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    Brighter Red: An immigrant son envisions Canada

    Gavin Barrett was among those strangers who helped me when I came to Toronto in July 2008. Although he’s from Mumbai I met him in Toronto. As it turned out, his suggestion led to my working at the Indo-Canada Chamber of article

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    My Papa Tree

    As a young school boy, I treaded past the orchard on my way back home. Surrounded by hills creating a border on the horizon between the earth and sky, this beautiful orchard always invoked divine peace in my mind…. read article

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    Arrival Survival Canada

    Arrival Survival Canada: A Handbook for New Immigrants is now a national bestseller…. read article

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    The Endless Journey

    I came to Canada in 1986, I had taught in England for 8 years (Physics, Chemistry, General Science) and began home tutoring through ‘Parosi’ and taught South Asian families English…. read article

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    My success story as a Newcomer to Canada

    I’m proud of whatever I’ve been able to achieve in a short span since I’ve been in this country…. read article

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    Do you have Canadian Experience?

    This book is an account of one South Asian woman’s journey in Canada. The title is the question asked by the employers in Ontario, Canada, when a new immigrant goes for a job interview. She feels that the question, “Do you have Canadian experience?” is both ridiculous and unfair…. read article

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    Hello EcoDesi here.
    So a few days ago I wrote about the 3 R’s of environmentalism.  To recap for those of us that don’t remember or who probably didn’t read my blog (which is probably the majority of you I know  ) , they are:… read article

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    The Three R’s

    Hello EcoDesi here.

    So I recently bought a laptop. And in order to be green (and save a few bucks) I decided to buy a slightly used one. I found a shop close to my home that calls itself a computers and electronics outlet. I just walked in and started asking questions. This was my first experience in buying a laptop so I wasn’t sure what I needed but the sales guys were very helpful…. read article

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    Hello, EcoDesi here.

    Ok so the past week was a busy one. Not really but I like to say that so people think I have friends…. read article

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    What is an EcoDesi?

    Hello, EcoDesi here. That’s right, EcoDesi.

    Has a nice ring to it, I think.

    So who or what is an EcoDesi? First off it is a who, not a what. And the definition (drum roll please):

    It is an individual having ties to the Indo-subcontinent who has decided to incorporate being green into his/her lifestyle…. read article