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
Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2023 09:00 AM
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2023
WHEREAS: The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day is observed annually on September 30th, to educate and remind Canadians about the history of Residential Schools; and
WHEREAS: From the opening of the first schools in the 1830s until the last school closed in 1996, approximately 150,000 Inuit, Métis and First Nation children were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to over 130 institutions to...