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The Canadian Parvasi - Issue 24

The Canadian Parvasi - Issue 905-856-9999 Lamps LED Pendants Bathroom Lights Wall Sconces Semi-Flush Mounts Chandeliers & Accessories 4220 Steeles Ave. West, A8 Woodbridge L4L 3S8 Shashi Kapoor's heroines remember him as a gentleman Page 20 Issue No : 22 Email: Contact Number : 905-673-0600 December 08, 2017 | Pages 24 Man hacked to death, set ablaze over 'love jihad' Indo-Asian News Service JAIPUR: In a horrifying video gone viral, a Muslim man is seen being brutally hacked to death and set on fire in Rajasamand district of Rajasthan to warn Muslims against "love jihad". Police arrested the accused, Shambunath Raigar, on Thursday. The victim has been identified as Mohammad Afrazul,l, hailing from Malda district of West Bengal. Reports say nobody from Shambu Lal's family had an inter-religious marriage. He committed the crime to warn Muslims against `love jihad.' Continued on page 10 Kathleen to hold town hall in Brampton on Dec 13 Brampton residents to pay 2.7% more property tax The Canadian Parvasi BRAMPTON: Brampton residents will have to pay an extra 2.7 percent on their property tax in 2018. As a result, households worth $471,000 will pay, on average, $126 more each year. The new budget approved by the City Council will result in this increase, which also includes tax increases by Region of Peel and the Province (school boards). The 2018 property tax will also include final instalment of the Hospital Levy. However, because of investment earnings on previous amounts collected, taxpayers will see a lesser amount than originally planned. There will also be a continued two per cent increase in infrastructure levy to Ontario crackdown on auto insurance fraud to lower rates maintain roads, bridges, community centres and other city assets. To boost transit, the city will introduce 31 new buses to serve growth areas and 34 new Züm buses to expand bus rapid transit and improve connections to regional transit. The city will continue to expand Züm to improve connectivity to regional transit services such as Malton GO Station near Pearson Airport. Fire services will also get a boost as there is provision in the budget to add new fire trucks and hire firefighters, a fully centralized fire campus, including fire station, training facility, emergency operations centre and a new headquarters. Congress suspends Mani Shankar for calling Modi 'neech' Indo-Asian News Service Continued on page 04 The Canadian Parvasi BRAMPTON: With elections round the corner, Premier Kathleen Wynne will hold a town-hall meeting on December 13 in Peel Region to interact with people and answer their questions about education, health care, job security and other issues. The meeting will take place at the Century Gardens Recreation Centre at 340 Vodden Street East in Brampton from 6pm to 7 pm. It is open to everyone. Admission is free and on a first-come, firstserved basis. People can ask questions and share their thoughts on the government’s plan to create a fairer, better Ontario for everyone, says a government statement. Continued on page 04 The Canadian Press TORONTO: Ontario is cracking down on what it calls rampant auto insurance fraud, saying it will lead to rate cuts for the province's 10 million drivers. Auto insurance rates are a thorny issue for the Liberal government, which is still trying to deliver on a promise it made to cut rates by 15 per cent on average from 2013 levels. The government said Tuesday that it will develop standard treatment plans for common collision injuries such as sprains and whiplash, create independent and neutral examination centres to provide medical assessments for more serious injuries, and ensure that contingency fees set by lawyers are fair and transparent. Continued on page 05 NEW DELHI: Congresson Thursday suspended Mani Shankar Aiyar for calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "neech aadmi" (low life) and Modi tried to cash in on the blunder by telling an election rally in Gujarat that describing him as "neech jaati" (low born) was an insult to Gujaratis who will vote out the Congress in the assembly elections. "They can call me 'neech jaati'. Yes, I am from the poor section of society and will spend every moment of my life to work for the poor, Dalits, tribals and backward classes. That is my culture. They can keep their language, we will do our work," Modi told an election rally. Modi said Aiyar came from a good family, has a number of university degrees, was a diplomat for a number of years and remained a Minister in the Manmohan Singh government, but was resorting to such insults. "This is an insult to Gujarat. Not just to Gujarat but to the entire nation." Modi said Aiyar was speaking out of the "Mughlai mindset" that "sees everyone as 'neech'". (Full story page 14) ASAP ASAP Staffing Solutions STAFFING LOOKING FOR A-Z DRIVERS Pay upto $ 24/hour Call: 647-390-8002 2 Melanie Dr. Unit # 7A, Brampton ON L6T 4K9 AM INDIAN VISA CENTER INDIAN VISA INDIAN PASSPORT Passport Renewal OCI (Lifelong Visa) Surrender Passport PCC 647-624-5336 647-703-0234 163 Richvale Dr. S Brampton ON L6Z 4P6 Madhu Aggarwal Ashwani Aggarwal NORTH STAR PEST CONTROL 25 + years of experience Wild Life, Rodents, Insects, Birds, Bats, Bed Bugs, Cockroches Check our reviews on Shakeel Sajjeel Call: 416-540-2694 / 647-224-7679 27 Vista Green Cres Brampton,ON L7A 2S3