Posted on Saturday, November 25, 2023 09:00 AM
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women November 25, 2023
WHEREAS: Violence continues to be the greatest gender inequality rights issue for women, girls and gender-diverse individuals; and
WHEREAS: November is Woman Abuse Prevention Month; and
WHEREAS: November 25th the lnternational Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women; and
WHEREAS: Femicide rates are on the rise in Ontario, with over 46 femicides in Ontario since November 26th, 2022; and
WHEREAS: Our community...
Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 09:00 AM
Child Care and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day October 17, 2023
WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury recognizes the years of research confirms the benefits of high-quality early learning and child care for young children’s intellectual, emotional, social and physical development and later life outcomes; and
WHEREAS: Child care promotes the well-being of children and responds to the needs of families and the broader community by supporting quality of life so that citizens can...
Posted on Sunday, October 15, 2023 09:00 AM
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day October 15, 2023
WHEREAS: October is recognized worldwide, across Canada, and within our province as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month; and
WHEREAS: During the month, we take time to honor and remember those who have lost a child during pregnancy or in infancy; and
WHEREAS: Losing a child in pregnancy or infancy is an unspeakable grief and many are left feeling alone and unsupported. It is our intention to raise awareness and to support those who grieve...
Posted on Sunday, October 08, 2023 09:00 AM
Fire Prevention Week October 8-14, 2023
WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury’s Fire and Emergency Services is committed to ensuring the safety and security of all those living in and visiting our Town; and
WHEREAS: Fire is a serious public safety concern both locally and nationally, and homes are where people are at greatest risk from fire; and
WHEREAS: Cooking is the leading cause of home fires, with nearly (49 percent) of all home fires involving cooking equipment; and
WHEREAS: Cooking is...
Posted on Sunday, October 01, 2023 09:00 AM
PROBUS Clubs Month October, 2023
WHEREAS: PROBUS Clubs Month is an opportunity to celebrate the existence of over 250 PROBUS Clubs across Canada, and the participation of more than 38,000 members in these volunteer-based, non-profit groups; and
WHEREAS: The goal of PROBUS Clubs is to provide Fellowship, Friendship and Fun for men and women in their retirement and semi-retirement years, to encourage healthy minds and bodies through socialization with other retirees in the community; and