Bilal Cheema: A Cultural Ambassador

Bilal Cheema: A Cultural Ambassador

On one of the rare few sunnier spring afternoons in Metro-Vancouver, I first met Bilal Cheema. From the outside, he seems like an average, hard working dad, but I quickly realized when I started talking to him that he is anything but ordinary. He may seem normal, but...
Why is Vaisakhi Important?

Why is Vaisakhi Important?

The vibrant festival of Vaisakhi, or Baisakhi, is considered to be an extremely important festival in India and around the globe for many reasons. Besides being important to the farmers as the harvest festival, this is of prime importance in Sikhism as the founding...
Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi

N THE 21ST CENTURY IN UK, USA AND CANADA, VAISAKHI CELEBRATIONS ARE SYMBOLIC OF PUNJAB’S RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL HISTORY. Many of us are not familiar with the challenges faced by farmers on a daily basis. Gone are the days when a very young bride in India was married to...
Government Waste

Government Waste

Money, even for government, is a finite resource. There is only so much of it to go around. And every dollar of government money comes from somewhere – a taxpayer, often scrimping to get by, or a business paying its share. That’s why we consider tax dollars to be a...