Sikhism in Canada

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Canadian Sikhs number roughly 500,000 people and account for roughly 1.4% of Canada's population.wikipedia
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Calgary

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As of the 2011 Census, more than half of Canada's Sikhs can be found in one of four cities: Surrey (105,000), Brampton (97,800), Calgary (28,600), and Abbotsford (26,000).
Other religions in the city are Muslims (5.2%), Sikhs (2.6%) and Buddhists (2.1%).

Buckam Singh

Buckam Singh Bains
In 1907, the year that Buckam Singh came to British Columbia from Punjab at the age of fourteen, Punjabis were forced to avoid the Anti-Oriental Riots of 1907 by staying indoors.
Buckam Singh (December 5, 1893 – August 27, 1919) was a Canadian Sikh soldier in World War I and early Sikh pioneer to Ontario.

Harjit Sajjan

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In May 2014, Lieutenant Colonel Harjit Sajjan became the first Sikh to command a Canadian regiment, ironically it was the British Columbia Regiment (Duke Connaught's Own), which opposed the Komagata Maru a century prior.
Sajjan was also the first Sikh Canadian to command a Canadian Army reserve regiment.

Gur Sikh Temple

Abbotsford Sikh Temple
The Gur Sikh Temple opened on February 26, 1911; Sikhs and non-Sikhs from across British Columbia attended the ceremony and a local newspaper reported on the event.
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Air India Flight 182

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Air India Flight 182 was an Air India flight operating on the Montréal-London-Delhi-Bombay route.

Ontario Gurdwara Committee

While the Nagar Kirtan in the Ontario Vaisakhi celebration starts at the Malton Gurudwara and ends at the Sikh Spiritual Centre, festivities go on until the Rexdale Gurudwara is reached, it is organized annually by the Ontario Gurdwara Committee.

Sikhism in the United States

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Canadian Sikhs are often credited for paving the path to Canada for all South Asian immigrants as well as for inadvertently creating the presence of Sikhism in the United States.

Sikhism

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Sikhism is a world religion with 27 million followers worldwide, with majority of their population in Punjab, India.

Punjab, India

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Sikhism is a world religion with 27 million followers worldwide, with majority of their population in Punjab, India.

British Columbia

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The largest Sikh populations in Canada are found in British Columbia, followed by Ontario and then Alberta.

Ontario

Ontario, CanadaONProvince of Ontario
The largest Sikh populations in Canada are found in British Columbia, followed by Ontario and then Alberta.

Alberta

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The largest Sikh populations in Canada are found in British Columbia, followed by Ontario and then Alberta.

Brampton

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As of the 2011 Census, more than half of Canada's Sikhs can be found in one of four cities: Surrey (105,000), Brampton (97,800), Calgary (28,600), and Abbotsford (26,000).

Manitoba

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Quebec

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Most of these cases have taken place in the Canadian province of Quebec where the Sikh religion is incredibly minor to the dominant Abrahamic faiths, compared to other Canadian provinces.

Northwest Territories

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