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Ethnic stereotyping? Chinese driver signs given a red light in Richmond

PHILIP RAPHAEL RICHMOND NEWS RICHMOND, B.C. — A lookalike driver designation sticker being sold in Richmond, denoting... (more...)

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Richmond RCMP warn public following rise in ‘sextortion’ cases

Richmond RCMP encourage anyone who suspects they may have been a victim of “sextortion” to come forward and contact police.... (more...)

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Punjab minister caught in controversy linked to Canadian synthetic drug dealers

Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Singh Majithia. HT Photo HINDUSTAN TIMES Links of Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia... (more...)

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Richmond man loses appeal of 18-year sentence for his role in cocaine smuggling scheme (with video)

Shminder Singh Johal outside New Westminster court in 2012. He has lost an appeal of his 18-year sentence for importation... (more...)

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Photos: Metro Vancouver community members raise their hands against racism

Hands Against Racism ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

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Facebook hero calls out alleged SkyTrain pervert, urges victim of unwanted touching to press charges

A woman who saw an alleged sexual assault aboard SkyTrain snapped this photo of the suspect, then reported it to Transit... (more...)

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Spice Radio calling on Metro Vancouver to Raise Your Hands Against Racism Saturday

The City of Surrey is ready to welcome community members on Saturday so they can raise their hands against racism. Submitted... (more...)

FILE PHOTO: The findings, reported last week by Ian Young of the South China Morning Post, may indicate the expected social and economic benefits of the investor-class program have not shown dividends. Furthermore, the rate of investor immigrants reporting any income whatsoever is far below the Canadian average. RICHARD LAM/PNG

Refugee immigrants reporting higher incomes to CRA than investor immigrants

Data draws evidence to lack of social and economic integration by investor immigrants FILE PHOTO: The findings, reported... (more...)

Hands Against Racism

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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Coupon Queen: BC Family Day 2015 Funtivities

RUBY BEDI BAINS VANCOUVER DESI Monday is BC’s third annual Family Day. It’s a relatively new holiday, but a welcome... (more...)

Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed March 7 as Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop / PNG

It’s official in Vancouver: Mayor Gregor Robertson declares Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day on March 7

  Mayor Gregor Robertson has proclaimed March 7 as Raise Your Hands Against Racism Day in Vancouver. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Share your experiences with racism as part of Raise Your Hands Against Racism campaign

Senior VP with Angus Reid Shachi Kurl (C), with former university professor Dr. Suresh Kurl (L) and his wife , Richmond volunteer... (more...)

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World Cup final

Underarm incident recalled as Australia-New Zealand rivalry rekindles in World Cup final

STEVE MCMORRAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Relations between New Zealand and Australia at a political level have regained their natural cordiality in the…
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Cricket World Cup

Clarke’s Australians prepare to take on unpopular role in the World Cup final vs New Zealand

JOHN PYE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Win or lose, Michael Clarke and his Australian teammates are probably going to be portrayed as the…
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India-Australia-weird news

Youth cut his tongue as sacrifice at an Indian temple for nation’s cricket victory

IANS Chennai – In a senseless act, a cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu offered the tip of his tongue as a sacrifice at a…
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Teenager shoots himself after father bans Facebook chat

IANS Lucknow - A 14-year-old boy shot himself Thursday after his father reprimanded him for chatting too often on social networking site Facebook, police said. The…
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Blogs

Messy Bedroom with quote

Simplify Your Space for Spring

NIRMALA RANIGA VANCOUVER DESI “There exists within each of us a natural state of simple and open awareness in which we feel happy, light, and…
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Pt. Yogesh Samsi

Calling all Tabla students, teachers and artists to Surrey

NINA BUDDHDEV SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI  Pandit Yogesh Samsi will be conducting a 4-day Tabla workshop series from March 30 to April 2 and a Solo table concert on…
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Harnoor Gill is volunteering at the World Vision Canada headquarers in Mississauga, Ontario

Ready, Set, Fundraise!

HARNOOR GILL VANCOUVER DESI A fitness goal is unlike any other goal in this world and it’s a goal in life that almost everyone strives…
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Vancouver Canucks

Whitest Brown Guy: Not your typical Hockey Dad

RANDY SANGHA VANCOUVER DESI So here I am at the tail of end of the ice hockey season.  No, not those guys…what are they called,…
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Health Check

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When my life was interrupted by cancer

HINDUSTAN TIMES As Benjamin Franklin pointed out, the only two certainties in life are death and taxes. The latter comes as a grim reminder every…
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Woman goes into labour on board Qatar Airways flight, gives birth before emergency landing

THE CANADIAN PRESS The passenger load on a Qatar Airways flight grew by one when a woman went into labour and delivered her baby before…
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Measles alert issued in Vancouver

VANCOUVER DESI Travellers aboard an Air China flight to Vancouver may have been exposed to the measles virus, say local health officials. Vancouver Coastal Health…
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Popular artificial sweetener may treat aggressive cancers

IANS New York – Once considered as a possible carcinogen, the artificial sweetener saccharin could actually lead to the development of drugs capable of combating…
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Colorado-horrific tragedy

‘She cut me.… I’m pregnant’: Police release woman’s 911 call after unborn baby ‘removed’ from womb

WASHINGTON POST A 26-year-old pregnant woman in Colorado, spotting a Craigslist ad for baby clothes, drove to the home of the woman who placed the…
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Wealth behind decline in number of reproducing males

IANS New York – Researchers have discovered a dramatic decline in genetic diversity in male lineages four to eight thousand years ago — likely the…
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‘We should be eating things that taste good’

Vancouver doctor says scientific evidence supports eating whatever you like RICHARD WATTS TIME COLONIST Dr. John Sloan, a B.C. family doctor, treats his coffee like…
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patient and surgeon

Inspired Life: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time

WASHINGTON POST In residency, there’s a saying: The days are long, but the years are short. In neurosurgical training, the day usually began a little…
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Indian doctors use glue to fix patient’s bleeding lung

IANS New Delhi – A 60-year-old patient suffering from massive hemoptysis underwent a rare treatment process in which his blood vessel was fixed with a…
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QUEBEC-WOMEN-FERTILITY

Want in vitro treatment? Must vow you have had lots and lots of sex first

THE CANADIAN PRESS Quebec women who want government-financed in vitro fertilization will have to sign a statement saying they have been sexually active for a…
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