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Canada: Burnaby City Council passes motion to add caste as protected category

The motion was passed by City Council on Monday and the highlights, including the caste decision, posted on its website on Wednesday.

The city of Burnaby in British Columbia, where a caste discrimination motion was passed this week. (City of Burnaby)
Updated on Apr 27, 2023 11:25 AM IST

Canada’s oldest Vaisakhi parade held in Vancouver after three years of Covid-enforced gap

Vancouver city welcomed back the nagar kirtan with nearly 250,000 thronging to attend the parade. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Ross Street Gurdwara in Vancouver to take part in the celebration

The main float at the Khalsa Day parade in Vancouver, Canada on Saturday. (Source: Khalsa Diwan Society)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 02:04 PM IST

Canadian province proclaims April 14 as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Equality Day

As the issue of caste-based discrimination gets highlighted in Canada, the province of British Columbia has proclaimed April 14 as Dr B R Ambedkar Equality Day.

 (Indian High Commission, Ottawa)
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 02:56 PM IST

Indo-Canadian MP denies benefiting from China’s interference in 2021 polls

Parm Bains, MP from the Steveston-Richmond East constituency in the province of British Columbia, had said he won the election “fair and square”

Indo-Canadian and Liberal Party MP Parm Bains. (Parm Bains/Twitter)
Updated on Apr 12, 2023 01:21 PM IST

Another Hindu temple vandalised in Canada’s Ontario province

The target of the vandalism was the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in the town of Windsor in the province of Ontario.

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Updated on Apr 05, 2023 11:42 PM IST
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