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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Canada's Military says no to 'Sikh' cadets
It was supposed to be a historic moment, the culmination of two years of work and the start of an exciting program for about 60 Surrey kids.
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Khalsa Diwan Society attests to Resilience of Canadian Sikhs
The story of the Khalsa Diwan Society is almost as old as the immigration of the first Sikhs to British Columbia. During the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in 1897, Sikh soldiers passed through British Columbia. They were very impressed with the majestic land and quickly spread the word to other soldiers and their relatives in their homeland, the Punjab. By 1906 more than 5,000 Sikh immigrants had arrived in Vancouver looking for greener pastures.
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Crop makes comeback
It’s the first time in three or four years that winter wheat has been seeded, and it’s a good move for the region’s farmers, he said.
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Canadian Minister Faces Sikhs’ Anger for anti-Khalistan Movement Pledge
Sikh faith’s human rights group, Sikhs For Justice SFJ has sought expulsion of Canadian External Affairs Minister John Baird for his commitment with Indian counterpart SM Krishna, to keep under check the activities of Canadian Sikhs supporting the cause of a separate Sikh state within India.
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Pargatyo Khalsa ~ a theatre production
Full video of the stage play Pargatyo Khalsa. This play was Staged for the first time in 1999 On the 300th year celebrations of Khalsa Sajna.
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