British Columbia

  • Anna Hazare conferred with USD 100,000 prize for anti-graft crusade 26-09-2013 08:06 PM

    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...
  • Magnitude 7.7 quake hits Canada's British Columbia 28-10-2012 09:27 AM

    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...
  • Dead blogger's last post becomes Internet hit 10-05-2011 01:29 PM

    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...