Casino Defeat: Surrey’s Sikh community rallied against proposal
Surrey’s Sikh community played a key role in defeating a proposed mega-casino in the city last month, joining other faiths in signing last-minute petitions and exerting pressure to kill the $100-million project.
read more
The only Turbaned Sikh Cop in Canada's Cowboy City gets Queen's Jubilee Medal
Det. Jasbir Kainth is the only Sikh officer with Calgary city police who wears a turban, according to Calgary Sun. Combined with his long beard, he is hardly the picture of a conventional-looking cop.
read more
Alberta brings in policy to allow Sikhs to wear kirpan in court
Under the Justice Department policy, a person must tell security officers they have a kirpan and wear it in a sheath, under clothing. The blade of the kirpan can be no longer than 10 centimetres.
read more
Baal Kavi Darbaar (Kids Poems Recitation Program) – Another first by GGSSC
Today, Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle Canada organized a Baal Kavi Darbaar at Guru Singh Sabha Malton, in which over 40 participants recited poems in praise of Guru Panth and the teachings.
read more
Settlement Reached In Sikh Beard-Limousine Case
A human rights case that was to go before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO), involving the right of a Sikh limousine driver to maintain a beard, has settled.
read more
The Turban’s role in Canadian life examined in Sikh Heritage Museum show
Satwinder Bains doesn’t want the Sikh history to disappear.
read more
Sikh pioneer leaves family legacy
‘Biji’ was a defining symbol of the many sacrifices made by her generation of Punjabi immigrants for the gains enjoyed today by all British Columbians. But it is her common humanity and steady playful presence which will be remembered the most by those of us in her immediate family.
read more
Rexdale Gurmat Crash Course by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle Canada
When it comes to connecting youths, especially teens to our rich heritage, it is always seen as a challenge. Most initiatives focus on different facets of the youth engagement.
read more
Sikh Youth Vancouver Say They Are Staying Out Of Surrey Guru Nanak Elections
It was expected that there would be SYV involvement in Surrey after their Vancouver campaign was jeopardized. However, it is not so. SYV has not and will not be involved in this election.
read more
“Sikhs and Shastars” seminar in Surrey
Many observers stated that their favourite part of the program was the hand-to-hand combat and Gatka demonstration. Viewers were amazed at how seemingly easily Ustaad Onkar Singh defended himself with a Kamarkasa (length of wide cloth tied around the waist) or umbrella against multiple attackers.
read more
Syndicate content
SikhNet Email Lists: Over 33,000 Sikhs all over the world enjoy SikhNet emails. Select the emails you would like to receive.


Unsubscribe