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Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen
Rain, shine, or snow, the volunteers of Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen ensure they are present at the corner of Main Street and East Hastings every Sunday afternoon. They have a noble cause to pursue. Their guests eagerly wait for the arrival of their hosts. For the past three years, without any interruption, [...]
When I think of 2011, there is one word that I hope will describe this year -TRANSFORMATIVE. During this time of year, you will find that I am on a journey to inspire others to re-assess or to create a personal vision, mission, and values statement that will align them to a life that is meaningful, [...]
“It’s all about the customer experience,” says Kshitij Bhupendra, Manager of Personal Banking at Scotia Bank. And he is right; customer’s looking for a full banking experience, coupled with knowledgeable advice need the guidance of banking experts like Bhupendra, whose style breaks the traditional banker’s model.
Born and raised in India, Bhupendra immigrated to Canada in [...]
If you are a first time home buyer, new immigrant, self employed and have bad or no credit history and wanting to purchase a home, it may seem off-putting to understand the in’s and out’s of mortgage lending. The variety of options available for prime, alternative, and private mortgages is overwhelming. This is why an [...]
Arsh Buttar, born and raised in Victoria, BC, is currently in his second year at the University of Victoria. The 18 year old is pursuing his degree in biochemistry and eventually wants to become a neurosurgeon.
“A biochemistry degree would allow me to obtain all the pre-r equisites required to transition into pre-med. The brain has [...]
It is well known that many issues are plaguing the South Asian community. Addiction is prevalent and unfortunately to date there is no cure or solution. Recently Dr. Harrad and his exceptional staff opened Ocean Park Wellness Centre in South Surrey/White Rock. Their philosophy is simple: they believe addiction is treatable. Ocean Park focuses on [...]
The Republic of India is the second most populous country and the world’s most-populous democracy and has one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world. With the world’s tenth largest military expenditures and eleventh largest economy by nominal rates or fourth largest by purchasing power parity, India is considered to be a regional [...]
Smart, witty, down-to-earth and sophisticated, perfectly describe Dave Mann. When I first sat with Dave Mann, I was quite impressed with how he carried himself, quick on his feet; he was able to easily direct a large group of individuals busily working to establish a New Years Eve Gala event. He had at least 50 [...]
Glittery red hearts, chocolate and sugary treats conjure up February’s infamous holiday. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you may be craving some sweet indulgences. You’ll probably be agonizing over what to make or buy and if you don’t you can treat yourself to some delicious goodies. If you are fortunate enough to [...]