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Subhed: Manning, Harper, Kenney cut from same cloth

Jason Kenney was instrumental in this effort and in drafting legislation banning what Conservatives called “barbaric practices” by recent immigrant communities. Former one-term MP, Corneliu...

The Formal Apology Acknowledges That South Asians Were Not Unequal, Says Former MP Grewal, Who First Raised ...

SURREY – On Wednesday, former Conservative Member of Parliament Gurmant Grewal put out a press release, saying he felt a sigh of accomplishing a mission...

PM Justin Trudeau Rights An Historic Wrong In Apologizing For The Komagata Maru Racism

Voiceonline.comThe federal NDP has long advocated that a respectful apology needs to be made in the House of Commons for this dark chapter of our...

Female Indo-Canadian MP Bardish Chagger Named To Justin Trudeau's “Gender ...

Chagger defeated incumbent Conservative candidate Peter Braid on the Oct. 19 election with 50 per cent of the popular vote. A long-time Liberal supporter, Bardish...

Sarai Gaining!

Randip Sarai entered the race in the NDP held riding of Surrey Centre late but according to his media and on-ground people – Sarai has...

NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu Decries That His Conservative Opponent Sucha Thind ...

SURREY – Amid reports that Conservative candidates have been instructed by the party not to participate in debates or conduct media interviews, Sucha Thind, Conservative...

CANADA'S FEDERAL ELECTION AND THE PUNJABI LANGUAGE!

... to all of the candidates of Punjabi heritage including Jinny Sims, Jasbir Sandhu, Amandeep Nijjar and Bill Sundhu (NDP); Sukh Dhaliwal, Randeep Sarai, Harjit...

Liberals Bring Out A Huge Crowd For Trudeau's Rousing South Vancouver Rally

Even Punjabi marker pioneer Kewal Singh Pabla was back in the Liberal fold for the big rally after temporarily switching over to the Conservative candidate...

NDP Calls Out Jason Kenney On His And Conservatives; “Real Record On Immigration”

National PostUnder Jason Kenney and the Conservatives, 280,000 applications for skilled worker class were simply deleted. What class of immigration will they delete next because...

Liberals Say Harper Ducks Accountability For His Failed economic Record

Montreal GazetteOTTAWA – Plunging oil prices and the shrinking economy mean the hidden Conservative budget deficit is growing, Liberal candidate for Kings–Hants, Scott Brison said...

Mulcair And NDP Candidates Stress Families First During Surrey Media Roundtable

Mulcair was introduced to the media by Jasbir Sandhu, the candidate for Surrey-Centre. Jinny Sims (Surrey-Newton), Garry Begg (Fleetwood-Port Kells) and Amandeep Nijjar (Vancouver South)...

Court Challenge Slams Conservatives' New Citizenship Act As 'Anti-Canadian'

Toronto StarThe Minister of Immigration Chris Alexander vigorously defended Bill C-24 both when it was first introduced and as it was debated in Parliament. The...

It's Singh Vs. Singh In Ontario's Punjabi Dominant Brampton

Married to a Sikh girl from Amritsar, Martin Singh is pitted against two Sikhs – the sitting MP Parm Gill of the ruling Conservative Party...

Wai Young Lands Liberal Supporter!

Embattled Vancouver-South Conservative MP Wai Young seemed to have landed Liberal supporter Kewal Pabla, who obviously is not supporting the Liberal candidate Harjit Singh Sajjan...

FEDERAL ELECTION 2015:

Dean Del Mastro: Former parliamentary secretary to the prime minister and Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro was sentenced to one month in prison on June...

Liberal Candidate Ken Hardie Caught With His Pants Down In Spreading False ...

SURREY – Ken Hardie, the Liberal candidate in the Surrey riding of Fleetwood-Port Kells, was caught with his pants down in spreading false rumours on...

NDP Nominates Amandeep Nijjar To Take On Embattled Wai Young In South Vancouver

VANCOUVER – With NDP's prospects rising nationally, they are hoping to take seats like the one in South Vancouver from embattled Conservative MP Wai Young,...

Harper Government Accused Of Bribing Voters With Child Care Benefit Cheques ...

“Harper's Conservatives are touting the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) payout – which residents of Surrey helped pay for – that unfairly benefits the wealthiest...

NDP Looking To Steal Seat In Fleetwood-Port Kells With Former RCMP Man Garry Begg

SURREY – The NDP, which has been surging in the polls, is looking to steal a seat in Surrey from the Conservatives with the nomination...

