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 (March 21, 2023): The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly in support of the NDP call to boycott G20 events in Chandigarh and Kashmir and ban BJP officials that have made threats against minorities a...
Ottawa (March 18, 2023): The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) condemns the security operations in Punjab to arrest Sikh leader, Bhai Amritpal Singh. Indian authorities have announced the mass suspension of internet services across Punjab until 12pm Sunday citing a threat to “public order...
Toronto (March 1, 2023): Today, as Canadian officials begin meetings at the G20 Summit hosted by India, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) launch a major report—The RSS Network in Canada—that looks at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (R...