Ontario Sikhs and Gurdwara Council (OSGC) is a non-political representative body of individual Sikhs and Gurdwaras in the province of Ontario. OSGC is an organization whose aspirations are to provide religious and social leadership, to raise awareness of Sikh philosophy, principles and its heritage. OSGC also strives to promote Sikh values and its benefits that Sikhs bring to the communities they live in. OSGC has been in the forefront of providing humanitarian aid in unison with other Canadian and international agencies whenever there has been a call for help.
OSGC was registered in the Province of Ontario in 2001. Prior to its formal establishment, the organization existed as Khalsa Day Celebration Committee which organized Khalsa Day parade (Vaisakhi Nagar Kirtan) in Downtown Toronto. The Khalsa Day Parade is the third largest event in Toronto and is being organized for the past 33 years.
Over its relatively short period of existence, OSGC has provided a strong leadership to the community, acted as a liaison between the Sikh community and other ethnic and mainstream communities. In addition to organizing the third largest parade in Toronto, OSGC has also taken lead to be in the forefront to provide
humanitarian aid around the world.