I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Italian community on the occasion of Italian National Day or Festa della Repubblica.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Buddhist faith in Canada on the occasion of Vesak Day.
Vesak is a significant day in the Buddhist calendar as it marks the birth, enlightenment and passing away of Gautama Buddha.
This major festival is observed in Canada and many countries including Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
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Community Compost Day 2018
I would like to invite everyone in our community to join us for our 4th annual Compost Day. Come out, bring your bags and gather compost for your gardens. I look forward to seeing you there!
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Guyanese community on the occasion of Guyanese Independence Day.
I am dismayed to learn that mob of six to seven hundred people, watched by local government officials and protected by local police, was allowed to demolish the historic home of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad and vandalize the adjacent mosque.
May 22, 2018 – Racist Slurs spray painted on Wali ul Asr Muslim School Statement by Jim Karygiannis, Councillor, Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt and Deputy Mayor Glen De Baeremaeker
Earlier yesterday evening, we were notified that someone had spray painted racist slurs and defaced the Wali ul Asr Muslim School on Torrance Road.
This is a school for children from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Along with their academic studies, they are taught good manners, mutual respect, peace, kindness, love and tolerance. Tomorrow morning, these children, as they return to school, may be greeted with disrespect, intolerance and hatred.
Racial slurs” F…. u Muslim” have been witnessed at the back of Wali ul Asr Muslim School East Campus 425 McCowan Road Toronto, ON M1J 1J1
Jim Karygiannis, Councillor, City Newcomers Advocate and Deputy Mayor Glen De Baeremaeker will be present as City Staff remove these racial slurs.
When: Tuesday May 22, 2018 6:30 am
I would like to take this opportunity to wish all residents of Toronto a Happy Victoria Day.
On the morning of May 20, 1941, the skies above Crete were filled with a strange new phenomenon – thousands of Nazi paratroopers landed in a massive invasion of the island, the first German airborne invasion in history code named ‘Operation Mercury’.
May 19, 2018 – 104th Anniversary of the Pontian Genocide – 104η Επέτειος της Γενοκτονίας των Ποντίων
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate, with members of the Pontian community, the 104th Anniversary of the Pontian Genocide.