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IHIT takes case after body found in SUV in Surrey City Centre area

VANCOUVER DESI The RCMP’s Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is at the scene where a deceased male was discovered in... (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...)

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West Vancouver woman acquitted of human trafficking to sue RCMP, province

Mumtaz Ladha gets into an elevator to go back into court from an underground parkade while trying to avoid having her photograph... (more...)

Abbotsford's Ravinder Singh Atwal has been identified online as the truck driver who died in a truck crash on Highway 99 near Delta on Wednesday. The Abbotsford father was killed when his dump truck hit the highway median and burst into flames. Submitted photo/Facebook.

Abbotsford trucker killed on Hwy 99 remembered as ‘one of the nicest guys’

Abbotsford’s Ravinder Singh Atwal has been identified online as the truck driver who died in a truck crash on Highway... (more...)

Ujjal Dosanjh, former B.C. premier and Liberal MP at his home in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

Opposition Muted to Harper’s New Anti Terror Bill

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI I smell an election coming. Not in October 2015; much sooner than that. Harper has... (more...)

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B.C. hate-crime investigation: Racist ranter declares ‘open season’ on First Nations people

Terrace RCMP are investigating allegations that a hate crime was committed when someone posted a racist tirade on Facebook... (more...)

A fiery, fatal crash southbound on Highway 99 just south of Hwy. 17 at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday resulted in traffic gridlock in Delta. Submitted photo/Shane MacKichan

Fatal, fiery truck crash closes Highway 99 in Delta

A fiery, fatal crash southbound on Highway 99 just south of Hwy. 17 at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday resulted in traffic gridlock... (more...)

Arundeep Cheema, 24, of Surrey was shot dead Friday night while sitting in his vehicle in a driveway in the 1800-block 75A Avenue in Delta. Jason Payne/PNG

Surrey man gunned down in Delta driveway had Dhak gang links

Arundeep Cheema, 24, of Surrey was shot dead Friday night while sitting in his vehicle in a driveway in the 1800-block 75A... (more...)

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Police looking for South Asian thug who pointed gun at Surrey woman

Composite sketch of a man who pointed a gun at a woman in South Surrey last month. SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY — The RCMP are... (more...)

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Father charged after toddler struck in face and abandoned at Surrey bus stop ‘like he was a piece of garbage’

Lucy Ingram poses for a photo Sunday at the bus stop across the street from her work, where a day earlier a boy was hit and... (more...)

Dario Bartoli is shown in a photo released by police. Handout photo.

Senseless attack that left teen dead shocks south Surrey neighbourhood

Dario Bartoli is shown in a photo released by police. Handout photo. CHERYL CHAN VANCOUVER DESI A day after the death of... (more...)

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Saskatchewan adopts similar crime prevention plan to one proposed by Surrey’s Rasode

Delta police chief Jim Cessford (L) helped Surrey mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode (R) develop her platform on crime, which... (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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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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End Gang Life: How parents can play a role in gang prevention

GEETA REDDY COMBINED SPECIAL FORCES ENFORCEMENT UNIT B.C. SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI It is safe to assume parents only want the best for their children….
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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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