“It seems the Toronto Sun is now persona non grata in Pakistan.” Toronto Sun
Toronto – Feb 2nd 2013 – (By Anis Farooqui) – Canadians of Pakistani origins are fuming over the news they came to know today in Toronto Sun that Government of Pakistan has blocked Toronto Sun website for reason unknown as yet.
In recent days, Interior Ministry of Pakistan has been enjoying a free hand given by the Government and taken civil liberties away from their citizen by banning pillion riding on motor cycles, disruption of mobile signal in every city and popular social video sharing site YouTube remains to be banned all over the country.
Civil right activists here in Toronto have shown disappointment on such a dictatorial action by a democratically elected Government who believes in freedom of expression and has a history fighting against such draconian laws by military regime in past. Read the rest of this entry »
The 39-year old Toronto resident is a service advisor at a local auto dealership and says this is a life changing experience.
Robert Piluso buys one LOTTO MAX ticket every couple of weeks. He does it, so he can get change to pay his dog walker. With a new baby at home, checking these tickets has been an afterthought, so when he walked into a store on Thursday evening and found out he had won the $20 million jackpot from the January 4, 2013 LOTTO MAX draw, he was blown away.
“I am really glad I remembered to check this ticket. I have a whole pile at home. I didn’t even know what the jackpot amount was, when I bought it,” said Piluso.
The new dad says that if it wasn’t for his baby daughter, he wouldn’t have hired a dog walker and ultimately, would not have won the jackpot. Read the rest of this entry »
National survey reveals Canadians with nasal congestion hit hardest in the bedroom and at work
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22, 2013 /CNW/ -A new survey reveals nearly two-thirds of Canadians surveyed (59 per cent) are experiencing nasal congestion attributed to a cold or the flu, and nasal congestion is also impacting their quality of sleep and contributing to absenteeism in the workplace Read the rest of this entry »
Amongst protestor were women and children in chilling cold winter with sign boards in their hands saying ‘MQM is only line of defence against Taliban” .
Toronto – Growing Talibanization in the streets of Karachi and latest killing of Member Provincial Assembly Manzar Imam of MQM by extremists has forced peace loving citizens world-wide to take their protest on streets of major world cities like Karachi, London, New York and Toronto.
According to latest reports, Pakistan’s financial hub Karachi, a business center with a population of 18 million, saw its deadliest year in two decades in 2012, with around 2,000 people killed in violence linked mostly to radicalism.
“I am very fearful about the coming elections,” said Fateh Muhammad Burfat, a criminologist at Karachi University. The different groups “will try to show their power and there is only one way to show power here—it is violence.” Read the rest of this entry »
14 years ago the City of Toronto enacted the Ambassador taxi owner’s licence. From 1999 to 2005 they issued 1400 of them. More than 100 Ambassador licence holders have given up on the program. Scores of operators have passed away and many more are on medical leave. Read the rest of this entry »
Kiewit-Ellis Don has been awarded the contract to design and build the York Viva Bus Rapid Transit rapidways along Highway 7 West in Vaughan, a project that will create thousands of jobs. Read the rest of this entry »