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BWG Proclaims September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 09:00 AM

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month September, 2023

WHEREAS: Approximately 10,000 children are living with cancer in Canada today. Each year about 1,500 cases are diagnosed. Because of significant advances in therapy, 82% of these children will survive 5 years or more. Childhood cancer remains responsible for more deaths from one year through adolescence than any other disease; and

WHEREAS: Families facing the journey of childhood cancer need the best possible medical, financial and emotional support...

BWG Proclaims International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023 09:00 AM

International Overdose Awareness Day August 31, 2023

WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury does affirm and acknowledge the harm and hardship caused by drug poisonings; and

WHEREAS: We recognize the purpose of International Overdose Awareness Day as remembering loved ones lost to overdose and ending the stigma of drug-related deaths; and

WHEREAS: We resolve to play our part in reducing the toll of overdose in our community, which claimed the lives of 136 (confirmed and probable) residents in...

BWG Proclaims Independence Day of Ukraine

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023 09:00 AM

Independence Day of Ukraine  August 24, 2023

WHEREAS: The Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine was adopted by the Ukrainian parliament on August 24, 1991. This declaration established the democratic and sovereign state of Ukraine; and

WHEREAS: This occasion is recognized annually by Ukrainians in celebration of their historic past and to honour the fallen heroes who lost their lives fighting for the country’s independence; and

This year, we continue to pay special tribute to the country of...

BWG Proclaims Indian Independence Day 2023

Posted on Tuesday, August 15, 2023 09:00 AM

Indian Independence Day August 15, 2023

WHEREAS: Indian Independence Day is celebrated annually on August 15 commemorating the nation's independence from the United Kingdom on August 15, 1947; and

WHEREAS: Independence Day is marked throughout India with flag-raising ceremonies, with the main event taking place at the Red Fort in New Delhi. It begins with the hoisting of the flag by the prime minister, followed by the singing of the Indian national anthem, a parade, kite flying, and a televised...

BWG Proclaims National Peacekeepers' Day

Posted on Wednesday, August 09, 2023 09:00 AM

National Peacekeepers' Day August 9, 2023

WHEREAS: We raise the United Nations flag on behalf of the past, present and future peacekeepers residing in Central Ontario; and

WHEREAS: On August 9, 1974, an aircraft was shot down during peacekeeping duties, ultimately killing all nine personnel on board. It was and still is the largest loss of Canadian Peacekeepers in a single day. Cpl B.K. Stringer and Warrant Officer C.B. Korejwo were two soldiers from this area that made the supreme sacrifice; and

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