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Man charged in Vancouver gangster Sandip Duhre’s death on trial for another murder in Toronto

A photo of Rabih Alkhalil, 25, wanted in Homicide #23/2012 released by Toronto Police Service on February 20, 2013. JENNIFER... (more...)

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File photo: Surrey Councillor Tom Gill Monday, January 31, 2011 in Surrey, B.C. Ian Lindsay/ PNG

Surrey coun. Tom Gill stays ‘mum’ on lawsuit cost to Surrey taxpayers

Councillor being sued laughs when asked how much taxpayers are on the hook for, saying he’s ‘not a fortune teller’ File... (more...)

File photo: longtime Surrey politician and former mayor Bob Bose is pictured here near his south Surrey home on Monday, November 21, 2011. Jenelle Schneider/PNG

Having taxpayers foot Surrey councillor’s legal bills in defamation case ‘a mess’, says former mayor

File photo: longtime Surrey politician and former mayor Bob Bose is pictured here near his south Surrey home on Monday, November... (more...)

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Surrey taxpayers on hook for councillor’s legal bill in civil suit

Surrey Councillor Tom Gill is being sued for defamation over comments he made in 2010. City officials agreed to pick up Gill’s... (more...)

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Vancouver real estate developer’s multi-million-dollar fraud trial to commence in March

Real estate developer Tarsem Gill was initially charged in 2008 in connection with a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud.... (more...)

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Vancouver restaurateur installed toilet cam for thrill of knowing people’s secrets

Allan Bosomworth is shown outside provincial court Monday in Vancouver. DARRYL DYCK , THE CANADIAN PRESS LAURA KANE THE CANADIAN... (more...)

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Surrey Six: Pain of victims’ relatives heard as two murder accused face sentencing

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Surrey Six: Judge rejects killers’ application to stay their charges over alleged RCMP misconduct

Arial view of the building Balmoral Tower 9830 E. Whalley Ring Road where the Surrey Six (6) were killed. Arlen Redekop /... (more...)

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Salman Khan appears before court in the blackbucks hunting case

File: Bollywood actor Salman Khan. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images HINDUSTAN TIMES Film star Salman Khan facing charges for... (more...)

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Suspect in Virginia student’s abduction pleads not guilty to unrelated sex assault charge by Indian victim

Jesse Matthew, right, looks toward the gallery while appearing in court on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 in Fairfax, Va. (AP Photo/The... (more...)

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High-risk child-lurer Jeffrey Goddard charged at Surrey pre-trial centre

Jeffrey Goddard, 24, a high-risk sex offender who used Facebook to lure teens has been charged with sexual assault after... (more...)

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Kamloops jury views video of accused murderer saying he bashed girlfriend’s head more than 60 times

A Kamloops jury has viewed video of a man telling an undercover police officer that he bashed his girlfriend on the head... (more...)

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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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Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

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No More Violence: Threat Against Anna Hazare From Canadaa

By Ujjal Dosanjh Special to the Vancouver Province Anna Hazare is no Gandhi. Yet his contribution in advancing the war on corruption in India is…
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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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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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