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Storm Creates Havoc in Quebec (Canada): 2 Killed, Over 400000 in Dark

Storms as strong as 100 km/h have knocked out power lines and blown down trees across the Canadian province of Quebec, killing at least two people and leaving over 400,000 people in the dark as of Saturday (November 2), according to local media reports.

Brampton to Name Street After Guru Nanak Ji on 550th Parkash Gurpurab

At its meeting on October 23rd, Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion moved by Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and City Councillor Harkirat Singh to rename the section of Peter Robertson Blvd between Dixie Road and Great Lakes Road to ‘Guru Nanak Street’ or ‘Guru Nanak Road’, in honour of the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji.

World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Statement on Results of 43rd Canadian General Election

The World Sikh Organization of Canada offers congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on being re-elected in Canada's 43rd general election. The Liberal Party of Canada will return to Parliament Hill with a minority government.

Canada Elections: Trudeau’s Liberal Party to Form Minority Government; NDP’s Jagmeet Singh Emerges As King Maker

As the results for Canada's general elections were being declared today, it comes out that Liberals led by Justin Trudeau will return to power but will have to seek support of some other party to make legislations as Liberal party did not cross the majority mark.

Jagmeet Singh Shots Letter to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Over “Extremist” Label on Sikhs & Muslims

On Thursday (April 4), the Leader of the NDP, Jagmeet Singh, and the NDP Public Safety Critic, Matthew Dubé, sent a letter to the Prime Minister regarding the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada that labelled the Sikh and Muslim communities as extremists.

NDP Want to Question Canadian Minister Over Controversial Report Terming Sikhs and Muslims as Extremists

The New Democratic Party (NDP) of Canada said in a statement that last Wednesday, its Public Safety Critic, Matthew Dubé, notified the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of his intention to move a motion to invite the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, to appear before committee and answer questions related to the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada, tabled in Parliament on December 11, 2018.

Jagmeet Singh Greeted With Cheers After Making History in Canadian Parliament

Canadian Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh made history in Canada by becoming the first non-white leader of the opposition in parliament. The leader of the New Democratic Party made an appearance in the House of Commons on Monday, sporting a yellow turban and to loud cheers from other members of the house.

Rohingya Genocide: Canada Revokes Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s Honorary Citizenship

Canada's parliament formally stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship for complicity in the atrocities committed against Myanmar's Rohingya.

United Sikhs Calls fFor Asylum of Afghan Sikhs in Canada and USA

United Sikhs also made an urgent request to the UN Special Rapporteur on Religion and Belief to highlight in the UN the persecution of religious minorities in Afghanistan.

Komagatamaru Like Tragedy Will Never Be Allowed To Happen Again in Canada: Jagmeet Singh NDP

While the healing continues, we owe it to all the victims who were turned away a commitment that this kind of tragedy will never be allowed to happen again - Jagmeet Singh NDP on Komagatamaru Tragedy.

Jagmeet Singh’s Younger Brother Gurratan Singh To Contest As NDP Candidate From Brampton

Leader of Canada's third largest federal party New Democratic Party(NDP) Jagmeet Singh's younger brother Gurratan Singh has won the NDP's nomination to contest Ontario’s provincial elections

WSO Open Letter to Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey on Coverage of Sikh Canadians

In an open letter to Postmedia CEO Paul Godfrey (posted below), and copied to the editors of the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen and National Post,

Sikhs Initiate Online Petition Asking Canada To Investigate Activities Of Indian Agents On Its Soil

A Canada based Sikh activist name Gurpreet Singh supported by more than 2200 users on change.org- a petitioning portal launched an online petition urging Canada to investigate

Conservative Party Drops Motion That Targeted Sikh Activism In Canada, May Leave India Red-faced

As per the media reports the Conservative party of Canada on Thursday decided to drop a proposed motion motivated by India through its diplomatic and media discourse,

Justin Trudeau’s India and Punjab Visit: QA Radio’s Special Talk with Gurpreet Singh Sahota

Canadian Prime Minister visited the Indian subcontinent and the Punjab this week. Indian media had began its propaganda campaign against Canadian premier's alleged support to "Khalistan" activists in Canada even before Trudeau's visit.

India Cold-Shoulders Trudeau To Mark Protest On Sikhs Assertion In Canada

Otherwise, it seems improbable that Prime Minister Narendra Modi known for his penchant for photogenic tele-shoots with visiting foreign dignitaries should miss the opportunity offered

Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau & His Family Pays Their Obeisance At Shri Darbar Sahib

In his concluding phase of his state visit to the Indian sub-continent, the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau along with his family today arrived at

Sikh Body Urges Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to Recognise ‘Sikh Genocide 1984’

 A three member delegation of the All India Sikh Student Federation (AISSF) on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Canadian counsel Mr Yohan Rodriguez,

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau May Not Meet Capt. Amarinder During Punjab Visit: Canadian Media Reports

If reports in certain sections of the Canadian media are to be believed, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may not meet Punjab CM Amarinder Singh/

Before Justin Trudeau’s Itinerary, Canadian Delegation Visits Darbar Sahib

In order to chalk out detailed schedule of the impeding visit of the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Darbar Sahib complex, a 12 member high level government

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