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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Calgary Sun: Sikhs want apology from convention centre over kirpan issue

The World Sikh Organization of Canada is calling on Calgary Telus Convention Centre management to apologize for shutting down a concert after some ticket holders refused to remove their ceremonial daggers.

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Calgary Herald: Respect diversity, accept the kirpans

What is all the fuss about kirpans? And why did they suddenly become an issue at Gurdas Maan's concert at the Telus Convention Centre when they've never been an issue at public venues in Calgary before?

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