YOUR PROVINCIAL ELECTION CHEATSHEET

With the provincial elections being only a week away, and advance voting already started, this election is already more controversial than normal. More people are being careful with who they are voting for.     Being a small business owner, my main focus is the business platform for each party. Where will I benefit more […]

FOLLOW FRIDAY: ESSKAY

Join us for another installment of Wardrobe Wednesday.  Meet the founders of Esskay!     Sangheetha & Sakshi are the co-creators of the modern Indian wear brand ESSKAY. Being ambitious young women, they not only run their own business but also lead demanding careers in their field of study. They constantly aim to push the […]

WARDROBE WEDNESDAY: FATIMA SYED

Join us for another installment of Wardrobe Wednesday.  Meet the lovely Fatima.   You may have spotted her in the front rows at Toronto Fashion Week, or perhaps on the event circuit mingling with the city’s style, media, and entertainment crowds. Fatima Syed is an emerging Toronto-born journalist and editor, who has covered everything from […]

THE IMPACT OF SOUTH ASIAN FUSION RESTAURANTS

Gone are the days when you could do good with an Indian, Chinese or Japanese cuisine. Today, you need more!   Fusion cuisine is the new in-thing and restaurants are increasingly resorting to changing their traditional food approach to cuisines that are more inclined towards a blend of different traditional recipes.   It is not a […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT CRYPTOCURRENCY

Cryptocurrency is all the rage today. Bitcoin, just the other day, rose to nearly $20,000 but has fallen to nearly half the value. Governments the world over are mulling restrictions on cryptocurrency trading.   How bad is it?   The World of Cryptocurrency   Here is the thing with cryptocurrency – it’s not just about […]

FOLLOW FRIDAY: KEISHA DEORAJ

Meet Keisha. Keisha is a 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher and is currently a Bachelor of Education student at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa, Ontario, where she also earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Keisha is a highly motivated young woman who plans on continuing her studies to […]

WARDROBE WEDNESDAY: SIMAR

Simar started singing at the age of 5. Her parents put a heavy focus on religion and spirituality and wanted Simar and her siblings to connect with God through kirtan. This is where Simar’s love for music flourished. She mastered the ability to sing at different ranges all while playing the harmonium. Simar and her […]

FOLLOW FRIDAY: JASVIR KAUR RABABAN

Jasvir Kaur Rababan is a renowned musician, academic, and lecturer who is helping lead a global renaissance in Sikh spiritual music. She is considered the leading female rabab player of our time. As vice president of Raj Academy, Jasvir educates public audiences and trains students in the sacred art of traditional Sikh music. For 15 years, she […]

JASMEET SIDHU

TELL US MORE ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND I’ve been a journalist, photographer, video producer and speaker, and have worked all over the world in the media, tech and entertainment industry. I cherish the diversity of experiences I’ve had, because there are very few people who can say they’ve worked as a reporter at a major newspaper, […]

RANDY PERSAUD

SAPNA Toronto is proud to feature some exciting professionals in the South Asian community. This is one individual who will truly make you excited when being around them. Meet Randy Persaud. He’s a highly recognized media personality in the Peel Region. Randy is a lovable TV broadcaster, talkshow host, public speaker, community ambassador and ketchup […]

SUMU SATHI

Coming from the tamil community myself, I feel very humbled and empowered to be writing about the power house Sumu Sathi. Sumu Sathi is the Founder/ Producer/ Host for Mandraa TV. Sumu’s passion for the arts started during her teenage years, when she became a dancer and then continued to act in several stage plays in […]