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.
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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.
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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.
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“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.
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Harper won’t ‘interfere’ with political rights of Canadian Sikh separatists
Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Thursday he won’t “interfere” with the political rights of Canadian Sikhs who advocate a separate state in India — even though his government firmly opposes the idea.
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Religion and Separatism
During a visit to India, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was asked what his government was doing to stop anti-India rhetoric voiced by Canadian Sikhs.
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Film reveals Canadian Sikh community’s World War I stories
When it comes to the history of Canada’s South Asian community, Sikhs form a significant portion of the mosaic.
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Pacific Northwest Tour Sparks New Lights
...the Sikh Research Institute in Canada worked closely with community groups, local media and the Lower Mainland's Gurduaras to help build awareness of the Sikh heritage and history through a series of presentations, dialogues, and media appearances, ...
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Census: Immigration altering Canada's language landscape
Canada is steadily becoming a nation of many languages, as recent waves of immigration turn the country's main cities into a translator's paradise.
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Canadian PM visits Takht Kesgarh
Legend has it that in 1569, Emperor Akbar came to Punjab and wanted to see Guru Amar Das, the third Sikh master. While some Sikhs believed special arrangements should be made, the Guru refused to see the Mughal king until the latter partook of langar (shared community meal) with the commoners.
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