Montreal Gazette: Opinion: Attacks on Canadian soldiers wearing uniforms struck a nerve with Sikhs

Remembrance Day had particular significance for Canadians this year as we remembered not only the sacrifices of soldiers who died in the world wars, but also those soldiers who recently died in the line of duty. Canadians were shocked by the attacks last month on Canadian Forces members Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, who died after being struck by a vehicle in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was gunned down while standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

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Toronto Star: Parliament Hill sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in Ottawa

As sergeant-at-Arms, Vickers hasn’t been known to grant media interviews or seek the limelight. In 2011, after working to ensure the Sikh religious dagger, the kirpan, would not be banned from Parliament in Ottawa, Vickers was recognized with a special ceremony by the World Sikh Organization.

Parliament Hill sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in Ottawa

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Toronto Star: Communal farm grows karma — and food for those in need

A university class assignment turns into a social enterprise that brings a community together — and fresh produce for food bank clients in Peel.

Communal farm grows karma — and food for those in need

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Surrey Now: World Sikh group targets violence against women

World Sikh group targets violence against women World Sikh group targets violence against women

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Peace Arch News: Murder charge after former Surrey temple leader's wife dies

In a call to action last week, the World Sikh Organization of Canada offered “access to a network of psychologists and counsellors who can assist with family dispute resolution issues.”

Murder charge after former Surrey temple leader's wife dies

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1130 News: World Sikh Organization shocked by domestic incident in Surrey

Calling for temples to get more involved in early education

World Sikh Organization shocked by domestic incident in Surrey

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CBC News: Baldev Kalsi assaulted while in custody on attempted murder charge

Baldev Kalsi assaulted while in custody on attempted murder charge Surrey Sikh temple leader was charged after his wife Narinder was attacked over weekend

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Huffington Post: How Canada Should Fight Terrorism

This week, Canadians observed the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. Established in 2005 on the anniversary of the Air India bombing, the occasion provides an opportunity to commemorate more than 300 innocents murdered on Flight 182, as well as the victims of thousands of terrorist attacks in the ensuing years.

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La Presse: Un autre appel sur le cours Éthique et culture religieuse en Cour suprême

Plusieurs intervenants ont basé leurs arguments sur la liberté de religion. « Quand l'État commence à s'ingérer, à interférer dans la manière dont un groupe religieux en particulier a le droit d'enseigner sa propre foi, ça devient un problème fondamental. Ça empiète sur la sphère protégée de ce que signifie avoir des libertés religieuses dans ce pays », a déclaré notamment Palbinder Shergill, procureure de l'Organisation mondiale Sikh du Canada.

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