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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

BWG Proclaims Fierté Simcoe Pride 2023

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2023 10:17 AM

Fierté Simcoe Pride July 24 to August 6, 2023

WHEREAS: This marks the twelfth annual Fierté Simcoe Pride, and its purpose is to create a safe and inclusive Simcoe County that supports gender and sexual diversity through services, activities and events; and

WHEREAS: The Intersex Progress Pride flag is raised to honour gender and sexual diversity in Simcoe County. The Intersex Progress Pride flag was designed by Valentino Vecchietti in the UK in 2021. The flag is a combination of Gilbert Baker’s 1978...

BWG Proclaims Indigenous History Month and Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 01:30 AM

National Indigenous History Month / National Indigenous Peoples Day June 2023 / June 21, 2023

WHEREAS: The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury acknowledges the rich and unique cultures, traditions, and experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis; and

WHEREAS: For generations, many Indigenous peoples and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on or near June 21 due to the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year; and

WHEREAS: The Town of BWG recognizes the...

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 7&8, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366,

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