Feature, Interviews

Bring spice into your life with modern recipes from Anjali Pathak’s Indian Family Kitchen

 “Spice is where the flavour is,” chef Anjali Pathak says. “One spice can genuinely transform any dish. With just a little bit of know-how, you can create really healthy dishes in very little time at all.” In her cookbook, The Indian Family Kitchen: Classic Dishes for a New Generation (Appetite by Random House, 2016), she encourages readers to experiment [...]

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You need to up your game to be in Hollywood regardless of your colour Canadian Actress Agam Darshi

  On CTV’s Cop Drama “Played”: The show has been titled “Played,” How do you feel the title fits into the storyline of the show? Do you think the title is appropriately named for a cop show? It is definitely. The show is about ‘undercover cops’ who go on assignments or ‘plays’, in order to [...]

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Feature, Interviews

Memories of summer (jobs)

Whether it’s working as a summer camp counsellor or a life guard, or doing heavy labour on a farm, nearly every working Canadian has a story of a summer job that they’ll never forget. We asked some successful Canadians about their most memorable summer jobs, the lessons they learned and how they helped influence their careers. [...]

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Feature, Interviews

Fire up the barbecue for chicken tikka, Karachi-style, with crispy flatbreads, green chutney

In Sumayya Usmani’s hometown of Karachi, Pakistan, chicken tikka is grilled over red-hot coals. The bird is quartered and the meat, still on the bone, skewered and scored. Smothered in a marinade of chilies and spices, the flesh takes on its characteristic reddish hue. “It has a lovely char-grilled flavour,” Usmani says. “And it’s really quite simple. [...]

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Feature, Interviews

“I Belong To U” singer Ranjini

Ranjini is an Indian-American recording artist and songwriter. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, Ranjini learned to sing from her mother, Uma Ettigi. She wanted to learn how to play the piano and played by ear until her parents agreed to enroll her in formal piano lessons at age 11. As a preteen, Ranjini started experimenting [...]

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Editorial

Move ahead on body cameras for police

Posted on 21 September 2016

They don’t come cheap and they’re hardly flawless, but small cameras worn by frontline police seem a promising investment in public accountability. That’s the upshot of an almost year-long pilot project which had 85 Toronto police officers wearing these devices. The resulting 95-page report, released, shows strong support from the public and participating officers for what [...] Continue Reading

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Immigration

Eyes on this border crossing are 700 kilometres away

Posted on 21 September 2016

Morses Line is one of those places where the Canada-U.S. border is truly just an artificial stop on a country road. In the late 1800s, it was a literal line established by a distant government that was crossed by villagers from the province of Quebec and the state of Vermont going about their business, which was [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

$10 million investment for water and wastewater projects in Brampton

Posted on 21 September 2016

 Investments in infrastructure help create jobs and grow the middle class now while building a strong foundation for a sustainable economic future. Sonia Sidhu, Member of Parliament for Brampton South, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Vic Dhillon, Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton West, and Linda Jeffrey, Mayor [...] Continue Reading

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Canadian Politics

NDP demands Wynne government show commitment to keep auto jobs in Ontario

Posted on 21 September 2016

During Question Period, Oshawa MPP Jennifer French, demanded the Wynne government commit to supporting auto jobs in Ontario, and workers and families in Oshawa and across the province, that depend on them. “People in Oshawa are reaching a tipping point. If we are going to keep building vehicles in Oshawa, this Liberal government needs to step [...] Continue Reading

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South Asian Politics

THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY

Posted on 21 September 2016

Dr. Hasan Askari  Democracy is the most popular system of government. Its support increased after the end of the Cold War and the breakup of the Soviet Union in December 1991. Its popularity can be judged from the fact that even dictatorial regimes try to project them as a democratic government. However, the shape and [...] Continue Reading

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Business

Canadians’ household debt surges to new record as borrowing continues

Posted on 21 September 2016

Canadian household debt soared to a record high in the second quarter of this year as rock-bottom interest rates continued to underpin heavy borrowing. The ratio of debt to disposable income jumped to 167.6 per cent, higher than the first quarter’s 165.3 per cent and eclipsing last year’s record, according to Statistics Canada’s national balance sheet report [...] Continue Reading

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Life & Style

What to do if your child is being bullied at school

Posted on 21 September 2016

Schoolyard bullies don’t pick on just anyone. Like wolves culling caribou, they single out the wounded, the stragglers, the loners who stray from the herd. More often than not, bullies are the popular kids, the ringleaders with a competitive streak, researchers say. In their baboon-like displays of dominance and control, children who bully are simply [...] Continue Reading

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Community

Saravanaa Bhavan fulfills social responsibility to the community

Posted on 21 September 2016

Saravanaa Bhavan, World’s No: 1 Vegetarian Restaurant Chain, offering unrivalled quality and taste, is now in the verge of creating a new vision to fulfill its social responsibility to the community. The restaurant’s strategic priorities are grounded in a fundamental sense of responsibility that includes all customers, employees and communities. Right across the restaurant, the [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Deepika makes a special request to her fans

Posted on 21 September 2016

Why can’t we smile more, asks Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who feels that a smile can well do what a thousand words cannot. The actress is seen in Britannia Good Day’s new campaign – Smile More for a Good Day. Aligned to the brand’s philosophy “It’s a smile that makes a Good day”, the campaign [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

Priyanka Chopra Emmys 2016: ‘Quantico’ Star’s Crimson Dress A Showstopper

Posted on 21 September 2016

You’d think a red dress wouldn’t stand out on the red carpet, but that was not an issue for Priyanka Chopra. The “Quantico” actress was living her best life at the 2016 Emmys Sunday, twirling and grinning for the cameras in her floor-length crimson dress. Chopra was there to present alongside Tom Hiddleston, and she [...] Continue Reading

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ShowBiz

I really want to know who’s talking about my relation with Karan V Grover: PoPPy Jabbal

Posted on 21 September 2016

It’s been in media for a long time that Model Poppy Jabbal is dating Actor Karan V Grover, who is seen in Life Ok’s Bahu Hamari Rajni_Kant. Poppy, who is all set to debut into acting with her upcoming Tollywood movie, named ‘Mahi NRI’ is miffed over it now. She wants to know who are [...] Continue Reading

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Editorial

Make owning an electric car easier

Posted on 15 September 2016

Financial incentives to buy a clean, green electric car aren’t much use without a place to charge it. Yet that’s precisely the position of thousands of Toronto residents, especially those in the old city who have no alternative to on-street parking. Motorists who lack access to a driveway, garage or laneway where they can power [...] Continue Reading

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