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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I am Sikh and I am proud to say NO! To Domestic Violence - GGSSC Canada
Over 50 attendees signed a memorandum as a symbol of perseverance for the struggle of couples in Sikh society. GGSSC- Canada held a seminar at Rexdale Sikh Spiritual Centre, Toronto on 'DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN SIKH HOUSEHOLDS!'.
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Sikhs of greater Montreal and NDP MPs enjoy a day of successful dialogue
Ms. Blanchette-Lamothe was especially impressed by the engagement of Sikh youth. “I am particularly impressed by the involvement of the youth in the promotion of Punjabi arts and culture and, even more, in their interest to share their culture with their fellow citizens," she said.
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Students at Khalsa Community School have grounding in morality
Simran, Sewa, and Sadachar. Respect for God, responsibility, and morality. This is the motto of the Khalsa Community School, a private religious elementary school...
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Canadian Sikh Coalition Secures Rights to Punjabi film “Sada Haq” in Canada
The Canadian Sikh Coalition is proud to announce that it has formed a partnership with the team behind the film “Sada Haq” and will be the official distributor for the film in Canada.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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