#AskCanadianSikhs the Podcast

#AskCanadianSikhs the Podcast

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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.


#10 - Live from our Zoom Webinar - Fighting COVID-19: Sikhs + PPE
May 27 • 85 min
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!
#9 - COVID-19, Indian Interference…Again, and #SaveAfghanSikhs
Apr 29 • 66 min
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…
#8 -Wet’suwet’en, Delhi is Burning, International Students
Mar 3 • 83 min
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…
#7 - Montreal Police, Sikhs Ruined a War Movie, Brampton vs CAA, Sikh Minorities in Pakistan & more!
Feb 5 • 74 min
A jam-packed show covering the Montreal Police’s challenge in becoming more diverse, why Sikhs were trending in the UK over the movie 1917 and a racist Lawrence Fox comment, Mayor Patrick Brown comments on India’s CAA and faces the wrath of Hindu…
#6 - India vs. the New Yorker, Bill 21, and Sunny Hundal on the UK elections and Indian Media
Jan 6 • 76 min
This month’s episode is hosted by Jaskaran Sandhu and Jaspreet Bal. We cover the recent New Yorker piece on the rise of Hindu Nationalism in India, the CAA and NRC. We have Balpreet Singh on to discuss Bill 21 and other recent legal issues Sikhs are…
#5 - Election Debrief, Don Cherry and Legal + Media Round-Up
Nov 25, 2019 • 39 min
We are back! After a long hiatus over the summer break and then the federal election, the #AskCanadianSikhs podcast is back with regular programming. This month’s show is co-hosted by Jaspreet Kaur and guest co-host Kirpa Kaur. We discuss the recent…
#4-03 - Part 3 and Finale of a Special Series on Quebec’s Bill 21
Jul 18, 2019 • 29 min
This week we cover the French and English media’s reaction to Bill 21, and our analysis of the coverage on Bill 21, religious minorities and more. This is the final part of the Special Series on Quebec’s Bill 21.
#4-02 - Part 2 of a Special Series on Quebec’s Bill 21
Jul 2, 2019 • 32 min
For Part 2 of our Special Series on Quebec we are joined by Jennifer Guyver to explore what Bill 21 means for diversity, inclusion and racism in Canada. Jennifer is a PhD candidate in the School of Religious Studies at McGill University. Her fields of…
#4 - Part 1 of a Special Series on Quebec’s Bill 21
Jun 20, 2019 • 47 min
We are in Montreal for a special series on Quebec’s Bill 21, with special guests Simran Jeet Singh (@SikhProf), Rev. Diane Rollert (Coalition Inclusive Quebec), Sameer Zuberi (NCCM) and Amrit Kaur (VP Quebec, WSO), and moderated by Jaskaran Singh Sandhu…
#3 - Terror Report, Indian Elections, Indian Interference, Nagar Kirtans & Khalsa Aid’s Lapata Exhibit
May 28, 2019 • 62 min
This month we talk about the Terror Report being kind of fixed, Indian elections and the Punjab staying Modi-Mukt (Editor’s Note: this episode was recorded before the Indian elections results were declared), new examples of Indian interference in Sikh…
#2a - BONUS - Live from PAMA, the KaursVote’s Sikh Women In Politics Panel
May 15, 2019 • 86 min
On April 6, 2019, the WSO held a panel conversation with Sikh women working in the backrooms of politics as campaign managers, advisers, and staffers, across the political spectrum and levels of government. We discussed the challenges and successes that…
#2 - Quebec’s Religious Symbols Ban, White Nationalist, and Election Interference
Apr 5, 2019 • 58 min
This month we talk about Quebec’s religious symbols ban bill, Bill 21, and its impact on Sikh Quebecois, the rise of white nationalist and supremacists in Canada, and the very real fear of foreign interference in the upcoming Canadian federal elections.
#1a - BONUS - Live from Surrey City Hall: WSO Panel on the Terror Report
Mar 22, 2019 • 95 min
BONUS episode! Live from Surrey City Hall, a WSO panel, featuring Dr. Jasjit Singh, dissecting the Public Safety Canada’s terror report which included Sikhs as a top 5 threat to Canada.
#1 - Jagmeet Singh, National Security, SNC-Lavalin and Sikh Study Chairs
Mar 6, 2019 • 56 min
A monthly podcast covering current affairs from a Sikh Canadian perspective. This month we talk about Jagmeet Singh’s historic victory, national security and the terror report, the SNC-Lavalin scandal and the Government of India influencing University…