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Vancouver’s Arshdeep Purba is Miss Canada Globe 2019/2020

ARSHDEEP Purba is this year’s reigning queen, our Miss Canada Globe 2019/2020! This 22-year-old from Calgary, who now resides in Vancouver, made her new province very proud when she won that title at the Miss Canada Globe Pageant. Arshdeep, who was born in Calgary, moved to Vancouver at the age of 18 to attend Vancouver Film School and become an actress. ... Read More »

Jonita Gandhi: Canada’s Nightingale

By Surbhi Gogia  The famous Break-up song girl, Jonita Gandhi has made a special place right in the heart of Bollywood  Jonita Gandhi, known to the Indo-Canadian community as Toronto’s Nightingale, was born in New Delhi, India and moved to Toronto as an infant, growing up with strong influences in Canadian culture while maintaining a close connection to her Indian ... Read More »

Jahan Geet Singh: The girl with the Dhol

Meet Jahan Geet Singh, India’s youngest female Dhol player. The 21 year old Chandigarh resident is currently pursuing law from Punjab University. Being a girl, she always wanted to do something unique and inspiring. When she was young she saw some men playing Dhol and was so fascinated by it, that she decided to play the instrument herself. She was ... Read More »

Surrey mom wins hearts on world stage

Tarana Kaur, a resident of Surrey, was recently crowned as Mrs. India Worldwide 2019-2020, in Mumbai bringing this crown for the very first time to Canada. Tarana moved to Canada two years ago with her son and husband. She is a certified & awarded yoga instructor and runs her yoga studio in Surrey helping mental, emotional and physical fitness for adults ... Read More »

Devanshi Vyas: Dancing towards glory

A self-taught dancer Devanshi recently won a gold for Canada in Dance World Cup held in Whistler. She talks about her experience. My passion for dancing “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Winston Churchill My passion for Music and dance started when I was about 3 years old with my first ... Read More »

Delivering confidence during periods

By Surbhi Gogia Taran and Bunny Ghatrora two sisters from Lower Mainland are on a  mission to empower young girls during menstruation — a topic which has remained a taboo in our society It is that time of the month when every woman from her teens to her 40s goes through so many emotional and hormonal changes. The unbearable pain, ... Read More »

Supinder Wraich: Narrating heart-wrenching story of crime

Supinder Wraich is the Indo-Canadian actor born in Chandigarh, India and raised in Toronto. She has amassed a significant body of work in several film and television productions including Hunter’s Moon, Textuality, The Border, Degrassi: The Next Generation (CTC), Saving Hope (Ctv), etc. In addition to acting, her 2014 Music Video debut for Imran Khan’s PATA CHALGEA has garnered over ... Read More »

TO THE KAURS WHO OWN IT – UNAPOLOGETICALLY AND UNABASHEDLY

Reflections of Kaur Project – Live   By Tina Balachandran   NO I am not a fan of Women’s Day. And YES the misogyny of the media and token feminism anger me. Year after year I have the same reaction and the same questions – why do we need a day to celebrate and honour women; one day devoted to women- ... Read More »

Jasneet Nijjar: Canada’s own Usain Bolt in making

By Surbhi Gogia The world of track and field may lose a legend once sprinter Usain Bolt decides to join soccer, but Canada has already got its female version of the sprinting star. Meet Jasneet Nijjar, the 17-year-old Queen Elizabeth Secondary school student,  who has already taken the world of Canadian junior sprinting by a storm. Jasneet last spring achieved ... Read More »

Maya Bhogal: Lifting away social pressures

  The South Asian families want their kids to opt for a career that gives them job secuiry, makes them financially independent, offers social status and upword mobility. However, with changing time, many South Asian kids are opting for out-of-the-box career choices. But they have to deal with parental pressure when it comes to going for something that does not ... Read More »