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Whistleblower in B.C. ethnic outreach scandal stands by her actions

‘I kept my word as I mentioned from the beginning of the scandal. I stand for what is right, no matter if I have to... (more...)

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NDP grills government over ties to Eminata Group

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Justin Trudeau kicks 32 senators out of Liberal caucus as expense audit looms (w/video)

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B.C. Premier Christy Clark welcomes the inaugural Times of India Film Awards on April 6.

Government fudges on TOIFA gala job claims, say NDP

B.C. Premier Christy Clark welcomes the inaugural Times of India Film Awards on April 6. Les Bazso/PNG Times of India: $11... (more...)

The report found that taxpayer money was misused when a $6,800 payment was made to a community liaison contractor for work approved by Minister John Yap. Yap had stepped aside from his cabinet position pending the outcome of the report. Darryl Dyck/CP

Taxpayer money misused, says report ordered in wake of leaked B.C. Liberals ethnic outreach strategy

CASSIDY OLIVIER VANCOUVER DESI The report found that taxpayer money was misused when a $6,800 payment was made to a community... (more...)

Jason Kenney

Lack of imagination the hallmark of attempts to connect with B.C.’s million-plus visible minorities

SHACHI KURL VANCOUER DESI In terms of ethnic outreach strategies, Conservative MP Jason Kenney, now the Minister of Citizenship,... (more...)

Ben Chin

Premier’s office refuses demands from all fronts for an external review of ‘ethnicgate’

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI Communications Director for the Office of the Premier, Ben Chin, pictured here with Premier... (more...)

British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters after an emergency cabinet meeting in Vancouver on March 3, 2013. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

B.C. Liberals rocked by crisis back budget in tight vote as election nears

DIRK MEISSNER  THE CANADIAN PRESS British Columbia Premier Christy Clark speaks to reporters after an emergency cabinet... (more...)

Amrik Virk

Longtime RCMP officer to run for B.C. Liberals in Surrey-Tynehead on platform of prudent spending

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI RCMP officer Amrik Virk has also spent six years on the board of directors of the Surrey Memorial... (more...)

Times of India Film Awards

Clark’s Liberals teamed up with Bollywood awards in time for spring election, says columnist

MICHAEL SMYTH VANCOUVER DESI A hint of the Bollywood-style entertainment to come was featured at the announcement Jan. 22,... (more...)

Yasir Naqvi the re-elected MPP representing the riding of Ottawa Centre arrives at the Preston Bar and Grill Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Ashley Fraser/Postmedia News

POLITICS: Why Yasir Naqvi should run for the Liberal leadership of Ontario

Yasir Naqvi the re-elected MPP representing the riding of Ottawa Centre, photographed on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011. Ashley Fraser/Postmedia... (more...)

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KEITH FRASER VANCOUVER DESI The Surrey Six case heard details Tuesday of allegations of sexual improprieties involving a second senior RCMP officer. When charges were…
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Jian Ghomeshi’s CBC lawsuit is hopeless — even if he’s telling the truth

HOWARD LEVITT FINANCIAL POST Jian Ghomeshi’s $50-million lawsuit against the CBC has everything to do with strategy and PR — but nothing to do with…
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EVENT:  the only no cover Halloween party where costumes are optional and great food and beverages have been reduced to $5 and $6.  A party…
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KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI  Hello! Last week, Indians across the globe celebrated a festival called Diwali.  Although the festival itself has no significance to weddings, there…
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Spice Sports: B.C. Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps headed to playoffs

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It was an awesome weekend for sports in B.C. The Canucks began a three-game home stand at Rogers…
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JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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Parents of six-year-old girl ‘horrified’ after botched vaccination exposes her to HIV

GORDON MCINTYRE VANCOUVER DESI A six-year-old girl is in danger of having contacted HIV after a routine vaccination went awry in Fort St. James earlier…
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Have nuts, fruits to lower stroke risk

IANS New York – Eating diets rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, poultry and fish combined with physical activity and keeping your…
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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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