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Chef Vikas Khanna — Creating food for thought

By Surbhi Gogia Chef Vikas Khanna’s journey from a small Indian city to New York is a rollercoaster with many ups and down that has rocked the world with flavours. He was recently named one of the top chef’s of the world Though today you are a lonely buried seed You feel you’re lost in this whole stampede At the ... Read More »


Muslims around the world are celebrating the blessed month of Ramadan. With longer days and higher temperatures, it’s important to be well-prepared. After all, we want to enjoy and make the most of this blessed month, and keep our focus on religious observance and self-reflection. Eating a balanced and colourful diet that includes a variety of unrefined carbohydrates, proteins, and ... Read More »

Staying energized at work during Ramadan

With Ramadan approaching, many Muslims are getting ready for a month of fasting and special prayers. Since Ramadan falls primarily during the month of June this year, those observing can expect long days of fasting. During the warmer days, it can be hard to retain your energy, especially during long work hours. Stay hydrated. During the Suhoor and Iftar meals, ... Read More »


By Dhiraj Khatri Summers are a critical time. The heat takes away all our energy and the day drags on. With hardly any zest left to work, exercise is one thing we clearly steer off from summers. But there is one thing we find solace in and that’s water. So why not splash in the water and get fit!! Water ... Read More »

Self awareness and Yoga

By Abha Humeniuk By practicing yoga we do not only learn to focus on our bodies, we also get the ability to focus on our lives Bending and twisting our bodies in all kinds of shapes is useful for humans who spend a lot of time sitting on a chair. It also makes us feel good and energized, as well ... Read More »

Surrey’s Golden boy: Eric Basran

By Surbhi Gogia Eric’s story is an inspiring example of what South Asian kids can achieve if their energy is invested in sports from the early age Eric Basran, an 18 year BC champion and two time silver medalist from Surrey recently returned home from the 2017 BC Golden Gloves Championship in Mission with more hardware to add to his ... Read More »

Faith, God & Spirituality

By Dr. Suresh Kurl  The terms may sound abstract but they are closely connected to our everyday lives and adopting them in everyday life can help us survive everyday problems. Suresh Kurl explians Half a century ago, I left India, the country of my birth, but continued to protect and preserve, rather jealously, a travel kit my parents had handed ... Read More »

Cultivating a Culture of Creativity, Compassion & Innovation

By Harman S. Pandher His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama once said, “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” But it’s not just advice fit for a travel magazine. It’s advice tailor made for life in the 21st century, on a planet that’s as small as its ever been, with people connected more than ever before by manmade ... Read More »

Is your energy drink -Draining you ?

By Dhiraj Khatri Energy can neither be created nor broken, it can be transformed from one source to another. We human beings are made to receive energy from different sources of foods and the energy stored in those foods is transferred in our body which in return helps us to do our activities of daily living. Day by day man ... Read More »

The true meaning of Yoga

By Abha Humeniuk Thirty five years ago, Yoga was relatively unknown in Canada. Now it is widespread. There are so many types of yoga, that I cannot even keep a tab on the variety. Everyday I hear of a new brand of yoga, Take your pick, from the highly respectable Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa to hot, cold, acrobatic, dance, aerial etc ... Read More »