People living with dementia in the South Asian community often face challenges accessing care because of a lack of culturally appropriate services, language barriers or perceived stigma about dementia
Recently, Statistics Canada revealed that South Asians reported lower levels of mental health than any other Canadians during the pandemic.
The pressure of needing to be a model minority — successful, quiet, hardworking — can force people to internalize their mental anguish and ends up leaving gaps in our mental health services.
As the Indian variant becomes more prevalent within our borders, anti-South Asian sentiment is also growing, putting the community at a higher risk of hate crimes.
Many Indian Americans will be celebrating the festival of Diwali this week. A scholar explains what this festival of lights means – especially in chaotic times.
The authors argue South Asian immigrants to Canada have become complicit in the state’s racial and capitalist agendas.
In 1914, a ship carrying more than 300 immigrants from India wasn’t allowed to dock in Vancouver. A new mural tells an unverified story about Indigenous paddlers bringing food to the stranded ship.
A video art installation on view at the McIntosh Gallery until Jan. 12 explores the history of South Asian indentured labourers in the Caribbean.
Recent rumours of Apu’s demise may be exaggerated but his presence has been slowly written out of ‘The Simpsons,’ and many feel it is time for the stereotyped Indian-American character to go.