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Sukh Dhaliwal nominated for re-election in Surrey-Newton

THE Liberal Party of Canada has announced MP Sukh Dhaliwal’s nomination for re-election in Surrey Newton. “Surrey-Newton is a diverse and growing community, as the MP for this area over the years, I have continuously stood side-by-side with the community and voiced their needs in Ottawa,” said Dhaliwal, who added that he will be continuing his strong advocacy for the priorities ... Read More »

Vancouver Police Deputy Chief Steve Rai chosen President of BC Association of Municipal Chiefs of Police

VANCOUVER Police Deputy Chief Steve Rai has been chosen the President of the BC Association of Municipal Chiefs of Police that represents 13 police forces across the province. Rai becomes the first South Asian officer to hold the post. He was also the first South Asian officer to be appointed Vancouver Police Deputy Chief in 2015. The police forces Rai will ... Read More »

Free parking approved on streets around Surrey Memorial Hospital and at City Hall Parkade

Mayor McCallum and City Council approve free parking on streets around Surrey Memorial Hospital and at City Hall Parkade   Surrey, BC – At a regular council meeting, City Council unanimously approved two-hour free parking for on-street parking around Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) and at the City Hall Parkade.  “I firmly believed that people visiting their loved ones at Surrey Memorial ... Read More »

Burnaby Councillor Sav Dhaliwal elected 2019 Chair of Metro Vancouver

METRO Vancouver’s Board of Directors on Friday elected Sav Dhaliwal, Councillor, City of Burnaby, as its new Chair for 2019, with Linda Buchanan, Mayor, City of North Vancouver, elected as Vice Chair. The positions are for a one-year term. The 40-person Metro Vancouver Board consists of elected officials representing 21 municipalities, one treaty First Nation, and one electoral area. Directors are ... Read More »

Grand Opening of Khalsa Diwan Society’s Ross Street Gurdwara after restoration, renovation

VANCOUVER’S Khalsa Diwan Society on Sunday held the Grand Opening of its Ross Street Gurdwara following restoration after fire damage as well as renovation and building extension work at Ross Street Gurdwara. The Society’s President Malkiat Singh Dhami, former president Jarnail Singh Bhandal and other office-bearers welcomed devotees as well as a host of dignitaries that included Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan ... Read More »

“Nanaimo by-election a dead heat; Jagmeet Singh and Bernier in trouble in their ridings”: Mainstreet Research

THE BC NDP and the BC Liberals find themselves in a statistical tie in the upcoming provincial by-election in Nanaimo, according to polls by Mainstreet Research. Also, federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh and People’s Party of Canada Leader Maxime Bernier would lose in their respective ridings if an election were held today. Those are the findings from three polls in the ... Read More »

Surrey Board of Trade heads to India; looking for 20 businesses for Global India Trip

Surrey Board of Trade, World Trade Centre-Mumbai & AIAI partner together for the India Global Economic Summit, March 6-8, 2019 THE Surrey Board of Trade has begun its promotion of its 2nd Global India Trip to meet their partners: World Trade Centre-Mumbai and the All India Association of Industries (AIAI). A Memorandum of Understanding was signed with both organizations and the ... Read More »

Bollywood wishes DeepVeer happiness forever after

Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Debuting as “Mrs & Mr” on social media newly-married couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone received wishes galore from friends and colleagues. Celebrities Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Parineeti Chopra, Rajkummar Rao, Arjun and Sonam Kapoor among many others instantly wished “a life full of love, happiness and togetherness” to the newly-weds, eveyone of them completely floored after ... Read More »

Surrey gets new urgent primary care centre

SURREY residents now have improved same-day access to urgent primary care with the opening of the new Surrey Urgent Primary Care Centre at 9639 137A Street. This is the fourth centre of its kind to be operating now in British Columbia under the government’s strategy to transform primary care. “The Surrey Urgent Primary Care Centre will connect patients with ongoing ... Read More »

Vancouver to Premiere Akram Khan Company’s – Chotto Desh from November 21 to 24

Theatrical magic and dazzling dance breathe life into timely issues of cultural identity and belonging in a family-friendly performance Vancouver, BC – DanceHouse, in co-presentation with SFU Woodward’s Cultural Programs and Théâtre la Seizième, is delighted to announce the anticipated Vancouver premiere of Akram Khan Company’s award-winning solo, Chotto Desh – loosely based on Khan’s childhood raised under the stern ... Read More »