Daily Archives: August 7, 2016

Komagata Maru Incident Recognized as an Event of National Historic Significance

August 7, 2016                       Vancouver, British Columbia                                             Parks Canada Agency

The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change …

The Komagata Maru Incident of 1914

On May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru reached Vancouver’s harbour via Hong Kong and Japan carrying 376 prospective South Asian immigrants who hoped to settle in Canada. The passengers, however, did not receive a friendly …

Surf Life Saving GB championships get under way on Exmouth beach

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There was fine weather for competitors as the Surf Life Saving GB National Surf Championships got under way in Exmouth.

More than 1,100 competitors are expected for the six days of competition, hosted

Fadlallah: Resistance combat in Syria provides stability, protection in Lebanon

NNA – Member of the Loyalty to the Resistance bloc, MP Hassan Fadlallah, underscored the importance of Hezbollah’s involvement in the combat in Syria, saying that his party provides stability and constitutes a protective umbrella …

Terror probe opened over attack on Belgian police: PM

NNA – Belgium’s prime minister Sunday announced a terrorism probe into a machete attack that wounded two policewomen, in what appeared to be the latest in a string of jihadist attacks in Europe.

“We have …