Tag: Sikh community

Erickson’s Gurdwara design marked the transformation of a community

The prayer service held today to celebrate Arthur Erickson’s design of Khalsa Diwan Society’s Gurdwara, which dominates Southwest Marine Drive just west of Knight, became a celebration of a turning point in the Sikh community’s life. For generations,… Read More

What does it take to get a cab in this town?

Last October, city council voted across party lines to defer a decision to add 122 taxicabs to Vancouver streets. Industry representatives questioned the need for new permits in the middle of an economic downturn. That report is due… Read More

City “can and does” allow 100-foot Nishan Sahib

The City of Vancouver’s demand that the BC Khalsa Darbar Society remove a 100-foot Nishan Sahib from its Vancouver gurdwara because it exceeds the neighbourhood’s 35-foot height restriction has been overturned by the City’s Board of Variance. But… Read More