It’s time to enter a new year with some new habits and a healthier lifestyle. Everyone loves making New Year Resolution plans, but those usually end up as empty promises to ourselves. This year, do things differently and promise to become a better and healthier you. Start a Healthy Diet Promise yourself that you will start… Read more »


Day-to-day living is costly. Gas, groceries, home expenses, the kids, taxes, a workday coffee or lunch – it all costs and it all adds up, making it very difficult to set aside money for investing. But you know you should because contributing to your investments within an RRSP and other forms of saving and investing… Read more »

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Like many other cultures, the South Asian community has its own set of traditions and customs especially when it comes to love, relationships and marriage. However, many western cultures are joined with the SA culture in its views on values and morals especially when tender young hearts are involved. Many parents believe that certain rules… Read more »

We live in a society where we’re bombarded by pictures of glamourous women on the covers of magazines and on television. These images are cited as examples of beauty and what others should aspire to in order to be considered beautiful. In the South Asian community, it’s no different with the Bollywood starlets who grace… Read more »


There have been times when some of the most amazing people I know, will call scared and fearful they are not going to be able to achieve their biggest goal to date. They are scared they don’t have it in them, so therefore become immobilized by this fear where they do not even know what… Read more »


This month’s article is discussing a topic that is close to my heart – the wedding of a mixed couple.  As half of a mixed couple and mother of a “whole-wheat baby”, I feel so comfortable walking down the streets of downtown Toronto where diversity is not only commonplace but celebrated. It’s encouraging to see… Read more »


Chicago, how I love thee! My first time visit Chicago has me wanting to return sooner than later. Maybe it was the amazing architecture including the intersection of cultures and history (this mosque has been turned into a Bloomingdales) or maybe it was the food (loved, loved the Pacific Coast Oysters at Epic and the… Read more »


In 2009, I was fortunate enough to go to Botswana for three weeks with the University of British Columbia Leave for Change program for Staff. When I chose to go to Botswana, I knew nothing about it other than it bordered South Africa. Over the next three months, I received cultural sensitivity training and I had… Read more »

With the holiday season quickly approaching we decided to give you some last minute gift ideas for your Holiday shopping! Our intern, Avi Gill has put together a fabulous list to help you pick out that perfect gift for your special someone.   For Him: Finding the perfect gift for any guy in your life… Read more »


They say sometimes you have to go back in order to move forward.  When I began thinking about the inaugural Dear DIDI article there were many options, but in reality there was only one… to answer the girl who had asked actress Pamela Anderson for advice many years ago who inspired the idea of Dear… Read more »


Taking a Fabulous Selfie For those of you out-of-the-loop a Selfie is a self-portrait photography one typically takes with a hand-held digital camera or camera phone and often associated with social networking and photo sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc… Admittedly I was quite against this new fad of taking photos of oneself and posting… Read more »

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  There are times when simply your words move me. There are times when simply a touch moves me. I love you so much and have been in love with you for as long as I can remember. I am honored to have your love in my life. It’s very difficult to find a love… Read more »


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