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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CBC: Immigration Watch flyer in Brampton not hate crime, police say

Flyer juxtaposes photos of Caucasians and Sikhs

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Globe and Mail: Overturned turban ban a painful memory for Quebec soccer player

But Balpreet Singh, spokesperson for the World Sikh Organization of Canada, says that it is the spontaneous response of other Canadians, and the unity within the Sikh community itself, that will be the positive memory many will take away from the events of last summer, now put to rest, at least on the soccer pitch by FIFA’s written directive.

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Ottawa Citizen: Canada to allow Sikh kirpans in its embassies and missions abroad

Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans – the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith – could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.

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CJAD Montreal: Sikhs seeking to overturn National Assembly kirpan ban

Two Sikhs who filed a court challenge to the ban on wearing kirpans in the National Assembly, say they are hoping that negotiations with the new Liberal government will allow them to drop the case.

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Le Devoir: Des sikhs en cour contre l’Assemblée nationale

Ottawa — Le port du kirpan à l’Assemblée nationale pourrait ne pas rester interdit éternellement. Deux sikhs contestent devant les tribunaux les règles de sécurité qui les ont empêchés, il y a trois ans, de s’adresser aux parlementaires parce qu’ils le portaient, a appris Le Devoir. Ils espèrent maintenant que le nouveau premier ministre Philippe Couillard intervienne pour que la cause n’ait jamais à être entendue.

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