Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways, that critics say, may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.
Leaders at a Burnaby mosque had kicked out Parliament Hill shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau from its congregation 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 of jail, he just started sleeping there.
When Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking at about 9.30 a.m. Wednesday in a caucus room of parliament, we heard a couple of shots. We were not alarmed as we thought some construction work was going on. Then, more shots were heard and we were alarmed, more so as the Prime Minister was in the room, standing and speaking.
Sikhs from around the globe are bringing their efforts to “end the silence on violence” to Vancouver this weekend.
Canadian Federal Minister of International Trade Edward Fast on Friday evinced interest in collaborating with Punjab for the cultivation of canola oil and providing technical know-how in the field of solar energy, power generation from biomass and dairying.A Canadian delegation led by Edward Fast on Friday called on chief minister Parkash Singh Badal here.
The Boat That Rocked, a 2009 comedy starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, celebrated 1960s rebels who defied the snooty British establishment by illegally broadcasting rock music from a ship to thrilled youths on shore.
The man convicted of shooting his 18-year-old girlfriend in 1999 and dumping her body in a Vancouver alley before escaping to the United States has lost his appeal for a new trial.
Health Canada says it is banning imports of some medications and drug ingredients produced in India due to concerns about quality.The agency took the action against Apotex Pharmachem India, Apotex Research Private Ltd. and IPCA Laboratories.
It took years for Nanaimo's Sandy Sidhu to admit that she was an aspiring actress.Enrolled at UBC for cell biology and genetics- "I'll just go to school and become a doctor," an unsure 20-something Sidhu decided at the time - it didn't take long for her to notice "this gap" in her life.
Vancouver’s Barj Dhahan is doing what he can to preserve the Punjabi language, not only in Canada but around the globe. According to Dhahan, the United Nations has claimed Punjabi language is at risk of extinction within the next 50 years because of the dominance of English.
Coming from an immigrant family, Surrey poet and writer Phinder Dulai has always been fascinated with stories of migration. "The idea of migration - journey, exile, settlement - those are large, really rich themes that are actually a part of a lot of people's lives," Dulai, whose family immigrated from Punjab to Kenya to Canada, told Vancouver Desi.
A man who spent 12 years on the lam before being convicted in the fatal shooting of his teenage girlfriend wants to withdraw his guilty plea. Ninderjit Singh says that the plea entered in BC Supreme Court for the 1999 second-degree murder of 18-year-old Poonam Randhawa was not voluntary or unequivocal.In a notice filed in the BC Court of Appeal against the conviction and sentence, he claims that Justice Bruce Butler erred in several ways, including failing to make an adequate inquiry before accepting the guilty plea.
A video released by a vancouver teen crossed over 300,000 views within one week of being uploaded on Youtube. This is the third video of aspiring musician Sid Bhullar.
A flyer targeting immigrants and Sikhs has surfaced in Brampton. A line on the flyer says, “Stop the Madness,” and asks Brampton residents, “say no to the massive third world invasion of Canada,” saying immigrants will reduce white Canadians to a minority.
The trial over a prominent Surrey broadcaster's connection with a shooting at a 2010 Sikh wedding came to an abrupt halt Thursday as it was adjourned until next year.