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Former Vancouver Canucks’ president and general manager Pat Quinn has died at Vancouver General Hospital following a lengthy illness. DARRYL DYCK/THE CANADIAN PRESS

Former Canucks coach, GM Pat Quinn dead at 71

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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The... (more...)

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Manny Malhotra’s perseverance rewarded

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Vancouver Canuck Roberto Luongo traded to Florida Panthers (w/video)

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Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke

Calgary’s Burke on brawl with Vancouver: “We all know the Canucks started it”

Flames president of hockey operations and interim GM lays down the law with U of C students, slipping in a hockey comment... (more...)

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Canucks ‘super fans,’ including PunJohnny Canuck, will highlight billboard campaign (with video, gallery)

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The return of the NHL also means the return of Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi. Submitted photo/CBC

Some playoff predictions from Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi hosts

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Vancouver Canucks goaltenders Roberto Luongo, who is the subject of trade rumours (right), and Cory Schneider are seen during training camp at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press

Vancouver Canucks among five Canadian NHL teams set to open shortened regular season Saturday

CANADIAN PRESS Vancouver Canucks goaltenders Roberto Luongo, who is the subject of trade rumours (right), and Cory Schneider... (more...)

Justin Bieber (left) and late Canuck Rick Rypien.

JUSTIN BIEBER: Social media mob reacts to graffiti on Rick Rypien memorial wall

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U.S. man convicted of setting up fatal shooting of Pakistani wife while walking with young son

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MORRISTOWN, N.J. — A man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his Pakistan-born wife while the couple was…
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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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Pakistani fans smash eggs on their heads in anger as Moin Khan returns home after casino debacle

RIZWAN ALI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD — A handful of Pakistan cricket fans smashed eggs on their heads in anger Thursday after the country’s chief…
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Man charged in Vancouver gangster Sandip Duhre’s death on trial for another murder in Toronto

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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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File photo: The Canadian Flag flies over the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill on the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag in Ottawa on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

God keep our land glorious and free: Bill C-51 a timely script to end terrorism on Canadian soil

SURESH KURL VANCOUVER DESI I understand life. It is an ongoing struggle for a safe and peaceful survival. I have lived through the 1947 partition…
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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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Alberta deaths

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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Merck gives free license allowing cheap versions of its HIV drug for children in poor nations

LINDA A. JOHNSON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — Drugmaker Merck & Co. has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to…
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