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WSO to Host International Students Orientation at Dixie Gurdwara Sahib in Ontario on Oct. 14

On October 14th from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Ontario Khalsa Darbar, the World Sikh Organization of Canada will be hosting an International Students Orientation exclusively for Punjabi speaking students and Sikh students who are studying in post-secondary institutions in and around the Greater Toronto Area.

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.

WSO Welcomes Ontario Motorcycle Helmet Exemption for Sikhs

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has welcomed announcement by the Ontario Government to, as of October 18, 2018, exempt turbaned Sikh motorcyclists from helmet requirements.

Tributes Paid to Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra in Ontario Provincial Parliament [Video Report]

Last week, Gurratan ​Singh, ​Member of Provincial Parliament from Brampton East​, rose in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to remember Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra, a human rights activist, who was disappeared and murdered 23 years ago.

MPP Gurrattan Singh Pays Tributes to Jaswant Singh Khalra in Ontario Provincial Parliament

​Last week, Gurratan ​Singh, ​Member of Provincial Parliament from Brampton East​, rose in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to remember Jaswant Singh Khalra, a human rights activist, who was disappeared and murdered 23 years ago.

WSO Holds Canada-Wide Orientations for International Students

World Sikh Organization of Canada is holidng orientation sessions for international students in cities across Canada, including Montreal, Ottawa, Brampton, Windsor, Winnipeg and Surrey.

Ontario to Exempt Turban Wearing Sikh Riders from Helmet Laws

Ontario is expected to become fourth province of Canada to exempt turban wearing Sikhs from helmet laws.

Jagraon Man Shot Dead in Abbotsford city of Canada

A Jagraon man was shot dead by unidentified persons in Abbotsford city of Canada on Saturday night.

WSO Calls on India to End Mob Lynchings & Protect Minorities

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed grave concerns over the increasing number of mob lynching attacks perpetrated by Hindutva groups and called on the Indian government to do more to protect minorities.

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.

Afghanistan Election Aspirant Awtar Singh Khalsa Among Those Killed in Blast; Sikh bodies condemn attack

A deadly suicide bomb attack on Sikhs in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan has shook the global Sikh community.

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.

World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Announces New Executive Director

World Sikh Organization of Canada has announced the appointment of Jaskaran Singh Sandhu as Executive Director.

Cover to Cover: ‘Soft Target’ – India’s Intelligence Service and its Role in The Air India Disaster

In Cover to Cover, this week, Naujawani presenter Harwinder Singh Mander has introduces the book titled 'Soft Target': India's Intelligence Service and its Role in The Air India Disaster authored by investigative journalists Zuhair Kashmeri & Brian McAndrew.

Seven Punjabis Make It To Ontario Provincial Parliament in Canada

Seven Punjabis have made it to Ontario’s Queen Park (Parliament) in the provincial elections with the Progressive Conservative Party (PC) making a comeback after 15 years, unseating the Liberals.

World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Religious Membership

World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the landmark case of Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses v. Randy Wall (‘Wall’).

Canadian Sikhs to Gather at Parliament Hill on June 2 to Remember Ghallughara June 1984

Sikhs from across the Canada will gather on Parliament Hill this Saturday to mark a special Remembrance Day in the memory of those who laid their lives defending the Darbar Sahib during June 1984 attack by Indian Army and also those innocent Sikh pilgrims who were killed in cold blood by Indian forces.

Mulnivasi Bahujan Leader Dr. Manisha Bangar Tours Ontario (Canada); Calls on to Reject Brahminism

During a whirlwind tour of the Ontario region, Dr. Manisha Bangar mesmerized crowds of Indo-Canadians with stirring calls to reject Brahmanism, unite all the world’s oppressed people in common cause opposition to oppression, and uplift the downtrodden by pursuing a society of freedom and equality.

Canada: Sikh group and Peel School Board Launch Sikh E-Module

World Sikh Organization of Canada, in partnership with the Peel District School Board, yesterday (May 28) launched the Sikh Faith E-Module.

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.

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