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2023 Personal Support Worker Day

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 08:00 AM

Proclamation Personal Support Worker Day: May 19, 2023 WHEREAS:

Personal Support Workers (PSW) have selflessly and tirelessly provided care to our community’s most vulnerable through an extraordinarily challenging last few years. Through all of this, PSWs have been, and continue to remain, steadfast and true; and


PSWs have given so much of themselves every day, sacrificing their own health, safety, time with their families, and even their own lives to ensure the safety and care of our...

Mayor James Leduc with BWG resident Melissa Sobiepanek

Apraxia Awareness Day 2023

Posted on Sunday, May 14, 2023 12:02 AM

Proclamation Apraxia Awareness Day  May 14, 2023

WHEREAS: Childhood Apraxia of speech (CAS) is a very misunderstood and challenging motor speech disorder that affects nearly 1-in-1,000 children; and

WHEREAS: Children with the CAS diagnosis have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say but have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex sequenced movements necessary for speech: and

WHEREAS: Without intensive and appropriate speech therapy, children with CAS will not learn to...

2023 MS Awareness Month

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 08:00 AM

Proclamation Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month: May 2023 WHEREAS:

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic often disabling neurological disease affecting an estimated 1 in 400 Canadians and approximately 90,000 across the country; and


Symptoms of MS vary widely and may lead to problems with numbness, coordination, vision and speech, as well as extreme fatigue and even paralysis. There is no known cause of, prevention of, or cure for MS; and


MS Canada is the only national organization in...

2023 Nursing Week

Posted on Monday, May 08, 2023 08:00 AM

Proclamation NURSING WEEK: May 8 - 14, 2023 WHEREAS:

Nursing Week is celebrated to recognize the importance of the role Nurses play in the healthcare system; and


The National Nursing Week annual celebrations take place from the Monday to the Sunday of the same week as Florence Nightingale’s birthday, May 12; and


The theme this year is “Our Nurses, Our Future” to showcase the many roles that nurses play in a patient’s health-care journey; and


The goal of Nursing Week is to...

2023 Emergency Preparedness Week

Posted on Sunday, May 07, 2023 08:00 AM


Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that has taken place annually since 1996. It is an opportunity to encourage Canadians to take concrete actions to be better prepared to protect themselves and their families during emergencies; and


The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury recognizes the importance of Emergency Management in Ontario and the role of government to help secure a strong and healthy...

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

Phone: 905-775-5366,

By GHD Digital