No, it makes perfect sense. I think this style is specifically written for western raised Sikhs and uses english syntax.
How old was you when you landed in Canada. I also came here at a very young age btw.
inbetweener. I was a native speaker who migrated early and completely forgot it all. Re-learned it from scratch in later years. Developed a great deal of love and admiration for Gurbani's poetic value and grammar. The contemporary Punjabi works feel too dry and dull and appear as an attempt at "aglicizing", or almost mentally translating, the Punjabi style of writing, imho. if that makes sense?