diversity

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer

Cultural odyssey on offer at SFU this summer Islam and Muslims featured often in the news from the displaced communities in Burma and the Central African Republic, to the political convulsions of the...
Mount Pleasant students celebrate Pink Day.

District Pink Day highlight reel shows off Vancouver School Board's diversity

During the last week of February 2013, schools across the Vancouver School District hosted a wide range of amazing activities. The diversity of celebrations was immense.

A taste of Pakistan with Fusion Kitchen

You can cook hamburgers and chicken wings, but can you cook squash sabzi, or peas pulao? I learned how to cook traditional Pakistani food at Fusion Kitchen.

How does ethnicity shape Vancouver's headlines?

Join Me in Media, a public dialogue on how to challenge stereotypes and create a more inclusive city through media, on Tuesday, September 13 at the Vancouver Public Library from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

New Westminster community works to balance history with diversity

The city isn't as urban as Vancouver, but as 22-year-old Dana Cook said about it, "New Westminster doesn't quite fit into the category of suburb either." Last night, a meeting highlighted the...

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part II

TB: Crossleft.org founder and activist Kety Esquivel is your Keynote Speaker — can you talk about why you choose her and how she will frame the evening's discussion? AP: I reached out to...

Inside #NetCulture with Lead Organizer Ajay Puri: Part I

I had a chance to sit down with lead organizer Ajay Puri and ask him a few questions about #NetCulture. The following is the first installment in a two-part series.

Denied entry to Surrey Christmas party for being East Indian, Herar speaks out

Two weeks ago, diversity columnist for the Abbotsford-Mission Times, Ken Herar,  was denied invitation to a Surrey Christmas party, because he was East Indian, he said. Herar reports that just...

On being “Too Asian?”

We mustn’t paint the Asian community with too broad of a brush. But this Chinese-Canadian knows too many Asians who wouldn’t make attractive undergraduates.

Osaka brings Asian gourmet food to West Van

Osaka Market opened in West Vancouver this week, bringing a taste of Asian culture to what has been a predominantly white suburb of an ethnically diverse city. The 37,000 square-foot high-end...