Statement By Tom Mulcair On Diwali, Bandi Chhor Divas And Deepavali
On behalf of all New Democrats I wish you all a happy celebration full of love, hope and optimism, for all those who are celebrating this holiday here and around the world.
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Sunset: Sikh woman wants greater role for women at Gurdwara
So what needs to change? “I have no idea,” Mand said. “It’s up to the women now.”
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Calgary Gurdwara Elections: Sikh Youth wins for the 1st time
A new era began in Calgary on the night of October 19, 2013 when it was announced that the 18 member slate from the local Sikh Youth, who contended for the first time, won the Dashmesh Culture Center elections ....
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2013 SikhNet Youth Online Film Festival Junior Winner!
Congragulations to "I Am Equal" Directed by Simran Kaur, Jivan Kaur and Gurusimran Kaur from Ontario Canada.
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Canadian teenager receives International Diana Award
Georgetown, Ontario Teenager Harnoor Gill has been honoured with an International Diana Award for a charity set up in memory of Princess Diana.
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Too Busy to Care
A war is not won by force of arms alone and it is not lost on the battlefield. It is the people that matter foremost, the spirit and strength of the people, and their understanding and willingness to sacrifice for the chosen end, their common victory.
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Oregon marks ties with India revolutionaries
When Gurpreet Kaur was growing up in India, she learned in middle school about the brave freedom fighters who formed an overseas revolutionary movement a century ago and then returned home to seek the overthrow of British colonialism.
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Sikh soldiers fought for our freedom and we’ll fight to protect theirs: NDP
“Sikhs have fought in both World Wars while wearing their turbans. 200,000 Sikhs soldiers sacrificed their lives, 90,000 died and 100,000 were injured. They fought side by side with other soldiers, while wearing their turbans” said Mulcair.
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Faith and Feminism in Quebec, Canada
Palbinder Kaur Shergill, Canadian litigator, once stood in court and heard opposing counsel argue that lawyers and judges with religious “symbols" such as turbans should not be permitted. In 2012, Palbinder was appointed Queen’s Counsel, still donning her classic black turban.
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In Defence of the Rights of Others: Lt Col Harjit Singh Sajjan
It was during his first deployment to Afghanistan in 2006 that Harjit Singh Sajjan distinguished himself.
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