Category: South/Southeast Asian community

Philippines-based church has ‘means and motivation’ to kill refugee if returned: IRB

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/refugee-philippines-church-lowell-menorca-1.4502614 Lowell Menorca holds a photo he says was left on his car in the Philippines showing his family with a red ‘X’ through the face of his then-two-year-old daughter and the warning, ‘Say Goodbye.’ He fled the country and sought refugee status in Canada. (Gavin Fisher/CBC) The Immigration and Refugee Board has found a Philippines-based […]

WARMINGTON: Vigil planned for family devastated by crash

Sanket Dogra, 33, Khushboo Dogra, 31, and son Prakrit, 2. (Supplied photo) WARMINGTON: Vigil planned for family devastated by crash There have not been many dry eyes privately amongst the grieving friends and family of Khushboo and Prakrit Dogra. Now the tears will flow publicly. On Saturday at between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday […]

‘My heart sank’: Canadian news leader reacts to journalist’s call for more diversity

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/canadian-journalism-lacking-1.4889847   Andree Lau has an accomplished career as a journalist — she helped launch Huffington Post B.C. in 2012 and also worked for the CBC in various regions of Canada. Lau weighed in on the conversation surrounding the lack of diversity in the industry after Vancouver journalist Sunny Dhillon made headlines in late October. Dhillon recently parted ways with The Globe and Mail, […]

Surrey, B.C., Rituraj Kaur Grewal faces three counts linked to crash that killed teenager

https://www.vancourier.com/surrey-b-c-woman-faces-three-counts-linked-to-crash-that-killed-teenager-1.23477778 Police say Rituraj Kaur Grewal, who was 22 at the time of the May 2017 collisions, faces charges of criminal negligence causing death, criminal negligence causing bodily harm and leaving the scene of a crash.

Winnipeg Leader Blames Maxime Bernier Tweet For Vandalism At Jinnah Park

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/08/19/winnipeg-vandalism-jinnah-park-maxime-bernier_a_23505016/ Maxime Bernier ✔@MaximeBernier Canada under extreme Liberal multiculturalism: While a statue of our country’s founder is being removed in one city, a park was recently named after Pakistan’s founder in another, in the presence of M103 Liberal MP sponsor. Pakistan independence from India led to 1M deaths. Iqra Khalid ✔@iamIqraKhalid Excited to join the […]