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B.C. Green Party announces negotiating team

THE B.C. Green Party on Tuesday announced the team that will lead its discussions surrounding the terms of support for a potential minority B.C. NDP or B.C. Liberal government. The negotiating team will include: * Andrew Weaver, Leader, B.C. Green Party and chief negotiator * Sonia Furstenau, Deputy Leader, B.C. Green Party * Liz Lilly, Chief of Staff, B.C. Green ... Read More »

Jasdeep Singh Klair, 24, shot dead in Richmond in targeted hit was known to police

JASDEEP Singh Klair, 24, who was shot dead on Sunday (May 14) in a targeted hit, was known to police. At about 2:25 p.m., Richmond RCMP responded to a motor vehicle incident at Granville Avenue and Ledway Road.  The occupant of the vehicle was unresponsive and first responders quickly determined him to be the victim of homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation ... Read More »

Alarming declines in performance for some B.C. secondary schools: Fraser Institute

A greater number of secondary schools in British Columbia have experienced declines in performance than have improved over the past four years, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual B.C. secondary schools rankings released on Saturday. “Our annual report card reveals how schools perform year over year, so parents can quickly see if there are problems that must be corrected,” said ... Read More »

Fatal crash on River Road in Delta

A 56-year-old Surrey resident died at the scene when he apparently lost control of his tractor trailer in the 8200-block of River Road on Thursday at about 10:50 p.m. Delta Police said the vehicle slid into a hydro pole before rolling onto its roof, trapping the driver. Even as emergency crews attempted to remove the driver from the vehicle, he ... Read More »

Surrey’s Khalsa School student Praneet Singh Arora wins third position in Spelling Bee of Canada Championship

PRANEET Singh Arora has made Khalsa School proud by securing the third position in the Spelling Bee of Canada Championship 2017 in the Intermediate category. Students from different provinces participated in the Championship on May 7 in Toronto. The battle of words was quite tough, but Praneet’s hard work and commitment was obvious as he won the third place, said ... Read More »

Smoke marijuana and become dumb students!

WHEN high school students started smoking marijuana regularly they were less likely to get good grades and want to pursue university, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study, published in the Journal of School Health, found that when students started using marijuana at least once a month they were about four times more likely to ... Read More »

Delta Rise: Delta’s tallest tower unveiled, open to public

MAPLE Leaf Homes unveiled what will become the city’s tallest tower – Delta Rise – last Saturday (May 6). Delta Mayor Lois Jackson, Chief Administrative Officer of Delta George Harvie and members of Delta Council were on hand to celebrate the opening of the Delta Rise. Delta Rise is the first development to receive a property tax exemption through Delta’s ... Read More »

Bieber’s Mumbai concert: ‘Namastey! I will be back’

Mumbai (PTI): The crowded DY Patil Stadium erupted in cheers as Justin Bieber arrived. Around 8 p.m., the singer took to the stage amid a stunning display of fireworks. The spell-bound audience continued to sway to the tunes of the international pop sensation as he belted out hits from his new album. “I just want to remind you. No matter ... Read More »