Hero returns home

Vijay Nand, left, receives his Medal of Bravery from David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall, Ottawa. Married father-of-two Nand was one of six heroes who plucked passengers from the burning fuselage of a plane which crashed on Russ Baker Way in 2011. Photograph By Sgt. Ronald Duchesne/Rideau Hall.

WHEN Vijay Nand left Fiji for Canada in 1991 he promised himself that he would return home. Twenty-seven years on and Mr Nand says he has not changed his mind and is planning to return to Fiji to enjoy his retirement. “I tell you, Fiji is one of the top places to live. “I am […]

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