Indo Canadian

Finding Strong Indian Women in Hidden Stories

Manjot Bains | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Manjot Bains

One day, Shauna Singh Baldwin gave her grandmother a notebook and suggested that she write down her personal stories. What emerged were pages of personal memories of the trauma of partition - and it was the first time Shauna and her family heard about their grandmother's experiences. "I realized that until then, my grandfather had been the person who told my grandmother's stories about Partition," she said.

Bollywood Trumps Sex Trafficking in Canadian News Coverage

Supriya Dwivedi | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada
Supriya Dwivedi

It makes sense that the Canadian media would cover the IIFA with such fervour. After all, Indians are a proud people who love their culture and Bollywood is an integral part of it. And yet, India has a darker side to its cultural traditions that nobody desires to address.

Bollywood Flies to Canada, With No Return Ticket Home

Alex Budman | Posted 08.26.2011 | Canada
Alex Budman

Blurring the boundaries between Hollywood and Bollywood, Breakaway brings Bollywood flair to Hollywood actors, all while showcasing Toronto and its unique Indo-Canadian population.

Rise of Non-Resident Indians in Canada

Sam Singh | Posted 08.15.2011 | Canada
Sam Singh

Locally, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas means the emergence of Toronto on the "Indian global circuit." And while the event made some waves in the Indo-Canadian media, everyone knew it was just a warm up for next weekend's IIFAs, the biggest event in the Bollyverse.