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CIVIC ELECTIONS

Surrey mayoral candidates share city visions at first meeting

Six of the seven Surrey mayoral candidates. From left, Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum, Grant Rice, John Wolanski, Barinder Rasode... (more...)

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Mayoral candidate Linda Hepner commits to operational Surrey LRT by 2018

Mayoral hopeful says Surrey residents haven’t seen an expansion in LRT for two decades  AMY REID SURREY NOW SURREY... (more...)

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Majority of Surrey mayoral candidates flat-out opposed to more casinos in the city

A roulette is displayed at a booth. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images CHRISTOPHER POON SURREY NOW SURREY — Looking back at... (more...)

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On Diwali, Surrey RCMP remind residents of fireworks bylaws

Surrey RCMP are advising residents to abide by fireworks bylaws and have a safe Diwali and Halloween. (Steve Bosch / PNG... (more...)

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What do Surrey mayoral candidates plan for Surrey City Development Corporation?

The 100-per-cent city-owned Surrey City Development Corporation (SCDC) is behind projects such as the new Surrey City Hall... (more...)

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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

Kyle Sohi, captain of the national champion U-18 Surrey United team. (KYLE BENNING/SURREY NOW) KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH... (more...)

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Shaken Surrey MPs Jasbir Sandhu, Jinny Sims calling from scene of Parliament shooting (w/photos, video)

Sandhu Jasbir is the MP for Surrey North. (Arlen Redekop photo/ PNG) TOM ZYTARUK SURREY NOW OTTAWA — Surrey MPs Jasbir... (more...)

SURREY-FIELD HOCKEY

Barinder Rasode announces plan to develop field hockey pitch in Surrey

Third field at Tamanawis Park would cost approximately $3 million Field Hockey ◄ Back Next ► ... (more...)

CIVIC ELECTIONS

Independent trustees join forces ahead of Surrey civic election

Candidates for school board won’t be officially recognized as a slate The Surrey Progressives, clockwise from top left:... (more...)

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Diwali celebrations in Vancouver and Surrey

Foot Edge, Dancers. Handout/Postmedia News DiwaliFest celebrates its 11th anniversary from Oct. 17 to 26 at various sites... (more...)

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Linda Hepner, Doug McCallum top two latest Surrey civic election polls

Candidates trade lead spot in polls released this week Surrey city councillor Linda Hepner replaces Dianne Watts as mayoral... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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DESI-SOCCER

Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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Raita Biscuits

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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Dosanjh: We must criminalize glorification, encouragement of terrorism

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Health Check

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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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Hair Loss

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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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

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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World Health Organization

Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Bollywood

Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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