Monthly Archives: March, 2016

British Columbia Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory

A new directory compiled by the Office of the Seniors Advocate offers families a chance to compare services offered by 292 publicly funded licensed...

36 NRI names removed from ‘Blacklist’ after CM Badal writes to PM

New Delhi, March 28 A “blacklist” maintained by the Central government imposing visa restrictions on Sikhs settled abroad has been pruned, reportedly following Prime Minister...

IIO investigating woman’s death in White Rock RCMP cell

by  Tom Zytaruk - Surrey Now WHITE ROCK — The Whalley-based Independent Investigations Office is investigating an in-custody death after a 58-year-old woman died in...

Knowing how to slice, cook your onions makes big difference

SARA MOULTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Back in the ’80s and ’90s, I used to work behind the scenes with Julia Child during her appearances on...

Toronto police to honour their old adversary Rob Ford at his funeral on Wednesday

Richard Warnica It will be in many ways a fitting end to a relationship that was by turns strained and strange — both combative and...

Man pays $400 a month to sleep in wooden box in friends’ San Francisco living room

Yanan Wang, Washington Post By now, the high price of rent in and around San Francisco has become at once a familiar lament and an...

What’s new for this tax-filing season?

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 30, 2016…The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) would like to remind Canadians of new or improved tax relief measures and online...

More funding for MEND: Healthy living program expands

KAMLOOPS - Families with children throughout British Columbia soon will have more help in achieving healthy lifestyles and healthy weights with $2 million to...

Child Care Subsidy fix to support more families

VICTORIA - Child support payments will no longer impact eligibility for parents already receiving or applying for child care subsidies, starting April 1, 2016,...

Impaired-driving charges laid against Balraj Cheema in head-on collision

By Vikki Hopes - Abbotsford News Impaired-driving charges have been laid against a man in relation to a head-on crash last September that seriously injured 21-year-old Jocelyn Visser...

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High-profile gangster Gary Kang gunned down inside parents’ house

Kang pleaded guilty last month to several charges related to a massive 2018 Vancouver police investigation and was awaiting sentencing. By Kim Bolan A high-profile Lower...

Richmond murder is suspected retaliation for Kang hit, sources say

By Kim Bolan A convicted drug-trafficker with links to the Wolf Pack and Brothers Keepers (BK) gang was shot to death in Richmond on Thursday...

Mayor of Castlegar resigns following backlash over trip to family cabin

Vancouver: (Vancouver Sun) The mayor of a B.C. city in the West Kootenays has quit following backlash over a trip he took with his...

Thousands of Canadians still travelling to Hawaii, despite pandemic

TORONTO -(CTV News)- In the wake of several Canadian elected officials being caught travelling over the holidays – despite federal health guidelines stating non-essential...