Air India Inquiry - Missed Opportunity

On January 31, 2008, the World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) filed its final submissions in the Commission of Inquiry into the Investigation of the Bombing of Air India Flight 182, citing concerns about the lack of due process. The WSO was given leave to protect the reputational interests of the Sikh community, and to comment on all aspects of the terms of Reference.

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Banning of Kirpans in Courthouses Unacceptable

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is very concerned that Tejinder Singh Sidhu was denied entry into the Calgary Courthouse because of his wearing of the kirpan. Mr. Sidhu had been subpoenaed to testify as a witness but was denied the opportunity to fulfill his civic duty because of a prohibition on the kirpan.

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World Sikh Organization Extends Condolences

The Sikh community of Canada joins the nation of Pakistan and all friends of democracy in mourning the tragic death of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto.

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World Sikh Organization Welcomes Tribute to Victims' Families

The World Sikh Organization (WSO) welcomes the release of the first part of the Air India Commission’s report, entitled, “The Families Remember”. This report, in which the victims and their families are profiled, pays a fitting tribute to the devastating loss which has been experienced as a result of the Air India tragedy.

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World Sikh Organization Condemns Aggravating Spiritual Deficit

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(November 25th, 2007) - The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) expresses its concern and disappointment over Canadian immigration’s new discriminatory approach towards visiting Sikh preachers.

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146 years Old British Legislation still in force in Punjab

Honourable Parkash Singh Badal 
Chief Minister Punjab 
Government of Punjab 
Chandigarh UT

Legislation Governing Police Conduct and Operations

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World Sikh Organization Renews Demand for Justice for Victims of 1984 Massacre in India’s Capital

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) expresses concern over the denial of justice to the victims of state organized and directed massacre of innocent Sikhs in November 1984.

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Mixed Reviews of recent Air India Inquiry Decision

Ottawa – October 29, 2007. The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) receives today’s decision on its applications to the Air India Inquiry with mixed feelings. 

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World Sikh Organization Disappointed with Bruce Allen's mediocre apology and expects CRTC to Show 'Zero Tolerance' for such views

Ottawa – September 27, 2007. The World Sikh Organization (WSO) is disappointed to read Bruce Allen’s cosmetic apology, attempting to blame the media for “sensationalizing” his editorial “rant”. It is quite evident from his written commentary in the Vancouver Sun as well as diatribe on CKNW Radio on September 26th that he refuses to grasp the depth of pain he has inflicted on minorities in general and the Sikhs in particular.

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World Sikh Organization Air India Inquiry

TORONTO, Sept. 26 /CNW/ - Reports that Gian Singh Sandhu of the World Sikh Organization met and advised Lal Singh are categorically false and unconditionally denied by Gian Singh Sandhu

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