In 1987 Charan Gill founded Progressive Intercultural Community Services (PICS) Society.
Developed a 54-unit Multicultural Seniors Independent Housing Facility.
Adult Day Care
Developed a 72-bed Assisted Living Facility and Adult Day Care Centre.
Developing a 140-unit Multicutlural Seniors Long-term Care Project in Cloverdale.
Developed Second Stage Housing for immigrant women and children fleeing abuse.
PACE Canada College
Developed PACE Canada College in 2010 as a medium to provide education and skills training for disadvantaged in society.
Mega Job Fair
Oversees PICS’ hugely successful Mega Job Fair which is in its tenth year. It has become one of the biggest job fairs in Surrey.
Golden Tree Monument
Instrumental in erecting the Golden Tree Monument in Abbotsford in honour of the three women farm workers who were tragically killed in a van accident in 2007.
Developed Colony Farm Project to cultivate 167 acres of land organically and provide a training institute.
Canadian Farm Workers Union
Co-founder and Secretary Treasurer of the Canadian Farm Workers Union (CFU).
Farm workers and their Children
Written and published a book titled “Farm workers and their Children”.
Order of British Columbia
Recipient of Order of British Columbia (OBC) in 1999.
Honorary Doctor of Laws
Recipient, Honorary Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa), Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU).
BC Organization to Fight Racism
Established the BC Organization to Fight Racism.
Prevented KKK in BC
Prevented the KKK from establishing themselves in BC.
Deol Agricultural Society
Established the Deol Agricultural Society.
Canadian Anti-Racism Society
Established the Canadian Anti-Racism Society.
Rainbow Community Health Co-operative
Established the Rainbow Community Health Co-operative (RCHC).
Established the Farm and Ranch Safety Health Association (FARSHA).
Beyond Komagata Maru
Organized a conference on race relations and conducted extensive research on this topic. As result of the proceedings of the conference, a book called “Beyond Komagata Maru” was published.