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Sikhs in Alberta

WSO Welcomes Alberta Turban Accommodation for Sikh Motorcyclists

Alberta Government announced to accommodate turbaned Sikh motorcyclists in the province. As of April 12, 2018, turbaned Sikh motorcyclists will be exempted from helmet requirements.

WSO (Canada) Celebrates Declaration of Sikh Heritage Month in Alberta

The World Sikh Organization of Canada celebrates the declaration of April 2017 as Sikh Heritage Month in Alberta. The announcement was made today by Irfan Sabir, Alberta Minister of Community and Social Services.

AAP condemns pasting of racist posters targetting Sikhs in University of Alberta in Canada

Condemning the pasting of racist posters in University of Alberta in Canada, State Convenor of NRI Cell of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Jagtar Singh Sanghera termed the incident as 'shameful'.

Statement of Vice-Chancellor of University of Alberta about racist posters against Sikhs

The University of Alberta Vice-Chancellor and President David H. Turpin has issued a statement terming the racist posters in the university campus targeting the Sikhs as disturbing.

WSO condoles sudden death of Alberta MLA Manmeet Singh Bhullar

The World Sikh Organization of Canada is shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden passing of MLA Manmeet Singh Bhullar today.

Alberta Conservative MLA Manmeet Bhullar killed in highway crash

Progressive Conservative member of the Alberta Legislature Manmeet Bhullar was killed in a car crash Monday (Nov. 23) on the Queen Elizabeth II Highway while driving from Calgary to Edmonton.

More than twenty thousand Sikhs gather for annual Nagar Kirtan in Calgary

Calgary, Canada (May 13, 2014): Thousands of Calgarians gathered in the north-east community of Martindale on Saturday (May 10) to celebrate the month of Vaisakhi.