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WEEKLY Friday, January 5th, 2018 Vol. 22, No.16

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Premier Horgan’s New Year’s Day statement Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in recognition of New Year’s Day 2018: “The new year brings new beginnings and new opportunities. It is a chance to look back at the challenges we have faced, and to resolve ourselves to overcome obstacles in the year to come. “From addressing housing affordability to tackling the opioid crisis, and the ongoing recovery from last year’s devastating wildfires, we have no shortage of important work to do in the coming year. “On New Year’s Day we are given the opportunity to think about where we are and where we have to go. It is a day to consider the path ahead and to set our minds to meet our goals.

that benefits everyone, to make life more affordable for families and to improve the services people rely on.

“On behalf of the government of British Columbia, I wish you a safe, healthy and happy new year with many more “In 2018, we will be working hard to to come.� create a strong, sustainable economy

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Province invests in communityowned clean energy projects


he Province is supporting local governments and First Nations investments in projects that will lower energy costs, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lead to more affordable and sustainable community infrastructure.

climate targets and making life more affordable for families.”

The total funding for the projects is $620,000, with $482,000 coming from the Community Energy Leadership Program (CELP) and $138,000 coming from the Remote Community ImpleOne of the projects receiving funding mentation (RCI) Program. is a solar-powered Zamboni ice resurfacer at the Chilton Regional Arena in “The Zamboni project was first prothe Regional District of Mount Wad- posed to the arena committee as just dington. This unique project funds a conversion to replace the existing the Zamboni’s conversion from pro- 20-year-old unit,” said Andrew Hory, pane power to solar-charged/lithium- chair, Regional District of Mount Wadion-battery electric. The upgrade in dington. “However, by fundraising technology is estimated to save about with corporate and private partners and with provincial support, we were $9,000-per-year in operating costs. able to come up with this innovative Four additional communities through- machine which saves us money and out British Columbia are receiving will help bring our arena service to funding for projects. These include operational carbon neutral in 2018.” energy efficiency retrofits to community-owned facilities in the District CELP supports investments in energy of Clearwater and the Township of efficiency and clean-energy projects Langley, a run-of-river hydro project in that help communities reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, increase Wuikinuxv Nation and a solar-energy energy efficiency, stimulate economic system in Xeni Gwet’in First Nations. activity and promote partnerships that “From renewable energy projects in advance British Columbia’s growing remote First Nations communities, to clean-energy sector. energy efficiency retrofits in public Funding for CELP comes from the B.C. buildings and a solar-powered ZamInnovative Clean Energy (ICE) Fund, boni, these innovative projects will designed to support the Province’s reduce energy costs and greenhouse energy, economic, environmental and gas emissions,” said Michelle Mungreenhouse gas reduction priorities and gall, Minister of Energy, Mines and advance B.C.’s clean energy sector. Petroleum Resources. “By promoting conservation, we are also creating The RCI Program has helped B.C.’s good jobs and encouraging economic remote communities in reducing their activity that will benefit communities dependence on diesel generation by throughout the province.” funding capital costs of implementation or construction of clean energy “Our government is investing in clean systems, such as hydro, wind and solar technology, and by funding projects energy. like these, we are encouraging the development of innovative solutions Support for these projects is aligned that can make a significant impact in with the government’s commitment the fight against climate change,” said to re-invigorate the ICE Fund to boost George Heyman, Minister of Environ- investments in ground-breaking new ment and Climate Change Strategy. energy technologies, climate change “We are committed to fostering a sus- solutions and community-focused entainable, clean-growth economy that ergy projects — especially projects that puts people to work while reducing our drive development in rural, northern dependence on fossil fuels, meeting our and First Nations communities.


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New Year's resolutions that help others (NC) The new year is a great time to work on self-improvement. Many people do this by setting goals like going to the gym more or eating healthier. While these are great practices, resolutions that help others are ones that often get overlooked. If you are looking to have a more selfless year, check out these ideas. Reduce, reuse, recycle. If you are looking for an easy resolution that will help the world, look no further than increasing your eco-friendly practices. Bring your own bags to the grocery store, and chose glass or paper containers over plastic when you can. Try things like bringing your lunch to work in reusable Tupperware instead of plastic bags. These habits might take time to get used to, but once you do you'll forget there was ever another way. Clean out your home. Believe it or not, spring cleaning is good for you and your community. If you donate your unwanted things, you could be providing furniture, clothing, or other goods to people in need. Plus, donating used items is an eco-friendly practice, so you can knock two things off your resolutions list. Give to charity. You can contribute by donating your time or money. If you are too busy to make a regular commitment, consider setting up a monthly donation. Many organizations allow you to establish an installment plan so that the same amount of money will be charged to your account every month while keeping it easy to opt out if finances get tight. Find more information at www.beautifulworldcanada. org/donate.


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Get the most out of your rewards program (NC) Almost every brand now has its own unique rewards program filled with great opportunities to earn and cash in great rewards. But how can you make your points go the extra mile? Here are some tips that give you the most bang for your buck. Choose the right one. Everyone has different lifestyle priorities and expenses — maybe you have a big family and high grocery bill, maybe you travel a lot for work or pleasure, or maybe you enjoy watching all the latest movies in theatres. To get the most benefits out of your rewards program, choose one that either gives you points for every purchase or one that's tailored to what you spend on or value most. Link your accounts. Many rewards programs include several brands or partner with other programs, allowing you to earn more frequently or even exchange your points. Other programs add brands and earning opportunities as they expand and merge with other companies. For example, since Marriott acquired

Starwood l a s t year, members of both hotel chains' rewards programs have been able to link their accounts and transfer points, giving them access to 6,200 properties in 125 countries. Go mobile. Rewards programs love connecting with their members and look for opportunities to engage with them whenever possible. Often, there are extra bonuses and perks for downloading mobile apps, like special discounts and the ability to track your rewards status. Marriott's app unlocks a Mobile Key that lets you skip the front desk and go straight to your room; get priority room upgrade notifications; and request services like robes, amenities, room service or luggage assistance at any time.


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The New Year's resolution you can actually keep (NC) Every New Year's Eve we do the same thing — decide on a list of goals for the upcoming year. Maybe you manage to keep some of the resolutions you set, but if you are like the rest of us, you forget by February. Let this year be the start of something new. Instead of creating a list, focus on one doable resolution — a monthly gift to charity. Giving back is one of the most important things we can do as citizens of this world, so it should already be a top priority for the new year.

You'd be amazed at how much your money can do for people in need. For example, just $50 a month can provide a girl in Africa with everything she needs to go to school. Giving is also flexible; if finances get tight it is very easy to end your monthly donation.

Monthly gifts are an effortless way to Find more information at www.beautisupport a charity. You simply decide how much you want to give, then set up a 12-month installment plan.


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6 ways to introduce babies to books (NC) Raising a life-long reader starts early, but knowing how to bring books into baby's routine isn't always easy. Here, Charlotte Teeple, executive director of the Canadian Children's Book Centre and head of the TD Grade One Book Giveaway, Canada's largest free book distribution program for school-aged children, shares how to bring books to life for babies. 1. Choose the right book. Books using simple language, repeating sounds and simple images of familiar shapes are a great first introduction to reading. 2. Build baby's first library. Encourage family members to buy books as gifts or organize a book exchange with other parents to help build a home library that keeps reading interesting for everyone.

4. Read daily. Whether it's reading first thing in the morning, at the library or as part of a bedtime routine, look for ways to incorporate reading every day. 5. Make books accessible. Have books visible in different places throughout the home, not just on bookshelves, to keep reading top of mind.

6. Visit the library. Check out your 3. Make it interactive. As baby gets old- local library to discover new books, er, look for age-appropriate interactive take part in reading programs and get books that let them get hands-on with age-appropriate suggestions. the story through interesting textures, mirrors and more.

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BC Hydro restores power to more than 150,000 customers; crews continue repair work after ice storms Crews continue to work on repairing damage caused by two ice storms that hit the Fraser Valley area, resulting in hundreds of individual power outages. As of 3 p.m., BC Hydro crews have restored more than 159,000 customers; around 2,200 remain without power. The ice storms have caused significant damage to BC Hydro’s infrastructure, including hundreds of spans of wire, and dozens of power poles, cross-arms and transformers. The outages are a result of ice forming on trees, causing them to break and fall on to power lines and knock down power poles. In other cases, BC Hydro’s equipment has been encased with ice, which crews have to remove in order to make repairs. This, in addi-

tion to difficult and dangerous conditions – icy roads, poor visibility, and falling trees – have created challenges for crews. Numerous smaller outages remain in hard-to-access, rural areas that crews have to attend individually. BC Hydro is continuing to prioritize customers that have been without power the longest. Over 450 field workers have been working around-the-clock since Thursday to make repairs and restore power. BC Hydro appreciates its customers’ patience as repair work continues and will provide updated estimates for power restoration as they become available at


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You can count on Canada Pension Plan being around when you retire (NC) No matter how old you are, when planning for retirement, there are many things to consider, like how much money you will need and where you'll live. Fortunately, while many questions may remain unanswered, there is something that you can count on — your Canada Pension Plan.

whatever happens, contributors and beneficiaries of the CPP can remain confident that one element of their retirement income is secure, thanks to a well-managed and diverse portfolio of equities, bonds, real estate and infrastructure investments.

Though only one in three non-retirees believes that the CPP will have enough money to cover their retirement benefits, this couldn't be further from the truth.

“Canadians can rest easy knowing that their CPP will be there when they need it,” says Dan Madge, senior manager at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, which is responsible for investing the fund's contributions.

According to the Chief Actuary of Canada, the Canada Pension Plan is sustainable for at least the next 75 years at current contribution rates and he projects it will continue growing over this period to approximately $6.7 trillion in 2090.

