Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2023 05:13 PM
Seniors Month June 2023
WHEREAS: Seniors Month is an annual province-wide celebration of the vital contribution of older adults in our community; and
WHEREAS: Seniors Month encourages Ontarians to celebrate the importance of the health and well-being of seniors, keeping them socially connected and engaged in the community through inclusion and belonging; and
WHEREAS: Seniors have contributed and continue to contribute immensely to the life and vibrancy of the Town of BWG; and
Posted on Saturday, June 03, 2023 05:39 AM
National Health and Fitness Day June 3, 2023
WHEREAS: Canada by nature offers abundant recreational and fitness opportunities through such things as our mountains, oceans, lakes, forests, parks, and wilderness; and
WHEREAS: Canada is facing an inactivity crisis with daily physical activity on the decline and preventable illness on the rise; and
WHEREAS: National Health and Fitness Day (NHFD) is an initiative to challenge Canada to become the fittest nation on earth, starting with making the first...
Posted on Friday, June 02, 2023 07:18 AM
Italian Heritage Month and Festa della Repubblica June 2023 / June 2, 2023
WHEREAS: Festa della Repubblica is celebrated in Italy on the second day of June each year; and
WHEREAS: This day commemorates the institutional referendum held by universal suffrage in 1946, in which the Italian people were called to the polls to decide on the form of government, following the Second World War and the fall of Fascism; and
WHEREAS: Bradford West Gwillimbury residents of the Italian community respect the...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 06:06 AM
Pride Month: June 2023
WHEREAS: Every year, cities around the world recognize June as Pride Month – dedicated to the celebration of the 2SLGBTQI+ community and culture, in support of 2SLGBTQI+ rights; and
WHEREAS: Pride Month is a time to celebrate the 2SLGBTQI+ community across Canada. It's also an opportunity to acknowledge the history, the hardships, and the challenges that the community has endured, along with celebrating the progress that has been made; and
WHEREAS: In Canada, the first...
Posted on Sunday, May 28, 2023 08:00 AM
Proclamation National AccessAbility Week: May 28 – June 3, 2023 WHEREAS:
National AccessAbility Week was established in 1987 following Rick Hanson’s 40,000 km Man in Motion Tour; andWHEREAS:
National AccessAbility Week is an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities, and recognize the efforts of individuals, communities and workplaces that are actively working to remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion; andWHEREAS:
One in five working-age Canadians...