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More Canadian children need immunization: Editorial

Posted on 29 July 2015

Good — but not good enough. That’s the upshot of the largest survey ever commissioned into children’s vaccination status by the Public Health Agency of Canada. While a relatively high number of kids have been immunized, overall rates remain “sub-optimal.” As long as that’s the case, a distressing percentage of children across this country remain […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

Mulcair leads election poll on economy

Posted on 29 July 2015

With Canada mired in an economic slowdown, new survey data suggest voters see Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair and the New Democratic Party as the best choice to improve the country’s prospects. A Globe and Mail/Nanos Research poll asked 1,000 Canadians last week how the election of each of the three main party leaders would affect the […] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

CONSERVATIVE ATTACK-AD BASED UPON A LIE

Posted on 29 July 2015

 The Hon. Ralph Goodale Ottawa One repulsive Conservative attack-ad running on television these days talks about Canada’s 2008 recession. If you recall, that was just the first recession over which Stephen Harper has presided – we’re now suffering through his second. What a glorious record, as he stumbles from one economic bungle to another! In […] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

Gurdaspur attack: Ten killed in Indian police station siege

Posted on 29 July 2015

Ten people have died in the Indian state of Punjab after a siege at a police station was brought to an end by security forces. All three attackers were killed, along with seven other people, including the Punjab state police superintendent. The attackers first hijacked a car then opened fire at a bus station before […] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

POLITICS AFTER THE JUDICIAL COMMISSION REPORT

Posted on 29 July 2015

Dr. Hasan Askari    The Judicial Commission submitted its report to the federal government on July 22, 2015. It rejected the complaints of the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) and several other opposition political parties that the May 2013 general elections were rigged and manipulated.   By declaring these elections as a true and fair reflection of the […] Continue Reading

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Community

Makkar says it’s a year of change

Posted on 29 July 2015

The team led by Ajit Someshwar, the former President of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) and the national convenor of the Canada-India Foundation (CIF), won the ICCC 17th Annual Golf Classic held the Piper Heath Golf Club in Hornby, ON, on Thursday, July 23, 2014. Sanjay Makkar, President, ICCC, while presenting Someshwar and his team […] Continue Reading

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Society

Let’s Prevent Hot-Car Deaths This Summer

Posted on 29 July 2015

Don’t leave your child in the car, no matter what, even for a brief time. A car is like a greenhouse and temperatures can rise very quickly, even with the windows open. There is no safe amount of time to leave a child (or pet) alone in the car. Children are especially vulnerable to heat-related […] Continue Reading

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Life & Style

Newlyweds Need to Talk About Finances Beyond the Wedding

Posted on 29 July 2015

Statistics show that finances can cause tremendous strain on relationships. In 2013, finance company MNP conducted a survey and found the following: One in four (27 per cent) married and common law Canadians say financial stress is affecting their relationship. • This number jumps to 41 per cent among younger couples. • Debt is the cause of […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Ileana D’Cruz doesn’t have ‘patience’

Posted on 29 July 2015

Ileana D’Cruz avoids taking selfies as the actress does not have “patience” to pose for them. The “Happy Ending” actress said she was taken aback when she saw a girl’s dedication for taking a selfie. “Stopped at #Starbucks and noticed this girl holding her phone up pouting taking a selfie… For 15 mins! That’s some […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

What Next: Is Sunny fed up of sultry roles

Posted on 29 July 2015

Actress Sunny Leone has expressed her desire to play a superhero in a movie. The former Indo-Canadian adult film star was asked by one of her fans on Twitter about her dream role. The user asked: “Sunny which is your dream role in your career? Playing a superwoman’s character #Equal Partnerships.” To which Sunny replied: […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

What’s giving kick to Jackie these days?

Posted on 29 July 2015

To commemorate the one year anniversary of super hit film ‘Kick’, Jacqueline Fernandez took to Instagram and posted a very special image. The actress shared a beautiful collage of her memorable moments from the film. Kick was Sajid Nadiadwala’s directorial debut that released on Eid 2014 and broke many Box office records in Bollywood. ‘Kick’ […] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Beware! Anushka to take strict measures online

Posted on 29 July 2015

Actress Anushka Sharma says she will ‘block’ people who write nonsense on the microblogging site Twitter. Some of the celebrities, including veteran actor Rishi Kapoor and filmmaker Karan Johar, have fallen victim to cyber bullying. Anushka, who mostly uses the digital platform to share her opinion on various subjects, has now warned people to behave or […] Continue Reading

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