File file 1 - Kirpan Legal Case

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Kirpan Legal Case

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CA ON00380 file 1

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  • [1979-1990?] (Creation)

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1 folder of textual records

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File consists of records related to the ongoing fight between Harbhajan Singh Pandori and the Ontario Human Rights Commission and the Peel Board of Education about the Sikhs' religious rights to wear the kirpan. The material includes the following: a [transcription?] from the District Court of Ontario between Sukhdev Singh Hundal and the Peel Board of Education; a letter from the superintendent of Community and Administration Services to all principals and vice-principals about the procedures for students who wear kirpans; several faxes; a letter to Mohinder Singh Gosal from Marilyn Ginsburg of the Ontario Human Rights Commission; several letters from the Federation of Sikh Societies of Canada (the president is Mohinder Singh Gosal); a short brief about the Kirpan of the Sikhs prepared by the International Sikhs Youth Federation; information from the court case between Suneet Singh Tuli and the Board of Trustees of the Albert Protestant Separate School District Number 6; information on the Kirpan in the school; letter from the secretary/community Relations Office Council for Racial Equality in Essex, England; and information from a court case between Dalbagh Singh Hothi and Her Majesty the Queen and Lawrie Mitchell (one of her Majesty's Provincial Judges in and for the Province of Manitoba).

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