At times, South Asian Canadian girls have many privileges they take for granted. In Canada, women and men stand on equal ground. However, this is not the case for girls in Indian villages. As India rises in global esteem, making advancements in democracy, educational reform, and economic growth, the country still lags in establishing gender [...]
It’s almost common knowledge now that stress, eating bad foods, and living a non-active lifestyle hinder being healthy. The cliché “Your body is your temple, take care of it well,” is often heard, but difficult to really comprehend. A recent study indicated obesity and the onset of diabetes and health related conditions have skyrocketed within [...]
Comedy and feminism seem to be at war since the 1960’s. I question if these two genres could be blended in a Kitchen Aid mixer. Comedy in general is a male dominated genre;there are only a handful of current mainstream female comedians, such as Tina Fey, Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Handler, and Anna Faris. [...]
All sport and hockey betters were correct when stating that the Vancouver Canucks would take home the first victory! The first three periods were dry as the game was going through a never ending stalemate.
Rough and tough Raffi Torres took home the victory during the final seconds of the third period. All of Vancouver was [...]
Muhammad Ali puts it best “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” This quote perfectly describes Richmond native, Harmony Sander. Don’t let her demeanour fool you, Harmony Sander is a tough 12 year old, making strides as a goaltender with the hockey club, Richmond (Blues) Minor Hockey Association and recently played on a Richmond [...]
A 23 year old Surrey resident was spotted waving a three foot sword around Burrard Skytrain station and on Burrard street.
This incident occurred Monday afternoon. Paramveer Singh Rarru had taken out the sword from it’s case while on the skytrain.
Transit police had spotted him and tried to negotiate with him. This lead Paramveer to run [...]
Teaching is a powerful discipline -it is about nurturing the mind and the body. Training champions is about creating champions. Our athletic idols and heroes have been created through the guidance of a gifted teacher. It is also known that once one achieves greatness he/she must always thank their great teacher for investing hours of [...]
After two months of recovery and many medical procedures our star third line center, Manny Malholtra is back in action. It’s been rumored that he’s seen every major eye specialist in Greater Vancouver - all helping him regain his vision back. Saturday, May 28th was a great day for our nucks, a press release on this [...]
Finally the Vancouver Canucks have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals after 17 years of anguish. The excitement filled the streets of downtown Vancouver, including notorious Scott Road. Lower Mainlanders were in a drunken frenzy over the elevated match between the Nucks and the Sharks. Even good old Malhotra was in on the excitement [...]
After a hectic month of May watching the federal election go by and finding the demise and whereabouts of Osama Bin Laden. We can finally relax and enjoy the glorious Lower Mainland heat, while watching over our mighty Vancouver Canucks. Let’s hope hot head Kesler will score a few in San Jose tonight.
We all need [...]