Author, Human Rights Activist, Social Worker
<a href="http://alexsangha.com/" rel="nofollow">Alex Sangha</a> is an award-winning author and social worker. He has an MSc in public administration and public policy from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics and a master of social work from Dalhouise University. <br> <br> Alex has worked as an instructor, clinician, social worker, and youth counsellor. He is the founder of Sher Vancouver, which is a social, cultural, and support group for South Asians and friends. In addition, he initiated the Dignity House project which is a proposal to develop affordable housing for vulnerable seniors in Vancouver. <br> <br> Alex is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for social work and community service and his third social discussion book, Catalyst, was a finalist in the current events and social change category of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. <br> <br> You can contact Alex at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why would God create queer people if he didn't like them, and wanted them to suffer and make their life miserable?
Beyak is playing on Indigenous stereotypes and causing potential resentment and divisiveness from the rest of the Canadian population.
01/08/2018 10:05 EST
How can a working or even middle-class person afford legal representation? The answer is that they are out of luck.
11/24/2017 17:57 EST
A country as rich as Canada should ensure that everyone, including the poor, can live with dignity as well.
10/11/2017 11:00 EDT
I would like to see a "no call is too small" philosophy put into practice.
09/07/2017 15:21 EDT
I live in a beautiful relatively new glass tower adjacent to King George Skytrain. It's a Concord Pacific development. My building has a concierge, games room, movie theatre, bowling alley, fully-equipped gym, steam room, among other amenities. Holland Park, SFU Surrey, and Central City Mall are all across the street. I have a secure underground parking spot in the heart of the new Surrey City Centre. I basically have been living in my own protected bubble for the last couple of years. So I broke out.
06/09/2017 01:44 EDT
There needs to be a direct connection from the citizens to the elected official without all these special interests trying to skew the outcome of the election or trying to influence the voting intentions and platforms of the candidates. The end result would be elected officials who would be truly independent and can vote with their conscious and what is best for the citizens and their community.
03/20/2017 12:17 EDT
Many people argue that the best way to help someone and improve their quality of life is to give them a job. This may be true, however, I would also argue that one of the best ways to help someone is to teach them and give them the skills and resources to become their own boss.
09/15/2016 01:07 EDT
Why do people come into our lives? Is it random or was it meant to be? For some reason I have always believed that people cross paths for a reason. The interaction could be positive or negative, or seem meaningless.
05/10/2016 11:21 EDT
Millions of children, youth, and families live in poverty and cannot afford nutritious meals. The government can legislate that all grocery stores and farmers markets have to donate their unused food to breakfast clubs, hot lunch programs, community kitchens, and food banks in their local neighbourhood.
11/02/2015 03:27 EST
Surrey needs to start being treated by Victoria and Ottawa as the big city and urban centre in the province!
10/10/2015 01:14 EDT
I had to change my whole mental attitude and approach to being a welfare recipient. I no longer see myself as a victim.
10/05/2015 05:09 EDT
Did you know that nearly one in four people in this world have roots from South Asia? This includes the countries of India
06/25/2015 12:05 EDT
Many people in Surrey are hard-working families and just trying to get by. The last thing these families and their children need is your social stigma thrown at them.
01/30/2015 03:02 EST
As a Punjabi male born into a Sikh family I am really disgusted by these acts of violence which go against everything I was taught as a Sikh. It is our call of duty to protect the marginalized, oppressed, vulnerable, and weak and advocate for equality, humanity, dignity, and respect for all.
11/27/2014 03:30 EST
The citizens of Surrey have an opportunity to elect candidates who will put the best interests of the residents and people first. Wow! Can you imagine? Let's make it happen.
11/13/2014 06:03 EST
Surrey needs to return to the ward system. A candidate doesn't need thousands of dollars to run a city-wide campaign or to seek the nomination of a political slate. Independents would have a good chance of getting elected. This is because the elections would be held in smaller neighbourhood districts or wards. This would give Surrey the same representation as Vancouver -- which is more than appropriate considering the growing size and stature of Surrey.
10/15/2014 06:14 EDT
Now that the civic election is around the corner, here is my top 10 wish list of everything I dream of having for my hometown of Surrey. Let's see if our political leaders can actually work with all levels of government to make it happen.
10/04/2014 02:06 EDT
Local elections for mayor and council are around the corner in British Columbia. The more I learn and read about elections and government, the more I feel the political process needs to radically change.
09/16/2014 03:49 EDT
Everyone feels sad from time to time. But when the sadness doesn't stop and emotions start to interfere with life, that person may be depressed. Winston Churchill called his depression his "black dog."
08/15/2014 05:47 EDT
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