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Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

Canada introduces Bill to celebrate October as ‘Hindu Heritage Month’

TORONTO: A bill to proclaim October as Hindu Heritage Month annually in Canada’s Ontario province has been introduced in the provincial assembly here. Ontario is home to more than 700,000 Indo-Canadians. Introducing the bill in the Ontario assembly here, Joe Dickson, who is a Member of the Provincial Parliament (MPP), said that by proclaiming the [...]

October 29, 2016 HHR Archives, Global Hindus, News updates 0

Canada : Kitchener Ram Dham Hindu temple windows smashed by vandals

Canada : Kitchener Ram Dham Hindu temple windows smashed by vandals

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating after two windows were smashed at the Ram Dham Hindu temple in Kitchener’s Bridgeport neighbourhood.  Investigators say someone heaved five stones through the two window panes at about 11:15 p.m. on Sunday night. Mohan Kendall, vice president of Ram Dham Hindu temple, shows one of the rocks thrown through the temple’s rear [...]

November 16, 2015 HHR Archives, World Focus 0

Canada officially acknowledges Rakshabandhan

Canada officially acknowledges Rakshabandhan

Canadian cities of Brampton and Pickering would be celebrating Rakshabandhan with fervour this year. The cities have officially acknowledged Rakshabandhan, which will be celebrated on August 10. Brampton Mayor Susan Fennell and Pickering Mayor Ryan would be present to celebrate Rakshabandhan in different locations in their respective cities. Daniel Masih, campaign director, Rakshabandhan Day (Brother-Sister [...]

August 9, 2014 HHR Archives, Spirituality/Culture 0

Canada’s Hindu Crisis

Canada’s Hindu Crisis

Identifying the key challenges facing Sri Lankan Tamil youth in the Great White North I  GREW UP IN LONDON, ontario, canada, just west of Toronto. As the only Hindu in my elementary school, I was often asked to explain Hinduism and Hindu culture to other students. As I grew older, I did class presentations. This [...]

July 13, 2014 HHR Analysis/Insights 0