Rabble: Advocacy groups ramp up campaign to repeal Bill C-51

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Globe & Mail: New Defence Minister leads Sikhs’ rise to prominence in Parliament

IAN BAILEY - VANCOUVER — The Globe and Mail

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Mississauga News: Peel board provides guide to revised sex ed curriculum

By Mileena Sobreira-Yousufy

The Peel District School Board is providing a “factual” guide for parents regarding the controversial sex education curriculum.

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Toronto Star: Peel board’s sex-ed guide gets help from faith, community groups

By:  Education Reporter, Published on Tue Nov 03 2015

It was created to counter the misinformation about sex-ed, and has the blessing of local faith and community groups.

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Toronto Sun: Punjab violence worries GTA Sikhs

BY TORONTO SUN

FIRST POSTED: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015 08:40 PM EDT | UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015 08:42 PM EDT

Sikhs in the Greater Toronto Area are worried about the violence now rocking Punjab, the northern Indian state many of their family members call home.

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Globe and Mail: Raitt says airport security has ‘non-discriminatory’ tools to maintain safety

OTTAWA — The Canadian Press
Published Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2015 2:10PM EDT
Last updated Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2015 2:27PM EDT

The federal transport minister says there’s no need to re-impose a rule that required passengers to remove religious headgear when going through airport security.

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CBC: Policy reversed on head covering searches at airports

By Chris Brown, CBC News Posted: Jun 17, 2015 12:41 PM PT Last Updated: Jun 17, 2015 1:43 PM PT

The Harper government has swiftly reversed a new policy at Canadian airports that required turbaned Sikhs and others in head coverings to automatically submit to a secondary search for explosive residue.

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The Province: Feds cancel turban pat-down screening for flights within Canada

Feds cancel turban pat-down screening for flights within Canada

BY CHERYL CHAN, THE PROVINCE JUNE 17, 2015

Ottawa has cancelled a new airport screening policy that subjected Sikhs to mandatory pat-downs of their turbans.

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Toronto Star: Ottawa cancels security policy on headgear

By: Nicholas Keung Immigration reporter, Published on Tue Jun 16 2015

Ottawa has abruptly reversed a new airport screening policy, decried by Sikhs as discriminatory, that required secondary inspection of religious headgear.

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The Province: National Sikh group calls on federal gov’t to suspend new airport security procedure targeting turbans

BY CHERYL CHAN, THE PROVINCE JUNE 16, 2015

A national Sikh group says recent changes to airport screening procedures discriminate against Sikhs who wear turbans.

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