SURREY, B.C. - It may be home to tens of thousands of South Asian residents and be B.C.'s second-largest city, but Surrey was apparently left out of a Hindi film festival dubbed the Oscars of India un...
The B.C. premier announced this week Metro Vancouver will host the Times of India Film Awards. Reactions within the South Asian community are mixed; some are touting it as a political ploy to gain South Asian votes. What remains to be seen is if the community and businesses at large will be able to tap into the longer term business opportunities an event of this nature can provide.