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Canada’s PM apologies to its Sikh communities for the Komagata Maru incident

Canada’s PM apologies to its Sikh communities for the Komagata Maru incident

Sikhs aboard the Komagata Maru. Credit: Vancouver Public Library/Wikimedia Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised in parliament for an incident that took place in 1914. It makes good of an eight year promise to Canada’s Sikh communities. The Komagata Maru incident began on May 23, 1914 when a […]

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Denver to hold first Sikh parade May 22

Denver to hold first Sikh parade May 22

Sikh women rolled chapati dough into small balls before it was flattened and heated on a stove top as part of a community dinner at the Sikh temple in Commerce City in 2012. Denver will see its first ever Sikh parade later this month as a way to celebrate […]

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First ever Sikh parade celebrates growing community in Denver area

First ever Sikh parade celebrates growing community in Denver area

Denver got a taste of Sikh culture on Saturday at the first ever Sikh parade. The event was geared toward bringing awareness of Sikhism to the Denver area and celebrating the customs of the growing community. “This whole event is to make sure more people know about our community,” […]

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Thanks: Hong Kong Sikh community welcomes Canadian apology over spurned ship

Thanks: Hong Kong Sikh community welcomes Canadian apology over spurned ship

Canadian Consul General James Burchett (centre) attends the ceremony at the Sikh temple. Photo: Edmond So The Sikh community in the city expressed appreciation for the apology given by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over a government decision in 1914 to turn away a ship carrying more than 300 […]

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First ever Sikh parade celebrates growing community in Denver area

First ever Sikh parade celebrates growing community in Denver area

DENVER, CO – MAY 22: Jasdeep Singh drums as more than 1,000 Sikh followers parade down 17th on Sunday, May 22, 2016. This was Denver’s first ever Sikh parade. The event was held to celebrate the culture of the growing Sikh population in the area. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The […]

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