April 14, 2013
Smith issues statement marking Vaisakhi
EDMONTON, AB (April 14, 2013): Today, Wildrose Official Opposition Leader Danielle Smith released the following statement recognizing the celebration of Vaisakhi. “Sikhs in Alberta and across the world are celebrating Vaisakhi. “Vaisakhi recognizes the same day in 1699 when Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded what has become today’s global Sikh community.
“Our Sikh community across Alberta will be gathering with family and friends with observances at the Gurdwara and the reading of sacred texts of the focal point of celebrations. “For all Albertans, this is an excellent time to reflect and learn more about the contributions Alberta’s Sikh community has had in building our province. “On behalf of the Wildrose Official Opposition, and my colleagues, I extend my very best wishes for all celebrating Vaisakhi.” VIDEO can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=93DbMukAXQU