The response to the vandalism of the Khalsa Community School in Brampton from Canadians of all our various communities and elected officials from every political stripe has been overwhelmingly supportive of the Sikh community.Read more
During its annual human rights events in June, the World Sikh Organization of Canada recognizes individuals who have made a difference in the Sikh community or with respect to human rights in general. This year WSO recognized several individuals for their contributions at events in Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary. A short background on those recognized is below. Congratulations to them all!Read more
The Sikh community has been front and centre in the aftermath of the tragic Wisconsin Gurdwara shooting which took the lives of six worshippers. The shooter, Wade Michael Page, was a white supremacist and a member of the skinhead group “Hammerskin Nation” (which also has branches here in Canada).
Where are the voices of our elected officials defending the right of Sikh children to play soccer with their turbans in Montreal?
Sikhs across the world and across Canada are gathering to mark Vaisakhi or the founding of the Khalsa. Many Canadians may be familiar with the sight of colourful Khalsa Day Parades to mark Vaisakhi but perhaps not so familiar with the significance and history behind the holiday. We’ll try to provide some background information here.Read more
WSO legal counsel Balpreet Singh's commentary on the recent media coverage of the Balwant Singh Rajoana issue appeared in the The Province today. Balpreet Singh argues that the media needs to present the story behind the story in order to fully understand why many in the Sikh community have rallied to end capital punishment and save Rajoana's life.Read more