EDMONTON, AB (November 6, 2014): Today, Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith released the following statement marking Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday:
“For members of Alberta’s Sikh community, today is a significant day in the calendar as they mark the joyous occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 545th birthday.
“Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the first Sikh guru and the founder of the Sikh faith. His teachings laid the spiritual foundations of Sikhism including the principles of universal peace, compassion and service to our neighbours.
“I encourage all Albertans to use this opportunity to join with our Sikh community in recognizing this important day and the invaluable contributions the Sikh community has made in making Alberta an even better place to live.
“On behalf of the Wildrose Official Opposition, I wish our Sikh community a very joyful celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birthday!”