Dhaliwal Hosts Brison

Former Liberal MP Sukh Dhaliwal hosted star Liberal MP Scott Brison, the six time MP from Nova Scotia at the beautiful Eagle Quest Golf Course...

Respected Former RCMP Officer Seeks To Challenge Incumbent Conservative ...

SURREY —Respected former senior Surrey Mountie is seeking to overthrow Conservative MP Nina Grewal in Fleetwood-Port Kells this October after announcing Thursday that he plans...

100 New RCMP Officers Approved For Surrey But NDP Wants Clear Timeline ...

Following Tuesday's press conference hosted by Conservative MP Nina Grewal and Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay, the NDP is calling on the Conservative government to stop playing...

Newcomer Sucha Thind Embarrasses Party Favorite Mani Deol-Fallon By ...

Deol-Fallon, who won the Conservative nomination in Surrey-Newton in the last election and then lost the election to NDP's Jinny Sims, had little chance of...

Surrey-North MP Sandhu Slams Conservative Minister For Inaction On Surreyt ...

OTTAWA – During Question Period Thursday, Surrey NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu slammed the Conservatives' Minister of Public Safety for not doing enough to address gang-related...

Former Defence Minister John McCallum Says Conservatives Have Been ...

Stephen Harper Government Has Run Consecutive Deficits After Taking Power And $13 Billion Surplus Left By The Liberal Government! As the current critic of Immigration,...

Former Defence Minister John McCallum Says Conservatives Have Been ...

Stephen Harper Government Has Run Consecutive Deficits After Taking Power And $13 Billion Surplus Left By The Liberal Government! Liberal MP John McCallum and former...

Conservative Mismanagement Devastates Temporary Foreign Workers And ...

That's why the New Democratic Party has called on Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre and Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to offer...

Mulcair Makes Sweet Stop!

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair made a sweet stop in Surrey Thursday along with NDP MPs Jasbir Sandhu (Surrey North) and Jinny Sims (Newton-North Delta), sampling...

Conservative Party Worker Who Lost In Surrey-Newton Tries Her Luck In Surrey ...

Mani Deol-Fallon Seeking Nomination In Riding Currently Held By NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu! By R. Paul Dhillon. SURREY - Conservative party's Indo-Canadian outreach worker Mani...

Indo-Canadian Conservative MP Devinder Shory Condemns Racist Comments ...

OTTAWA – Indo-Canadian Conservative MP Devinder Shory from Calgary-Northeast condemned the racist comments made over the weekend by his fellow Conservative MP John Williamson, probably...

Conservative Party Worker Who Lost In Surrey-Newton Tries Her Luck In Surrey ...

SURREY – Conservative party's Indo-Canadian outreach worker Mani Deol-Fallon, who lost to NDP's Jinny Sims in the last election, is trying her luck in the...

NDP's Sims Slams Conservative MP John Williamson For Using Racist Language

OTTAWA – Last week, Conservative MP John Williamson used racist language to talk about workers' in our country, with a merely an apology on Twitter,...

Trudeau Mania!

... fundraising chair Dr. Gulzar Cheema and party veterans like Sukh Dhaliwal, who's running again, and Prem Vinning as well newcomers like Harjit Singh Sajjan,...

Surrey-North NDP MP Sandhu Demands More Funding To Keep Communities ...

OTTAWA – On Wednesday in the House of Commons, MP for Surrey North, Jasbir Sandhu, questioned the Minister of Finance, Joe Oliver, regarding the Conservative...

Parliament Langar On Sikh Awareness Day!

The Sikh concept of free communal langar was brought to Canadian parliament this week as free food was served to people on the Hill as...

Turbaned Conservative Minister Uppal Faces Racists On Tennis Court

“A woman leaving the tennis court looked at me and my wife and said 'Are they members? Why can't they play in the day –...

Immigrant Groups Say Citizenship Legislation Reforms Reveal “Racist” Harper ...

The group, which includes No One Is Illegal and East India Defence Committee, said a number of racist citizenship, refugee and immigration law reforms by...

NDP Says South Asian And Punjabi Programming On OMNI TV Benefits ...

“OMNI TV's multi-ethnic programming is essential to many families across Canada,” said NDP Multiculturalism Critic Andrew Cash. “I'm pleased to see the CRTC reaffirm Canada's...

pic-cap – Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages ...

They don't usually tell me of their decisions till morning of their announcement,” said Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister...

Canadian Man Wants Stephen Harper, John Baird Charged With Advocating For ...

Newfoundland resident Andrew Abbass posted his allegations on the Change.org petition website against Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, accusing them...