April is Sikh Heritage Month in BC. A significant time for many Sikhs as April marks the occasion of Vaisakhi, a celebration of the spring harvest, the holiest celebration in Sikh faith. April also marks the creation of the Khalsa by Sri Guru Gobind Singh.
The theme for 2022 is “Sat Sri Akaal”. Though this phrase is commonly recognized as a greeting used amongst members of the Sikh and Punjabi community, few stop to think about the origin of the phrase and the true meaning behind it.
CHF BC is taking action to tackle hate and discrimination through our strategic priority of ‘belonging.’ We aim to inspire housing co-ops to be communities that promote and embody equitable access, opportunity, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone. Our efforts include:
More information on Sikh heritage amd culture can be found at these links: