Abject failure in U.S., India in face of COVID-19 crisis

India has failed its citizens, especially the vulnerable. The U.S. has hobbled from one makeshift policy fiasco to another

Abject failure in U.S., India in face of COVID-19 crisisThe largest democracy and the most powerful nation in the world have both been left disrobed of their pageantry and power by COVID-19, shamefully failing their citizens and revealing their disintegrating moral façade. It’s said that the measure of a person is not what they do when things are going well, but rather how they…

A passion for beauty

Sangeeta Sharma of the NIWE Academy talks about the enduring allure of the esthetics industry and her drive to succeed

A passion for beautySangeeta Sharma is president of the NIWE Academy in Calgary. What is the National Institute of Wellness and Esthetics? And what does it do? Sharma: National Institute of Wellness and Esthetics is actually now known as NIWE Academy. NIWE Academy is a vocational school where students learn the essential theory and skills to engage in…

The same truths are part of every religious and philosophical tradition

Each of us needs to be true to our mission if we’re to be effective agents of universal change

The same truths are part of every religious and philosophical traditionReligion can provide guiding principles for a meaningful life, yet few concepts have been more divisive in human history. Seeing the tensions of the first half of the 20th century, Mohandas K. Gandhi, a deeply spiritual man, came to the following conclusion: “One should accept the faith into which one was born, but seek always…

The Trudeau train wreck

Trudeau's National Lampoon’s Indian Vacation was an embarrassment to Canada

Dear Justin,  You don’t mind if we call you Justin, do you? In other circumstances, we’d call you prime minister, but – to be perfectly candid – your Indian family vacation wasn’t terribly prime ministerial. The complications arising from that trip continue to be felt, too. On Wednesday morning of last week – on what…

Saskatchewan youth travels to India to lend a hand

‘Me to We is trying to empower the women, to be able to sustain themselves, by providing education and resources to help them’

Saskatchewan youth travels to India to lend a handBy Kevin McBain The Kindersley Clarion “We can change the world and make it a better place. It is in your hands to make a difference,” said Nelson Mandela. Being one person in a world so big may be overwhelming, but if you try to make a difference, if you do your best, if you…