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Friday, November 19, 2021.

As the world struggles with return to some form of routine, it was good to see the sangat return to Gurdwaras even with the challenges of managing so many people. The GGSCF volunteers helped both with the Diwali and Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab celebrations at Scarborough Gurdwara. Tents were arranged outside so that there Read more…

Saturday, November 13, 2021.

It was good to receive a visit from the MCS (Master’s College and Seminary) in Peterborough this year after the absence last year because of COVID. Professor Graham Gibson, brings the students to tour various places of worship in Toronto as part of the World Religions class at the college. The tour allows them to Read more…

Saturday, October 16, 2021.

On this cool Sunday afternoon, a tribute 5km run was held in memory of Flying Sikh Milkha Singh at Mayfield Gurdwara. Dharampaul Singh of the Drug Awareness Society took the initiative and was helped by volunteers of the Pingalwara Society and the GGSCF. About 50 people ran and walked the route along Airport, Read more…

Sunday, October 3, 2021.

On a wet morning runners and walkers gathered for the 4th Annual Run organized by enlight in support of helping kids with education. As soon as the event started the sky cleared as participants completed 5km or 10km distance around Chinguacousy Park in Brampton. This year enlight fundraised for Indspire a Canadian Read more…

Saturday, September 4, 2021.

With COVID lingering on and impacting our lives, in June Ontario allowed outdoor activities and the GGSCF asked everyone to complete a virtual marathon starting July 1, 2021 even if it meant doing this in stages over a number of day or over the month. The response was amazing with many submissions and the ones who Read more…

Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Line-ups-RegistrationA pop up clinic was organized by the Scarborough Health Network in partnership with Gursikh Sabha Canada. In the Gurdwara parking lot and Bhagat Puran Singh Park, vaccines were administered by the SHN staff from 9am to 5pm to Scarborough residents who had booked appointments and any others on a walk-in basis. Read more…

Friday, May 14, 2021.

Food-DriveThe GGSCF supported a food drive over the Vaisakhi celebrations during COVID. This initiative was started by the Punjabi Motorcycle Club through the Ontario Sikhs and Gurdwara Council since, for a second year, the Nagar Kirtan was cancelled in downtown. The food was collected for the Daily Bread Food Bank Read more…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

1350AM-2The GGSCF held a Vaisakhi radiothon with the Punjabi hosts of 1350AM on April 13th and 770AM on April 14th. In total, over $50,000 was pledged by the listeners to support children in need that the GGSCF supports through several charities. It has been a difficult time for small charities to collect funds Read more…

Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Tarnpreet-friendsGGSCF volunteer, Tarnpreet, found herself in Punjab impacted by the lockdown by the government. Unable to do what she planned, she turned her efforts to the relief of those impacted by the pandemic. She assisted in making food packages for those with limited means, she helped local children with simple toys so they could Read more…

Sunday, November 8, 2020.

groupimg_7980sThis year, the Toronto Pearson Airport Runners Club (TPARC) invited the GGSCF to their Remembrance Day Run that was held in Caledon East on a wonderful sunny day. TPARC did not want to forget those who sacrificed their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms and comfort we presently enjoy while living in Canada, Read more…