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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…

Saturday, September 1, 2012.

sept-rawko-meeting_3On Saturday September 1st, the GGSCF held its monthly meeting at Scarborough Gurdwara. It was a very special evening as the Foundation held its kickoff meeting for the Run Around the World project. A very informative presentation was made by Amanjit Singh which highlighted the steps (Who, What, When, Where, How) Read more…

Sunday, August 26, 2012.

2012annualrun_01More than a hundred people gathered along the Mississauga waterfront and ran this weekend during the Foundation’s Annual Run which took place on August 26th. This year, both a 5-kilometre race and a 10-kilometre race were held and 133 individuals took part. Those that participated enjoyed the scenic route through Read more…

Sunday, August 19, 2012.

funday2012_6There was a whole lot of fun to be had in Bhagat Puran Singh Park this weekend as hundreds of children came out for a day of joy, excitement and competition. On August 19th, Scarborough Gurdwara’s annual picnic took place and Foundation volunteers made it a special day for the youngsters by organizing a fun day. Read more…

Sunday, July 22, 2012.

20120722carwashimageweb1On July 22nd, the Foundation held a car wash at Dixie Gurdwara to raise funds for the Annual Run. It was a hot and sunny afternoon as fourteen volunteers gathered in front of the Gurdwara armed with hoses, sponges and squeegees. As cars drove up, they – along with some volunteers – were immersed in a bath of soapy water, scrubbed and dried; when they drove off, the cars sparkled and so did their drivers who were overjoyed Read more…