Archive | November, 2014
CICS Commemorates 30th Year since the Anti-Sikh Pogroms in Delhi

CICS Commemorates 30th Year since the Anti-Sikh Pogroms in Delhi

The anti-Sikh pogroms of 1984 in India serves as a trigger of emotion for almost every Sikh around the world – a reminder of tragedy, betrayal and genocide. In order to gain an understanding of the events of 1984, and to come to terms with the fact that thirty years have passed without much resolution, […]

CICS Commissioned Komagata Maru Play an Immense Success

CICS Commissioned Komagata Maru Play an Immense Success

A year’s worth of work to suitably commemorate the centenary of the Komagata Maru incident, came to fruition on Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd with the two performances of the CICS commissioned play titled That Land Beyond the Waves. The play was written by Assistant Professor of English at UFV, Dr. Rajnish Dhawan and […]

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

Canada’s International Trade Minister Ed Fast visits UFV India campus

                        (As seen on UFV Today) On October 17th, University of the Fraser Valley’s President Mark Evered welcomed Canada’s Minister of International Trade and MP for Abbotsford Ed Fast to UFV’s campus in Chandigarh, India. Fast, along with Canada’s Minister of National Revenue Kerry-Lynne Findlay, […]

UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

UFV hosts Premier Christy Clark and delegation in Chandigarh

(Taken from UFV Today) UFV hosted B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her international trade delegation at its campus in Chandigarh, India on Oct. 11. Clark is leading a nine-day trade mission to India. While visiting UFV Chandigarh, Premier Clark announced $50,000 in funding for 20 scholarships that will enable students from Canada to study in […]