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A monthly podcast from the World Sikh Organization of Canada, covering current affairs, politics, and media from the Sikh Canadian perspective.

#AskCanadianSikhs the Podcast World Sikh Organization

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A monthly podcast from the World Sikh Organization of Canada, covering current affairs, politics, and media from the Sikh Canadian perspective.

    #13 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - Criminalizing Dissent in India

    #13 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - Criminalizing Dissent in India

    The WSO's Director of Administration, Jaskaran Sandhu, sits down with world-renowned investigative journalist, Rana Ayyub, for a fireside chat discussing criminalizing dissent in India.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #12 - UAPA, Criminalizing Dissent in India, Sikhs & Black Lives Matter

    #12 - UAPA, Criminalizing Dissent in India, Sikhs & Black Lives Matter

    Jaspreet Kaur and Jaskaran Sandhu host this month's episode. We will discuss the unlawful Activities Prevention Act, Criminalizing dissent in India, the different angles from a Sikh perspective with the Black Lives Matter and an update on the Afghan Sikh situation. 

    • 41 min
    #11 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - June 1984: Impact at Home & Abroad

    #11 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - June 1984: Impact at Home & Abroad

    We hosted a webinar on June 1984: Impact at Home & Abroad. Our speakers include Giani Sarwan Singh, Mallika Kaur, Sawinder Singh and Gian Singh Sandhu. The panel was moderated by our own, Guntaas Kaur. 

    • 2 hrs 11 min
    #10 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - Fighting COVID-19: Sikhs + PPE

    #10 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - Fighting COVID-19: Sikhs + PPE

    A live recording of an #AskCanadianSikhs webinar discussion on Sikhs and PPE. We are joined by health care professionals who are fighting COVID-19... beard on!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    #9 - COVID-19, Indian Interference...Again, and #SaveAfghanSikhs

    #9 - COVID-19, Indian Interference...Again, and #SaveAfghanSikhs

    Jaspreet Kaur, Tejinder Singh, and Jaskaran Sandhu speak about the Sikh community's response to COVID-19, as well as Jaspreet Kaur's personal story escaping India's COVID-19 lockdown. 

    We also touch upon recent news of Indian government interference in Canada....again. 

    Finally, we touch upon the #SaveAfghanSikhs campaign and the situation for Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan. 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    #8 -Wet'suwet'en, Delhi is Burning, International Students

    #8 -Wet'suwet'en, Delhi is Burning, International Students

    Another jam-packed show looking at the Wet'suwet'en solidarity movement from a Sikh lens. Also, why is Delhi burning and why you shouldn't be surprised.

    We interview scholar Mallika Kaur about the narratives to watch in India right now surrounding the pogroms in Delhi 2020.

    We talk to journalist Gurpreet Singh on recently being threatened at a panel on Hindu nationalism.

    And, finally, we interview Jaspreet Singh on the experience of international students in Canada.

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Singhtoor ,

A must listen

This is by far my favourite podcast about current events because of the insider and avant-garde insight the team at the World Sikh Organization provides. #AskCanadianSikhs is an invaluable tool for the entire Sikh people to stay on guard and informed about their challenges and successes.

Tarandeep Kainth ,

Amazing Podcast

The WSO has done an amazing job with this podcast! Very engaging and thoughtful conversations.

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