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PICS Elects New Board President at AGM

PICS Elects New Board President at AGM

SURREY –  Prominent Real Estate Project Manager, Bobby Pawar has been elected as the President of PICS Society Board of Directors at Progressive Intercultural Community Services Society’s (PICS) Annual General Meeting on June 19 at PICS Seniors Housing in Surrey. Three new Board of Directors –  Abby Gemino, Stan Smith and Parm Boparai – were […]

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Punjabi Classes!

Punjabi Classes!

This is the third year of Punjabi classes at India Cultural Centre of Canada Gurdwara Nanak Niwas (#5 Road) in Richmond. The year- end function took place on Sunday, June 19. The students shared with their parents, grandparents and members of the Gurdwara Management Committee what they had learned during the year. On behalf of […]

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Rape Victim Pavan Amara Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies And Regain Self-Respect

Rape Victim Pavan Amara Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies And Regain Self-Respect

Pavan Amara, a student nurse in London, now 27, was raped as a teenager. She decided to reach out and help rape victims reclaim their bodies. She began by talking to NHS doctors and nurses, Rape Crisis volunteers and staff at Sh!, the only female-focused sex shop in the UK. LONDON – It is hard […]

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Sikh Sangat Membership Drive

Sikh Sangat Membership Drive

Members of the Sikh Sangat Society in Vancouver, who have been fighting the moderates at Khalsa Diwan Society (Ross Street Gurdwara), the Sikhs’ oldest Society in North America, continue their membership efforts for the upcoming elections at the temple. Sikh Sangat recently suffered a huge set back when their leader Amarjit Singh “Amar” Sandhu was […]

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Five Sikhs Among WW I Heroes Hailed In UK Digital Archive

Five Sikhs Among WW I Heroes Hailed In UK Digital Archive

According to the archive created by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the six Indian, among them five Sikhs, VC recipients and their location of action were: Badlu Singh (Palestine), Chatta Singh (Mesopotamia), Darwan Singh Negi (France), Gabar Singh Negi (France), Gobind Singh (France) and Lala (Mesopotamia). LONDON – Exemplary tales of valour of 175 men […]

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Fleming Elementary Students Do Bhangra-Fusion Dance To Raise Funds For New School Playground

Fleming Elementary Students Do Bhangra-Fusion Dance To Raise Funds For New School Playground

VANCOUVER – Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary School, an inner city school located on 49th & Knight in South Vancouver, rallied students, teachers and parents with a Dance-a-thon fundraiser earlier this year with a goal to raise $60,000 for a new playground. The school is scheduled for a seismic upgrade and will start construction soon. Currently, […]

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Talking About Racism!

Talking About Racism!

Well respected physician Dr. Gurdeep Parhar, who is an Executive Associate Dean, Clinical Partnerships and Professionalism at UBC, was a speaker at the recent Tedx Talk, where he recounted his emotional story of being a victim of bullying and racism. Parhar’s talk is online now and can be seen by clicking the link below.

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Muhammad Ali Was Truly One Of The Greatest

Muhammad Ali Was Truly One Of The Greatest

By Ken Herar It’s with great sadness that we learn about Muhammad Ali passing, one of the best boxers of all time. I recall listening to the radio on many occasions to legendary radio broadcaster Howard Cosell announcing the blow by blow actions. Ali, who only lost 5 times in his career, was a controversial […]

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society along with New Democrat MLA, Harry Bains  observed World Refugee Day, June 21. World Refugee Day is dedicated to raising awareness of the situation of refugees throughout the world.

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International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

A number of Surrey locals attended a free public event to mark International Yoga Day at Holland Park in Surrey on Saturday,  June 19th.

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