Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 11:33 AM
Proclamation National Youth Week: May 1-7, 2023 WHEREAS:
Recreation benefits individuals, families, neighbourhoods, and communities; andWHEREAS:
There is an increasing interest in intentional youth development through recreation in Canada – founded on a substantial and growing body of research to support the role of recreation in the positive development of youth; andWHEREAS:
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury provides high-quality programs and leisure opportunities for residents to lead healthy,...
Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2023 12:08 PM
Proclamation Khalsa Day, April 15, 2023 WHERAS:
Khalsa Day marks the anniversary of the founding of the Sikh Order of the Khalsa by Guru Gobind Singh. The first Khalsa Day was held in India on April 13, 1699; andWHERAS:
Bradford West Gwillimbury residents of the Sikh faith have made and continue to make tremendous contributions to the growth and development of the community and the country as a whole; andWHERAS:
A fundamental strength of our community lies in our unique racial and ethno-cultural...
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 09:46 AM
Proclamation World Autism Day, April 2, 2023 WHEREAS:
World Autism Day will be recognized on April 2, 2023, in Canada thanks to Senator Jim Munson’s Bill S-206, An Act Respecting World Autism Awareness Day; andWHEREAS:
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects more than 135,000 Ontarians. Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 1 in every 66 Canadian children, as well as their friends, family, and community; and approximately 1 - 2% of the Canadian population is on the...
Posted on Sunday, March 26, 2023 07:59 AM
Proclamation Epilepsy Awareness Month / Purple Day, March / March 26, 2023 WHEREAS:
According to Epilepsy Canada, 1 in 100 Canadians are affected by epilepsy; andWHEREAS:
Epilepsy is a physical condition characterized by sudden, brief changes in how the brain works; and.WHEREAS:
It is a symptom of a neurological disease - a disease that affects the brain and shows itself in the form of seizures; andWHEREAS:
Epilepsy Awareness Month is a global effort dedicated to promoting epilepsy awareness in...
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 09:56 AM
Proclamation International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, March 21, 2023 WHEREAS:
The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury believes that equal opportunity and treatment should exist for all people; andWHEREAS:
Every person has the right to realize their potential, regardless of race, colour, national or ethnic origin; and to live at all times in conditions of dignity, respect, and peace; andWHEREAS:
Racial discrimination is a universal issue that divides communities and threatens the...