Calender of the week


Saragarhi Commemorations!

The highest gallantry battle day honour of the epic battle of Saragarhi is being celebrated at 6:30 pm on September 12 at the Riverside Signature Hall in Surrey. All the Servicemen of Indian Armed Forces are requested to attend the occasion with their wives. Please RSVP by September 9 by calling Captain Mohinder Singh at 604-501-3939.


Public Forum On Islamaphobia And White Supremacy

To mark the 16th anniversary of the events of 9-11, The Al-Jamia Mosque will host a public forum on Islamophobia and White Supremacy at 5 pm followed by a Vigil at 7 pm on Sunday September 10th. A panel will talk about strategies on how to work with different communities and agencies to organize a response to the promotion of hate in Vancouver putting diverse communities at risk. A vigil will be held outside the mosque at 7 pm where community and political leaders will speak to how we can work together to challenge White Supremacists organizing in our communities. The Al-Jamia Mosque located at 655 West 8th Ave. It the oldest mosque in British Columbia.


Run For The Cure

The CIBC and Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Run for the Cure will be held on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 8am to Noon at Bear Creek Park in Surrey. Registration is at 8am but it is free for those who fundraise. 10 Members or more receive T-shirts with their team’s name on the back. The Deadline for registration is September 14. For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/RunfortheCureSurrey/ or Sandhya Prasad

Cell 778-788-6936


Are You An Author? Publish Your eBook!

Local authors can now publish their work online for free through Self-e, brought to you by Surrey Libraries.  Your writing will be added to Biblioboard, Surrey’s new online collection, giving you greater exposure.  Details at surreylibraries.ca/localauthors


Sai Japa

All devotees are cordially invited at Hindu Cultural Society and Community Centre of B.C.(3885 Albert  St., Burnaby) to participate in Sai Japa/Bhajans on Saturday September 9 at 5.p.m. Program: 5.15-6.15 Bhajan/Kirtan/6.30- 7.15 Sai Japa and 7.30 Priti Bhojan Contact; Rajubhai Parekh 604-327-8259, Kantibhai Patel 604-522-7989, Mandir 604-299-5922


Richmond Multicultural Community Services

Our staff help people with –   Accessing Government services, Resume/cover letter, Employment, Information health care services, Information on housing, Information on Education,  Assistance with filling up the forms,  Any queries client have, Apart from this, we conduct workshops, English classes, computer classes, and special events every month. Anyone can contact -Neena Suri (South Asian Settlement Worker). P. 604-279-7160 F: 604-279-7168,Working hours: Mondays, Wednesday, and Saturday, Email: Neena@rmcs.bc.caVisit us at www.rmcs.bc.ca/ www.iamrichmond.ca


Settlement Workers – Punjabi/English

Tuesdays, August 15, 29, 1 pm – 5 pm

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.


Workplace Integration For Mature Individuals

PICS Society is providing an employment program called Workplace Integration for Mature Individuals (WIMI 45+), offering classes in the following:

  • Resume and cover letter building
  • Strengthen job search experience
  • Mentorship in pairing with local professional of your original profession
  • Job placement assistance and follow up support
  • Develop Work Action Plan and employer engagement


This program partners with local community and business employers who provide one to one follow up support, up to date employment trends, and follow up assistance for up to 9 months.

Call now to reserve a seat for ongoing sessions in Vancouver and Surrey!

Call for more information at:

PICS WIMI 45+ Program – Vancouver

8159 Main Street, Vancouver, BC, V5X 3L2

604-324-7733 Ext. 230

PICS WIMI 45+ Program – Surrey

#205 – 12725, 80th Avenue, BC, V3W 3A6

604-596 7722 ext. 117 and 124 or via email: kcchau@pics.bc.ca


Free Self Employment Program Offered By PICS

Are you unemployed or working less than 20 hours per week? Are you thinking of launching your own business?

Join PICS for an information session on PICS’ Self Employment Program at one of PICS Offices:

Suite 205, 12725 80th Ave, Surrey – Every 2nd Wednesday of the month


8153 Main St (near Marine Dr), Vancouver – Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

All info sessions are from 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

This program offers

  • Business Start-Up Training
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Business Advisor Support
  • Networking Events
  • Support During Business Launch Period

Seating is limited. To attend a session, please pre-register at Katarina.Low@pics.bc.ca or 604-596-7722 Ext 150


Settlement Workers: Mandarin/English

Wednesdays, 1 – 5 pm – George Mackie Library, 8440 – 112 Street, Delta

Are you a newcomer to Canada who needs help adjusting to your new life?  Free and confidential services are offered to help newcomers – with all their needs – during the process of settling into their new community.  Settlement and Integration Services are free for immigrants, refugees and their families in BC.


Mosaic Networking:

Are you new to the country looking to meet new friends or seeking

networking opportunities?  You are invited!  Refreshments will be served!

Mosaic Church meets on Saturday evening 6:30 pm in Surrey/Abbotsford.

Surrey: 12150-92 Avenue; Abbotsford: 2940 Clearbrook Road  For more info

call Dave at 604 897-4224 or email dmclauren@gmail.com


Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre

“Fleetwood/Guildford WorkBC Employment Services Centre supports both employers and employees. We assist employers find suitable employees through programs such as Wage Subsidy and we assist individuals to find employment through many services, including training. Best of all, all our services are FREE.  For more information, please call our office at 604-580-9740.”


Borrow An eReader From Surrey Libraries

Always wanted to try one before you buy? Here’s your chance.

Check out a Kobo Touch for a 3 week loan from any Surrey Library.

Each Kobo Touch is loaded with Classics:

  • Anne of Green Gables
  • Tristan & Iseult
  • Anna Karenina
  • Count of Monte Cristo
  • Mysterious Affair at Styles

Check the library catalogue for availability or reserve one today! www.surreylibraries.ca

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