Tamil Migrants Deserve Due Process: WSO

Ottawa: The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) calls on the Canadian Government to treat Tamil migrants, due shortly to arrive on Canadian shores, with fairness and afford them the due process guaranteed by Canadian immigration law.

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WSO Encourages Phoolka to Continue

OTTAWA(July 21st, 2010):  The World Sikh Organization (WSO) encourages S. Harvinder Singh Phoolka to continue his struggle for justice on behalf of the victims of the November 1984 genocide of Sikhs.

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Conservatives & Liberals ignore demand for proof of Canadian Sikh Extremism

Ottawa – The Word Sikh Organization of Canada is disappointed that both Stephen Harper’s government and Michael Ignatieff’s Opposition Liberals have failed to provide proof of the so-called Sikh extremism they claim is on the rise in Canada.

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Happy Canada Day!

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) wishes all Canadians a very happy Canada Day.

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Canadian Sikhs mark tragic Air India anniversary

Ottawa - Beginning June 21, one of the largest Sikh congregations in Canada, the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Surrey, BC will be holding a special memorial to mark the 25th anniversary of the tragic Air India bombing.

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World Sikh Organization supports compensation for families of Air India victims

Ottawa:  The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) supports the Major Commission’s recommendations that the government of Canada provide compensation for the families of the victims of the bombing of Air India Flight 182. It also applauds the measures for improved airport security and cooperation between CSIS and the RCMP.

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Human Rights group recognizes the Hon. Jack Layton’s fearless advocacy

Ottawa - On June 3, The World Sikh Organization of Canada recognized NDP leader Jack Layton for his work to advance human rights in Canada and abroad.

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World Sikh Organization of Canada hosts Indian human rights advocate

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) welcomes Indian journalist, author, and human rights advocate Manoj Mitta as the guest speaker at their annual Parliamentary Dinner on Thursday June 3, 2010.

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World Sikh Organization of Canada supports Alberta student’s right to don kilt

Ottawa – May 25, 2010 The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) supports Alberta’s Hamish Jacobs, 19, in his bid to wear a formal kilt to his high school graduation ceremony. The WSO sent a letter of support for the young man to the Superintendent of Westwind School Division, who will be hearing Mr. Jacobs appeal of the school district’s graduation dress code on June 1.

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Canadian Sikhs Wonder: Are Some Canadians More Equal Than Others?

Ottawa – (May 13, 2010): Canadian Sikhs are wondering, why the double standard? While violence and looting in Montreal last night after the victory of the Montreal Canadiens over the Pittsburgh Penguins has been attributed to a “small” group of 500 individuals, the entire Canadian Sikh community has been smeared by certain politicians and media as violent and prone to extremism due to the irresponsible comments and actions of a few.

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