“With the simple objective of maximizing returns without taking undue risk, CPPIB will continue to ensure that a portion of your retirement income is sustainable, so that you can concentrate on what matters most — family and new experiences.”

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Radon health risks require testing (NC) Since you can’t smell, taste or see radon gas that is present in most homes, how can you make sure your home is safe? The only way to know for sure is to purchase a radon test kit and measure the levels of radon in your home. Outdoors, radon gas is diluted and doesn’t pose a health risk. The problem occurs when radon enters enclosed spaces like your home and accumulates to high levels, contaminating the air you breathe. The amount of radon in homes across Canada varies widely. On average, seven per cent of homes are estimated to have high radon, but in some areas that number jumps to 20 to 40 per cent. Radon exposure is the second-leading cause of lung cancer behind smoking. In fact, Health Canada estimates that over 3,000 people a year — more than eight a day — die of radon-related


lung cancer. That’s why it’s essential that you test your home for you and your family’s health. Your risk of developing lung cancer due to radon depends on its concentration in the air you breathe and the duration of exposure. Time between exposure and the onset of cancer is usually many years — all the more reason to test sooner rather than later. For smokers, the exposure to radon combined with tobacco use can cause a significant increase in their risk of lung cancer. Fortunately, indoor radon levels can be reduced easily and affordably. Find more information and learn how to reduce radon in your home at www.

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Shop smarter — when to stick with brand names

Pancake Breakfast/Community Reading Challenge

Literacy Matters Abbotsford is Annual Community Reading Challenge it’s probably worth it to splurge on holding their annual Community the brand for better absorbency and Literacy Challenge, “Read What You Love”. It will run from Janucomfort. When it comes to staple pan- ary 28 – February 17, 2018. Look READ WHAT YOU try foods and cleaning products, the for flyers in the community; there generic or cheaper alternative should will be a reading log to complete which will be your entry into a do the trick. draw for prizes. All you need to do is read for 15 minutes each day. Saturday, January 27, 10 am – 11:30 am Car maintenance. You don’t want to The reading challenge is open to Firehall #1 (32270 George Ferguson Way) Electronics. Before purchasing online skimp when protecting this major all ages! FREE PANCAKE BREAKFAST or in-store, do some internet research investment that is charged with transThe kick off for this event will and look up consumer reviews, profes- porting you and your family around be a free pancake breakfast Janusional reviews and manufacturer recall safely. Consider guarantees offered on ary 27 hosted by Clearbrook Fire notices. You may find more inexpen- replacement parts and the history and Hall at 32270 George Ferguson Way. The breakfast will run from sive or generic options work just as longevity of a brand. For example, Pre- 10 – 11:30am. Be sure to visit well or even better than the branded stone antifreeze/coolant is made with the 11th Annual Family Literacy competition. However, be careful that superior rust and corrosion inhibitors Day at the Clearbrook Library and REACH after breakfast! If you have questions about this event, anything electrical you buy is CSA- that aren’t found in other coolants. So join in on the fun and “Read What if you have prizes to donate, or you are approved. Guaranteed for all vehicles including You Love”. Challenge your friends, interested in volunteering to promote Household goods. Here, it all depends any car or light-duty truck, there’s no families, classmates, and colleagues. literacy in Abbotsford please contact Make the Literacy Matters Abbots- Sharon Crowley, Abbotsford Literacy on the product. If you’re buying pa- need to buy multiple vehicle-specific ford’s annual Community Literacy Outreach Coordinator, per items like tissue and paper towel, formulas for each car in your home. Challenge a success! (NC) If you’re still dealing with sticker shock after the holidays, one easy way to save is to curb your spending on unnecessary brand names. Here are some ideas for when you might want to switch it up and when it’s in your best interest to stick to the tried and true.

Co-hosted by Literacy Matters Abbotsford and Fire Rescue Services.

Celebrate literacy with breakfast prepared by the firefighters. Pick up your Read What You Love reading log and you could be a winner in the Community Reading Challenge! After breakfast, head to the Clearbrook Library and The Reach for the 12th annual Abbotsford Family Literacy Day Celebration, from 11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy entertainment, activities, refreshments and more.






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Preventative medication will protect people at risk of HIV Effective Jan. 1, 2018, British Columbians at high risk of HIV infection will be able to receive pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily oral antiretroviral medication that prevents new HIV infection, at no cost.

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“Our government is committed to helping fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and supporting people as they take action to protect themselves from this virus,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “Making this medication free for people will prevent the drug Truvada being secured. This new HIV infections, remove barriers to condition has been met through the care and services, and help people live availability of generic Truvada. longer and healthier lives.” While HIV/AIDS-related deaths in “B.C. has led the country and the B.C. have decreased by more than 90% world on efforts to control HIV and since 1996, new cases of HIV continue AIDS over the last three decades with to emerge. In 2015, there were 5.1 new the development and implementation diagnoses of HIV per every 100,000 of the made-in-B.C. Treatment as people in British Columbia. Increased Prevention strategy. The addition of access to PrEP will help prevent new PrEP and expansion of post-exposure HIV infections. prophylaxis (PEP) to our Treatment as Prevention strategy has the potential to PrEP will be available through the further accelerate the decline of new BC Centre for Excellence’s HIV Drug HIV infections in the province,” said Treatment program, which is funded Dr. Julio Montaner, director, BC Centre by the Ministry of Health through the B.C. PharmaCare program. People for Excellence in HIV/AIDS. interested in accessing it should talk Daily use of PrEP is recommended by to their health-care provider. the World Health Organization and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/ Since its establishment in 1992, the BC AIDS as an effective method to prevent Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS HIV in people at risk of infection. It is has worked to improve the health and part of a suite of tools to prevent new longevity of people living with HIV, HIV infections, including use of con- and to prevent new HIV infections doms and sterile drug use equipment, through research, innovation and treatand other risk-reduction services and ment programs. supports. In addition, the Province is expanding People at risk include men and trans- the existing PEP program to include women who have sex with men, people coverage for non-occupational expowho inject drugs, and people who have sure. This publicly funded program ensex with individuals living with HIV. sures that British Columbians who are not taking PrEP, but who are exposed In August 2016, the Common Drug Reto HIV, have immediate access to PEP view recommended PrEP for coverage, in order to prevent a new infection. contingent in part on a lower price for

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sfijaf pMQ Kflsf kOm vwKrI,

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iprq DVF nfl lVn dI pfeI AuhnF.

iCwt aMimRq dI icVI nUM iewk dyky,

gly nfl lgf rMgryitaF nUM,

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ilK ilK sLfhF nUM jLPrnfmy,

nMgy pYrIN gfhy kMizafly jMgl,

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isdk afpxf nhIN zulfieaf AuhnF.

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KOPnfk jMglI jf suwqy,

lfl kMDF dI god ibTfey AuhnF.

srhfxf itMz df

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sfijaf pMQ Kflsf kOm vwKrI,

kdy nf DOx akVf ky qurdy, sfry nIvIaF pf ky qurdy. qurdy ieAuN ijAuN iPrdy murdy, jy ieh mrn nMU iqafr nf huMdy. awj sfzy isr qy pwg nf huMdI, jy nlUey ijhy srdfr nf huMdy, afE nyk ierfdy krIey, ksmF KfeIey vfady krIey, JUT, Pryb, nisLaF qoN zrIey, ieh kdy vI lfAuNdy pfr nf huMdy, awj sfzy isr qy pwg nf huMdI, jy vfry puwq cfr nf huMdy, sLhIdF nUM pRxfm hY sfzf, gurUaF nUM pRxfm hY sfzf, qFhIEN ‘lwkI’ nfm hY sfzf, dys huMdf bdnfm nf sfzf, ivwc jy koeI gdfr nf huMdy, awj sfzy isr qy pwg nf huMdI, jy goibMd isMG srdfr nf huMdy,

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buwlH nf afpxy KohlIN.

pfxI ivwc mDfxI.

iprq DVF nfl lVn dI pfeI AuhnF.

sfijaf pMQ Kflsf kOm vwKrI,

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bicwqr isMG BfeI nUM ipaf aimMRq,

iprq DVF nfl lVn dI pfeI AuhnF.

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Pwkr KUh qy afieaf.

mfr akl nUM pwlf.

msq hfQI qoN ikwly quVvfey AuhnF,.

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pMjF kwkfiraF dI

goibMd isMG jI nfm rKvfey AuhnF.

vrdI pihnfeI AuhnF.

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dgdI awg vI isMGF qoN BY Kfvy,

dyvI pRgtI nf jdoN hvn ivwcoN,

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sfijaf pMQ Kflsf kOm vwKrI,

sfijaf pMQ Kflsf kOm vwKrI,

iprq DVF nfl lVn dI pfeI AuhnF.

iprq DVF nfl lVn dI pfeI AuhnF.


KUh dy ivwc lmkfieaf.

koeI sbr df Qwlf. bfhr jF kw i Zaf zo l sI mYnMU iksy ny dwisaf, jo vI, ibnf sbr qoN ies jwg aMdr, KflI, sLrn quhfzI afvy. kdy koeI nhIN rwjdf. Pyr AuvyN hI kIqf. ho jfey iqRpq imty BuwK sfrI, muV-muV AuhI krnI bMdf, rUh AusdI rwj jfvy. vyKy cuwp cpIqf.

Biraf kdy avfjL nf dyvy, KflI GVf hI vwjdf.

jyhVI gwl nUM smJ nf skx, afKr Aus qoN rih nf hoieaf KflI hwQ qMU jwg qy afieaf, sfry jwg dIaF smJF.

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afpxf vkq ajFeIN.

KflI hwQ qur jfxf. mfieaf Kfqr inrdosL qUM, Cwzdy jLlm kmfxf.

