Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 09:52 AM
Proclamation International Women’s Day, March 8, 2023 WHEREAS:
International Women’s Day is recognized and celebrated annually around the world on March 8; andWHEREAS:
The International Women's Day 2023 campaign theme is #EmbraceEquity, emphasizing that equity isn't just a nice-to-have, it's a must-have, and that gender equity needs to be part of every society's DNA; andWHEREAS:
#EmbraceEquity seeks to help forge a worldwide conversation about the difference between 'equity' and 'equality' and why it...
Posted on Friday, February 24, 2023 09:49 AM
Proclamation #ITSTARTS Month, March 2023 WHEREAS:
Inclusion, acceptance, and equity are important approaches to the diversity of residents living in any community, especially in our growing community; andWHEREAS:
The Simcoe County Local Immigration Partnership (SCLIP) is a community partnership focused on the development of settlement strategies for newcomers. These strategies bring together and support service delivery to newcomers in Simcoe County while promoting positive relationships,...
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 09:46 AM
Proclamation World Thinking Day, February 22, 2023 WHEREAS:
World Thinking Day has united Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world for a day of international friendship over the past 90 years, first celebrated in 1926, andWHEREAS:
youth members in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury and beyond benefit from the opportunity to speak out on issues that affect girls and young women, celebrate the founding of Girl Guides and be connected to the 10 million members in 50 countries who are part of...
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 09:42 AM
Proclamation Ontario Heritage Week, February 20-26, 2023 WHEREAS:
The heritage of Bradford West Gwillimbury – architectural, cultural and natural – is a living legacy that helps us understand our past, provides context for the present, and influences our future; andWHEREAS:
Our community is enhanced and sustained by its heritage places and spaces, creating a place of pride and social well-being; andWHEREAS:
During the full third week of each February, the Ontario Heritage Trust invites us to...
Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2023 09:15 AM
Proclamation Black History Month, February 2023 WHEREAS:
Black History Month is a time to learn about the stories and many important contributions of local Black Canadians to the settlement, growth, and development of Simcoe County, and about the diversity of Black communities in Canada and their importance to the history of this country; andWHEREAS:
The United Nations proclaimed 2015-2024 the Decade for people of African Descent, an important step in the international community recognizing that...