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Friday, April 7, 2017 3:15 PM
As part of the celebrations and proclamation of April as Sikh Heritage Month, Premier Christy Clark announced that 15 South Asian historic places are being added to British Columbia’s Register of Historic Places.
Monday, November 28, 2016 12:15 PM
The B.C. government has awarded the Indus Media Foundation a one-time grant of $248,500 to share South Asian heritage through exhibition displays and learning tools intended for B.C. schools and community spaces. Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, along with Amrik Virk, MLA for Surrey-Tynehead, addressed Surrey high school students and community members at Simon Fraser University.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:30 AM
Multiculturalism Week in British Columbia is Nov. 13-19, 2016, a time to celebrate B.C.s rich, cultural mosaic. Nana’s Kitchen & Hot Sauces Ltd. is one of five multicultural champions profiled this week.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:27 AM
M.O.S.A.I.C. Multi-Lingual Orientation Service Association for Immigrant Communities will receive $4,500 in funding to help challenge racism and celebrate diversity. This organization is among 33 community groups throughout British Columbia working to address racism through the B.C. Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) program.
Friday, September 16, 2016 9:10 AM
British Columbians are invited to nominate places of historic significance to South Asian Canadians for recognition.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 1:00 PM
Sometimes the hardest roads lead to renewed purpose — a statement that sums up the attitude of Shaikh Hussain, a witty and self-aware former youth in care who came to Surrey from Mumbai, India when he was nine years old.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 10:15 AM
To help ensure that criminals will find no safe haven in British Columbia, government is developing new standards that will help B.C.’s police agencies build on their continued successful anti-gang disruption efforts.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:30 AM
Two people will get work experience in new media technology and an exhibit honouring the contributions of the South Asian community to the First World War is getting $41,667 in Job Creation Partnership funding from the provincial government.
Monday, November 18, 2013 2:00 PM
French speaking citizens in Surrey will soon have more books to choose from when they visit their local libraries, thanks to a new partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Surrey.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 5:30 PM
A celebratory feast highlighted the signing of a second Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement for the Surrey school district.