The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) promotes and protects the interests of Sikhs in Canada and around the world and advocates for the protection of human rights for all.
We have been to the Supreme Court of Canada on numerous occasions to protect the rights of Sikhs and other faiths, to freely practice their religion.
We uphold civil liberties, irrespective of an individuals background.
We engage in media and government relations across Canada, to ensure the Sikh narrative, identity and lived experiences are articulated, understood and respected.
We empower our youth and build community capacity through initiatives such as the Sikh Family Helpline, the Sikh Youth Leadership Institute and the Sikh Mentorship Program.
We work in partnership with interfaith and BIPOC partners to promote democratic engagement and collectively address pertinent issues.
We are Canada's premier national Sikh advocacy organization.
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Ottawa (September 22, 2023): The World Sikh Organization of Canada urges Sikhs to remain vigilant and alert during upcoming protests following the statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that credible evidence exists to substantiate the involvement of agents of the Government of India in the ...
Ottawa (September 18, 2023) Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed what Canadian Sikhs have known for months- that credible evidence exists to substantiate that agents of the Government of India were involved in the targeted killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar on Canadian soil. Hardeep Singh...
Surrey (September 13, 2023): The World Sikh Organization of Canada is deeply concerned by a violent attack on a Sikh high school student in Kelowna on Monday. The grade eleven student was attacked while riding a BC Transit Bus back from school. This is the second attack on a Sikh student in K...