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2014-05-06 20:20:37

OTTAWA, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - One hundred years ago, on May 23, 1914, the Komagata Maru, a Japanese steamship, arrived in Vancouver's Burrard Inlet with 376 passengers, all British subjects, mostly

2008-11-13 15:00:16

TORONTO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Deepa Mehta announced today the pivotal character of Mewa Singh will be played by Vinay Virmani (photograph attached) in his debut film Komagata Maru. Vinay is a recent graduate of the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute of New York.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.