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gurU goibMd isMG jI goibMd gurU

pRo: mohn isMG ijs rMg ‘qy hor nf rMg cVHy

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iek tukVI pfvn DrqI dI

moZy bRhmMzI DnusL DrI

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ieh lfVI mOq ivafhvxgy.

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AuWqy lY cfdr brPF dI

pf cMn dI kfTI kOx afieaf?

ieh axKI iek iek XoDy nUM,

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goibMd gurU! goibMd gurU!!

lwKF dy nfl lVfvxgy.

qy hym kuMz ijs nUM kihMdy

jy ipqf ihMd dI cfdr sI

Cwz aYsy sLFq cuigrdy nUM

qF ihMd dI ijMd goibMd gurU

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ieh pI ky phul KMzy dI,

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sLqrU gx leI imrigMd gurU

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jLflm dI alK mukfAuNdy ny.

jo hY pRqIk ibRhspiq df

qy sMqf dy leI isMD gurU.

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ivc irgvyd dy ‘gfXqrI’ df nfhrf lf ky kOx afieaf? goibMd gurU! goibMd gurU!!

sLhIdF dI mOq

qlIaF qy sIs itkfvxgy. ieh Kf ky sONh mjlUmF dI,

qlvfr AuTf ky axK leI, ieh dysL dI Zfl khfAuNdy ny. ieh dIn duKI mjLlUmF leI,

Auh aMbr qy qfrf bx ky cVHdy ny

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Auh asmfnI bwdl bx ky srdy ny!

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ieh imTq nIvIN nfnkf,

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qy prym dy soihly gfAuNdy ny.

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hwk swc dI TMZ vrqfAuNdy ny.

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Grbfr lutf ky dysL leI,

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awlf iewk nUr, Esdf psfrf hY.

DMny dI khfxI suxI hoAU sB ny

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KLflkoN KLlk vwK nf pCfxIeNy

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nfmy nUM mugl PiVaf vMgfr jI

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Esy dI AupfsLnf coN rwb pf ilaf

dwsdI Bgq dI peI khfxI ey

idl dy Brosy qfrnf hY TfxIeyN

rwb idaF bMidaF nMU rwb jfxIeNy

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ikwQoN pRmfqmf sMJfqf sYx ny

hir-jn hir AuhnF iewk dwisaf

ikvy N mIrF bfeI pfieaf bx ky

jfvy nf Brm qyrf ijMd rfxIeyN

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aMdroN dI Jfq kIqI jF dfqfr ny

kwZ ky Brm vflf idloN cor jI

hokf idqf sfry jwg qy cMmfr ny

rwb ibnF vyKIN Pyr kOx hor jI

jMglF dy ivwc kfhnUM Kfk CfxIey

‘sIql’ suxfvy guru jI dI bfxI eyN

rwb idaF bMidaF nMU rwb jfxIeNy

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ieh AultI gMg vhfAuNdy ny.

isLv kumfr btflvI mOq sLhIdF dI jo lokI mrdy ny

dysL dy lyKy lgdI hY

rwb idaF bMidaF nMU rwb jfxIey

icVIaF qoN bfj quVfvxgy.

goibMd gurU! goibMd gurU!!

pihnI nIly rMg dy bsqr



qlIaF qy sIs itkfvxgy.




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SPORTSByINDylanABBOTSFORD Kular. Abbotsford is home to many established youth sports organizations and is fortunate to have new organizations establishing themselves every year. That means there are many options for you and your family. Do not feel overwhelmed by the options or the pricing. Nearly every sport is now being offered by an organization or the City of Abbotsford at the recreation centers. With that being said, there are also cheaper and more expensive sport programs to register your child into.



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The many benefits of youth sports are: teaches youth the importance of teamwork, respect, perseverance, dignity and determination. Youth means both girls and boys. It is equally as important for the girls to participate in sports than it is for boys. With the DID YOU KNOW!? three funding options available to You can apply for sport funding from you (check DID YOU KNOW?!), various organizations in Abbotsford? be sure to try more than one sport in These organizations will pay part Abbotsford in 2018. of or all of your child’s outside-of- WHAT’S NEXT? school sports costs. Youth Sports: The benefits of playing 1.JumpStart – applications for 2018 multiple sports as a youth.

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Exploring new opportunities for affordable home ownership (NC) As more millennials look to become first-time homebuyers and boomers search for housing that better fits their needs, smart solutions are needed to ensure home affordability for years to come.

developers in reducing the barriers that have impeded necessary growth in the housing market,” says Ettore Cardarelli, President of the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). According to Ontario Realtors, increasing housing supply in the province is the best long-term solution to keep home ownership within reach for young buyers and future generations.

One idea being recommended by Ontario Realtors is more housing supply. To meet the needs of diverse families, it's important to add more variety of homes to the market, such as townhouses, stacked flats and mid“OREA's plan for increasing housing rise buildings — and government can supply in Ontario includes speedsupport these efforts. ing up building approval processes, “Over the past year, Ontario Real- encouraging building more 'missing tors have been sounding the alarm middle' type homes and making sure on the lack of housing supply in the infrastructure funding is targeted toGreater Golden Horseshoe. It is im- wards water, sewer, roads and transit perative that governments work col- to land already designated for devellaboratively with municipalities and opment,” says Cardarelli.

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Both the goals and beliefs you have established over the last 3 years now move to a stage that will put you under pressure to commit in a serious way during the next 3 years. You can experience a sudden insight this week that encourages a new approach, with your thinking becoming clearer for decision making to mid January.

You will move on from underlying pressure from the expectations of somebody else that has affected your life in an underlying manner for the last 3 years. There are certain things you have had to learn to let go of as well. The next 3 years will lack the same boundaries and encourage you to work out what is important long term.

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Dn- vfXU rog kfrx prisLfnI, ipafry swjxF nUM ksLt, nvIN Xojnf aqy puwqr qoN hfnI df zr, iesqrI-suwK, Drm-krm ivwc mn lwgy, suLwB kfrj hox. dsMbr ,16,17,26,27 jnvrI(2018 eI:) 3,4,12,13,asLuwB hn.

10  mkr- ishq Krfb, afriQk lfB ho ky ivsLysL Krc hovy, injI jn ksLt, imwqr nfl ivgfV, iesqrI-pwK qoN icMqf. dsMbr 18,19,20,28,29, jnvrI(2018 eI:) 5,6,asLuwB hn.

11  kuMB- ishq TIk, afriQk sMkt kfrx mn prysLfn, injI lokF nfl axbx, nvIn Xojnf aqy Xfqrf ivwc ksLt, iesqrI-suwK, kfrobfr ivec hfnI df zr. dsMbr 21,22,30,31, jnvrI(2018 eI:) 7,8,9,asLuwB hn.



mIn – nyqr aqy isr pIVf, PjLUl Krc hovy, Brf nfl axbx, imwqr qoN sihXog, afmdn Krc nfl sMqosLt. dsMbr 15,23,24,25, jnvrI(2018 eI:) 1,2,10,11,asLuwB hn


Greater attention to detail will be required of you over the next 3 years, which could inhibit your natural skill to take things as they come or deal with them at the time. If you embrace this you can develop the ability to speed up processes through greater efficiency. Praise can be lacking so you need to be content with yourself.

The greater your focus has been in the last 3 years on getting a good foundation in place with any set of circumstances in your life, including family, the more you can enjoy the rewards in the next 3 years. With this can come a greater sense of peace or the ability to relax. Responsibilities involving young people can be important.

Things you have learnt, which can include study or information you have gathered over the last 3 years now take you to the next stage of committing yourself during the next 3 years. You now have to get serious about what you are putting in place because it will form a foundation for a long period of time. It can include family.

There has been a need to apply sense and caution to your personal finances during the last 3 years. What you have learned from this can now open up your mind to all sorts of ideas and possibilities during the next 3 years. To your birthday 2018, you need to keep any sense of impulse under control to make the most of future growth

Saturn moves on from your sign where it has been for the last 3 years putting you under pressure to be serious and responsible and perhaps bringing restrictions into your life. This will now be the case with your finances during the next 3 years. You can do extremely well here as long as you are not wasteful. Fall back on your newfound maturity that should have developed in the last 3 years.

Saturn, your ruling planet, moves into your sign where it will remain for the next 3 years. This will provide plenty of opportunity for you to be successful with any situation you are prepared to commit yourself to. You have natural tendencies towards serious commitment and this can pay hansom dividends, though you might need to teach others to be more responsible, rather than you doing it for them.

Life has directed you to focus in a serious way on priorities that need to be most important in your life during the last 3 years. You have likely changed your view on these as well. During the next 3 years you will need a lot of patience as progress might seem held back as you will need to withdraw a lot for deep considerations.

Commitments and responsibilities have put you under a lot of pressure during the last 3 years. At times it probably felt like overload. As a result, this will now take you to the stage of becoming more acutely aware of what should take priority, based on what you wish to get out of life. These decisions need to come from you.


kMinaf- gupq icMqf, ishq TIk, Brf df ksLt, rfj pwK sLuB, iesqrI suwK, kfrobfr TIk. dsMbr 18,19,20,28,29, jnvrI(2018 eI:) 5,6,asLuwB hn.


You will move out of the realm, which has affected you for the last 3 years, where it has been difficult to know the level of appreciation others really have for your efforts or to know where you stand. You will certainly get more attention in the next 3 years but need to be mindful of just how much responsibility you take on.


krk- vfXU- ivkfr, afriQk lfB hovy, BfeI bMDU df suwK, nvIN Xojnf aqy sMqfn pwK qoN hfnI df zr, mhIny dy awD qon iesqrI pwK qoN icMqf, Xfqrf ivwc swt lwgx df zr, afmdn nfloN Krc ijafdf. dsMbr 15,23,24,25, jnvrI(2018 eI:) 1,2,3,10,11,asLuwB hn.


