Community Happenings

Resilience, Creativity, Ambition — Three Words That Describe The Intercultural Women Entrepreneurs from The CWB Business Incubator for Women Makers and Creators

 Surrey, BC, September 24, 2021 | Every immigrant has an emotional story about their journey, and Bita Jamalpour has started up a new small business to capture them in a creative way. Her new business, Logue, is in the business of writing, illustrating and publishing immigrants’ stories through books, videos and even merchandise at 

Minister’s statement marking National Trucking Week

“Truck drivers have always been the backbone of our economy, but it has never been more apparent than over the past year and a half. During this National Trucking Week, I would like to thank all workers who have stepped up during the pandemic, delivering the essential goods we all rely on.


Seva Thrift Store 5TH Anniversary

Seva Thrift Store is celebrating our 5th anniversary on Sept 12, 2021. We invite the community to join us as we celebrate this milestone, and present a donation of $15,000 to Options Community Services.

Photo_Raj Chouhan_PICS Community Icon Award & Citation

PICS Society Honours Speaker Mr. Raj Chouhan with Its ‘Community Icon Award’

On August 24th, 2021, PICS Society honoured and recognized Mr. Raj Chouhan, Honourable Speaker of the Legislative Assembly in BC by presenting him with a ‘Community Icon Award’ and Citation for being the first South-Asian to be elected Speaker of any legislative assembly in Canada. Mr. Chouhan was also presented with a Limited-Edition Special Commemorative Coin minted in 2019 to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th birthday.