Canada India Foundation — Democracies Working Together, Dec 2020 E-Newsletter

Asha Bajaj
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​Toronto/Canadian-Media: Canada India Foundation (CIF) brings out its 23rd volume, 10th issue of December 2020 E-Newsletter, CIF reported.

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CIF E-Newsletter: Volume 23 Issue#10 Dec 2020

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Chair of Canada India Foundation (CIF), Satish Thakkar‘s Message

Looking forward to a newer and better year

Hello friends. We are going into what is traditionally called the festive season, a season of giving, rejoicing, and gratitude. It is also a time we are under the dark cloud cast by the pandemic. Canada is in the midst of a second wave as are several countries including India. We are far from free of this scourge. Governments everywhere are readjusting their priorities and budgets to bring relief to the people and businesses that have been robbed of their livelihoods.

Canada’s budget, announced recently, is an example of an effort by our government to cope with the crisis through fiscal measures. Yes, we are getting into unknown territories with this level of deficits, but what other options do we have?

It is not all dark on the Covid19 front. The arrival of fully tested vaccines is imminent. The government of Canada revealed plans to inoculate people in the high-risk groups, starting in the new year. In the following months, it is hoped that millions more will be vaccinated and protected. The light is visible at the end of the long tunnel. Let us be thankful for that going into the holiday season. (Read More)

Satish Thakkar ended his speech as follows:

I invite everyone to log in on December 27 to be a witness to the award ceremony at our virtual



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