Canada: Gurdwara Honours ‘Hero’ Who Helped Save Senior From Hammer Attack

BRITISH COLUMBIA: On Sunday March 17, 2019, the Sikh community of New Westminster honoured a local  who intervened to save a senior citizen from a violent attack. On September 23, 2018, Alexey Baybuz was walking on the Queensborough Bridge when he witnessed an elderly man being attacked with a hammer. Alexey intervened to  help the […]

Canada: NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Wins Federal Seat In Burnaby South Byelection

BRITISH COLUMBIA: Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has a seat in the House of Commons, after securing victory in the Burnaby South byelection. The Vancouver-area race was largely seen as a test of Singh’s leadership, as he faced off against Liberal candidate Richard T. Lee, a former B.C. MLA, and Conservative candidate Jay Shin, a lawyer […]

Canada: Sikh farmer inducted into Canadian Agricultural Hall Of Fame

BRITISH COLUMBIA: A Canadian Sikh farmer, who is the country’s biggest cranberry grower, has been inducted into the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame. The British Columbia-based Peter Dhillon is the first person of the “visible minority” to join the company of Canadians who have made their mark in agriculture and agro-food business. Dhillon is also […]