T. Sher Singh
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Tapishar Sher Singh LLB, LLD (b. 1949-) was a lawyer who was disbarred in 2007 by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He was one of six recipients of the Order of Canada who had their honour revoked by the Order's Advisory Council. Singh is now a columnist with Sikhchic.com.
Singh was born in Patna, India in 1949 to Ishar Singh and Mahinder Kaur. He grew up in Patna and graduated with a BA (and incomplete MA degree) before arriving in Canada in 1971 and then to Lakehead University. After years working a various jobs, Singh studied at applied for law school and completed his Ontario bar exams to practice as a litigation lawyer in Guelph, Ontario.
His professional misconduct, including the misappropriation of funds and continuing to practise after being suspended, caused Singh to be removed from the Order of Canada on December 10, 2008. He is also barred from practicing as a lawyer in the province of Ontario.
- Tyler, Tracey (12 September 2007). "Activist lawyer disbarred for misconduct". The Star. Toronto. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
- The Canadian Press (31 January 2014). "Conrad Black stripped of Order of Canada". Toronto: Globe and Mail. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
- "Revocation of Order of Canada membership of T. Sher Singh". The Governor General of Canada. 6 April 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2013.
- Singh, T. Sher (12 May 2013). "My Mother ... and Motherhood". Huffington Post.
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