Pearls for Success' is a television show for new Canadians on the strategies that can lead to achieving high standards for their families in education, health, law and finance.


Pearls for Success airs every Saturday at 8:30 am.

Channel 116 digital (Shaw Multicultural Channel) in metro Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler, and Bowen Island.

Channel 51 digital (Shaw Multicultural Channel) in Delta, Ladner, and Tsawassen.
SMC is available on Digital Basic Channel 116 in Metro Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler, and on Channel 51 in Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen.

Channel 4 (Shaw TV).

By focusing on the family unit, this series of television episodes will educate the public on strategies to assist family members succeed in the key areas of education, health, law, and finance. The countries in the world that are deemed to be the most successful are those that have achieved the best health and education for its citizens. While health and medicine are indicators of success, it is clear that they need to be supported by an understanding and best utilization in the field of law.

Dr. Gurdeep Parhar, is a community family physician, and Executive Associate Dean at UBC's Faculty of Medicine.

Dr. Anita Parhar teaches in the Faculty of Education and Faculty of Medicine at UBC. In the Faculty of Education she teaches in the Teacher Education Program. Her research and community activities are focused on Student Success and Parental Involvement in the public school system.

Maria S. Lawrence is a versatile Television Producer with a Masters degree in Communication & a Diploma in Television Production. She has won several awards including the prestigeous Judges Award at the International Documentary Competitions in Japan. Her understanding of different cultures and people along with her astounding technical expertise help her in creating meaningful and effective video programming.

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