Canada
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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 16 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031438>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712



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