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 THE 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention – “Redefining Engagement with the Indian Diaspora” – takes place from January 7 to 9 at the Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bengaluru, Karnataka, according to an email sent to The VOICE by FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry).

The Indian External Affairs Ministry is organising the Convention in partnership with Government of Karnataka. FICCI is a partner with the Indian Government for this prestigious global event.

 

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THE 100 Year Journey annual gala on Saturday, October 1 celebrated past, present, and future Indo-Canadian trailblazers. The evening built upon the last two year’s historical reflections with an awards program that recognized current and future pillars of the community with six individuals who have opened doors and broken new ground as “Pioneers” and “Navigators” and one individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Indo-Canadian community as an “Ambassador”.

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 Posters ‘in no way reflect the inclusive, diverse and caring culture of this university,’ says President Cannon     EARLY Tuesday morning, about 40 anti-Muslim posters were found and removed by Campus Security on the University of Calgary’s main campus.

“The University of Calgary is committed to creating a safe and respectful campus for all […]

 

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Thursday, 22 September 2016 15:01

Ending Systemic Racism in Legal Profession

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 TORONTO: The Law Society of Upper Canada’s Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group on Thursday released a report proposing 13 recommendations to address issues of systemic racism in the legal professions.

The report is the culmination of thorough study and province-wide consultations, showing that racialized lawyers and paralegals face longstanding and significant challenges at all stages […]

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Tuesday, 06 September 2016 14:01

Indian visitors to BC up 21 pct in June

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  Victoria: The number of overnight visitors from India to B.C. increased by 20.9 per cent in June this year from the previous June as international tourists to the province surpassed the two-million mark for the first six months of 2016.
According to Statistics Canada, 2,307,624 visitors came to [...]

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Mumbai (IANS): A special postage stamp and an Indian Post Special Cover will mark Mother Teresa’s canonisation as a saint on September 4 at The Vatican, officials said here. Designed by artist Alok Goyal of Kolkata, the special cover is made of special silk paper with the classic image of Mother Teresa holding a child […]

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Friday, 02 September 2016 10:27

Free Online Employment Program for Immigrants

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It’s very competitive to find jobs in Toronto, let alone for those Brits thinking of coming over to try their luck. Any little helps, basically. CanPrep, offered by JVS Toronto, is a free specialized employment program designed for internationally trained individuals immigrating to Canada to help them quickly connect to a career. The program is […] 

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New Delhi (IANS): Despite a hefty hike in fees of US H-1B and L-1 visas, there has been no drop in number of applications from India and the country continues to be the highest recipient of H-1B visas, the highest US official in Washington dealing with international visa issues said here on Tuesday. “Indian citizens receive […]

 

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  New Delhi (IANS): The number of cases of inter-country parental child abduction related to Indians in the US is the second highest next only to Mexico, a senior US government official said here on Tuesday. “We are handling more than 1,000 cases of inter-country parental child abduction,” Michele Bond, US Assistant Secretary of State […]

 

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 BY AARON WUDRICK Federal Director Canadian Taxpayers Federation   LAST week, news broke that federal Health Minister Jane Philpott had spent $1,700 on a high-end car service for a single day of driving her around the Toronto area. Her office then revealed there were more in the same vein: a $2,000 bill for a car […]

 

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