The 22-year career of a prominent Sikh lawyer and member of the Order of Canada was snuffed out in less than 15 minutes yesterday – the time it took a disciplinary panel to find T. Sher Singh guilty of professional misconduct.
An Immigration Canada letter that said people with the common Sikh surnames Singh or Kaur have to change their last names before coming to Canada was "poorly worded" and is not government policy, a spokeswoman from the department says.
PROJECT84 Toronto & ENSAAF
1984 Human Rights
October 31 to November 6, 2005
Movie on 1984, Kirtan & Speeches
Friday November 4, 7:00 pm
Dixie Road Gurdwara (7080 Dixie Road, Mississauga)
Human Rights Seminar
Fighting Impunity In India...
The 11th annual Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival (WSFF), which includes 230 shorts from 30 countries, will open tomorrow night in Toronto.
As the " Xtra writer" in question, I take particular exception to your editorial "Misappropriating outrage" (June 2).
AMRITSAR, India (AP) - After a gap of two decades, India's international carrier resumed a direct flight on Sunday from the Sikh holy city of Amritsar to Toronto.
OTTAWA (CP) - Three federal leaders are scheduled to be in Toronto on Sunday in what might be called pre-election electioneering.
OTTAWA (CP) - Three federal leaders are scheduled to be in Toronto on Sunday in what might be called pre-election electioneering. But the attention is likely to be focussed on just two of them - Prime Minister Paul Martin and NDP Leader Jack Layton...
NDP Leader Jack Layton walks down the street after addressing the Co-operative Housing Association of Eastern Ontario. in Ottawa Saturday. OTTAWA (CP) - Three federal leaders are scheduled to be in Toronto on Sunday in what might be called pre-election electioneering...
March 28. Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti is telling Sikh MPs to vote against the gay-marriage bill. I don't recall him ever being elected to represent Canadians. Our MPs are elected by their constituents to represent them in Parliament. They are not elected to impose their religious beliefs on us...
AMRITSAR, Indiaâ€”The world's highest Sikh authority has admonished Sikh-Canadian MPs to block the gay marriage bill in Parliament, saying anyone who votes it into law will be ostracized by their community for flouting their religious duty...
H ow did India react to the news of the acquittal of two Sikh Canadians accused in the Air-India bombing of 20 years ago? Did it inflame open wounds on the subcontinent of a billion people and fuel the fires of ancient ethnic conflicts? Not exactly...