Alberta declares April 2017 as Sikh Heritage Month.

Alberta has recognized April 2017 as Sikh Heritage Month, to mark the contributions of Alberta’s Sikh community to Alberta’s cultural diversity.

The announcement was made by Irfan Sabir, Alberta Minister of Community and Social Services.

The Government of Alberta will celebrate Sikh Heritage Month with members of the community on April 11 in Edmonton and on April 28 in Calgary. An exhibit of Sikh artifacts will be on display in the rotunda of the Alberta legislature throughout the month.