Tag Archives: Sikhs in Canada

WSO Provides Training Session for Hudson’s Bay in Toronto

Toronto, Canada: On Friday August 2, the World Sikh Organization of Canada provided a training session at Yorkdale Mall in Toronto for Hudson’s Bay managers and employees on the Sikh faith and the law of accommodation in Canada. WSO legal counsel Balpreet Singh delivered a presentation focused on Sikh beliefs, Sikh articles of faith, Canadian jurisprudence on accommodation and a ...

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WSO concludes national annual human rights events in Surrey

Surrey, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada concluded its annual series of national human rights events with its annual inter-community dinner in Surrey Sunday night. Several hundred guests were in attendance including several MLAs and representatives from Simon Fraser University, Fraser Health Authority, RCMP amongst others. The keynote address for the evening was delivered by Rajvinder Singh Bains, advocate ...

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Statement by Official Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair on the 29th anniversary of the Golden Temple invasion

Ottawa, Canada: I extend deep sympathies on the 29th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib or Golden Temple and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab India. The tragic events that began in June of 1984 and the subsequent repercussions have left an indelible mark on the Sikh community and the whole Indian community, in Canada and abroad. Like ...

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Lecture on Sikhs’ migration held at PU

Chandigarh, Punjab:  A special lecture and visual screening on “Early Sikh Migration from India to Canada” by Dr David R Grey, Gray Hound Information Services, Ontario, Canada, was organised by the Indian Council of Social Science Research ( ICSSR) NorthWestern Regional Centre, Panjab University (PU), on Thursday. Professor Surinder Kler Shukla, honorary director, ICSSR, while welcoming the guest speaker and ...

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Sikh Federation (UK) welcomes statement by Canadian PM Stephen Harper defending Freedom of expression

London,England: The Sikh Federation (UK) has congratulated Stephen Harper, the Canadian Prime Minister, for taking a strong stand against India and defending the right of Sikhs to campaign for a Sikh homeland. The Federation has exclusively disclosed to Ajit details of what almost certainly led Stephen Harper to come out in support of Sikhs right to campaign for a Sikh ...

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