomworth is shown outside provincial court Monday in Vancouver. DARRYL DYCK , THE CANADIAN PRESS DAN FUMANO VANCOUVER... (more...)

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Vancouver woman sues hot yoga guru Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault

Vancouver woman Jill Lawler is among six women who have filed sexual assault complaints against Bikram Choudhury, the founder... (more...)

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Podcast: UBC president Arvind Gupta on his university’s second century

Dr. Arvind Gupta is named the 13th President and Vice-Chancellor of UBC in Vancouver, BC, March 12, 2014. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Man charged in Vancouver gangster Sandip Duhre’s death on trial for another murder in Toronto

A photo of Rabih Alkhalil, 25, wanted in Homicide #23/2012 released by Toronto Police Service on February 20, 2013. JENNIFER... (more...)

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Gallery: Eight-year-old ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ campaign goes viral

VANCOUVER DESI Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, a development aid organization launched its campaign ‘Little Money, Big Difference’ to draw attention to the fact that…
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Hands Against Racism

Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
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Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
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Desi-weird news

Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

VANCOUVER DESI Doctors in India are reluctant to release a baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom, fearing she suffers from an attention-seeking syndrome, Britain’s…
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Blogs

No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canadaa

By Ujjal Dosanjh Special to the Vancouver Province Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his contribution in advancing the war on corruption in India is…
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Indian for Everyone brings restaurant mainstays home

LAURA BREHAUT NATIONAL POST Spices, and the way you use them, are key to Indian cooking. But don’t let the myriad blends discourage you from…
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Meet Burnaby-born Indian classical vocalist Akhil Jobanputra

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Born in 1997 in Burnaby, BC Canada, Akhil Jobanputra is an upcoming Canadian Indian classical vocalist of the Mewati…
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From Mr. Modi: At last a glimmer of hope

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Some weeks ago I wrote what some felt were scathing bolgs; Modi: A Madari or A Nation Builder? on…
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Health Check

Alberta deaths

Alberta boy exposed to bedbug pesticide taken off ventilator, improving: family friend

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — A child in hospital after being exposed to a pesticide his parents used to kill bedbugs has been…
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Got extra breast milk? Surrey Memorial Hospital NICU acting as dispensary

Fraser Health is making it easier for moms to donate through new program AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY — Fraser Health is in need of…
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‘Heartbreaking’: Father sobs as children who died in tragic Alberta pesticide poisoning laid to rest

MARTY KLINKENBERG POSTMEDIA NEWS EDMONTON — Her small wooden casket draped in a white shroud, the first of two siblings to die in a tragic poisoning…
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Health Canada issues warning about bedbug control products after Alberta children deaths

THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — The federal government is warning Canadians of what it calls the “extreme danger” of using unregistered products to fight bedbugs….
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Another child from Alberta family dies after being exposed to pesticide

JOHN COTTER THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON — Another child has died after being exposed to an insecticide his parents were using to kill bedbugs in…
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U.S. mom with 2 kids celebrates one-month birthdays of rare identical triplet boys (with photos)

COREY WILLIAMS THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich. – A suburban Detroit couple who have two older children are adjusting to life after becoming…
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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

Suit alleges 20-year-old was supposed to be checked every 15 minutes but was left unattended for more than 21/2 hours   VANCOUVER DESI A Brampton,…
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Two Fort McMurray children still in critical condition after pesticide poisoning

EDMONTON JOURNAL A Fort McMurray apartment unit contaminated by a dangerous pesticide that killed an infant and sickened four other children tested clear Tuesday, but…
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Indian city bans big public gatherings over swine flu fears, as deaths surpass 900 nationwide

R. K. MISRA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AHMEDABAD, India — A west Indian city has banned large public gatherings in an attempt to halt the spread…
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This Nanimo man refused to accept that severed spinal cord would make walking impossible

JULIE CHADWICK NANAIMO DAILY NEWS The flocks of seagulls overhead make for a familiar sight as one rounds the curves of Cedar Road toward the…
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