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Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Was The Medicine For India’s Deep-Rooted  Social Illness

Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar Was The Medicine For India’s Deep-Rooted  Social Illness

By Zile Singh Ambassador(Retd.) Bharat Rattan (Posthumous) Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born a Hindu, and  lived as a strong critic of Hinduism until seven weeks before his death on December 6, 1956.  On October 14, 1956, (  Sunday and  the day of Vijay Dashmi -Dussehra- a prominent Hindu Festival ) he converted to Buddhism […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

WSO Says It’s Dissapointed With Quebec’s Niqab Ban

WSO Says It’s Dissapointed With Quebec’s Niqab Ban

OTTAWA – The World Sikh Organization of Canada said it is disappointed by the passing of Bill 62 in Quebec’s National Assembly earlier Wednesday.  The law forces Muslim women who wear the niqab to uncover their faces to deliver or use public services.  The ban applies to public services such as doctors, transit services and […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

PM Trudeau Celebrated Diwali In Ottawa On Monday

PM Trudeau Celebrated Diwali In Ottawa On Monday

OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the Indian festival of lights — Diwali — with the Indian community in Ottawa on Monday. Attired in a black ‘sherwani’, Trudeau lit the ceremonial lamp and wished the Indian diaspora a happy Diwali. Indian High Commissioner to Canada Vikas Swarup was also present on the occasion. […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Khalsa School Bus Driver Fired After Mowing Down 7-Year-Old Student

Khalsa School Bus Driver Fired After Mowing Down 7-Year-Old Student

Khalsa School Mission has fired the driver of their school bus after he mowed down his own passenger, a 7-year-old boy. While the school has rightly fired the negligent driver but the badly injured boy Gurtaj Gill’s family is still calling for answers while he remains in intensive care. ABBPOTSFORD – Khalsa School Mission has […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Multicultural Marketing Trail-Blazer Sharifa Khan Finalist In Prestigious 2017 RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards

Multicultural Marketing Trail-Blazer Sharifa Khan Finalist In Prestigious 2017 RBC Women Entrepreneur Awards

 TORONTO – A record-breaking 6,400 women entrepreneurs were nominated in this year’s Women of Influence’s 2017 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards and multicultural marketing trailblazer, Sharifa Khan has been announced as one of the 18 selected finalists. Khan, the president and CEO of one of Canada’s longest running multicultural communications agencies, Balmoral Multicultural Marketing is in […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

SFU Celebrates 10th Anniversary Diwali Gala!

SFU Celebrates 10th Anniversary Diwali Gala!

Simon Fraser University hosted its 10th annual Diwali Gala at Surrey’s Aria Banquet Hall on Oct. 17. The event is held annually to celebrate the festival of Diwali along with the University’s initiatives in India and engagement with B.C.’s South Asian diaspora. This year’s event, marking a decade of celebrations, drew one of its largest […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Karva Chauth!

Karva Chauth!

  The annual fasting for the longevity of soul-mates Karva Chauth was held at last week at the Hindu Temple in Burnaby.

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Police Having Tough Time Catching Suspect “White Guy” Using A Bunch Of Indo-Canadian Last Names

Police Having Tough Time Catching Suspect “White Guy” Using A Bunch Of Indo-Canadian Last Names

Unable to catch Dhillon Singh Sahota, police are now seeking the public’s assistance in their efforts to locate the 18-year-old from Chilliwack wanted for assault and uttering threats. We reported earlier that, “Is he really a Punjabi-Indo-Canadian guy or just merely acting like one with a name that is made up of a number of […]

October 21st, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Diwali Is Everyone’s Celebration So Let’s All Come Together And Celebrate

Diwali Is Everyone’s Celebration So Let’s All Come Together And Celebrate

By Zile Singh Ambassador (Retd.) “ Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”                                                                                                                                                                  –  Mark Twain Diwali or Deepavali is one of the most important Hindu festivals of lights celebrated throughout India in the month of October/November, depending on the Calendar. This year it is […]

October 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

WSO Launches Sikh Family Helpline Across Canada

WSO Launches Sikh Family Helpline Across Canada

BRAMPTON – The World Sikh Organization of Canada launched the Sikh Family Helpline across Canada on October 10, which is being marked as World Mental Health Day. The Sikh Family Helpline is a peer-to-peer non-emergency helpline servicing the Sikh community in Canada in Punjabi and English.  Recognizing a lack of resources for culturally appropriate resources […]

October 14th, 2017 | Posted in Top News | Read More »