Surrey Now: Indian author visits Surrey; seeks justice for victims

Manoj Mitta, senior editor with Times of India, speaks in Newton about "sheer gravity" of 1984 Sikh massacre

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The Times of India: Why Canada should not have backed off on visa

"Friends, I am honored by this opportunity to speak to such a distinguished audience, including so many MPs and diplomats." Manoj Mitta

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Toronto Star: Politicians repudiate Canadian values over India

In the international uproar over a Canadian immigration officer who denied a visa to a former member of a “notoriously violent” Indian paramilitary force one thing is clear: Some Canadian politicians are working for everyone but Canadians.

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Calgary Herald: WSO of Canada backs teens right to wear kilt to grad

"...the World Sikh Organization of Canada announced it had sent a letter to the Westwind School Division in support of Jacobs. The group said it saw in his story some similarities with Sikh struggles to maintain symbols of their cultural roots.

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Globe and Mail: Canadian Sikhs: The shaming of the majority by the brutality of the few

Mainstream Sikhs condemn recent outbreaks of violence in Ontario, threats in B.C., but admonish those who suggest extremism is flourishing

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Toronto Sun: RCMP probes threats against Dosanjh

Parliamentarians and the World Sikh Organization Friday condemned death threats against Ujjal Dosanjh as the RCMP launched an investigation of violent statements on a Facebook site that targeted the Vancouver South MP.

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Canwest News Service: Vaisakhi celebration: A community of givers

Doling out the hot jelebis at the communal kitchen in Surrey's Dasmesh Darbar Sikh temple, Babar Singh Tumber calls out to a group of young men enjoying his fare to remind them of the work to be done.

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The Province: Some key dates in a century of Sikhism in B.C.

Today, the number of Sikhs in Canada is approximately 300,000.

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Surrey Leader: Apology for beard cutting incident not enough, Sikh leader says

A non-profit group that represents Sikh interests in Canada says the Fraser Health Authority (FHA) must do more than say it is sorry about an incident where a nurse cut off the beard of an elderly Sikh man shortly before he died.

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CKNW: An apology just won't cut it this time

The World Sikh Organization of Canada wants the Fraser Health Authority to go a step further and implement cultural sensitivity training, after a Sikh man's beard was cut off by some well-intentioned workers.

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