Canada's Forgotten Sikh Inmates
The provision of religious services to Sikh inmates is an issue that hasn’t received much attention. When the Federal Government announced cuts to its chaplaincy program, it was reported that less than one per cent of Canada’s inmates are of the Sikh faith.
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Saskatoon Sikh community celebrates by helping the homeless
Saskatoon's homeless shelters received a special donation from members of the Sikh community.
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Jaswant Singh Khalra Resolution passes at NDP Convention
With thunderous applause and support at the federal NDP convention in Montreal, a resolution to recognize Jaswant Singh Khalra as a defender of human rights was passed by the membership of Canada’s NDP unanimously.
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Standing up for religious freedom abroad but not at home
When it comes to promoting religious freedom, the government could do with a little more fairness right here at home.
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One Day Course in Calgary
Although there were people from all parts of the Sikhi spectrum, ie those who had been Amritdhari for many years to those totally new to Sikhi, everyone was able to take something away with them.
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Toronto Sikh Retreat
I went to a place drenched with the Guru’s love. The people’s mission was to foster a space where the Guru touched the hearts of the youth who came. Without a doubt they accomplished their mission.
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Inmates sue over loss of chaplains
A group of prisoners is suing the federal government over its decision to cancel contracts for part-time chaplains, affecting Buddhist, Sikh, Muslim, Jewish, and Wiccan ministries.
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First Canadian Sikh Summit a Success
Sikhs from all parts of Canada gathered together to meet with the Federal government, the National Democratic Party and Liberal Party leaders, and members of the opposition party to advocate for important Sikh civil and human rights issues at the first Canadian Sikh Summit in Ottawa D.C.
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Sikhs Ask Canadian PM to Raise France’s Turban Ban at Meeting with French PM
UNITED SIKHS wrote recently to the Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, requesting him to raise his objection to the French turban ban during his meeting this week with his counterpart, Jean-Marc Ayrault. Sikhs globally believe that a ban on the turban is a betrayal of France’s motto- Liberté, égalité, fraternité.
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Sikhs rally around cadet corps in Surrey
Their cadet program officially started in January, but the inaugural flag ceremony is Thursday at 6: 30 p.m. at Surrey's Bombay Banquet Hall on 135 St. But it wasn't an easy start for the 3300 RCACC.
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