Gurpreet Singh: What is there to celebrate when true patriots are being locked up?

It was Sunday, July 31, when some of us had gathered outside the Indian Visa and Passport Application Centre in Surrey, B.C.   The occasion was the martyrdom day of Indian revolutionary Udham Singh.   Singh was executed on July 31, 1940, in London for assassinating the former lieutenant governor of Punjab, Michael O’Dwyer, who … Read more

Man charged for random assault on Vancouver, B.C. bus – BC

A B.C. man was charged with a shocking assault on a woman on a public bus on June 20, 2022. Twenty-seven-year-old Shakwan David Kelly is facing an assault charge. Read more: Woman attacked in unprovoked stranger assault aboard Vancouver bus Previously, Vancouver police released footage of the seemingly unprovoked attack. Transit police said a suspect … Read more

The Offspring’s Dexter Holland among a rare crowd: rock and pop stars with a PhD

Along the road to becoming the frontman for one of California’s most famous punk bands, Dexter Holland had dreams of becoming a doctor. “I entered university as a biology major—premed—and I was also pursuing the band,” Holland, lead singer and guitarist for the Offspring, told the Straight last month. “I found myself more consumed by … Read more

Suspect charged as community rallies behind beloved security guard attacked in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Global News Hour at 6 BC A suspect has been charged in the horrific assault of a beloved security guard in Vancouver’s Chinatown as businesses come together to support the victim, who’s helped protect the historic neighbourhood for 20 years. Kristen Robinson reports.

Western Canada: Squamish Nation development in Vancouver aims to change how residents get around

Good morning. Wendy Cox in Vancouver this morning. Right now, the T-shape plot of Squamish Nation land at the foot of the Burrard Bridge is virtually indistinguishable – but for a blue wire fence – from the expansive oceanside park and the parking lot of the distinctive and somewhat shabby apartment building it abuts. But … Read more

Vancouver home sales over asking prices drop to lowest level in 2 years

Fewer home sellers in Vancouver are laughing their way to the bank. The number of homes in the city that sold over listed prices has fallen to its lowest level in two years. Tracking by real-estate platform shows that 122 sales in July 2022 went above asking prices. The number represents only 21.4 percent … Read more

PHOTOS: Croatia Cup in Vancouver a big success

by croatiaweek August 13, 2022 in Sport Croatia Cup in Vancouver a big success (Photo: Croatia Cup) Another successful edition of the Croatia Cup, an annual soccer tournament played primarily by Croatian soccer players and members of the teams they play on, has wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada. The Croatia Cup has officially been going … Read more

Squamish Nation development in Vancouver aims to add 10,000 residents, creating the city’s densest community yet

The first phase of the Squamish Nation development is due to start excavation this fall. The next three phases, east of the bridge, will start after that, with the final phase starting construction in 2025 and reaching occupancy by fall 2029.Handout In the narrow strip of land bordering Vanier Park on Kitsilano Point, there’s little … Read more

Canada: From Toronto to Kelowna, the impossible country never fails to impress

Motorists travel on the Sea-to-Sky highway between Horseshoe Bay and Lions Bay, B.C., on April 23, 2021.DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press I’m writing this week from the Sechelt Inlet, a deep fjord on the coast of southwest British Columbia, about two hours from Vancouver. As I look out the window, a light breeze riffles the grey … Read more

Vancouver security guard taken to hospital after Chinatown assault – BC

A security guard working Vancouver’s Historic Chinatown was taken to hospital after allegedly being assaulted on Friday. Vancouver police say the guard was on his morning rounds near the Chinese Cultural Centre, and taking photos to document the state of the area around 11 a.m. Read more: Man charged in June 19 machete attack at … Read more