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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…

Sunday, May 23, 2010.

wh1 May 23, 2010, members of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation welcomed runners of the World Harmony Run team to Scarborough Gurdwara. The World Harmony Run was founded by Sri Chinmoy in 1987 in an effort to promote international friendship and understanding. The Run takes place in over 100 countries, spanning 6 continents, all around the world. A few members of the Foundation met with runners of the World Harmony Run and Read more…

Thursday, April 29, 2010.

nagar3 April 25, 2010, many of the GGSCF volunteers turned out for the Khalsa Day Celebrations on April 25th. Although the day could have been better in terms of temperature and less rain, this did not dampen the spirit of all those took part. The GGSCF helped on many fronts: Read more…

Saturday, April 17, 2010.

scfdinner2 April 17, 2010, youth from the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation attended the annual Sikh Centennial Foundation Dinner at the Royal Ontario Museum. The Honourable Herb Dhaliwal, former member of parliament, congratulated the children and youth of the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation for last year’s successful ‘Children’s Run Across Canada’. The youth presented Mr. Dhaliwal with a DVD of the run as a Read more…

Saturday, April 17, 2010.

cntower April 17, 2010, the GGSCF participated, for the fifteenth consecutive year, in the CN Tower Stair Climb for the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This year, thirty-six climbers of all ages made the journey up the tower’s 1760 steps and raised $2700 to help fight global warming. The fastest climber among the group was Amandeep Singh Chahal who climbed in an amazing 13 minutes and 20 seconds. A CTV reporter also caught sight of our group dressed in Read more…

Saturday, March 27, 2010.

dinner_05 On March 26, 2010, the Guru Gobind Singh Children’s Foundation held an appreciation dinner for all participants, volunteers, and sponsors of the Children’s Run Across Canada. The evening at Chandni Gateway Banquet Hall attracted 150 individuals from the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada. The evening began with guests enjoying snacks and presentations on the foundation’s history in the foyer. Guest were then Read more…