By Dr. Sawraj Singh
Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, was a great humanitarian. He had the broadest vision among the entire visionaries and was one of the strongest advocates for a global community. His concept of a global community is all-inclusive. SARBAT (everybody) includes all human beings, all living organisms, and non-living [...]
By Dr. Sawraj Singh
OTTAWA – Canadian Muslim groups have condemned the two deadly attacks this week, saying the incidents have no connection to Islam or its beliefs as they fear unwarranted backlash from anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim extremists.
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who was born as Michael Joseph Hall, described as a recent Muslim convert, shot and killed a guard at the [...]
The famed Indian grocery chain Fruiticana is giving back to community year-round. This year Fruiticana started a celebration of festivals the first being Fruiticana Diwali Shopping Festival 2014 which spanned approximately three weeks. During this festival there were store-wide sales with maximum discount on a wide variety of items. Not only were there discounts but [...]
“The Whitecaps are looking for a free ride, and it seems as though the only municipality willing to fit the bill is the City of Surrey,” says Doug McCallum. “I met with over a dozen soccer clubs last night at the same time as the Council meeting, and players are more interested in investing in [...]
WINNIPEG – Police have charged a woman who was renting a storage locker where the remains of six babies were found, but they say it could be months before they know who the infants were or how they died.
Andrea Giesbrecht, 40, was arrested outside her home in north Winnipeg. Const. Eric Hofley said she faces [...]
VICTORIA – In the eight months since the B.C. Liberals tabled their position on what would be a fair share of LNG revenue for British Columbia citizens who own the resource, Christy Clark has cut that share by at least half, said Bruce Ralston, New Democrat spokesperson on LNG.
“It’s hard to take Christy Clark at [...]
From among the record 278 nominees, which included Pope Francis, on Oct. 10, The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The committee selected Kailash Satyarthi from India along with Pakistan’s Malala Yousufzai to share the peace price, both of them activists for the rights of the children.
Some critics believe that that [...]
LONDON – A gurdwara in Belgium would be shut for a month for allegedly harbouring 11 illegal Indian immigrants, including a minor, the authorities said while ordering their deportation. During a recent police raid, 11 illegal immigrants were found in the cellars of an empty building in the town of Vilvoorde.
“This is the same hiding [...]
SURREY – The BC Sikh Gurdwara Council condemns the attacks in and around the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa which resulted in the loss of life of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, who was a 24-year-old reservist serving in Hamilton from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada regiment.
“We stand in solidarity with all our fellow Canadians against [...]
Aam Aadmi Party leader and Member of Parliament Harinder Singh Khalsa met with the local volunteers in Vancouver during his visit to Vancouver. He is currently visiting family in North America and will also be attending Nagar Kirtan in California. Meeting was held in Surrey and attended by the volunteers of Aam Aadmi Party. Khalsa [...]