You should review what you have learned about commitments involving others in the last 3 years and the pressure you might have experienced as a result. This will not magically disappear in the next 3 years but can become more subtle, though there will be a definite controlling factor, either by others or life’s circumstances.

The Patrika

Friday, January 5th, 2018


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gurU goibMd isMG jI lflf dOlq rfm

jdoN guru qyg bhfdr jI joDpur dy rfjy nfl bMgfl vl afpxI mrjI nfl jF aOrMgjyb dy Byjy hoey gey sn, gu r u jI afpxI Drm pqnI qy mfqf nfnkI jI nUM ikrpfl cMd jI smyq ptny Cwz gey ikAuNik Aus smyN mfqf ies Kyz qoN qMg af ky AunHF dI dfdI mfqf gujrI jI grBvqI sn. aqy guru jI afp nfnkI pfs isLkfieq krdIaF qy dfdI mF rfjy dy nfl asfm vl cly gey. AunHf nUM zFtdI vI sI. jnm asQfn qy vkqCotI Aumr qoN hI bVy inzr sn AnHF bfry sMmq 1723 ibkRmI 17-18 poh, sLnIvfr bcpn dI iewk khfxI pRisD hY- iek idn qy aYNqvfr dI drimafnI rfq zyZ pihr Auh muMizaF nfl Kyz rhy sn qy Ausy pfisEN bfkI sI, ik ptnf ivKy mfqf gujrI jI kuwKoN ptnf dy nvfb dI svfrI gujrI. Cobdfr ny spuwqr pYdf hoieaf ijs df nfm goibMd muMizaF nUM dyK ky afiKaf ik nvfb sfihb rwiKaf igaf. guru qyg bhfdr jI Kud dI svfrI af rhI hY, AunHF nUM slfm kro afdysL dy gey sn ik jy lVkf pYdf hoieaf goibMd rfey ny muMizaF nUM sMboDn krky qF Aus df nfm goibMd riKaf jfvy. AunHF afiKaf ik slfm nhIN krnf, sgoN mUMh dy jnm sbMDI AunHF dy iswKF ny keI qrF icVfieE. muMizaF ny Ausy qrF hI kIqf qy dIaF krfmfqF ilKIaF hoeIaF hn ijvyN ky Auh ns gey. bcpn ivwc hI bVy cMcl qy hor DrmF vfly vI afpxy rihbr pYgMbrF inzr sn. gulylbfjLI dy bVy hI sLokIn sn. bfry afm ilKdy hn. pr ies ivwc kyvl jdoN guru qyg bhfdr jI pMjfb prqy qF sLrDflUaF qy iswKF dI Bfvnf aqy AuqsLfh afpxy pirvfr nUM ptny hI Cwz afey. pMjfb hI luikaf hoieaf hY, swcfeI kuJ Gwt hI phuMc ky AunHF anMdpur nfmI ipMz vsfieaf huMdI hY. iesy krky ieQy aijhIaF krfmfqF qy iPr ipCoN afpxy pirvfr nUM vI ipMz bulf df vrnx krn dI ivsLysL loV nhIN BfsdI. ilaf. guru jI df bcpngoibMd rfey dI ivwidaf-



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jdoN goibMd rfey ajy ivwidaf pRfpq kr rhy sn, sYr qy isLkfr dy sLugl ivwc hI sn ik AunHF dy ipqf guru qyg bhfdr jI iewk aduwqI kurbfnI dI iqafrI ivwc sn ijs nUM jmfnf icrF qoN AuzIk irhf sI. smF aOrMgjyb dy rfj df sI qy Auh ies gl qy

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gurU jI df spuwqr jfx ky lok AuhnF df bVf hI siqkfr krdy sn, qy lVky vI KyzF ivwc AuhnF df afdr krdy. jdoN muMzy POjF dIaF nklF Auqfrdy qF goibMd dy ihwsy sYnfpqI jF bfdsLfh df pfrt hI huMdf. kdy Auh adflqF dI nkl lfh ky lVikaF df iensfP krdy gulyl rfhIN insLfny dI msLk Auh Kud vI krdy aqy afpxy sfQIaF nUM vI krvfAuNdy. kdy kdy jd aOrqF KflI GVy isrF qy rwK ky KUhF jF diraf qoN pfxI Brn jFdIaF qF AunHF dy GiVaF dy insLfny vI PuMzdy qy GVy qoV idMdy. aOrqF AuhnF dI

guru qyg bhfdr jI dy sfhmxy smyN dy sfry hlfq mOjUd sn. gwdI-nsLInI vI hux keI qrF dI eIrKf juV geI sI. iesy vfsqy AunHF afpxy bwcy goibMd nUM Dfrimk ivdaf dy nfl nfl hr qrF dI jMgI ividaf, sLsqR ividaf qy GoV svfrI dI isKfeI. PfrsI pVHfAux vlI Kfs iDafn idwqf. ijs qrF dI ividaf AunHF dy ipqf jI ny AunHF nUM dUr aMdysLI nfl dvfeI, Aus df istf gurU goibMd isMG dy jIvn ivwc bhuq hI guxkfrI sfibq hoieaf.

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jdoN goibMd jI kuJ vwzy hoey aqy afpxy sfQIaF nfl Kylx kudx lwgy qF AunHF dI sB qoN ipafrI Kyz iehI sI ik Auh muMizaF nUM afps ivwc tolIaF bxf ky bkfiedf jMg krfAuNdy sn. qIr kmfn qy gulyl dy insLfny dy vI soLkIn sn.

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pMjfb ivwc trYvlË eyjMtfˆ qy kwisaf iskMjf pMjfb hirafxf hfeIkort dy inrdyÈfN mgroˆ pMjfb ivwc trYvl eyjMtfN Auwpr iswkjf kwisaf jf irhf hY . hfeIkort ny trYvlË eyjMtfˆ vwloˆ iksy vI mfiDam rfhIˆ kIqI jfx vflI ieÈiqhfrbfËI `qy rijstryÈn nMbr drjL krnf lfËmI krfr idwqf hY.pRÈfsn ieh sKqI nfl lfgU krfAux leI srgrm ho igaf hY . srkfrI aiDkfrIafˆ ny dwisaf ik pMjfb srkfr dy gRih qy inafˆ ivBfg vwloˆ jfrI pwqr ivwc ikhf igaf hY ik BivwK ivwc trYvl eyjMtfˆ dy jo vI ieÈiqhfr iksy vI mfiDam (tYlIivËn,ipRMt,kMDfˆ `qy vfhnfˆ `qy) lvfey jfx,AunHfˆ `qy eyjMtfˆ df rijstryÈn nMbr ËrUr drjL hoxf cfhIdf hY .

Qrml plfˆt bMd dy PYsly mgroˆ twutx lwgy sfk

gurU nfnk dyv Qrml plfˆt nUM bMd krn dy PYsly mgroˆ lgfqfr mulfËm sMGrÈ kr rhy hn.ies dy cwlidafˆ biTMzf ivwc Qrml plfˆt dy bfhr mulfËmfˆ ny vwzI igxqI’c iekwTy ho ky srkfr iKlfP jMm ky nfarybfËI kIqI.AunHfˆ vwloˆ mfrc vI kwiZaf igaf jo Qrml plfˆt qoˆ ÈurU ho ky isvIafˆ qoˆ nhIafˆvflf rfhIˆN goinafxf mMzI huMdf hoieaf iglpwqI ,BoKVf qoˆ vfps af ky biTMzf phuMicaf. ies dOrfn Qrml bMd dy PYsly nfl keIafˆ dI iksmq dy drvfËy bMd hoxy ÈurU ho gey hn. Qrml ivwc kMm krdy do kfimafˆ dy irÈqy tuwt gey hn.

nvfˆ sfl cVHidafˆ hI sMGrÈ `c juwty Qrml mulfËm ijwQy pUrI dunIafN nvyˆ sfl dy jÈn mfn rhI hY ,AuwQy biTMzf Qrml dy mulfËm sVkfˆ `qy ros muËfhrf kr rhy hn.nOkrIafˆ jfx dy KdÈy krky ieh mulfËm nvfˆ sfl nhINˆ mnf rhy . Qrml plfˆt dy mulfËmfˆ ny ivwq mMqrI mnpRIq bfdl df puqlf PUk jy ros pRdrÈn kIqf.drasl pMjfb srkfr vwloˆ biTMzf qy ropV Qrml plfˆt bMd dy PYsly mgroˆ ieh mulfËm sVkfˆ qy af gey hn. byÈwk srkfr ny ienHfˆ mulfËmfˆ nUM Brosf idwqf hY ik AunHfˆ dIafˆ nOkrIafˆ surwiKaq hn qy AunHfˆ nUM nyVly plftfˆ `qy qbdIl kr idwqf jfvygf pr mulfËm srkfr dy ies PYsly df ivroD kr rhy hn.

