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Ontario Gurdwaras Committee To Celebrate Guru Nanak Ji’s 550th Gurpurab with David Suzuki at 905 Talks Climate

On November 4, the Ontario Gurdwaras Committee in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation is hosting David Suzuki at their partnership event 905 Talks Climate.

Guru Nanak Street Sign Unveiled in Brampton; Trees Planted to Mark 550th Parkash Gurpurab

On Saturday (November 2), Brampton Wards 9 & 10 City Councillor Harkirat Singh and Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon led an initiative to plant 550 trees at Gore Meadows Community Centre in honour of Guru Nanak ji's upcoming 550th ‘Parkash Gurpurab’.

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.

Canada: Peel Council Supports Motion to Oppose Quebec’s Bill 21

At its meeting on October 10th, Peel Regional Council unanimously passed a motion moved by Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon to denounce Quebec’s Bill 21, which will ban religious articles of faith to be worn by anyone in a public service position.

Brampton Stands Up Against Quebec Bill 21’s Infringement of Religious Freedom

On Wednesday June 26th Brampton Council unanimously passed a motion to support the legal challenge against Quebec’s Bill 21. This discriminatory bill restricts the wearing of ‘religious symbols’ by public servants such as police officers, judges, prosecutors, school teachers, and principals, among others. Bill 21 particularly affects members of the Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faith who tend to wear very visible ‘religious symbols’.

Brampton’s Komagata Maru Park Officially Open

On Saturday June 22, 2019, the City of Brampton celebrated the official opening of the new Komagata Maru Park.

Official Opening of Komagata Maru Park on 22 June in Brampton

A park named "Komagata Maru Park" will be having its grand opening on Saturday, June 22, from 11 am to 11:30 am.

Brampton to Celebrate Sikh Heritage Month at City Hall

On Saturday April 27th, the City of Brampton will host its annual Sikh Heritage Month reception from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the City Hall atrium.

Brampton City Election: Gurpreet Singh Dhillon Thanks Supporters After Victory

Newly elected Wards 9 & 10 Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon has extended his thanks to voters after his decisive victory in the October 22nd municipal election.

36 Punjabis Contesting Brampton Municipal Elections

Media reports have highlighted that 36 candidates contesting the municipal elections in Brampton have their linked to Punjab. Brampton has a huge immigrant population from Punjab.

Brampton MPP Gurrattan Singh’s Statement on Peel-Region Violence

In a Facebook post, Brampton NDP MPP Gurrattan Singh said that he was deeply concerned about the recent acts of violence in the Region of Peel.

Sikh Political Analyst Bhai Ajmer Singh to Address 2 Seminars in Canada on Aug. 26

Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh would address students at Sheridan College and Sikh sangat at Gurdwara Jyot Parkash Sahib in Canada on August 26.

City of Brampton Hosts Successful Sikh Heritage Month Reception

This past Tuesday, April 25th, the City of Brampton successfully hosted its 3rd Annual Sikh Heritage Month reception at Brampton City Hall.

Ontario’s NDP Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh and Singh Khalsa Seva Club encourage all to donate this holiday season

MPP Jagmeet Singh along with the Singh Khalsa Seva Club delivered four loads and over 2300 pounds of food in addition to blankets, to Knights Table on Sunday.

Brampton Councillor Want Council Build Memorial After Komagata Maru Incident

t a Planning & Infrastructure Services Committee meeting, Brampton City Council endorsed a proposal made by Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon for the City of Brampton to commemorate the Komagata Maru incident.