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Share The Light. Happy Diwali.

The Festival of Lights is celebrated with a lot of excitement by many in the South Asian community. The light of prosperity is welcomed by cleaning the home, decorating with rangoli (floor décor), torans (door garlands), khandeels (lanterns), string lights, and most importantly, the diya (earth lamp) which is the central symbol of Diwali. This year the welcoming of [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Advertising, Diwali, Ethnic Advertising, Multicultural Marketing, SA, South Asian|

Spice up your Thanksgiving with the flavours of the world

Thankfulness embraces all the ethnicities who call Canada home. We all feel gratitude for the many blessings we enjoy in our beautiful country. As Canada becomes more and more multicultural, the celebration of Thanksgiving has evolved to include many international flavours and tastes that make this October get-together even more vibrant and special. Celebrated on [...]

Raksha Bandhan – A celebration of sibling bond

The festival of Raksha Bandhan is celebrated every year in August and is a popular ceremony among South Asian Hindus. During Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a thread bracelet, known as Rakhi, on her brother’s wrist. This tying of the thread signifies a brother’s promise to always protect his sister. Although in a literal sense, [...]

By | July 31st, 2020|Ethnic Advertising, Multicultural Marketing, SA, South Asian|

Impact of COVID-19 on Multicultural Consumers in Canada

Canada’s multicultural landscape is vibrant and expanding. Two striking ethnicities by population size form a major part of this landscape - South Asians account for 2.6 million, and Chinese are 1.8 million of the total Canadian population. According to Environics Analytics, the immigrant population is projected to increase by 27% in the next 10 years.  [...]

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