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Liberals charge NDP with rule breaking slush fund

March 12, 2013
Liberals charge NDP with rule breaking slush fund

The BC Liberals are accusing the NDP of operating a slush fund out of the Provincial Legislature.  This after parts of a secret report by the Auditor-General were leaked to CKNW, outlining the Auditor’s concerns with a 260-thousand dollar pool of cash assembled using money intended for MLA’s constituency offices.  Liberal Cabinet Minister Bill Bennett [...]

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Man in critical condition after choking during Diwali eating competition

November 16, 2012

A 35-year-old man is in critical condition in Surrey Memorial Hospital after choking on an Indian dessert during an eating contest Saturday at an annual Diwali celebration in Surrey. “Our heart goes out to the family,” said Kulwinder Sanghera, president of the local radio station RED 93.1 FM, which hosted the competition at Central City [...]

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Surrey Diwali event cancelled after medical emergency

November 11, 2012
Surrey Diwali event cancelled after medical emergency

A Diwali event at Central City in Surrey was cancelled because of a medical emergency on Saturday afternoon. CBC | British Columbia News

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Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

November 10, 2012
Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

Can India’s most popular festival bring together the disparate South Asians of Canada? Global TV BC News

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Young Hindus, Sikhs hope diversity will prevail during Diwali

November 10, 2012

Can India’s most popular festival bring together the disparate South Asians of Canada? For Vancouver’s Milan Singh, Diwali is the fun and sacred time of year when she says “all my friends crash my parents’ house” to hang out, pray, eat her mother’s food and deliver some of it to nearby relatives. Vancouver Sun – [...]

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