https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/fatah-why-are-sikh-liberal-mps-upset-at-the-mention-of-khalistani-extremists Ruby Sahota (@MPRubySahota) | Twitter The rise of ethno-religious identity-based politics in Canada’s political discourse has reached troubling proportions. One wonders if some members of Parliament speak as Canadians or are mere representatives of their religion, race and ancestral homelands. The latest round of ethno-religious victimhood erupted on Dec. 11 when Public Safety Minister […]
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Public Safety Canada’s terror report maligns Canadian Sikhs: World Sikh Organization THE World Sikh Organization of Canada said on Tuesday that it is deeply disappointed by the addition of “Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism” to the Public Safety Canada’s 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada that was released today. The 2018 report on Canada’s terrorist […]
Sikh Asylum Cases See Spurt as Canada Acknowledges Revival of Separatism https://www.indiawest.com/blogs/sikh-asylum-cases-see-spurt-as-canada-acknowledges-revival-of/article_14091306-ec57-11e8-b605-6741da9740df.html The ‘Refugee Claims Analysis Report’, compiled by the Intelligence and Analysis section of the Canada Border Services Agency, which IANS has accessed, shows that in the first six months of 2018, the number of refugee claims (asylum seeking applications) shot up to 1,805, […]
Judge says Surrey drug dealer was ready for ‘gun warfare’ A judge has handed a Surrey drug dealer a stiffer sentence than what the Crown and defence asked for, noting that drug dealing-related violence in Surrey is “out of control.” Jagdeep Singh Cheema has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to […]
https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/ngo-urges-canada-to-give-asylum-to-afghan-sikhs-hindus/story-0cFPRcyqN4r208HOXFWxGI.html The Canada India Foundation (CIF), a non-profit organisation, has urged Canada to accept Sikh and Hindu minority communities from Afghanistan as refugees following the killing of 19 Sikhs by an IS suicide bomber in Jalalabad. “This dastardly act is yet another sign of the continuing victimisation of the religious minorities in Afghanistan and Pakistan […]
Douglas Todd: Why Sikhs are so powerful in Canadian politics The Sikh connection had been working well for Justin Trudeau, as it did for Jean Chretien. Punjabi Canadians, most of whom are Sikh, gave Trudeau a big leg up in nabbing the leadership of the federal Liberal party, which soon led him to the commanding heights of […]
Sikh group plans to hold Khalistan referendum polling in Canadian cities in 2020 Sikhs attend a rally calling for a referendum on the creation of a Sikh state called Khalistan, Sept. 9, 2018, in Brampton, Ont.