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BWG Proclaims Mexican Independence Day 2023

Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023 09:00 AM

Mexican Independence Day September 16, 2023

WHEREAS: In 1810, after three centuries under Spanish rule, Father Miguel Hidalgo Y Costilla initiated the fight for self-rule as he united the citizens of Mexico in brave defiance of their oppressive rulers; and

WHEREAS: Father Miguel Hidalgo raised the call for independence in the city of Dolores, Mexico, and the Act of Independence was later signed in 1821; and

WHEREAS: The citizens of Mexico hold a deep respect for their ancestors who so valiantly...

BWG Proclaims National Coaches Week 2023

Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023 09:00 AM

National Coaches Week September 16-24, 2023

WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury recognizes the tremendous positive impact coaches have on athletes and communities; and

WHEREAS: The purpose of National Coaches Week is to provide the 300,000 coaches who call Bradford West Gwillimbury and Ontario home with the resources, representation, and recognition they deserve for the time they devote to ensuring Canadians live an active and healthy lifestyle; and

WHEREAS: A number of great coaches live...

BWG Proclaims National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day

Posted on Monday, September 04, 2023 09:00 AM

National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day September 4, 2023

WHEREAS: Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is one of the most common life-threatening genetic diseases, affecting approximately 1 in 400 to 1 in 1,000 people. Today, thousands of Canadians and millions of people worldwide live with PKD; and

WHEREAS: PKD causes abnormal cysts to develop and grow in the kidneys, and the enlargement of cysts causes kidney function to decline; and

WHEREAS: The PKD Foundation of Canada is the only national...

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...

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By GHD Digital