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akflI afgU izMpI iZwloˆ qy hornfˆ iKlfP prcf drjL

ÈhIdI joV myly `c burhfn vfnI vfly mYgËIn `qy ryVkf

akflI dl dy vrkr nUM nfjfieË ihrfsq `c rwKx dy mfmly nUM lY ky ÈRomxI akflI dl dy hlkf ieMcfrj rhy hrdIp isMG izMpI iZwloˆ dI agvfeI `c sNYkVy vrkrfˆ vwloˆ Qfxf kotBfeI awgy Drnf idwqf igaf sI . ies Drny dOrfn sfbkf cyarmYn iËlHf Xojnf borz aqy sInIar akflI afgU hrdIp isMG izMpI iZwloˆ aqy hor afgUafˆ dI Qfxf muKI nfl hoeI iqwKI bihs nUM lY ky kotBfeI puls vwloˆ izMpI iZwloˆ smyq ñö ivakqIafˆ ivruwD vwK-vwK Dfrfvfˆ qihq mfmlf drjL kIqf igaf hY .akflI dl dy pRDfn suKbIr bfdl ny cyqfvnI idwqI hY ik akflIafˆ iKlfP prcy drjL krn vfly aPsrfˆ nUM akflI srkfr afAux qy iewk mhIny ivc lfˆBy kr idwqf jfvygf .

ieQy ÈhIdI joV myly mOky ijwQy gurduafirafˆ ivwc mfqf gujrI qy Coty ÈfihbËfidafˆ nUM sMgqfˆ ÈrDf dy Puwl Byt krn puwj rhIafˆ sn ,AuwQy bfËfr vI sfjfey hoey sn. iewQy ivk rhy `vMgfr` nfˆ dy mYgËIn df ryVkf vD igaf hY,ikAuˆik ies ivwc srkfr vwloˆ awqvfdI krfr idwqy gey burhfn vfnI dy pwK ivwc lyK Cipaf hY . ies bfry muwK mMqrI kYptn ny rsfly dy ivkx `qy pfbMdI lfAuˆidafˆ ikhf ik jykr ies rsfly nfl koeI sMvydnÈIl hflq pYdf huMdI hY qfˆ ies leI puils pUrI qrHfˆ iqafr hY qy ies rsfly nUM ivkx nhIˆN idwqf jfvygf.

kYptn amirMdr isMG srkfr ny swqf ivwc afAux mgroˆ lokfˆ nfl vwzy vwzy vfady kIqy sn ijs krky jnqf ny kfˆgrs ivwc Brosf pRgtfieaf sI . hux nO mhIinaf bfad jnqf srkfr iKlfP sVkfˆ `qy Auwqrn lwgI hY . hux pMjfb dIafˆ jnqk jQybMdIafˆ ny kYptn srkfr vwlNo bxfey jf rhy `kfly kfnUMnfˆ` ivrwuD lfmbMd hox df swdf idMidaf sMGrÈ df ibgl vjf idwqf hY . jÜMDr dy dyÈ Bgq hfl ivwc iekwTy hoey lokfˆ dy icihirafˆ `qy kYptn srkfr iKlfP roh nËr afieaf. qflmyl PrMt pMjfb dy swdy `qy iewQy pMj drjn qoˆ vwD jnqk jQybMdIafˆ vwloˆ kIqI knvYnÈn ny sUby dy hr vrg dy lokfˆ nUM pMjfb dI kfˆgrs srkfr vwloˆ kflLy kfnUMnfˆ rfhIˆ jmhUrI hwkfˆ qy kIqy jf rhy hmly ivrwuD sMGrÈ krn df swdf idwqf hY . jQybMdIafˆ dy sUbfeI ahudydfrfˆ dI pRDfngI hyT hoeI ies knvYnÈn dOrfn ñö PrvrI nUM brnflf qy ñ÷ PrvrI nUM jlMDr ivwc sUbf pwDr dIafˆ do mhfˆ rYlIafˆ krn df aYÜfn kIqf igaf .

modI srkfr dy(guwzË aYˆz srivs tYks) jIaYstI ny ÈRomxI gurduafrf pRbMdk kmytI df bjt ihlf idwqf hY . jIaYstI lfgU hox kfrn ÈRomxI kmytI nUM lMgr `qy pRqI sfl qkrIbn ñú kroV vfDU qfrny pYxgy. ÈRomxI kmytI qy akflI lIzrfˆ dI cfrfjoeI dy bfvjUd kyˆdr srkfr ajy qwk tws qoˆ mws nhIˆ hoeI .ÈRomxI kmytI dy sfbkf pRDfn pRo[ ikrpfl isMG bzMUgr qoˆ ielfvf iswK sMsQfvfˆ qy aYnzIey BfeIvfl ÈRomxI akflI dl vwloˆ vI lMgr nUM jIaYstI mukq krn dI mMg kIqI geI hY pr ajy qwk koeI rfhq nhINˆ imlI. kydrI mMqrI hrismrq kOr bfdl vwloˆ afvfË AuTfey jfx dy bf vjUd kyˆdr qy jIaYstI kOˆNsl ies mfmly `qy cuwp vwtI bYTI hY .ÈRomxI kmytI dy pRDfn goibMd isMG lONgovfl ies mfmly qy pRDfn mMqrI nirMdr modI qwk phuMc krngy.

kYptn srkfr dy aOKy idn ÈurU

ÈhIdf dI DrqI `qy kYptn dy pMj aYlfn

mhfn ÈhIdfˆ dI pivwqr DrqI PqihgVH sfihb ivKy ÈhIdI sBf dy dUjy idn bfbf joLrfvr isMG ,bfbf Piqh isMG qy mfqf gujrI jI dI lfsfnI Èhfdq mOky muwK mMqrI kYptn amirMdr isMG ny pMj aYlfn kIqy. kYptn iewQy afm ÈrDflU vfˆg afey, gurU Gr nqmsqk vI hoey. ies mOky muwK mMqrI kYptn amirMdr isMG ny pRYs kfnPrMs dOrfn ikhf ik PqihgVH sfihb dI pivwqrqf qy mhfnqf nUM dyKdy hoey kfˆgrs srkfr vwloˆ ies DrqI `qy pMj muwK nvyˆ sfl moky ey aYs afeI dy muMzy ny Auprfly kIqy jfxgy. ienHfˆ qihq PqihgVH sfihb ivKy nvfˆ bws stYˆz bxfieaf jfvygf,coa dy suMdrIkrn leI kIqf nOjvfn df kqls õ[÷ñ kroV sYNkÈn ho cuwkf hY ijs nUM pwkf krky ies dI nvyˆ sfl dI pfrtI qNo afey iewk eyaYsafeI dy muMzy ny nuhfr bdlI jfvygI . luiDafxf bws stYˆd dy bfhr iksy gwl qy qUM-qUM mYˆ-mYˆ hox PrIdkot jylH ivwc bMd pfiksqfnI kfrn iewk nOjvfn df kql kr idwqf. mulËm mndIp isMG bwcy dI hoeI vqn vfpsI , jo pMjfb puils dy eyaYsafeI df muMzf hY, nUM igRPqfr kr ilaf igaf hY . mndIp ny afpxy pMj sfQIafˆ nflL iml qkrIbn ds mhInyˆ pihlfˆ pfiksqfn vfly pfisEN BfrqI ky ies vfrdfq nUM aMËfm idwqf. imRqk dI pCfx rivMdr srhwd aMdr dfKl hoey ñó sflfˆ bwcy dI nvyˆ sfl moky isMG vjoˆ hoeI hY .aYspI minMdr bydI ny ikhf ik ies kys vqn vfpsI hoeI hY . ieh bflk guMgf bolLf hY ijs kfrn dI inrpwK jfˆc hovygI .AunHfˆ ny dfavf kIqf ik puils ies dI ÈnfKq bhuq hI aOKI hoeI hY. ies bwcy dI pihcfn mulfËm dy muMzy nflL iksy qrHfˆ dI nrmI nhIˆ kIqI jfvygI hsnYn vjoˆ hoeI hY ieh lfhor df rihx vflLf hY . nvyˆ . bydI ny ikhf ik jld hI mndIp dy bfkI pMj sfQI vI sfl moky aMimRqsr dy vfhgf bfzr rfhIˆ Aus nUM pfiksfnI igRPqfr kr ley jfxgy . ryˆjrfˆ hvfly kIqf igaf . PAGE 34

Friday, January 5th, 2018

modI dy jIaYstI ny ihlfieaf ÈRomxI kmytI df bjt

Kihrf ny arUsf aflm nUM lY ky kYptn dI kIqI rfhul kol iÈkfieq

pMjfb ivDfn sBf ivwc ivroDI iDr dy afgU suKpfl isMG Kihrf ny muwK mMqrI amirMdr isMG dI pfiksqfnI imwqr arUsf aflm dI nyVqf `qy svfl KVHy kridafˆ kfˆgrs pRDfn rfhul gfˆDI nUM icwTI ilKI hY. Kihrf ny iliKaf hY ik pfiksqfn dI PojI smIiKafkfr qy pwqrkfr arUsf aflm df muwK mMqrI nfl srkfrI irhfieÈ ivwc rihxf gYr vfjb hY . Kihrf ny ikhf ik arUsf kfrn muwK mMqrI kfnUMn dI AulMGxf kr rhy hn ikAuˆik Aus dy Tihrn bfry ivdyÈI KyqrI rijstryÈn dPqr nUM sUicq nhIˆN kIqf igaf .ies sbMDI Kihrf ny iek vIzIE vI rfhul gfˆDI nUM Byijaf hY ijs ivwc kYptn arUsf nfl Èrfb pI rhy hn.Kihrf df kihxf hY ik pfiksqfnI rwiKaf ivÈlyÈk arUsf nUM muwK mMqrI dI srkfrI irhfieÈ qy Tihrf ky muwK mMqrI amirMdr isMG vwloˆ anYiqk kMm kIqy jf rhy hn.

suKpfl Kihrf ny afÈf kumfrI qoˆ y muafPI mMgx dI kIqI mMg afm afdmI pfrtI dy ivDfn sBf ivwc ivroDI iDr dy afgU suKpfl isMG Kihrf ny afiKaf ik kuwl ihMd kfˆgrs kmytI dI afgU afÈf kumfrI vwloˆ iÈmlf ivwc puils mihlf krmcfrI nUM QwpV mfrn dy mfmly ivwc jnqk muafPI mMgxI cfhIdI hY . Auh awKfN dy AwuGy srjn zf[ dljIq isMG dy akfl clfxy `qy AunHfˆ dy pirvfr nfl duwK sfˆJf krn afey sn .

