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Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya: Small screen’s grand face

By Surbhi Gogia There was a time when small screen actors never found the popularity and attention in spite of being equally or even more talented than Bollywood actors. But with soap operas becoming important part of Indian household, the small screen actors have finally arrived at the scene. Some of them have fan following and are earning even more ... Read More »

All India Radio (AIR) coming to Canada – and other countries

New Delhi (PTI): The AIR is planning to launch new services for several countries, including Japan, Germany and some in the Commonwealth of Independent States, with an aim to supplement the government’s diplomatic efforts and outreach programs to the Indian diaspora, an official said. Canada, South Africa and Maldives are also among the countries the All India Radio (AIR) plans to ... Read More »

Jagmeet Singh makes history as he wins the federal NDP leadership

ONTARIO MPP Jagmeet Singh (Bramalea-Gore-Malton), who is also Ontario NDP deputy leader, made history on Sunday by winning the federal NDP leadership – and he won on the first ballot, garnering 35,266 votes out of a total of 65,782 votes cast. Ontario MP Charlie Angus won 12,705 votes, Manitoba MP Niki Ashton got 11,374 votes and Quebec MP Guy Caron garnered 6,164 ... Read More »

Fraser Health opens new substance use clinic to support South Asian community

SURREY: In a first of its kind in B.C., Fraser Health has opened a new clinic to support people in the South Asian community who are struggling with substance use. The Roshni Clinic, which loosely translates in English to “clinic bringing light”, offers services that are culturally-tailored to the community. “For the first time in B.C., South Asian British Columbians living ... Read More »

BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program: Free screening health camp in Surrey helps to detect oral cancer

  DR. Harinder Dhanju of the Pacific Oral Health Centre in Surrey, who hosted a free oral cancer screening camp for the local community at his centre in Surrey in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Surrey-Newton on September 24, told The VOICE that their team of dentists and specialists from BC Oral Cancer Prevention Program attended to 408 patients. Dr. ... Read More »

Defying Gravity – Dr Shawna Pandya

Meet Dr. Shawna Pandya, a general physician by profession, whose job titles at times have included  runway model, neurosurgical resident, entrepreneur, taekwondo champion and now, citizen-scientist astronaut candidate By Surbhi Gogia History is witness to superhumans born with gifted powers to acquire multiple academic accolades or excel in their fields at a very young age. These were the people who ... Read More »

IN PHOTOS: CANADA DAY CELEBRATIONS IN VANCOUVER

CANADA Day celebrations in Vancouver were well attended, with an estimated 350,000 to 400,000 people at its peak. Larger crowds arrived downtown earlier than initially anticipated for the family-oriented event, likely due to the beautiful weather. “We had a visible presence, and worked closely with our fellow first responders, event organizers, and transit,” says Vancouver Police Constable Jason Doucette. “We were ... Read More »

PICS offering 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 ... Read More »

New to Canada? Avoid unexpected bank charges

By Arjun Singh As an immigrant, one of the first things you have to do after landing is to open a bank account. Only after having a bank account in Canada can you proceed with other applications for services to settle down here. The banking system, products and regulations between banks in your home country and Canada are very different. ... Read More »