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Group of community members at the 2022 Portugal Day Flag Raising

BWG Proclaims Portuguese Heritage Month and Portugal Day

Posted on Saturday, June 10, 2023 12:03 AM

Portuguese Heritage Month and Portugal Day June 2023 / June 10, 2023

WHEREAS: Portugal Day is celebrated around the world every year on June 10; and

WHEREAS: The Portuguese Cultural Centre of Bradford was established in 1983 in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury as a gathering place for the Portuguese community; and

WHEREAS: The mission statement of the Centre is to promote the Portuguese culture through religious festivals, educational seminars, and various community events; and

WHEREAS: Bradford...

BWG Proclaims Seniors Month

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

WHEREAS: Their...

Promo image for National Health and Fitness Day featuring a woman exercising

BWG Proclaims National Health and Fitness Day

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...

Council and community members at the 2022 Italian flag raising event

BWG Proclaims Festa della Repubblica

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...

Photo of 2018-2022 Council at the 2022 Fierte Simcoe Pride flag raising event

BWG Proclaims Pride Month 2023

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...

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