Police Officer, Health Worker Honoured at Sikh Festival

April 14, 2008

Author: Louie Rosella

Source: The Mississiauga News


He founded the world's first non-South Asian Kabbadi team, right here in Peel. She has helped Punjabi women in the region who've been victimized by domestic violence.

Peel Regional Police Insp. Barry Dolan and Region of Peel health promotion officer Amandeep Kaur will be honoured on Saturday at a gala recognizing those who have contributed to the GTA's Sikh community.

The Vaisakhi Gala will be held at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Vaisakhi is one of the most significant holidays on the Sikh calendar. It's an ancient harvest festival in Punjab, India that also marks the beginning of a new solar year, and a new harvest season.