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Sunday, August 1, 2010.

cst001 July 31, 2010, the GGSCF were invited by Brampton Punjabi Sports Club and Harjit International Sports Club to attend the 11th Annual Ontario Kabaddi Championship that took place at the Sikh Lehar Gurdwara Grounds. The weather was excellent as thousands enjoyed kabaddi with participants from all age groups. The organizers recognized the GGSCF for the Read more…

Sunday, July 25, 2010.

simg_1508 July 24, 2010, the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation held its annual seniors trip to Niagara Falls, Ontario. Thirty three highly excited seniors along with twelve volunteers boarded the bus which left from Scarborough Gurdwara early in the morning. The seniors were surprised and happy to visit our first stop, Burlington Gurdwara, which many of the seniors have Read more…

Saturday, July 17, 2010.

Today, July 17, 2010, is the 11th Anniversary of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation. Eleven years ago the volunteers of the GGSCF stood on Parliament Hill, at the completion of the Toronto to Ottawa run. One year ago, the GGSCF volunteers were back on Parliament Hill on the way to completing the Children’s Run Across Canada. What’s next?

Monday, July 12, 2010.

cansikh2 July 11, 2010, volunteers of the GGSCF attended the annual CanSikh Kabaddi Tournament which took place at Wildwood Park in Malton. The tournament which takes place over the course of two days has been attended by the Foundation for the past several years and spectators often contribute generously to the change collection. Those who turned out to watch enjoyed both the kabaddi and the samosas, chick peas, naan and jalabees – many of which the Read more…

Thursday, July 1, 2010.

canada_day-_group_2 July 1, 2010, the GGSCF took part in the Canada Day celebrations at the parade in Scarborough. About 70 children/youth/parents took part in front of hundreds of on lookers. The GGSCF handed out candy and balloons to young children along the route. All were very happy to see other children giving treats. The Sanjha Virsa Academy also had children doing bhangra along the route that was much enjoyed by the multi-cultural crowd Read more…

Saturday, June 19, 2010.

rar1 June 19, 2010, Peel Regional Police held the 10th annual Race Against Racism at Mississauga Valley Community Centre Park. More participants took part than last year from all the different ethnic cultural communities that make up Peel Region. The 5km run/walk was enjoyed by everyone from professional runners to ordinary citizens who jogged/walked the route in support of this cause. Mayor Hazel McCallion started the race and was joined by the Read more…

Sunday, June 13, 2010.

dinner01 June 12, 2010, the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation and member’s of the Children’s Run Across Canada team were invited to attend the Indo-Canadian Chamber of Commerce Dinner at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The members of the foundation enjoyed the evening’s entertainment and speeches. The ICCC presented awards to recognize the achievements of Indo-Canadians. The Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation was awarded Read more…

Sunday, June 6, 2010.

ch1 June 6th, 2010, the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation held their sixth annual 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament at Turner Fenton Secondary School in Brampton. Teams competed in three divisions of 15-17, 18-20, and 21+ years of age. The event attracted over 90 participants for the charity tournament. The three divisions were very competitive and made for an entertaining day of basketball for everyone. In our first division of 15-17, the final came down to Brampton Ballers and No Names. Read more…

Sunday, June 6, 2010.

northbay_school_visit May 27th 2010, students from a school at North Bay visited the Gurdwara as part of their World Religon class. Their teacher, John Hetherington, has been bringing students down for many years. The students enjoy their visit with us more than the other places they visit. Comments like how friendly and welcoming we are as a group was a feedback from previous visitors. They like the langar and of course eating off steel plates while seated Read more…

Wednesday, May 26, 2010.

kooner2 May 15th, 2010, two-time Olympian Andrew Singh Kooner took centre of the ring at the Powerade Centre in Brampton for United Promotions professional boxing series titled “Undisputed”. Andrew Singh Kooner competed against Jose Silveira for the North American Boxing Association’s Bantam Weight (NABA) Title in the main event of the evening. Andrew was cheered by many of his supporters at the event, including the youth of the Read more…