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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 »

Oh Canada!

Surrey students show us what they think of their home and native land They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and Surrey students have a lot to say when it comes to our country. The works of hundreds of elementary and high school students exploring ideas about contemporary Canadian identity in a screen-based exhibit were displayed at the ... Read More »

Vaisakhi: Reason to celebrate gender equality

By Dr. Balbir Gurm As we celebrate Sikhi and the birth of the Khalsa, KPU Faculty draws attention to the fact that we have not lived up to Guru Nanak’s wishes of practicing gender equality Sikhi, Sikhism, or Sikh dharam was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji (1469-1539) AD.  Guru Nanak Dev Ji claimed that there is no such thing as ... 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 »

Arshpreet Chahal: Brining home International Glory

Arshpreet Chahal is a 16 years old teen from Vancouver, BC. She recently competed in the Miss Teen Petite International pageant which was hosted in El Salvador on March 3rd, 2017. She won the title of First Runner up. In 2015, Arshpreet won Miss Teen Canada Petite Globe. The pageant was held in Toronto from August 12 to 23 during ... Read More »

Conquer your packing challenges

(BPT) – Whether it’s business travel, family road tripping or a romantic getaway, exploring new places is exciting. You may be counting down the days until you leave, but if there’s one thing you dread, it’s packing. Deciding what earns a spot in your suitcase is hard enough, let alone figuring out how you can fit it all in. Do ... Read More »

Local Indo-Canadian Author Releases Debut Fiction Novel – Chasing Kismet

The story is written by Indo-Canadian author Amrita Kaur Lit. Lit lives in Surrey, British Columbia. Her writing regularly appears in several local newspapers and magazines, as well as on her personal blog, ‘Amrita Literature.’ Chasing Kismet tackles deeply convoluted human issues that will particularly resonate with Indian and South Asian readers. From the intricacies of family and community dynamics ... Read More »