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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Sikhs rally to give blood
The campaign - started in 1999 and now in its 13th year - is about more than just donating blood. It is held at this time of year in memory of the November 1984 genocide of Sikhs in India.
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Release Ceremony in memory of 100 years Anniversary of the Gadhar Party Movement.
In memory of the 100 year Anniversary of the Gadhar Party movement, the Punjabi Adbi Sangat Literary Society of Canada (Regd.) and the Hardarshan Memorial International Trust released “Bhai Sahib Bhai Randhir Singh Ji Simriti Granth.”
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Khalsa School students celebrate “International Day of the Girl” with SAFAR
...in celebration of the International Day of the Girl, representatives of SAFAR (The Sikh Feminist Research Institute) visited Khalsa School Surrey for a eighty minute dialogue with high school girls on the seemingly obvious question, “What is a Kaur?”
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The Sikh American vs. Sikh Canadian politician
However, we live in a culture in which the current President’s faith is constantly put in doubt, and while many politicians assert their Christian faith, it is not common for non-Christians to do the same. Why the double standard exists tells us something about the nature of religious equality in the United States today.
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Canada cuts all non-Christian prison chaplains
Rather, full-time chaplains will be "coordinating" the pastoral care of minority faith inmates, meaning they will request local clergy to volunteer their services.
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What Went Wrong?
Let's agree what have we done to reflect ourselves in the community? Yet with the weakening economy people are going to portray us as aliens taking up their jobs. Little do they realize that diversity can be a strength. We all stand out; are most visible, yet we haven't done anything to portray ourselves.
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Petition begun to back Sikh cadets
Members of Surrey's South Asian community have united to put together a petition in an effort to fight for their Sikh Cadet Corps.
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