Meet the founder of North America’s largest South Asian Film Fest

Sunny Gill is the founder of IFFSA Toronto, the largest South Asian film festival in North America Over the past few years, CBC Toronto has been a proud sponsor of the International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA) Toronto. Last year, … Continued

Victoria Poon, Swimmer

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Born in Hong Kong in 1984, Victoria Poon started swimming as a child. She continued to swim after she immigrated in Canada with her family. Now she is the Canadian 50M women freestyle record holder. Victoria Poon participated in the … Continued

Phan Thi Kim Phuc

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Kim Phuc is best known as “the girl in the picture”, the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken by Nick Ut in 1972 at the height of the Vietnam War. She was 9 years old then, napalm bombs were accidentally dropped on … Continued

Kim Thuy, Novelist

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Marc Montgomery, host of the RCI show The Link, talks to Kim Thuy about her award-winning first book called “Ru”. In the semi-autobiographical Ru, we follow the author from a privileged family in Hanoi, to the terrors of fleeing the … Continued