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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...

Bonfire burning in a garden a summer night

Open Air Fire Burning and Fireworks Ban

Posted on Tuesday, June 06, 2023 05:34 PM

Due to current dry conditions, Bradford West Gwillimbury is under an open-air burning ban effective immediately. This ban is crucial to prioritize public safety and prevent the risk of fire during this period of increased fire danger.  

During this ban, all open-air burning and the use of fireworks are prohibited. This includes any type of outdoor fire, even if individuals possess an approved burn permit. The ban applies to cooking fires and any coal or charcoal wood/woodchip barbecue devices.  


Community members from BWG sitting at the Library West Lawn during a concert at the 2022 Music in the Park event

Music in the Park: The More Music, the Merrier

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2023 04:31 PM

Music in the Park is back again for five evenings this summer with a concert lineup everyone will love.

Music in the Parkfeatures free live musical performances from various genres. Concerts will take place outdoors on the Library West Lawn at 425 Holland Street West, every Tuesday evening (7:00 – 9:00 pm) from June 27 through July 25.

We are kicking things off on Canadian Multiculturalism Day, an annual opportunity for all Canadians to honour and celebrate the diversity of our country, and the...

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...

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 4, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366,

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