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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 »


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 »

Inspector Wendy Mehat: Working towards safe communities

  By Surbhi Gogia   Although the city of Surrey is bidding hard to get its own police force, Surrey’s community is and will always be grateful to the dedicated services provided by RCMP officers for all the years. The community salutes RCMP officers for the sheer hard work and risking their lives to protect general public from the increasing ... Read More »

South Asian Women and the World of Politics

By Dupinder Kaur Saran Despite being highly qualified all the seven South Asian women who ran in the 2018 Surrey municipal elections, could not make it through. Dupinder Saran, a registered nurse, who ran as a school board tries to find out the reason?   Entering the world of politics is not easy as we all know and understand.  Although ... Read More »

Finding wellness through essential oils and art therapy

Sarah and Christina Kaur are exploring an alternative route to mental health care By Surbhi Gogia Every other day there is a new study released with the latest stats of how many Canadians are suffering from mental health issues. For many, even talking about mental health, or stress can be difficult. In 2018, we’re often encouraged to rise above the ... Read More »

Finding home beyond boundaries

  Finding home is a collection of poetry from a high school teen’s perspective on what it means to have a home. Being the child of first generation Pakistani Muslim immigrants, Duaah Hammad tells her story of trying to fit into an American life style while still holding her roots close. She grew up struggling to meet the expectations and ... Read More »