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Suresh Kurl

Educator

Suresh Kurl's academic career led him from India to the University of York's Leverhulme post-doctoral visiting fellowship in 1967. He then became an assistant professor at the University College of Wooster (Ohio) and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

He joined the University of British Columbia in 1970.

In 2012, he was honoured by the Royal Bank of Canada and the Ministry of Multiculturalism, Government of Canada, as one of the Top 25 Canadian immigrants.

He has written for the Vancouver Sun, Province, the South Asian journal LINK, quarterly magazine desi-Today and Vancouver.com on social, political and religious issues.
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What Immigrants Should Know Before Coming to Canada

Canada is a dream come true for those who immigrate here. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms is the envy of the world. Its multiculturalism welcomes new immigrants with open arms, open hearts and open minds. If new immigrants are to become a part of the Canadian multicultural fabric they must know what their obligations as Canadian resident/citizen would be.
06/24/2015 08:43 EDT
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Bill C-51: We Must All Stand On Guard For Canada

I think our inter-faith leaders -- every priest, rabbi, pundit, imam and granthi -- would do this country a great service if they enforce a message of peace and harmony against and speak to their captive audience against the symptoms of sadistic behaviour -- manipulation, the thrill of violence, power, and control that comes from inflicting pain on other.
02/19/2015 06:06 EST
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India Needs A 'Good Samaritan' Law

Once upon a time, India was a nation where women used to be worshipped. Though we still build temples of goddesses to celebrate them and pray to them, the treatment of the living-breathing goddesses sitting next to their devotees tells different real life stories.
12/08/2014 05:59 EST