Eight years after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that kirpans – the ceremonial daggers worn by those of the Sikh faith – could be safely brought into schools under certain conditions, they will now be allowed into all Canadian embassies and missions abroad.
But not without some...
Houston Sikh woman’s rights possibly violated by ban on Kirpans in IRS building
By Parmjit Singh
Houston, US (November 21, 2013): It is learnt that a Houston Sikh woman Kawaljeet Kaur has been fighting for her right to carry Kirpan into a downtown Houston federal building for nearly nine...
I myself am very new to Sikhi so please excuse me if this seems like a silly question.
But i was wondering if the small kirpan on a necklace is seen as the same as carrying a typically sized kirpan? Could a sikh opt to carry one that small around their neck at all times instead...
Quebec MNAs vote unanimously to bar kirpans from assembly
QUEBEC — By a vote of 113-0, the Quebec National Assembly adopted a motion Wednesday supporting the decision by security workers to bar four Sikhs who came to the assembly to testify on Bill 94, banning Islamic face coverings.
Kirpans: Should they be banned from Quebec's National Assembly?
* February 10, 2011
In the Sikh religion, it is forbidden to remove the kirpan, which is kept against the skin under clothing. (CBC)
By CBC News
Quebec's governing Liberals voted in favour of an opposition motion to...
[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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Sikh Wants Kirpans Banned
Taking a stand. Condemning the spate of violence that has rocked his community recently, a prominent member of the Sikh community in the Greater Toronto Area, said kirpans or...
April 7, 2010
Restricting kirpans would inflict wound on tolerance
By Marcus Gee
From Thursday's Globe and Mail
Ceremonial daggers can be turned into...
Respect Diversity, accept the Kirpans
What is all the fuss about kirpans? And why did they suddenly become an issue at Gurdas Maan's concert at the Telus Convention Centre when they've never been an issue at public venues in Calgary before?
Sunday night's concert was halted because 10 elderly...
Don't take kirpans to school - Sikh Council of Australia
December 14, 2007
Sydney: School students should not be allowed to carry the kirpan, says the Sikh Council of Australia...
Sydney, Dec 14 (IANS) School students should not be allowed to carry the kirpan, says the Sikh Council of Australia, the apex representative body of Sikhs in the country, about the dagger worn as an article of faith by baptised Sikhs.
Sydney, June 11 (IANS) A multicultural commission's view that Sikh schoolchildren have the right to carry the kirpan - the dagger that is among the five items of faith that Sikhs are supposed to wear - has sparked off an intense debate in the Australian state of Victoria.
Sydney, June 11 : A multicultural commission's view that Sikh schoolchildren have the right to carry the kirpan - the dagger that is among the five items of faith that Sikhs are supposed to wear - has sparked off an intense debate in the Australian state of Victoria.