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35th Anniversary of 1984 Sikh Genocide Marked At Queen’s Park in Toronto

The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and Ontario Sikh and Gurudwara Council (OSGC) collectively commemorated the victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide at Queen’s Park on November 7.

Reference in Canadian Report Puts Sikhs Under Threat, SADA (Mann) Canada

In a letter written to the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canada unit of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) maintained that there was a growing fear among immigrant communities that the “2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada” is promoting hate against them, could be subject to an attack such as Christchurch NZ where 50 Muslims men, women and children were gun down by a white supremacist who claims to be racist against immigrants.

Special Screening of OutJusticed 2 Documentary at University of Toronto on November 2

A special screening of OutJusticed 2 documentary will be held at University of Toronto in Canada on November 2 by Sikh Students Association (SSA).

Indian Diplomats Creating Atmosphere of Intimidation under the Garb of Community Outreach in Canada: Sikhs For Justice (SFJ)

The increased activism of the Sikh diaspora in Canada for propagating their right to self determination has pushed the Indian state into defensive mode

Sikh activists block Capt. Amarinder’s bid to hold public rallies in Canada

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh has reportedly cancelled his political rallies in Toronto and Vancouver. The move came in wake of an advisory issued by the Canadian foreign ministry.

Raising of the Sikh Flag in Queen’s Park, Toronto [VIDEO]

A Sikh Flag was raised in Queen's Park, Toronto, Canada.

Sikh Flag raised at Queen’s Park, Toronto (Canada)

On April 14 in the Legislature, Ontario NDP's Deputy Leader Jagmeet Singh presented and passed unanimously a motion calling on the Legislative Assembly to fly the Sikh Flag or Nishaan Sahib outside of Queen’s Park.

Punjab ministers face strong opposition from Sikh Diaspora activists in Toronto; Badal Dal’s conference turns complete failure

Senior leaders of Punjab's ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal Badal had to face massive embarrassment today as Sikh diaspora activists turned up at a conference organised by SAD (Badal) to seek answers for their concerns.

World Sikh Organization of Canada negotiates Kara accommodation for Toronto Sikh Student

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has assisted a Toronto Sikh student who was prevented from wearing his kara (Sikh bracelet) while working at a local food processing facility.

Toronto Sikh Film Festival Returns

The Sikh International Film Festival Toronto (SIFFT) returns for its second year with an expanded lineup of documentaries, shorts and feature films that celebrate the diversity of Sikh stories and storytellers. The two-day festival, taking place October 25 and 26 at the Art Gallery of Ontario, showcases nearly 30 Canadian and international titles that explore all aspects of the Sikh experience, from the very origins of the faith to the social and cultural concerns of the present day.

Toronto Sikhs organized Kesri Car Rally and Sovereignty conference to mark 30th anniversary of 3rd Ghallughara (holocaust)

Toronto, Canada (June 11, 2014): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the Sikh sangat of Toronto organized a “Kesri car rally” to mark 30th anniversary of army attack on Dabar Sahib complex in Amritsar and other Sikh gurdwaras in Punjab and adjoining states.

Shaheed Beant Singh’s son to be honoured by Toronto Sikhs on May 11

Sikh sangat of Toronto shall be honouring Bhai Jawinder Singh Maloa, son of Sikh martyr – Shaheed Beant Singh. Local sources told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that a ceremony shall be held on May 11 at Gurdwara Jyot Parkash, Toronto to honour Bhai Jaswinder Singh Maloa.

Jagmeet Singh NDP to be honoured by Toronto Sikhs for his efforts regarding Sikh Heritage Month

Toronto/ Ontario, Canada (May 07, 2014): According to information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Toronto Sikh sangat shall be honouring Jagmeet Singh NDP on May 11, 2014. Jagmeet Singh is Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) from Bramalea Gore Malton constituency.

Professor Uday Singh’s body was draped with the flag of Khalistan at the public viewing—his support for Khalistan was strong throughout his life.

A devout Sikh, Khalistan supporter, Prof. Uday Singh passed away

Toronto, Ontario (November 26, 2013): According to a news reported by Sikh24.Com, an online Sikh news portal, Professor Uday Singh of Toronto (Canada) passed away this past Friday, November 22nd after having suffered a heart attack a few days earlier. Professor Uday Singh was well known in the Toronto area for his dedication to teaching children Gurmukhi and Gurmat.

Book questioning historiography of Gadhar Movement by Punjab leftists & Indian nationalists released in Toronto

Toronto, Canada (November 24, 2013): Sikh scholar and historian S. Ajmer Singh’s much discussed book on the historiography of Gadhar Movement was released in Toronto on November 16, 2013 during a book release function that was attended by more than 500 persons.

Sikh Genocide 1984 complaint with the UNHRC: Sikh bodies kick starts signature campaign in 20 countries

California, US (November 19, 2013): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), human rights bodies and Sikh groups such as Sikhs for Justice and All Indian Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) have kicked a world-wide signature campaign in support of “Sikh Genocide 1984” complaint that was filed with United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) on November 01, 2013.