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Province puts more naloxone into the hands of British Columbians to save lives


o help save lives and prevent overdose deaths, take-home naloxone kits are now available at community pharmacies throughout British Columbia, free to people who use opioids or are likely to witness an overdose, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions Judy Darcy announced today. “Our most urgent priority is to keep people alive, so we’re dramatically expanding easy access to naloxone,” Darcy said. “Bringing a friend or a loved one back from the brink of death can hinge on people knowing how to use a naloxone kit and having access to one – and making them available at local pharmacies makes them more accessible than ever.” About 1,900 kits have been distributed to 220 pharmacies for the first time this month, including pharmacies in the London Drugs and Save-on-Foods chains, as well as a number of independent pharmacies. Under this expansion of the Take Home Naloxone program,

pharmacists provide kits free-of-charge to people who are eligible, as well as training in overdose recognition and response.

the opioid crisis as one of the most accessible health-care providers in nearly every community across the province,” said Geraldine Vance, BC Pharmacy Association chief executive officer. “Pharmacists are trained, experienced and knowledgeable, not only in medication but in providing an essential health-care service to our patients and to our community. Providing the life-saving naloxone kit from the community pharmacy level to treat opioid overdose is an important step in dealing with the current crisis.”

“Take-home naloxone kits are a key harm-reduction measure in our multipronged approach to combat the overdose crisis and have saved countless lives,” said Dr. Jane Buxton, BC Centre for Disease Control harm reduction lead. “Through this new collaboration, naloxone will now be readily available at more locations, making it easier for people to look out for each other and be safer.” “London Drugs is pleased to partner To receive a free naloxone kit, British with the Ministry of Mental Health and Columbians can visit a participating Addictions and the BC Pharmacy Aspharmacy and talk to a pharmacist sociation to implement this take-home to determine their eligibility. No-cost naloxone kit program across British kits are available for people who use Columbia,” said Chris Chiew, London opioids or are likely to witness and Drugs, pharmacy general manager. respond to an overdose. To ensure priAll of the province’s pharmacies are vacy, identifying information about the being encouraged to participate. Noperson receiving the kit is not tracked. charge naloxone kits also continue to “B.C. pharmacies play a significant be available at harm-reduction sites, role in being a part of the solution in local health units, hospital emergency

departments, corrections facilities and First Nations sites. The expansion of the Take Home Naloxone Program into pharmacies is part of a new $322-million provincial investment over the next three years to address the overdose crisis. About $2 million per year has been allocated to increase access to naloxone, including through this new partnership between the BC Pharmacy Association and the BC Centre for Disease Control. Broader access to naloxone is key to the provincial response, now being coordinated through the new provincial Overdose Emergency Response Centre. Additional areas of focus include expanding access to opioid substitution medications to treat opioid addiction, opening more overdose prevention and supervised consumption sites, expanding access to drug checking services, proactively identifying and supporting people at risk of overdose, and improving the system of treatment and recovery services.


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Medical Services Plan premium cut starts Jan. 1, 2018 Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums will be cut by 50% on Jan. 1, 2018, marking an important step toward improving fairness for all British Columbians, Finance Minister Carole James said today.

In addition to the 50% rate cut, the income threshold for full exemption from MSP premiums under the premium assistance program will also be raised by $2,000, as of Jan. 1, 2018.

a significant burden on British Columbians,” James said. “I’m proud that we are moving away from these regressive fees and creating a more equitable system by eliminating MSP premiums entirely within four years.”

examine the best approach to replacing the revenue from eliminating MSP premiums. The task force is comprised of respected experts in economics, law and public policy, to advise on the best path to eliminating MSP premiums. Government will receive its report by March 31, 2018.

In November 2017, the Minister of “MSP premiums are unfair and place Finance established a task force to

Friday, January 5th, 2018

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Punjabi Patrika and Hearts for Humanity Foundation host a clothing and hygiene giveaway for those in need in Abbotsford




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Friday, January 5th, 2018

“‡≈¬∆◊ «˜≥Á≈ ‘À” Á∆ √ÎÒÂ≈ Ï∂‘ºÁ Â√ºÒ∆Ï÷Ù : ’À‡∆È≈

‘ ⁄∆˜ ‘≈√Ò ’È∆ ⁄≈‘∞≥Á∆ ‘ª: «ÍzÔ≥’≈

’À‡∆È≈ ’ÀÎ ¡º‹’Ò ¡≈͉∆ «ÎÒÓ “‡≈¬∆◊ «˜≥Á≈ ‘À” Á∆ √ÎÒÂ≈ ÂØ∫ Ï‘∞ ÷πÙ ‘À ¡Â∂ ¿∞√Á≈ ’«‘‰≈ ‘À «’ «¬‘ «¬’ Ï∂‘Á º Â√ºÒ∆Ï÷Ù ¡«‘√≈√ ‘ÀÕ ¡Ò∆ ¡ºÏ≈√ ‹Î ÚºÒØ∫ «ÈÁ∂«Ù «ÎÒÓ «Ú⁄ «¬’ Ú≈ «Î ‹≈√»√ ‹Ø«¬¡≈ Á≈ «’Á≈ «ÈÌ≈¿∞‰ Ú≈Ò∆ ¡Á≈’≈≈ È∂ «’‘≈ «’ ¿∞‘ ÍzÙ≥√’ª ÂØ∫ «ÓÒ∂ «Í¡≈ ÂØ∫ Ï‘∞ ÷πÙ ‘ÀÕ ¿∞√ È∂ «’‘≈ «’ ‹ÁØ∫ ¡√∆∫ «ÎÒÓ “‡≈¬∆◊ «˜≥Á≈ ‘À” ”Â∂ ’≥Ó Ù∞» ’∆Â≈ √∆ ¿∞ÁØ∫ √≈˘ Ô’∆È √∆ «’ √≈‚∂ ’ØÒ «¬’ ⁄≥◊∆ √«’z͇ ‘À ¡Â∂ ¡Ò∆ È∂ ¿∞√ √«’z͇ ˘ Ï≈÷»Ï∆ Úº‚∂ ÍÁ∂ ”Â∂ ¿∞Â≈«¡≈ ‘À ‹Ø Í»∂ Á∂Ù «Ú⁄ ÁÙ’ª Á≈ ÌÍ» ÓÈØ  ≥ ‹ È ’ ‘∆ ‘À Õ ’À‡∆È≈ È∂ «¬’ «Ï¡≈È «Ú⁄ «’‘≈ «’ «¬’ ¡Á≈’≈≈ Á∂ ÂΩ ”Â∂ ÓÀ∫ ‘Ó∂Ù≈ ¡«‹‘∆¡ª «ÎÒÓª Á≈ «‘º√≈ ωÈ≈ ⁄≈‘∞Á ≥ ∆ √∆ ‹Ø ÁÙ’ª Á≈ ÌÍ» ÓÈØ‹ ≥ È ’È ¡Â∂ ‹Ø ÍzÂ∆«’«¡≈ √≈˘ «ÓÒ ‘∆ ‘À, ¿∞ ‘ ˜ÏÁ√ ¡Â∂ Ï∂ ‘ º Á Â√ºÒ∆Ï÷Ù ‘ÀÕ “‡≈¬∆◊ «˜≥Á≈ ‘À” «Ú⁄ ¡«ÌÈ∂Â≈ √ÒÓ≈È ÷≈È Ú∆ «¬’ Ú≈ «Î ‡≈¬∆◊ Á∂ «’Á≈ «Ú⁄ ‘ÀÕ

