By Mukhbir Singh (WSO Vice-President-Quebec)
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” – Dr. Martin Luther King
As the World Sikh Organization of Canada’s envoy to the funeral services of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting victims, I worked to foster relations with victims' family members and community members from Wisconsin who were affected by the shootings. It was an amazing opportunity to provide support to the sangat (congregation) and help grieve with them in the aftermath of such a terrible tragedy.Read more
The recent tragedy in Wisconsin has stunned and shocked Sikhs and non-Sikh across the world. Last Sunday’s shooting took place in the Oak Creek Sikh Temple and resulted in the death of six victims. Here, we would like to share some of the message of condolence we recieved from individuals and organizations.Read more
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?