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How a Bindi Can Save Your Life

In India millions of women face life-threatening consequences due to iodine deficiency. Although it is not commonly talked about, iodine deficiency is the world’s leading cause of brain damage. It is also linked to severe complications during pregnancy such as cognitive birth defects or stillbirth. In India alone, over 300 million people are at risk. Unfortunately, many Indians lacking the ... Read More »

ICBC and BC Hydo Comment on the Aftermath of the Great Windstorm

The past few days have been chaotic for all BC residents as they suffer the aftermath of the great windstorm in the lower mainland. Winds were reported to be as high as 100km/hour with widspread power outages affecting over 400,000 residents. Today, over 5,000 residents are still without power. BC Hydro comments that all citizens should have their power restored ... Read More »

Winner of Miss Petite Teen Canada Globe: Arshpreet Chahal

15 year old Arshpreet Chahal has been crowned the 2015 Miss Petite Teen Canada Globe. This is a great feat for the Vancouver-born young woman as the competition is worldwide and had 70 contestants fighting for the title. Arshpreet comments that she is proud to represent Canada in the pageant as an Indo-Canadain citizen. We as a community are just ... Read More »

Who are the Best Hair and Makeup Artists in Surrey?

Everyone knows there’s one event in every girl’s life where they way she looks matters almost as much as the event itself: her wedding. While grooms pull out their hair gels and year old beard trimmers the night before the event, the very first thought that pops into the mind of every to-be bride is “Who should I book for ... Read More »

Her Story: Inside the Life of A Drug Dealer’s Girlfriend

My sit down conversation with a young girl whose careful words and chilling memories paint the picture of what it’s really like to date a drug dealer in Surrey (note: names have been excluded for privacy protection). How would you describe [him] as a boyfriend? (Smiles) He was everything you could ever want in a boyfriend. He was smart, he ... Read More »

Our Angel: Maple Batalia

It has been almost four years since 19-year-old Maple Batalia was gunned down while leaving Simon Fraser University after a night of studying. Since then, her name and her story still pour into the hearts of Surrey residents each day. WHO WAS MAPLE BATALIA? She was a model. She was an actress. She was an artist. She is the girl ... Read More »

Multi-Millionaire Spends Majority of his Time and Earnings on the Needy

Sukhi Bath: Surrey’s Biggest Hero  On the exterior, Sukhi Bath may look like the ordinary suit wearing, business owning,  corporate mogul counting the zero’s on the ends of his bank statements. With one sit-  down conversation, however, my entire perception of him changed. Sukhi Bath is the ultimate paradox: a successful business man with the softest of hearts.  “Mere thou ... Read More »

Inkqusitive Illustration

Travel into Inkquisitive’s mind to swim along a sea of rainbows and let his colors dance down the spine of your imagination. The unique artist, Amandeep Singh, better known in the art world as “Inkqusitive,” holds a Master’s degree in Illustration. He credits his dad, a calligrapher, as a major source of his art inspiration. He recalls watching his dad in ... Read More »

So Puth, What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Whether it be at a wedding function, a family BBQ or during that two minute commercial from your mom’s favourite Indian Drama, the “Puth, what are you doing with your life?” is the most common question kids will get these days. Our typical, and apparently very non-sufficient, answer is simply “I don’t know.” Our parents’ glazed, high expecting eyes are ... Read More »