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More than just a Survivor – I’m a Thriver!

  By Kamal Dhillon  The horrors I wrote about in Black and Blue Sari took place when I was just eighteen, after my “grand wedding”. It was an occasion for which people from around the world flew to Vancouver.  Reflecting on those years of brutality, I realize that if I hadn’t broken the silence of this family’s secret, it would ... Read More »

Shreyas Talpade: Mastering crossover cinema

By Surbhi Gogia   We have known him as an actor, who can master any role with perfection. Be it playing a deaf serious boy focused on his goals or a naughty aimless youngster conning people around in Golmaal series — Shreyas Talpade, the versatile actor of Bollywood, has carved a niche with his acting brilliance. Recently he demonstrated his ... Read More »

Neetu Garcha: Journalist of tomorrow

We are living in an age where social media has become a powerful platform for anyone to reach out to masses. With just one click, you can go live, capture a powerful image or video of any crime scene, a mass shooting or any incident that concerns masses. It is an age where a professional journalist is no longer a ... Read More »

From freedom fighters to oppressors

  A part of Sikh culture has transformed from promoting social justice to a culture passion ate about violence and greed By Balraj S. Kahlon Battles fought by Sikh Gurus were not against any communalism and orthodoxy but they fought for the betterment of society, to protect people from tyranny and for the upliftment of their souls. Max Arthur Macauliffe ... Read More »

Shawna Narayan: Empowering the future

“How stressful is the university?” “Will I still have time to hang out with friends?” “What are the scholarship available for me? or “How can I prepare for my university interview?” —  if you are all set to enter a higher education institute and all these questions are running through your mind — then help is on the way. Shawna ... Read More »

Because Serving Community, Matters

By Sagar Grewal Calgary’s Sagar Grewal was hand chosen by the Prime Minister as one of the of the ten new members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. He shares what made his application special out of the thousands of other My parents immigrated from India to Canada before I was born, with the hopes of providing my family with ... Read More »

Jaspreet Kalra: India’s own rubber boy

By Surbhi Gogia Jaspreet Singh Kalara, the 18-year-old boy from Ludhiana, Punjab, has got a body that can stretch like a rubber and is flexible beyond any human imagination. When he starts twisting and turning his body parts, it appears as if there are literally no bones inside his structure to obstruct him. Be it rotating his face 180 degree ... Read More »

Hina Khan: Entertainer of the year

The Bigg Boss runner up may have lost the winner’s trophy but won many other later, due to her entertainment quotient By Surbhi Gogia Hina Khan is one of the most popular names of the Indian television. Perhaps one of the highest paid actor in the television industry, she has ruled the small screen for almost a decade now. She ... Read More »

Jinny Sims: A lifelong learner

  Jinny Jogindera Sims is the MLA for Surrey-Panorama. She is the Minister of Citizens’ Services. Before serving these posts, Sims has worked at various government and political positions to serve the community. A teacher, a wife, grandmother, an activist and a minister, Sims has witnessed life in various shades. A teacher by profession, Sims is still a lifelong learner.  ... Read More »