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  1. Harkiran Kaur

    Canada First Turbaned Sikh Woman In Canadian Navy A Milestone: WSO

    http://worldsikh.ca/news-release/first-turbaned-sikh-woman-canadian-navy-milestone-wso NOTE: I feel a little odd posting this, since it's about me! Humbled is more like it...I'm not the type to look for the spotlight haha. p.s. the photo was taken at Khardung La - World's highest motor able...
  2. Harkiran Kaur

    Canada Guess Who Is About To Become The First Turbaned Sikh Female In The Canadian Navy!

    ...upon her return from India?? :winkingkaur: Apparently, the Canadian Forces Chaplaincy submitted a review for the Dress Regulations to amend the section on members of the Sikh faith, to allow women to also tie turban in uniform. That motion was actually approved in March 2012 however the...
  3. aristotle

    Canada Colonel Harjit Singh Sajjan Gets Canadian Military’s Highest Recognition

    VANCOUVER – Decorated Canadian war veteran Lt. Col Harjit Singh Sajjan received the Order of Military Merit last Friday, one of the military’s highest recognition, the Order of Military Merit. He is the first Sikh to receive this award and continues to be a role model for youth across the...
  4. Harry Haller

    Canada Legendary Sikh Sword Bought By Canadian Businessman

    The sword of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, a legendary Sikh leader from the early 19th century, was purchased by Calgary businessman Bob Dhillon. Mullock's Specialist Auctioneers & Valuers / Mullock's Specialist Auctioneers & Valuers Calgary businessman Bob Dhillon purchased the sword of Maharaja...
  5. aristotle

    Canada Canadian Sikh MPP Jagmeet Singh Denied Indian Visa

    Toronto, 25th December Canadian Sikh MPP Jagmeet Singh has been reportedly denied a visa to India by the Indian consulate located at Toronto, Canada. Jagmeet Singh stated that he had applied to be allowed an Indian visa on 15th November, the visa application was however rejected and sent back...
  6. aristotle

    Opinion Canadian Researchers Demolish The Myth Of Mother Teresa’s Goodness

    First exposed as a fraud by Christopher Hitchens, renowned twentieth-century saint Mother Teresa now appears to have been more of a monster. Via EurekAlert!:The myth of altruism and generosity surrounding Mother Teresa is dispelled in a paper by Serge Larivée and Genevieve Chenard of University...
  7. spnadmin

    Harbinder Singh Sewak, First Canadian Publisher To Be Nominated For Sikh Award

    :interestedsingh:Harbinder Singh Sewak, First Canadian Publisher to be Nominated for Sikh Award http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/PunjabAbroadCanada/First-Canadian-publisher-nominated-for-Sikh-Award/SP-Article1-1109733.aspx Vancouver based Harbinder Singh Sewak has become the first...
  8. spnadmin

    Canada Canadian Soccer Association Suspends Quebec Group Over Turban Ban

    Canadian Soccer Association suspends Quebec group over turban ban http://www.cbc.ca/sports/soccer/story/2013/06/10/canada-quebec-soccer-federation-suspended-turban.html The Canadian Soccer Association has red carded a provincial association over its refusal to let turban-wearing children...
  9. spnadmin

    Canada Canadian Sikh Coalition Secures Rights To "Sada Haq" In Canada

    Canadian Sikh Coalition Secures Rights to Punjabi film “Sada Haq” in Canada By PARMJIT SINGH http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/02/13/canadian-sikh-coalition-secures-rights-to-punjabi-film-sada-haq-in-canada/ Vancouver, BC (February 13, 2013): The Canadian Sikh Coalition is proud to...
  10. spnadmin

    Canada Canadian MP Jagmeet Singh To Move Bill For Protection Of Sikh Kakkars

    By Jagtar Singh- Canadian MP Jagmeet Singh proposes to move a bill for the protection of Sikh Kakars in Ontario Provincial Parliament. http://punjabnewsline.com/news/Canadian-MP-Jagmeet-Singh-to-move-Bill-for-the-protection-of-Sikh-kakkars.html The effort is to provide legal protection...
  11. spnadmin

    Heritage Turban's Role In Canadian Life Examined In Sikh Heritage Museum Show

    Turban’s role in Canadian life examined in Sikh Heritage Museum show opening Sunday ARISSA CAHUTE http://www.vancouverdesi.com/news/nridiaspora/exhibit-turbans-role-in-canadian-life-examined-in-sikh-heritage-museum-show-opening-sunday/462034/ About the first image attached for this...
  12. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canadian Military Says No To ‘Sikh’ Cadets

    Canadian military says no to ‘Sikh’ cadets Published on September 30, 2012 by jruttle ( Vancouver Province ) Pargat Singh Bhurji is the director of the Friends of the Sikh Cadet Corps Society in Surrey (B.C ). By Cheryl Chan and Larissa Cahute VancouverDesi.com It was...
  13. Archived_Member16

    India Canadian Of Punjabi Origin Held With Heroin Worth Rs 15cr

    Canadian of Punjabi origin held with heroin worth Rs 15cr Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Sep 27, 2012, 06.30AM IST AMRITSAR: Canada-based international drug mafia is now roping in young Indo-Canadian youths to smuggle heroin from Punjab on allurement of handsome returns. Their nefarious plans were...
  14. sukritkaur

    Islam Canadian Caucasian View On Punjabi: The Beautiful Language

    I came accross this video and I completely agree with this guy. Growing up in India till I was in Grade 3, even though I originally grew up in Chandigarh, in the school curriculum Punjabi wasn't introduced as a course taught until grade 2. At home, my parents spoke Kashmiri Punjabi (My entire...
  15. sukritkaur

    Remembering The Legacy Of A Sikh Canadian Shaheed, Bhai Meva Singh Ji

    Remembering the Legacy of a Sikh Canadian Shaheed, Bhai Meva Singh Ji Bhai Meva Singh Ji came to Canada in 1906, a time when thousands of new Punjabi Sikh immigrants were coming to Canada looking for greener pastures and a better life. Like many Sikh pioneers, Bhai Meva Singh was employed...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Canada The Changing Face Of Canadian Diversity

    The changing face of Canadian diversity Watch for these five trends to become more present in our thoughts and discussions on how our country should go forward with immigration By Douglas Todd, Vancouver Sun - January 7, 2012 The common wisdom, from Italy to the United States, is that...
  17. Archived_Member16

    Canada The Saga Of The Canadian Border Guards

    The saga of the Canadian Border Guards Canadian border guard sentenced to five years for helping smugglers Seattle court hands down term after guilty plea in cocaine export conspiracy Vancouver Sun - November 7, 2011 9:47 AM A Canada Border Services Agency border guard who helped...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Canada Canadian Centres Brace For ‘occupation' As Protest Movement Goes Global

    Canadian centres brace for ‘occupation' as protest movement goes global COLIN PERKEL TORONTO— The Canadian Press Published Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 The grassroots protest movement that swept across the United States after starting in New York almost a month ago arrives in Canada...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Canada Happy Birthday To Canadian Multiculturalism

    Happy birthday to Canadian multiculturalism October 08, 2011 Haroon Siddiqui - The Star - Toronto It was on Oct. 8, 1971, that Pierre Trudeau announced the policy of multiculturalism. Saturday was its 40th anniversary. Being Canadians, we did not celebrate. Yet an overwhelming...
  20. spnadmin

    Canada First Canadian Sikh Soldier Takes Command Of BC Regiment

    Lt.Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan, has become the first Sikh in Canada to take command of a British Columbia regiment. In a historic ceremony, a change of command in the British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) took place on September 11, 2011, at the Beatty Street Armoury in Vancouver...
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