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Diwali Festival of Lights event sparkles with dance, music and memorable performances by Jassi Sidhu and Mickey Singh!

Diwali Festival of Lights 2017, Toronto (Photo by Ashish Singh)

Diwali Festival of Lights event sparkles with dance, music and memorable performances by Jassi Sidhu and Mickey Singh! The crowds got what they came for and more! The Diwali Festival of Lights presented by RBC in partnership with TELUS was a huge hit this past weekend on Oct 21 and 22nd. The Bramalea City Centre was buzzing with activity as ...

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New definition of age of dependants now in force – Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada

Public Policy on the Age of Dependants

New definition of age of dependants now in force Expanded definition of dependent children will help more families stay together in Canada October 27, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – The Government of Canada has changed the definition of the age of dependents from “under 19” to “under 22,” fulfilling a key mandate commitment of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ...

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2017 GGBooks winners announced – Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year

CHERIE DIMALINE 2017 - GGBooks winner

2017 GGBooks winners announced Provocative, poetic, original: 14 books that will be on every reading list this year Ottawa, November 1, 2017 – The Canada Council for the Arts today announced the winners of the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards. From 70 finalists, the peer assessors have chosen 14 outstanding winning titles in English and French. With new work by established authors, illustrators ...

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Growing Canada’s Economic Future – Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history

Honourable Ahmed Hussen

Growing Canada’s Economic Future Historic multi-year immigration plan sets out highest levels in recent history November 1, 2017—Toronto, ON — For years, we’ve seen how immigration strengthens Canada by spurring innovation and economic growth, supporting diverse and inclusive communities. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced the Government of Canada’s historic multi-year immigration levels plan that ...

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Commenting on Bollywood movie – ‘The Cinema Travellers’

The Cinema Travellers - A Masterpiece

Commenting on Bollywood movie –  ‘The Cinema Travellers’ ‘The Cinema Travellers’, the debute Bollywood movie presented by Kabir Centre, Montreal on October 27, 2917 as part of the South-Asian Film Festival 2017. The movie was shown at the Theater in Concordia University. Mr. T. K. Raghunathan, president of Kabir Cultural Centre, was also the main organizer. Click here for the ...

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An Evening of Scintillating North Indian Music Sandip Chatterjee on Santoor accompanied by Subhajyoti Guha on Tabla

Santoor player Sandip Chatterjee & Tabla maestro Subhajyoti Guha

An Evening of Scintillating North Indian Music Sandip Chatterjee on Santoor accompanied by Subhajyoti Guha on Tabla presented by the Kabir Cultural Centre October 14, 2017, Montreal – Sparkling Santoor played by Sandip Chatterjee accompanied by Subhajyoti Guha was simply enthralling. Two great artists performing together were greatly enjoyed by the audience. Needless to say the concert was a great ...

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Liberals Failing to Address Illegal Border Crossings

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale

Liberals Failing to Address Illegal Border Crossings October 5, 2017, OTTAWA – Today, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale briefed Members of Parliament on the Liberals’ response to illegal border crossings. During the meeting, the Liberals: –  Admitted that they have not even approached the American administration to renegotiate the Safe Third County Agreement ...

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Liberals Must Follow Through on their Commitment to Bring Yazidi Women and Girls to Canada

Hon. Michelle Rempel

Liberals Must Follow Through on their Commitment to Bring Yazidi Women and Girls to Canada October 5, 2017, OTTAWA – The Hon. Michelle Rempel, Shadow Minister for Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, issued the following statement regarding the government’s commitment to bring Yazidi women and girls to Canada: “It has almost been a year since the Liberal government reluctantly promised to bring ...

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New Liberal Tax on Employee Discounts Will Target the Working Class

Honourable Pierre Poilievre on Small Business Tax Grab

New Liberal Tax on Employee Discounts Will Target the Working Class October 9, 2017, Ottawa, Ontario — Conservative Shadow Finance Minister, Pierre Poilievre, today condemned Justin Trudeau’s new tax on employee discounts, a plan uncovered by Globe and Mail reporter, Campbell Clark, who published an email he received from a CRA official confirming the new rule. Under the new rules, local business ...

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