Apna Health – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis

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Ontario – Through the Apna Health collaboration, Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) and Indus Community Services (Indus), have partnered together to release a specialized report on International Students – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis. International students in the Region of Peel encounter many challenges and this report outlines some of the major issues, such as Labour Exploitation and Financial Difficulty, …

Uninvited: Working Ontario Women Launches News Program

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Digital broadcast examines issues facing women TORONTO – Working Ontario Women (WOW), a non-profit organization dedicated to changing women’s lives for the better and amplifying their voices, is launching a new half-hour digital news program highlighting the successes and struggles of everyday working women titled, Uninvited: Working Ontario Women News. Beginning on the morning of Sunday, September 26, 2021, Uninvited …

Deloitte concludes investigation on allegations of improper hiring,

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BRAMPTON, ON (September 29, 2021) – Independent investigator and forensic auditor Deloitte has completed its investigation of allegations regarding administrative conduct, including personnel matters, received by Brampton City Council on April 22, 2021. In addition to reviewing the allegations, City Council directed Deloitte to open an anonymous portal to provide an opportunity for employees and residents who may wish to report …

Hello PRESTO!

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Everything you need to know about PRESTO, before your next ride It may have been a while since you’ve taken transit, but PRESTO is ready to roll out the welcome mat! While you were away, PRESTO used the time to make upgrades and enhancements to how you load funds and check your balance on the go using the PRESTO App, …

Free Exhibition:  chashm-e-bulbul, eye of the nightingale

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Toronto – As part of ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021–2022, A free exhibit will present the works of a group of diverse South Asian artists at the ArtworxTO Pop Up Hub – Bayview Village, in North York. The exhibit is called chashm-e-bulbul (eye of the nightingale) and starts September 22, 2021. It will feature works that explore the …

The New Normal of Health Care in 2021

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The continued disruption of the COVID-19 Pandemic has commanded health care professionals and boards to adapt their traditional operating models By Mahd Malik, 16-year-old Dubai –  With the Corona Virus’ detrimental effects hospital and health care system boards have shifted their customary governance models and try to adjust by focusing on preparing for 2021 by introducing different strategies that will …

Cricket Canada’s President Rashpal Bajwa Elected To ICC’s Chief Executives Committee

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Ottawa – Cricket Canada’s President Rashpal Bajwa has been elected to the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC). Bajwa’s election as one of the Committee’s three Associate Member representatives was confirmed on July 24 following an online ballot. Cricket Canada’s Rashpal Bajwa, together with Mubashshir Usmani of the Emirates Cricket Board will join Botswana Cricket Association’s Sumod Damodar, …

Join Brampton Recreation for live virtual fitness classes and crafts

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Stay fit and creative on Tuesdays at noon on Instagram LIVE @CityBrampton BRAMPTON – The City of Brampton’s virtual recreation platform Rec at Home has transformed into a weekly, live series of free fitness and craft sessions with trained Brampton Recreation instructors, open to people of all ages and abilities. These free, fun, family-friendly, short classes take place every Tuesday …

BIA Welcomes Efforts to Bring University of Guelph Humber to Brampton

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More than 5,000 students will revitalize the downtown and support local businesses Brampton – The Downtown Brampton BIA is thrilled that Brampton City Council has unanimously supported a motion to work with the University of Guelph and Humber College on a relocation of the University of Guelph-Humber’s campus, to Brampton’s new downtown Centre for Innovation (CFI). “University of Guelph-Humber’s relocating …

AWARD WINNING SOUTH ASIAN FESTIVAL CELEBRATES ITS 6TH YEAR THIS YEAR

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Digital festival to feature Bollywood, Punjabi and Multicultural performances, Online Talent Hunt, and a Classical Music Showcase Brampton – The Arts and Culture Initiative of South Asia (ACISA) will be presenting one of the largest South Asian festivals in Canada – VIBRANT BRAMPTON – that will showcase the culture and diversity of Ontario from July 23 to 25, 2021. As …