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Saturday, December 22, 2012.

newyearcards_3Children and youth gathered to make New Year’s thank-you cards for the monthly donors that support the children that the GGSCF sponsors. Much fun was had while drawing and colouring and some of the participants also managed to make pop-up cards! The end result was very colourful and creative and we know the Read more…

Wednesday, December 5, 2012.

gnfooddrive2012This year, 4375lbs of food was collected for the Daily Bread Food Bank on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab. This was the 18th year we have had the food drive at Scarborough Gurdwara, who have been very supportive. We would like to thank all the sangat who contributed and helped to put food on the table for those who are in need.

Saturday, December 1, 2012.

dec2012monmeet_1At the monthly meeting held on December 2nd, awards were given to three of the four applicants who had been shortlisted for the Canadian Youth Development Endowment (CYDE) program initiated by the GGSCF this year. The program sees to support a high school student to spend one week in Costa Rica to help build a school Read more…

Saturday, November 10, 2012.

schoolvisitno12_2On November 10th, Professor Graham Gibson from Peterborough brought 38 of his students to visit various religious places in Toronto. Their last stop was at Scarborough Gurdwara where they were welcomed by GGSCF volunteers who showed them around the Gurdwara. Ridhi Kaur made a presentation on the basics of Sikhism Read more…

Sunday, October 14, 2012.

fauja121014_5One year after being the first 100 year-old to complete a marathon, Fauja Singh returned to complete the 5km in the STWM. Although it was pouring down with rain, it did not deter this 101 year-old. When asked if the rain bothered him by the media he replied, “this is natural, happens all the time, you cannot stop running Read more…

Saturday, October 13, 2012.

fauja121013_5It was another action packed day for Fauja Singh as he took part in an early morning run for international athletes at 9am from the Running Room Store on Wellington Street. After the run, he attended the STWM EXPO as a speaker with his coaches, Harmander Singh and Nimral Singh, and also met the Toronto Read more…

Friday, October 12, 2012.

fauja121012_1Today the Foundation was honoured to accompany Fauja Singh to various venues in a packed day of engagements. After an early morning Press Conference at the STWM EXPO he visited hundreds of children at the Khalsa School who were so eager and pleased to meet him. After this, he visited various Punjabi media outlets Read more…

Thursday, October 11, 2012.

simg_9114Less than 2 hours after landing in Toronto, the 101 year-old Fauja Singh was back, running with a torch through Greektown as part of the opening event for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon that will take place this Sunday. Last year, Fauja Singh made history being the first 100 year-old to complete a marathon. This  Read more…

Sunday, September 16, 2012.

scarnk_12_1Thousands of Sikhs turned out on September 16th for the Anniversary of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib’s installment as Guru of the Sikhs. This day was celebrated by the sangat of Scarborough with their annual Nagar Kirtan. The weather was excellent and led to a huge turnout and Sikhs enjoyed Kirtan, Gathka, and Langar Read more…

Monday, September 3, 2012.

sikhchannellaunch_1Dozens of people, along with Foundation volunteers, were present at Chandini Banquet Hall on September 3rd to celebrate the launch of Sikh Channel here in Canada. Already well-known in the UK and Europe, Sikh Channel broadcasts a variety of programming ranging from kirtan and debate to children’s shows Read more…