BRITISH COLUMBIA

  • Anna Hazare conferred with USD 100,000 prize for antigraft crusade September 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Social activist Anna Hazare was conferred with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity by the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Law at a special ceremony Wednesday night in Canada's Vancouver. The USD 100,000 prize is one of the world's largest awards recognising the efforts of activists to combat...
  • Magnitude 7.7 quake hits Canada's British Columbia October 28, 2012

    Washington: The US Coast Guard is warning people in far southern Alaska to take precautions after a tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. The warning was sparked by a strong earthquake on Saturday night that shook off the west coast of Canada. The US...
  • Dead blogger's last post becomes Internet hit May 10, 2011

    Toronto: A Canadian blogger's moving last message of love and hope published after he died from colon cancer last week has drawn millions of hits from people everywhere inspired by his grace. Derek Miller, 41, ends it with a declaration to his wife of 16 years: "I don't know what we'd...