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Sunday, April 26, 2015.

simg_1840Thousands of people turned out at this year’s Khalsa Day Celebrations in Downtown Toronto. Once again, GGSCF volunteers were looking after the shuttle bus service which gets people to the CNE Grounds and back home from the Nagar Kirtan finish at City Hall. With the warm and sunny weather, even more sangat came Read more…

Saturday, April 25, 2015.

cntowerThirteen climbers took part in this year’s CN Tower Stair climb. The number was down from previous years but that did not deter these competitors from racing up the 1776 steps and collecting $975 for the Canadian World Wildlife Fund. The fastest climber was Harjot Singh Bains who climbed in 14m 55s and will be Read more…

Friday, April 24, 2015.

navjivini_4GGSCF volunteers were honoured to help out Navjivini guests from India, Dr. Sodhi and journalist Baltej Pannu, who hosted a fundraiser at Chandani Banquet Hall. The evening included a video documentary of the work being carried out the Navjivini School of Special Education in Patiala. In addition, Dr. Sodhi Read more…

Friday, April 17, 2015.

simg_1735The GGSCF together with Gursikh Sabha Canada hosted celebrations of the Sikh Heritage Month at Scarborough Civic Centre. This followed Ontario passing April as Sikh Heritage Month in a resolution by MPP Jagmeet Singh that was supported by all parties. Mandeep Kaur initiated the event, and the evening had music, Read more…

Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

simg_1706Volunteers set up a booth at Scarborough Gurdwara on Vaisakhi to get more members in the community involved in activities. Names were collected for the C.N.Tower Stair Climb, G.S.United Soccer Club, Inspirational Steps registration, Nagar Kirtan bus seva, and Sikh Heritage Month celebrations at Scarborough Civic Centre.

Sunday, February 15, 2015.

buildingbridges_1This year’s Building Bridges was focused on improving the “Inspirational Steps” event to be held on May 17th. Even though it was the coldest day this year, at -25°C during the day without wind chill, 36 participants braved the elements to work on making this event even more challenging and enjoyable. The participants were Read more…

Sunday, October 19, 2014.

stwm2014_2Representatives of the GGSCF helped by volunteering and participating in this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM) that marked its 25th anniversary. Over 20,000 participants took part in the 5km, half marathon and marathon races. The winner of the marathon was Laban Korir who completed the 42.2km Read more…

Saturday, October 4, 2014.

img_7576The forecast for the day was cold and wet – the first day of fall weather, and this may be why many who registered to participate did not show up. However, 20 participants did show up, starting from Hidden Valley Park and trekked along streams, trails, the waterfront along Hamilton Harbour, Read more…

Saturday, September 20, 2014.

img_0976At the Mayfield Nagar Kirtan, some of the GGSCF volunteers got to meet Major D.P. Singh, a veteran of the Kargil war of 1999. As a result of injuries, his right leg was amputated and he now uses a prosthesis. He has run half marathons in India and is known as India’s Blade Runner. He was brought to Canada by Read more…

Saturday, August 23, 2014.

simg_7054The Annual Seniors Trip this year was to Hamilton. Seniors from Dixie, Malton, Mayfield, Rexdale and Scarborough Gurdwara gathered on Saturday August 23rd to be bused to the Sikh Sangat Hamilton Gurdwara in Dundas. There they had tea/pakoras and then headed to the Royal Botanical Gardens for an afternoon Read more…