‹À’Ò∆È Á∂ ¡√»Ò “¡Ò≈Á∆È” Á∆ ÎÒ≈Í «ÎÒÓ È≈Ò Ï≈Ò∆Ú∞º‚ «Úº⁄ ’ÁÓ º÷‰ Ú≈Ò∆ ÷»Ï√» √z∆Òß’È ¡Á≈’≈≈ ‹À◊Ò∆È ÎȪ‚∆˜ ˘ ¡º‹ Ï≈Ò∆Ú∞º‚ Á∆¡ª Í«‘Ò∆ Ù∂‰∆ Á∆¡ª ¡«ÌÈ∂Â∆¡ª «Úº⁄ ‹◊∑≈ «ÓÒ ⁄π’ º ∆ ‘ÀÕ ⁄πÒÏπÒÍ ∂ ‰ Â∂ Ó≈√»Ó∆¡Â Ì∂ «’Á≈ª ÂØ∫ ÒÀ ’∂ Ï‘∞ ◊ÒÀÓ√ «’Á≈ Ú∆ ‹À’Ò∆È «ÎÒÓª «Úº⁄ «ÈÌ≈ ⁄πº’∆ ‘ÀÕ ‘∞‰∂ «‹‘∂ ¡≈¬∆ Ú∞‰ ËÚÈ È≈Ò ¿∞√ Á∆ «ÎÒÓ “‹∞ÛÚ≈ B” ’≈Î∆ «‘º‡ ‘∆Õ «ÎÒ‘≈Ò ’∞fi ‘Ø ⁄≥◊∆¡ª «ÎÒÓª ¿∞√ Á∂ ‘ºÊ «Úº⁄ ‘ÈÕ ‹À’Ò∆È ’Á∂ ¡≈͉∂ ¡√»Òª È≈Ò √ÓfiΩÂ≈ È‘∆∫ ’Á∆, Í ¿∞√ Á≈ «¬‘ Ú∆ Ó≥ȉ≈ ‘À «’ ¡«‹‘≈ √ÓfiΩÂ≈ ’È≈ ’Á∂ ’Á∂ Î≈«¬Á∂Ó≥Á Ú∆ ‘∞≥Á≈ ‘ÀÕ ‹ÁØ∫ ¿∞√ È∂ Ï≈Ò∆Ú∞º‚ «Úº⁄ ’ÁÓ º«÷¡≈ √∆ ª ¿∞√ È∂ ¡≈͉∂ ’∞fi ¡√»Ò ω≈¬∂ √È, «‹È∑ª «Úº⁄Ø∫ «¬º’ √∆ «’ «‹√ «’Á≈ ”⁄ ¿∞‘ ÷πÁ ˘ ’≥Î‡∂ÏÒ È≈ Ó«‘√»√ ’∂, ¿∞√ Á∆ ‘≈Ó∆ È‘∆∫ Ì∂◊∆Õ ¿∞√ È∂ ¡«‹‘∂ ¡√»Òª ”Â∂ Í»∆ Â∑ª ¡ÓÒ Ù∞» ’ «ÁºÂ≈Õ ¡≈͉∂ ¡√»Òª ’≈È ¿∞√ Á≈ Ó≥ȉ≈ ‘À «’ ¿∞‘ ¡º‹ ‹Ø Ú∆ ‘À ¡Â∂ «‹ºÊ∂ ‘À, ÷πÙ ‘ÀÕ Ï≈Ò∆Ú∞º‚ «Úº⁄ ¡≈͉∂ ‘∞‰ º’ Á∂ √Î ”⁄ ¿∞√ È∂ «’È∑ª ‘∆Ø«¬Èª ÂØ∫ Íz∂È≈ ‘≈√Ò ’∆Â∆? «¬√ √≥Ï≥Ë∆ ¿∞√ Á≈ ’«‘‰≈ ‘À «’ ¡≈Ò∆¡≈ ̺‡ ¡Â∂ ’À‡∆È≈ ’ÀÎ ¿∞√ ˘ Ï‘∞ Íz∂« ’Á∆¡ª ‘ÈÕ ÁØÚª Á≈ ’≈ÈÎ∆‚À∫√ ¡À‡∆«⁄¿±‚ Â∂ ¿∞È∑ª Á∂ «√˪ Ú∆ ‹À’∆ ˘ Í√≥Á ‘ÈÕ ¿∞∫fi ¿∞√ Á≈ Ó≥ȉ≈ ‘À «’ ¿∞‘ ‘∂’ ÂØ∫ ’∞fi È≈ ’∞fi «√º÷Á∆ «‘≥Á∆ ‘ÀÕ ¡≈¿±‡√≈¬∆‚ ‘؉ Á∂ Ï≈Ú‹»Á ‹À’Ò∆È È∂ ¡≈͉∆ Úº÷∆ ‹◊∑≈ ω≈¬∆ ‘ÀÕ «¬√ ”Â∂ ¿∞‘ ’«‘≥Á∆ ‘À, ““ÓÀ∫ ¡≈¿±‡√≈¬∆‚ ¡Â∂ «¬≥‚√‡∆ È≈Ò «Ò∂«‡‚ ÁØÚª ‘∆ ÒØ’ª È≈Ò ’≥Ó ’∆Â≈ ‘ÀÕ ÓÀ∫ ÁØÚª Á∂ ‘∆ √‡z◊Ò ˘ Á∂«÷¡≈ ‘ÀÕ ÓÀ∫ √π٪ ¡Â∂ «√Ë≈Ê Á∂ √‡z◊Ò ˘ Á∂«÷¡≈ ‘À, ‹Ø Ï≈‘Ø∫ ‘؉ Á∂ Ï≈Ú‹»Á ¡º‹ ¡≈͉∆ ‹◊∑≈ ω≈ ⁄πº’∂ ‘ÈÕ ÓÀ∫ Ú∞‰, ‡≈¬∆◊ Ú◊∂ ’Ò≈’≈ª È≈Ò Ú∆ ’≥Ó ’∆Â≈ ‘ÀÕ ‘∞‰ Áº√ «Á¡ª «’ ¿∞√ Ò¬∆ Ú∆ «¬‘ ‹È∆ √Ω÷∆ È‘∆∫ ‘∆Õ ‹∂ ’ج∆ «ÎÒÓ∆ ÿ≈‰∂ ÂØ∫ ‘À, ª ¿∞√ ˘ √‡∆∆˙‡≈¬∆Í ’«‘ ’∂ ÏÒ∂Ó È‘∆∫ ’ √’Á∂Õ Ï≈’∆ √≈∆ ÷∂‚ ª ¡≈‚∆¡À∫√ Á∆ ‘∞≥Á∆ ‘ÀÕ ¿∞‘∆ ÎÀ√Ò≈ ÒÀ∫Á∆ ‘À «’ ¿∞√ È∂ «’√ ˘ Á∂÷‰≈ ‘À ¡Â∂ «’√ ˘ È‘∆∫Õ



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In October, 2017, Surrey School District conducted a survey in its elementary schools to determine parent interest in second language at their child’s school. The survey was directed at students in grades 2, 3 and 4. The five languages included in the survey were French, Punjabi, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean. The district staff is in the process of tabulating the survey results and prepare a report for the Board of School Trustees. This report will likely be presented to the Board early in January. PLEA has been informed that the Punjabi speaking parents have taken a keen interest in filling out the survey form and returning it to the school of their child. For this, I would like to thank each one of the parents who took the time to complete the survey form and return it to the school. For the past few years, PLEA has been working hard in getting Punjabi classes under way in Surrey’s elementary schools which have a fairly large number of Indo-Canadian students. These include Chimney Hill, T.E. Scott, F.D. Sinclair, Woodward Hill and Georges Vanier etc... Once the report is made public, we will be able to pinpoint the targeted schools more accurately. At this time, eight high schools in Surrey

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are offering Punjabi classes. PLEA’s goal is to increase the student numbers for Punjabi classes in the four elementary schools currently offering Punjabi– Newton, Green Timbers, Strawberry Hill and Beaver Creek. In addition to that, PLEA would like to add at least four and possibly more schools, to this list. For this, we need full support of the parents, Indo-Canadian media and the community.

In the meantime, on behalf of PLEA, I would like to urge parents, media and our community to continue to assist us in this process. We will be discussing these issues at our upcoming fifteenth International Mother Language Day (IMLD) on Saturday, January 20 at North Delta Recreation Centre (11415 at 84 Avenue) in Delta beginning at 2 PM (Doors open at 1:30 PM). PLEA is lining up an exciting program for IMLD. Well known police officer Sgt. Jag Khosa from CFSEU will share as to how the Punjabi language has impacted/helped his professional and volunteer work. As you are aware, Jag and his team have been doing an amazing job in helping parents and youth tackle the issues of gangs and violence. In addition to that, a panel consisting of prominent members of

the community and professionals will discuss the issues relating to Punjabi. Well known Punjabi scholars including Dr. Sadhu Singh, Surrey School Board member Garry Thind and UBC’s Sukhwant Hundal will also be sharing their thoughts about Punjabi with the audience. There will also be an update on PLEA’s activities during 2017 and upcoming plans. Every year PLEA honours a prominent member of our community for his/her contribution to Punjabi language. This year again we will honour a special individual –Mr. Gian Singh Thind- a retired aircraft mechanic with Air Canada. Mr. Thind learned to read and write Punjabi here on his own in Canada and published a magazine in Punjabi in the 1950s. PLEA will also be recognizing two dedicated teachers and promoters of Punjabi language for their contribution. In addition to that, there will be poetry reading by students and prominent poets in our community. Admission to this function is free and there will be light refreshments. On behalf of PLEA, I would like to invite everyone to join us in celebrating our mother tongue Punjabi. Further information can be obtained by phoning

me at 604-836-8976 or Sadhu Binning at 778-773-1886. I would like to wish you, your family, colleagues and readers a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Balwant Sanghera President, Punjabi Language Education Association (PLEA)

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Kriti Sanon reveals what has enabled her to improve as a performer Having spent four years in the industry, Kriti Sanon says her outings have enabled her to improve as a performer. "I never thought of becoming an actor when I was doing B-Tech. Then, I came to a city unknown to me. And now, I have four films to my credit, and a space [in the industry] that I created myself. This feels great. With every film, I have grown as a person, and an actor. I learnt on the job as I had no real training of being an actor. When I look back at the roles that I played, [I realise that] the approach I have towards my work is different now. For me, growth is important," she says. Sanon adds that she is willing to take risks for roles that interests her. "I am not restricting myself as an actor. I want to play different kinds of characters, but it's essential that I like the offers."

A good commercial film will always work : Rohit Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, who scored a hit with Reliance Entertainmentbacked Golmaal Again in a year which has seen Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan’s films fall flat at the box office, says a good commercial movie will always work. During a conversation on Saavn’s “Take 2 with Anupama and Rajeev”, Shetty was asked if there was any sort of anxiety about the fact that a chunk of commercial films were rejected in 2017 before “Judwaa 2” and “Golmaal Again” came, read a statement. Shetty said: “No... What has happened is that just because you have a big star, you tag it as a commercial film. I don’t see ‘Tubelight’ as a commercial film. Whereas Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ is a commercial film — you can make out, there is action, there is song and there is everything what a Salman Khan film should be like. “And

I really admire and respect Kabir (Khan) for taking Salman Khan after Bajrangi (Bhaijaan) and making a film like Tubelight. It didn’t work, that’s a different story altogether but at least he was honest in what he was doing. So I don’t see Tubelight as a commercial film. “I don’t see ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’ as an out and out Shah Rukh Khan commercial film. So you can’t call these two films commercial. And other than that what happened this year was that a lot of people took back-foot, ‘Oh, commercial is not going to work’, which is a wrong theory altogether. A good commercial film will always work.” As for himself, he says he doesn’t know if there’s a success formula.

