In October of 1914, Mewa Singh, an early Sikh settler in Canada, was put on trial for killing Immigration Inspector, William C. Hopkinson. Mr. Singh carried out the killings in retaliation to the infamous Komagata Maru incident and other incidents of discrimination against early Indian immigrants. The organizers of the Mewa Singh Centennial Commemoration will revisit this slice of history this coming Friday, when they launch their play, “The Undocumented Trial of William C. Hopksinson.” Written, directed, and produced by group of local academics, artists, and activists, this play draws on archival transcripts of Bhai Mewa Singh’s trial, and...Read More
Author: Sukhdip Basra
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year, you’ve probably heard about Bitcoin. But if you have no idea what it actually is and does, no one would blame you. Let’s take a look and give you the basics of Bitcoin. What the heck is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a digital currency that does not require the backing of a central bank. It is controlled and regulated through a sophisticated peer-to-peer system. How do I get Bitcoins? There are a few different ways to acquire Bitcoins. First, you can exchange currency for Bitcoin online through an exchange,...Read More
For the last few years, Samsung has been developing products that are legitimate contenders to other dominant mobile device manufacturers (cough, cough… Apple). I had the pleasure of testing out the Samsung Galaxy TabPro, and straying away from my usual devices to play with the Tab pleasantly surprised me. The display on the Tab is stunning. It sits in at 8.4 inches with WXGA widescreen resolution. This screen size gives you plenty of space for your everyday use; but skinny-jean wearing hipsters beware, you’ll have a hard time fitting it in your pockets. The screen is made with the...Read More
The City of Surrey once again held the annual Surrey Regional Economic Summit on February 27. The summit was held at the Guildford Sheraton and security was unsurprisingly tight. Known for inviting high profile entrepreneur and foreign dignitaries, this year certainly did not disappoint. Amongst many local leaders and influential personalities, oil tycoon, T Boone Pickens, was very entertaining as he reminisced on his career beginnings. The morning kicked off with Mayor Dianne Watts welcoming the audience to the summit and detailing the tremendous growth in Surrey over the past decade. Mayor Watts emphasized that our city has been...Read More
A question for you, what do you do when you want to buy a luxury SUV without driving a gas guzzling behemoth? The answer, the Range Rover Evoque. Daman and I once again had the pleasure of testing a new car and we had a blast! The Evoque is Range Rover’s answer to practicality, performance and style. As sales of large SUVs are slowing down, the trend is leaning towards buying compact vehicles that offer the comforts and luxuries of traditionally large vehicles, while still being eco and wallet friendly. This is where the Evoque shines. The version that...Read More
This 2-hour event is jam-packed with tools and strategies that you can implement in your business immediately. This is not another fluffy “introductory event” like you may have experienced, it’s designed to get you on the right track to maximizing growth, sales and profit.
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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.
I saw the… read more ❯
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.
They are bringing the human narrative into the story.
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