SURREY | It’s that time of the year again when the Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival (VISAFF) brings unequalled entertainment and some Bollywood glitz and glamour to your doorstep. VISAFF runs from Nov. 16-19 and will screen a host of international and Canadian films through the four day event. VISAFF Picks this year Actor in Law | Estranged from his attorney father, an aspiring actor poses as a lawyer who becomes a celebrity for taking on difficult cases. Help wanted | Pavan, a Punjabi teenager, gets involved in his local gang in order to support his fragmented family when his unemployed and abusive father...Read More
Author: Paarull JS Bakshi
‘Maple‘ is a documentary profiling the life and loss of Maple Batalia, the 19 year old health sciences student, aspiring actress and model who was gunned down in 2011. Maple Batalia, a 19 year old health sciences student, aspiring actress and model, was gunned down in a Surrey parking lot on September 28, 2011. Her death sparked outrage in the community, and after five years of court appearances and trials, Gary Dhaliwal was found guilty of second degree murder, and sentenced to 21 years in prison. Gary’s accomplice, his “eyes and ears” of the operation, Gursimar Bedi, was sentenced...Read More
Jas Sandhu is a well-known name in Real Estate within the community, he’s been working in the field of Real Estate since 2010. After 7 years of being in this business, he has developed a good niche market for himself as many of his clients are repeat customers. Jas moved to Canada from India in 2003, worked many jobs while still struggling to get his foothold in the country and now being the CEO of LandPro Real Estate Group, he has come a long way. He says that “Canada has brought to me a windfall of opportunities which I couldn’t have imagined...Read More
Interview with Perminder Chohan, Managing Director of Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network (DFSIN) – Richmond South 500 advisors? How? Well, when I started out this wasn’t really so, just over time and a lot of persistence, I have grown my Business from 10 to a 100 then now to 500 + advisors who are currently on my team. My team has a low turnover as many people seem to find a good source of income from being in the Financial Services Field. We have over 75% immigrants who work with us and if they were to get another job...Read More
All South Asians are well aware of a group of beautiful exotic islands called the Andaman and Nicobar Islands off the coast of India, these islands are a typical vacation paradise for many around the world. The clear waters, beautiful sand, and the local atmosphere is what makes them ever so tempting! The Jadwet family, one of the most prominent families since the beginning of the 20th century is a name which is synonymous among the local islanders. The Jadwets were appointed as the British trade agent in the Nicobar group with a complete monopoly. They were the first...Read More
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Last night I promised you wouldn’t die.
I am now rescinding that promise.
Last night as I was driving home, I came upon what I thought was a car accident scene. I could hear you yelling for help. I could vaguely see your shape lying on the road in the dark.
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Stacey Toews and his team at Level Ground Trading are bringing something incredible to the global economy that is lacking in most transactions – something so powerful it changes the way we think about the products we purchase and our consumer impact.
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