I've not struggled in showbiz: Ayesha Jhulka

Been though hiccups personally, professionally : Rani

Actress Ayesha Jhulka, who is making her Bollywood comeback after seven years with Anil Sharmas "Genius", says she has survived in the entertainment industry on her own terms and conditions, and never struggled because of work. Ayesha, 45, is often remembered for her roles in films like "Kurbaan", "Khiladi", "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar", "Waqt Hamara Hai" and "Masoom". She was last seen in "ADA...A Way of Life" in 2010. "I have been very lucky that I have not struggled in the industry and never wanted to. So, I didn't want to be kicked out of the industry. I was a little selfish that way. I wanted to leave it on my own terms, and it is very difficult to say no when you are doing really well," Ayesha said."When I got married (to Sameer Vashi), I wanted to lead a civilian's life and wanted to see the other side of the world. As I started working at a very young age (in 1983), for many years, I just worked. "After a point I wanted to enjoy my life, I wanted to party with my friends

"What is life without a few hiccups" -- the tagline of the upcoming film "Hichki" resonates with the ideology of the film's lead actress Rani Mukerji. "Hichki", meaning a hiccup, is about Naina who suffers from a speech difficulty. It is about turning disadvantages into opportunities and staring down at challenges and ultimately winning over them. Asked if she has faced any hiccups in her two-decade career, Rani said from Mumbai: "Yes, of course. I think hiccup is a normal process for any actor, for any person in their life. Sometimes you have a hiccup in your personal life and sometimes in your professional life. "The beauty of a hiccup is that you can get over it as well. It's not like that you have a hiccup and you keep hiccuping all your life... There been times professionally and personally, I have been through hiccups." Without elucidating on the hurdles she has faced, Rani said hiccups can be a learning experience.

and do lot of things for which I have to thank my husband, who has opened that world for me which I have been enjoying all these years," she added. During her break, Ayesha also went through harsh times."I was bed-ridden for some time because I had a slip disc problem. Because of that, I had gained a lot of weight which I'm losing now. So, I took a break," she said. Why she chose "Genius" for her Bollywood comeback? Ayesha explained: "I have not been doing much work because I felt something really nice would comes my way. I signed 'Genius' out of respect and he (Anil Sharma) really wanted me to do this film. After seven years I have signed a film. We shot in Mauritius and we have few days schedule left which we will shoot in Mumbai."

Will soon be on feet again : Amitabh Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been suffering from pain due to an aggravated old injury and was advised bed rest, says his health is improving and he will be back in action soon. Earlier this week, the 75-yearold actor, said he was suffering from excruciating pain on the left shoulder due to an extra tear in the rotor cup. He was also seen sporting a sling and an ice pack.Thanking his 'extended family' -- his

fans and social media followers -- for the concern and wishes for his recovery, "It goes well. Yes, the sling is and shall be there for sometime. The rotor cup on my left shoulder has a tear due to an earlier injury."This has got aggravated during recent action sequences... Medication and ice fermentations and rest is prescribed and being diligently followed. So, do not despair. Yes, the day before the condition worsened due to the drugs being taken for the pain."They were too strong and had affected my stomach which gave me a lot of discomfort. So, was bed ridden. But now a huge improvement now and soon to be on feet again."


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How to Sell Your Abbotsford Home For Top Dollar

Buyers do not see your home the same way you do. They are very discriminating about its condition, the neighborhood and the price. An average buyer will view between 15-20, ranking yours among all the that they have viewed. With this in mind, here are some measures you can take to ensure your home presents well to a potential buyer and garners help you to achieve the best price in the shortest amount of time. Be clear about why you are selling Knowing the reasons for your move determines everything from setting the price to allocating funds for repairs and improvements. Is the price you obtain more important than how long your home is on the market? Do you need to sell immediately? Each why requires a different strategy. At the same time, you do not need to reveal your why to anyone. Something negative might be used as a bargaining tool at the negotiating table. If someone wants to know why you are selling,


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Conduct thorough research before setting a price Establishing an offering price is an investment in your future. Find out what similar homes in your neighbourhood have sold for in the 6-12 months. Also check out the prices of homes currently listed. The price you ask should be within the range of similar homes in the neighbourhood. If it is too high or too low, buyers will question the reasons for this discrepancy. Your home could stay on the market longer than you would like. You may also have to adjust the price and wind up getting less than you hoped. Find a good real estate agent to represent your needs A Real Estate Professional is your best bet. This person has the educational background, the industry and community connections to work in your best interests. Maximize your home's sales potential

First impressions are absolutely critical. The look, the feel and the care of your home promote an emotional response. Even before they walk in your door, prospective buyers will try to imagine themselves living in your home. Just like a new outfit, buyers want to see if this home will "fit" their lifestyle. Clean everything until it sparkles. Pick up, organize, throwaway, scrub, scour, dust and disinfect. Be sure to complete all minor repairs. Buyers are especially keen on work that may need to be completed. Ensure all areas of the contract are covered

it is in your best interests to disclose everything you know about the property. Failure to disclose could result in costly delays, litigation or even cancellation of the sale transaction. Most importantly, if a buyer knows about an item, he or she has no future recourse. Be sure you understand all terms, costs and responsibilities. Stay in your home until closing It may be harder to sell a vacant home. Furniture, drapes and all the assort-

ment of daily activities go a long way to create the warmth and comfort of a home. To some buyers, an unoccupied home could be seen as forlorn, forgotten and not as appealing. You might have to reduce your price, depending upon the buyer. At the same time, you are sending the message that you have found a new home, and you likely need to sell fast. Stay out of the way during showings When buyers view your home, gently remove yourself and allow buyers to feel at home. By pointing out features, improvements and decorating items, that are meaningful to you, or you have spent money on, you could be seen as adding pressure to the sale. Best to leave the showing to your Real Estate Professional. Get pre-approval for your next mortgage Prior to shopping for your new home, be smart and get a pre-approval letter from your bank and financial institution. This means you will have your financial matters in place and that you are serious about making an offer.

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When is the Best Time to Sell Your Home? Whether you are looking to downsize, upgrade, relocate or simply want a lifestyle change, the process of selling your home can be a positive one. As a professional Real Estate agent, my goal is to help you sell your home with little hassle, as quickly as possible and for top dollar. Before taking the step forward in terms of placing that "Just Listed" sign on your property, I recommend taking time to assess the reasons why you want to move. Perhaps: - The kids have moved out and you are ready to downgrade? - Maybe you are wanting to start a family and need more room? - Have you changed employment and want to move closer to the office? - Perhaps, you simply want to change your lifestyle whether to embrace a more urban atmosphere or a suburb. - or a factor of various other reasons... By discovering your motives for selling, I will be able to assist you better when it comes to searching for a new home and figuring out what you ultimately require in the outcome of selling your existing home.

When is the best time to sell your home? While more houses typically go on the market in the spring, this does not necessarily indicate that this is the only good time to list your home. Ultimately, there are always buyers and sellers so it really comes down to your situation and what works best for you. While the winter months are typically assumed to be the worst time to sell, there are many occasions that indicate otherwise. For example if a person sells their home in the fall, they will need a new home anywhere from the next month to 3 months away. This means that this person may have less inventory to choose from and therefore your property may stand out more, resulting in an increased demand and higher selling price. Alternatively, in the spring there may be more inventory and also more buyers. If the balance of buyers versus inventory in both spring and winter is on par, the pricing will remain the same or similar. Keep in mind, your time is the right time. In most cases, the best time to sell is likely when your existing home no longer meets your needs. Economic factors are an important factor When selling, you may want to also take into consideration economic factors. Are interest rates low or high and

how do these interest rates compare to your current mortgage? If rates are higher, your monthly payment amounts may be higher than your existing ones upon the purchase of another home. If rates are lower, it could be a great time to trade up to a more expensive home without enduring a significant increase in your monthly financial obligations. Market trends may also play a part depending on whether it is a buyers or sellers market. Typically, in a buyers' market, there are more homes for sale then there are actual buyers. In a buyers market, homes will tend to stay on the market longer and prices may stabilize or decrease. Just because it is a buyers market though, does not mean that your home will not sell, take longer to sell and or be sold at significantly decreased prices. By making sure that your home is priced at a fair value and is show ready, your home should still sell in a decent amount of time and at a great price. In comparison, a sellers market tends to have more buyers then houses avail-

able to be purchased. A sellers market typically translates into quicker sales and higher selling prices with buyers having to make decisions at a quicker pace and being prepared for potential multiple offer scenarios. Other than a buyers and sellers market, many times there is what is considered a balanced market. A balanced market occurs when the number of homes of the market is approximately equal to the quantity of buyers looking for new homes. Regardless of the market, I am able to provide you with the most knowledge and offer resources in order to make the most of your move. Through comprehensive training in the real estate market, I can take advantage of all the factors discussed above to help assess your situation and determine the right buying or selling time that would work best for you personally.

Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home The costs associated with selling You have spent considerable time and money on home improvements to bring your home into "show" condition. You have taken the dog to the neighbours when your Real Estate Professional hosted open houses. You are pleased that your Real Estate Professional has negotiated the best price on your behalf. The offer has been accepted and you are all set for your move. Congratulations! You have accomplished a major milestone in selling your home. There are financial items you will want to consider upon the sale of your home. The buyer is typically responsible for these closing costs including:


• legal/notarial fees for handling the sales transaction • disbursements or out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the lawyer or notary • property tax and utility adjustments • land transfer or "welcome" taxes As the seller, you will also have some debts to discharge before you can access your funds including: • real estate commissions • building location certificate or survey

• outstanding municipal/school taxes or public service • assessments • outstanding mortgage balance and any charges associated with discharging your mortgage early (if you are not transferring your mortgage to your new home, or the buyer is not assuming it)

• legal and discharge fees • outstanding adjustments owed to the buyer

As fees and costs vary from province to province and city to city, your Real Estate Professional can advise you on

the costs you are likely to face when selling your home. It is also a good idea to check with your financial advisor, your accountant and your lawyer prior to the sale.

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