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The Punjabi Sikh population of Canada in 2015 reached an estimated half a million, which is just under 1.5% of the Canadian population, a small but vigorously growing community. Along with other Punjabis – Hindus and Muslims – Sikhs are the Indo-Canadians with the longest histor…

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Hugh Johnston, “Canada”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712

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