Est. 1984

what we are fighting for

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.


Help us achieve our goals by joining the ੧੦vand program and donating monthly.


News Room

Press Releases

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    Ottawa (November 27, 2020):  The World Sikh Organization of Canada stands in solidarity with the farmers of Punjab in their protests against the Government of India.  Indian security forces have brutally cracked down on hundreds of thousands of farmers from Punjab and other states who are current...

  • 25

    Ottawa (November 25, 2020):  The World Sikh Organization of Canada is deeply concerned and disappointed by CDI College’s failure to address the harassment of a Sikh student.  On October 29, Prabhjot Singh was threatened during an online class by a student from India, who referenced the 1984 Sikh ...

  • 23

    Ottawa (November 23, 2020):  The World Sikh Organization of Canada calls for urgent increased engagement and outreach to racialized communities in the battle against COVID-19. Recent attention has been drawn to the disproportionately high rates of COVID-19 in racialized communities and particular...