The story of Diwali / Deepavali

Happy Diwali. Here is a nice piece on Diwali that I got from a friend by email. It is the story of Diwali and how it is celebrated around the world. A good read for those who celebrate Diwali and who dont.

The Story of Diwali:

Divali or Deepavali is the name given to the festival of […]

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visit to US-speeches

Here is a compilation of speeches from Daw Suu Kyi during her visit to US in September 2012. This was compiled by Canadian Friends of Burma.

U.S-Burma/Myanmar Relations – Sept. 18 – hosted by Institute of Peace/ Asia Society Aung San Suu Kyi spoke about U.S.-Myanmar (Burma) relations, and she received the Asia Society’s Global […]

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FOTOtalk August 16, 2012 JOIN US AT THE ING DIRECT Toronto Downtown Café 221 Yonge St. (Yonge & Shuter Sts.) Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 6:30 PM Register Now Sri Lankans Without Borders is excited to present another unique event for the community: FOTOtalk, an evening of photography, diasora talent and discussions,

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Call from ICCC Mentoring Program 2012 The Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of the 4th round of its mentorship program. This three-month long program was launched in May 2010. The main objectives of this program are to connect internationally trained Indo-Canadian newcomers with successful Indo-Canadian

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I was looking for someone to fix my leaky hot tub and found this company Tubwerx and regret it all together now. So this guy Jim Gramatikopoulos (also goes by alias Jimmy, Dimitri) comes and puts a sales pitch on how the tub has to be removed and will cost

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Canada to suspend most sanctions on Burma

In an expected move, Baird today announced that Canada will suspend most sanctions on Burma. Canada follows other countries like US, UK, Norway who have done the same. Imports, exports and financial transactions are allowed but the embargo on arms still remains. Most companies have done the same and we

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Policy Consultation on Burma

Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB), policy session April 27, 2012- Ottawa. Yeah, that’s right. We, at CFOB are conducting a one day policy consultation session to engage both the public and Burma analysts towards developing our policy on Canada-Burma relations. A lot has changed in the past two years that

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