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    Canada Canada's Gift For Baby Sushmit's Firang Name (Foreign Name)

    Canada's gift for baby Sushmit's firang name Naveen Kalia, TNN LUDHIANA: The visit of Rattan family, devout Sikhs, to Gurdwara Sahib in Model Town here on Thursday was special. It was to seek blessings on the occasion of the namkaran (christening) of a three months old member of the family '...
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    Canada As Nation Of Immigrants, Canada Must Now Confront Its Emigrants

    June 27, 2011 As nation of immigrants, Canada must now confront its emigrants JOE FRIESEN DEMOGRAPHICS REPORTER Monday, Jun. 27, 2011 8:23AM EDT - THE GOLBE and MAIL Canada has always thought of itself as a nation of immigrants. But new research suggests that among wealthy...
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    Canada Canada Announces New Visa Regime For Indians

    June10, 2011 Canada announces new visa regime for Indians PTI | Jun 10, 2011, 02.05pm IST TORONTO: Giving a fillip to Indo-Canada trade relations, Toronto has announced a new visa regime that will allow Indians 10 years multiple entry visa to the country. The announcement was made by...
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    Canada Canada And India Pursue A Natural Bond

    June 8, 2011 Canada and India pursue a natural bond JOE FRIESEN DEMOGRAPHICS REPORTER— From Thursday's Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Jun. 08, 2011 Canada could be considered among the most Indian of countries. The Indian diaspora in Canada is about one million strong...
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    Canada Canadian Sikh Leads 'Drug Awareness Walk Across Canada'

    To give a message to create awareness for Drug problem existing in every society first ever in the world " Drug Awareness Walk Across Canada" started on April 1st 2011 from St John NFLD to finish Mid- November in Victoria BC. Team leader and DAFC founder Balwinder Singh Kahlon is joined at...
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    Canada Canada Polls: Sikh Issues, Immigration Weighed Heavily On Voters' Minds

    May 5, 2011 Canada polls: Sikh issues, immigration weighed heavily on voters' minds Ramaninder K Bhatia, TNN | May 5, 2011, 10.09pm IST CHANDIGARH: Post poll reports and community discussions trickling out of Canada, a day after the general elections' results came out, have thrown up...
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    Canada A Look At Canada's Most Visible Minority

    Sikhs are a contradiction. Originating from India, they are simultaneously one of Asia's least urban yet most outward looking communities. Decades of emigration have taken Sikhs worldwide - to the extent where arguably they have greater political presence in countries like Canada, U.K. and...
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    Heritage Reach Celebrates Sikh History

    Reach celebrates Sikh history By Rochelle Baker, The Times Read more: http://www.abbotsfordtimes.com/Reach+celebrates+Sikh+history/4600938/story.html#ixzz1JLn8KNOX The Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford is hosting a timely exhibition to celebrate the long-standing...
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    Indo-Canadians Need To Get Beyond Bhangra Dancing If They Want To Create Solid Identity In Canada

    The author raises some serious issues. Yet, I am not convinced that the comments in this editorial are deserved. They may be too harsh. They may overlook some of the contributions made through Bhangra Dancing in the west. I will don my crash helmet and wait for your replies. The Community...
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    Canada White Author Uses Hindutva To Justify Kirpan Ban

    Somebody needs to set this writer straight on this: http://www.cynicsunlimited.com/2011/02/20/the-kirpan-yea-or-nay/ Finally, the idea of the kirpan as a White Christian versus minority non-Christian issue is literally brought to its heels by a letter from Ron Banerjee of the group Canadian...
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    Heritage First Sikhs In Abbotsford Met With Hospitality

    This article is part of a community-wide centennial celebrations honouring the building of the National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple (est. 1911). These centenary celebrations bring to the forefront the efforts of those first Sikh pioneers who helped to build our community. The Abbotsford News...
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    Canada Sikhs 'disappointed' By Quebec Vote Barring Kirpans From Assembly

    [B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
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    Canada Kirpan Kerfuffle Back In Quebec Legislature: PQ Introduces Motion For Debate

    Kirpan kerfuffle back in Quebec legislature: PQ introduces motion for debate QUEBEC - The emotional dispute over Sikh kirpans will resurface in the Quebec legislature Wednesday, with the opposition Parti Quebecois seeking to extend a debate that erupted last month. The PQ has proposed a...
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    Canada Canadian Religious Groups ‘Don’t Compete’ Like U.S. Ones: Professor

    Canadian religious groups ‘don’t compete’ like U.S. ones: professor Charles Lewis - THE NATIONAL POST February 6, 2011 – 7:27 pm Competition, innovation and entrepreneurialism, all qualities normally associated with business, may explain why the United States is more religious than Canada...
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    Canada 'Indian City' Mayor From Canada On Mission India

    Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Wooing Bollywood tops the agenda of Dianne Watts, mayor of Canada's 'Indian city' of Surrey, when she begins her 11-day business mission to India Feb 10. Watts said she will use her city's 'many connections to India, both socially and economically', to woo businesses and...
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    USA US, Canada Announce New Joint Border Effort

    President Barack Obama and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper take part in a joint news conference after their meeting at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper have announced a new joint effort to streamline...
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    Opinion From One Minority To Another

    * The Sikh community has some friendly advice for politicians in Quebec’s National Assembly: you can’t preserve your culture at the expense of someone else’s. When the World Sikh Organization of Canada was invited to speak in Quebec about Muslim women’s right to wear the niqab last week...
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    Canada The Sikh Kirpan: Balancing Religious Freedom With Security

    Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia On Jan. 18, four representatives of the World Sikh Organization of Canada were refused entry into the Quebec National Assembly because they were wearing the kirpan -- a religious requirement of the Sikh Faith for those formally initiated. The Sikhs had gone there to...
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    Canada We Stand By Sikhs Over Kirpan Issue, Says Kenney

    The federal government last week expressed solidarity with the Sikh community while attacking the "separatist" Quebec parties over the kirpan "non-issue". Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Multiculturism Jason Kenney charged the incident - in which four Sikhs were barred from entering...
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    Canada Canadian Hindu Group Violently Assaults Muslims And Protestors At JDL Rally

    Found this snippet which says that Canadian Hindu Advocacy has a security detail which trains with JDL at the Zionist Center, and they joined forces with JDL security in the violent clash 2 weeks ago which resulted in police injuries and four arrests in Toronto.. these guys are a frightening...
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