Kiran Singh

Kiran Singh is CBC's Surrey pop-up reporter and a story producer with The Early Edition at CBC Radio Vancouver. Reach him at kiran.singh@cbc.ca or @vancitysingh.

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Major Punjabi feature film shot in B.C. ghost town explores history of province's first Sikh settlers

Chhalla Mud Ke Nahi Aaya — Chhalla Never Returned — follows the story of a Punjabi man and the difficult working conditions he faces after migrating to Canada to earn a living. The movie, filmed in B.C., is based on the true stories of South Asian migrants who came to Canada in the early 20th century.

LGBTQ issues are human issues: here's why

Much more still needs to be done to accommodate the different standpoints of the LGBTQ community in different facets of everyday life, advocates say.

Liberal MP Sukh Dhaliwal joins crowded race for Surrey mayor

Long-time Liberal MP Sukh Dhaliwal has made his candidacy for the top job in B.C.'s second largest city official, joining MLA and former MP Jinny Sims, Coun. Brenda Locke and incumbent mayor Doug McCallum in the race. 
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Woman who had miscarriage at Surrey hospital seeks answers over alleged poor standard of care

Kirandeep Kaur Mangat claims she endured a harrowing ordeal at Surrey Memorial Hospital that ended with her having a miscarriage in a hospital room after a doctor told her to go home for the night.

Punjabi singer Diljit Dosanjh selling out Rogers Arena marks a cultural shift in B.C.

The singer and actor made history on June 19 when he became the first Indian artist to perform at Vancouver's Rogers Arena — to a sold-out crowd.

NDP MLA Jinny Sims to announce candidacy for mayor of Surrey

CBC News has confirmed with multiple sources that Sims will announce her bid to become mayor of B.C.'s second largest city on Wednesday.

North America's oldest Gurdwara offers a peek into the complex history of B.C.'s first Sikh settlers

The Gur Sikh Temple was built by Sikh settlers who arrived in B.C. more than 100 years ago, and is the oldest existing Gurdwara in North America.

Surrey lacks plan to house most vulnerable, experts warn

According to the City of Surrey's housing needs report, the city does not have enough below-market rental and subsidized housing for its Indigenous and homeless populations.

Vancouver's Plan A Real Estate fined $10,000 for using 'travel' leases to duck law

Vancouver's Plan A Real Estate Services has been fined $10,000 by the Residential Tenancy Branch for requiring tenants to sign lease agreements that it falsely claims aren't covered by B.C.'s tenancy laws.

Grassroots group's lawyer challenges Surrey's claim that amended bylaw does not ban political signs

Five months after members of the Keep the RCMP in Surrey grassroots group filed a B.C. Supreme Court petition calling for changes to the city's amended political signs bylaw, the hearings have concluded with a judgment reserved for a later date.

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