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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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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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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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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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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Vancouver Province: Sikhs demand education training

And now the World Sikh Organization of Canada is demanding that the president and CEO of the Fraser Health Authority implement a formal education training program for all its staff.

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Toronto Star: Sikhs protest Toronto visit by Indian minister

An Indian minister’s visit and a private meeting with Premier Dalton McGuinty have unleashed a political maelstrom among Sikhs in the Toronto area, who say they will work to unseat the Liberals.

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Toronto Star: Sikhs plan protest over politician's visit

“Canada has a standing in the world for upholding human rights, and when I see my government sponsoring events where a man accused of killing hundreds of Sikhs gets a platform, it makes me very angry,” said Amanpreet Bal, of the World Sikh Organization. “His visit is a slap in the face to the Sikh community, for whom the issue of prosecuting the guilty is still very much a live issue.”

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CBC: B.C. Sikh community raises $1.5M for Haiti

A Sikh temple and three South Asian radio stations in the Metro Vancouver area say they've raised $1.5 million in donations and pledges for victims of the Haitian earthquake.

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Globe and Mail: The new face of Canada's Sikhs

Nineteen-year-old Gursimran Kaur puts gender equality and fighting domestic violence at the top of her agenda as a new member of the management committee at one of the largest Sikh temples in North America.

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