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Justin Trudeau to speak at Women in Business awards in Surrey

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is the guest speaker at Women in Business awards in Surrey tonight. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian... (more...)

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B.C. minister on hot seat over documents showing Kwantlen paid a Liberal lobbyist nearly $177,000

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson says opposition MLAs who raised questions about Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s... (more...)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about a newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation that would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Tackling politics, terror and terminology

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about... (more...)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about a newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation that would give Canada's spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist's travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Opposition parties treading carefully on new anti-terror legislation

Prime Minister Stephen Harper makes an announcement in Richmond Hill, Ont., on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Harper spoke about... (more...)

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Liberals hope to escape past, chart new future with military candidates

Five Liberal candidates who are veterans, include, from left: Harjit Sajjan, Mark Miller, Karen McCrimmon, Andrew Leslie... (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...)

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Former MP Sukh Dhaliwal to run as Liberals’ Surrey-Newton candidate

Former MP Sukh Dhaliwal has been nominated to run for the Liberals in Surrey-Newton. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck VANCOUVER... (more...)

Vancouver-BC

Sikh Vancouver South Liberal candidate Harjit Singh Sajjan says his goal is to serve Canada

Harjit Sajjan, a retired Canadian Army officer with multiple deployments to Afghanistan and Bosnia. Facebook photo. Plays... (more...)

Barj Dhahan

Barj Dhahan pulls out of Liberal nomination battle in Vancouver South

His decision raises questions about favouritism as Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan will be acclaimed File: Esso station owner... (more...)

Sikh quit in BC

B.C. Sikhs quit Liberals in protest after Harjit Sajjan’s nomination as star candidate for Vancouver South

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, Wednesday December 3, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld IANS Vancouver –... (more...)

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Federal Liberal party gives green light to two Surrey-Newton candidates with checkered pasts

The Liberal Party of Canada has confirmed that Randeep Singh Sarai (L) and Sukh Dhaliwal (R) have been green lit to run for... (more...)

BC politics

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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Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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Identical twins’ mark sheets almost as identical and the story of a courageous young achiever

HINDUSTAN TIMES AND VANCOUVER DESI They are identical twins and, interestingly, even their mark sheets look almost the same. Ranchi twins Aporupa and Anorupa Chattopadhyay …
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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100 year journey

Apart from the overwhelming cold, Sucha Singh Bagri has fond memories of his first few days in B.C.

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Sucha Singh Bagri arrived in Canada with his father Harnam Singh Bagri on Feb 2, 1935, on the Empress of Russia,…
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Blogs

Indian chef-recipes

Food blogger’s delicious global recipes influenced in part by her Indian heritage

LAURA BREHAUT POSTMEDIA NEWS Kitchen notebooks are often sauce-splattered and dog-eared. The best contain shortcuts, secrets, and tried-and-true recipes. They are valuable records, illustrating changing…
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Marathon Running for the First Time with World Vision

On May 3rd 2015, I took part in a marathon for the very first time in my life. As a teenager, I enjoy exercise whether…
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CHOPRA ADDICTION AND WELLNESS BLOG: Finding the Mother Within

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI Everyone is born from a mother. And, even if individuals are separated from their biological mothers after birth, ideally they receive…
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Sexual abuse allegations against Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar

Two lawsuits have been filed against the famous Bollywood choreographer Shiamak Davar in British Columbia, Canada. Two former students and employees of Shiamak Davar allege…
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Pioneers

pioneers

Sky was the limit for B.C.’s South Asian pioneer Karm Mattu

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Karm Singh Mattu was born to fly. As a teen in the 1930s, he ran away from his Vancouver home to…
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100 year journey

Harchet Hari made his way to Vancouver and then Calgary with his grandparents in 1932

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Harchet Hari His mother and father had already successfully settled into a new life in Calgary from their previous one in…
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right to vote

B.C.’s South Asian pioneers kept aside their differences to gain the right to vote

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI “The government took our vote away in 1907. We got the Dominion vote in 1946 but you couldn’t vote in the…
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“I didn’t know anything about her:” Mayo Singh married Bishan Kaur, the girl his parents chose

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Mayo Singh was born in 1888 in a Punjab village called Paldi, a name that would ultimately bring him a measure…
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100 year journey

Gurdev David Singh Aulak’s father came to Canada nine years before the Komagata Maru

SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Gurdev David Singh Aulak was born in Vancouver in 1935, at a time when sawdust was used to heat homes and…
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Health Check

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control is looking for new immigrant women to participate in a health study.

New immigrant women sought for B.C. Centre for Disease Control health study

BURNABY NOW The B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) has put out a call for Greater Vancouver women from India, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong…
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weight-loss

Do we need to exercise more or eat less?

JILL BARKER MONTREAL GAZETTE A battle is waging in the scientific journals between several prominent health and fitness experts. In one corner are physicians Aseem Malhotra,…
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The strength of your grip may be a more accurate predictor of your risk of a heart attack or stroke than the standard blood pressure test.
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Why a weak handshake is bad news for your heart

LAURA DONNELLY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH The strength of your handshake could indicate the chance of a futureheart attack, a major study suggests. Researchers found that…
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India-pharma-under scanner

U.S. lawsuit puts generic drug imports from India under scanner

IANS Washington – A U.S. class action lawsuit accusing India’s Ranbaxy of large-scale deception on its generic drug applications puts a question mark on drug…
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