The Stigma On Mental Health And Why We Should Talk About It

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There has always been a stigma surrounding mental health. Those suffering from mental health issues are afraid to speak up and many people don’t really want to listen; because it’s “uncomfortable”. In reality, mental health is a bigger conversation and we need to be willing to take part in. Although […]

Enjoy Summerlicious at South Asian Restaurants this July

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Summerlicious is a summer foodie event produced by the City of Toronto that provides three-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at 200 top restaurants around Toronto. This special offer lasts from July 6th-22nd. The prices are as follows: Lunch: $23 | $28 | $33    Dinner: $33 | $43 | […]

Toronto’s South Asian Filmi Festival Hits Harbourfront

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Toronto is hosting its 18th South Asian Filmi Festival at the Harbourfront Centre December 9th and 10th! The Filmi Festival was created in response to lack of South Asian films in Canada. Filmi has been successful over the years and is proud to share the work of talented South Asian […]

TED Talks Is Coming to India This December!

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For those who are unfamiliar, TED Talks videos feature motivational speakers which include celebrities, activists, lecturers, and more. The video series is extremely popular online and now TED Talks India Nayi Soch is going to be official as of December 10th at 7 p.m.! Famous Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan […]

Sophie-Gregoire Trudeau and Rupi Kaur sit down for Personal Interview About Women’s Violence

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In Canada, Indigenous women and young women are at the highest risk of experiencing physical and sexual violence. It was the International Eliminate Women’s Violence Day on November 25th, which marked the official start of the 16 Days of Activism Campaign to raise awareness and reduce violence that occurs against women […]

“The Problem With Apu” Documentary Adresses Racist Indian Stereotypes

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Most television watchers have seen at least one episode of The Simpsons or have at least heard of the show. The Indian-American comedian Hari Kondabolu has a bone to pick with the famous Indian character on the show named Apu Nahasapeemapetilon. Apu is recognized for owning the Kwik-E-Mart and his exaggerated accent. Kondabolu […]

Happy Diwali: A Celebration of Light Conquering Darkness

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Today marks the start of Diwali or Deepavali, which is known as the ancient Hindu”festival of lights.” This five day festival is one of the most important celebrations in Indian culture! It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and other groups around the world. The festival is filled with fireworks, […]

MOSAIC International South Asian Film Festival- Year Six And Going Strong!

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The sixth edition of Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival aka MISAFF runs through August 3-6, 2017. SHE was invited to the opening night party and tweeted all the Red Carpet excitement live!   and The Opening Night Party was a mix of creative minds and talent from different countries not […]

SHE Picks: Man Booker Prize Longlist for 2017

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With the weekend upon us, we can’t think of a better time to catch up on our reading. While we’ve read, loved and shared our review for Arundhati Roy’s Ministry of Utmost Happiness in our August/September 2017 issue (sneak peek alert!) we are going to catch up on most of […]