Obama: “Not only do I think I’m a desi, but I’m a desi.”

first_imgAt a San Fransisco Fundraiser on Aug 17, Barack Obama endeared himself to his Indian and Pakistani American contributors by playfully identifying himself as a desi.The San Fransisco Chronicle quoted Obama as saying: “Not only do I think I’m a desi, but I’m a desi. I’m a homeboy.”At Occidental College, Obama recalled, he roomed with  Pakistani student, and at the dorm “Indians and Pakistanis came together under one roof … to cause havoc in the university.”Obama added that he had learned to cook dal and other Indian dishes, but “somebody else made the naan.”Somebody else always makes the naan!“Those are friendships which have lasted … for years, and continue until this day,” Obama said. “I have an enormous personal affection for the people of South Asia,” the Chronicle reported.  Related Itemslast_img read more

Canada Goose targets worlds fashion centres with six new stores two in

first_img The Canadian Press advertisement Comment Email Reddit Sponsored By: Facebook Join the conversation → Recommended For You’This keeps us in the game’: GM throws Oshawa plant a lifeline with $170M investment that will save 300 jobsTrans Mountain construction work can go ahead as National Energy Board re-validates permitsDavid Rosenberg: Deflation is still the No. 1 threat to global economic stability — and central banks know itBank of Canada drops mortgage stress test rate for first time since 2016The storm is coming and investors need a financial ark to see them through Featured Stories Share this storyCanada Goose targets world’s fashion centres with six new stores, two in Paris and Milan Tumblr Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn center_img April 9, 20198:35 AM EDTLast UpdatedApril 9, 20193:47 PM EDT Filed under News Retail & Marketing TORONTO — Luxury parka maker Canada Goose announced plans today to open six new stores including two in Europe.The retailer says it plans to open a store in Milan, Italy, and in Paris as well as an additional store in the United States and three more in Canada.The Milan store will be on Via della Spiga in the city’s fashion district, while the Paris store will be on Rue St. Honore, which is also home to some of the world’s top luxury retailers.The new U.S. store will be in Minneapolis, Minn., at the Mall of America.The new Canadian locations will be in Toronto at the CF Sherway Gardens mall, in Edmonton at the West Edmonton Mall, and in Banff, Alta.Canada Goose currently operates 11 company stores. Twitter More 0 Comments Canada Goose’s new Canadian locations will be in Toronto at the CF Sherway Gardens mall, in Edmonton at the West Edmonton Mall, and in Banff, Alta.Bloomberg What you need to know about passing the family cottage to the next generation Canada Goose targets world’s fashion centres with six new stores, two in Paris and Milan New Canadian stores in Toronto, Edmonton and Banff ← Previous Next →last_img read more