It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Today, we pause to remember this atrocity which was perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire – the execution of 1.5 million Armenians.
Members of the Armenian community have keenly felt the horror of this black chapter in the world’s history.
It is with great pleasure that I wish the members of the Burmese Canadian community a Happy Myanmar New Year. “Min Ga Lar Nit Thick Par”.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Tamil community a Happy and Prosperous New Year, on the occasion of Tamil New Year.
I wish to take this opportunity to extend best wishes to Canadian members of various Diaspora celebrating the Hindu New Year.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Sikh community a Happy and Prosperous New Year, on the occasion of Vaisakhi.
I would like to extend my warmest wishes to all those celebrating Easter according to the Julian calendar.
I would like to join all Canadians in commemorating the 98th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Easter Monday, April 9, 1917, marked the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, with all four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time. The Commander of the 28th Battalion at Vimy, Brigadier-General Alexander Ross, said of the battle at the unveiling of the new Vimy Memorial in 1936, “It was Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific on parade. I thought then…that in those minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation”.
TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Councillor for Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt, expects to introduce a Motion at the May City Council Meeting, with respect to removing the Uber application from City-owned smartphone devices.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the Canadian Greek Cypriot community on the occasion of Greek Cypriot National Day.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to members of the members of the Canadian Bangladeshi community on the occasion of Bangladeshi Independence Day.