I hope this message finds you and your family well.
This month will be a busy one in Scarborough-Agincourt. With the arrival of warmer days in Toronto, there will be more neighborhood cleanup events and general outdoor activities happening around the community.
May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day – a time to talk about violations of press freedom.
May is Asian Heritage month – a month of festivities across Canada to highlight, honour and recognize the many and varied contributions Canadians of Asian heritage have made, and continue to make, to the cultural, economic and social fabric of Canada.
It is with a deep sense of reverence that I commemorate with you the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
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 Puthandu or Tamil New Year.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Bangladeshi community and those of Bengali heritage a Happy Pahela Baishakh or Bengali New Year.
I would like to take this opportunity to extend my best wishes to the Canadian Cambodian community on the occasion of Cambodian New Year or Choul Chnam Thmey.
I hope that you and your family are doing well.
Many of us will be celebrating Easter, Passover and Orthodox Easter in the upcoming weeks. To those of you, who will be observing these occasions, I send my warmest wishes to you and your loved ones.
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.