Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society is thrilled to announce the appointment of Amar Sidhu to its Board. Amar Sidhu is the Assistant Vice-President, Commercial Banking for Envision Financial, a division of First West Credit Union, and brings more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry. Amar leads 21 branches and four major centres in Surrey/Delta, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack. Amar is currently on the Board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Langley. (Amar Sidhu, Board Member, PICS Society) Amar joins the current board members who are accomplished professionals in their diverse careers. Paul Resham Dosanjh (President) has over 30 years of operations management experience in retail business including sales, financial management and human resources. Puneet Khaira (Vice President) is an associate lawyer at Lindsay Kenney LLP’s Langley office, practicing in the area of general civil litigation, personal injury and family law. [...]
CBC Radio One visited our Guru Nanak Niwas Assisted Living facility in Surrey to see how culturally sensitive care homes matter today. By now you've heard the news, Canada's population is aging. Recent numbers from Statistics Canada show that for the first time seniors outnumber children under the age of 14. And as Canada's population growth is increasingly driven by immigration, delivering care to seniors that is culturally sensitive is an emerging issue. Read the whole article here...
Congratulations to our staff at PICS who have completed 10 years of service at our Assisted Living facility. PICS Assisted Living facility scored the highest rate of satisfaction in a survey conducted by Fraser Health Region recently and the credit certainly goes to our excellent staff.
Community media in Lower Mainland, especially South Asian media has been extremely helpful in disseminating important information about PICS and it's programs. Whether it's our settlement, employment senior or programs for women and youth the media has always helped us in getting the word out.