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Sunday, August 11, 2013.

annualrunfunday_2013_5This year the GGSCF combined the Annual 5km Run/Walk with the G.S.United soccer tournament and Scarborough Gurdwara’s Picnic and was held in Bhagat Puran Singh Park. The sunny weather brought out the largest participation so far at this event. About 30 runners participated in the 5km run that started at 10:30am and was Read more…

Sunday, July 7, 2013.

cansikhtournament2013_1Like previous years, Foundation volunteers collected change and served food to those attending the Can-Sikh Sports Festival at Wildwood Park in Malton. This year the attendance was down due to restriction on kabaddi players coming from India and before the final event, there was a heavy downpour that flooded parts Read more…

Monday, July 1, 2013.

2013canadadayparade_5The Foundation children again took part in the Canada Day parade in Scarborough much to the delight of the participants and the crowds of onlookers along Brimley Road. Candy and balloons were handed out to children along the route as everyone enjoyed some Punjabi music. Our group was also joined this year Read more…

Saturday, June 15, 2013.

raceagainstracism2013_5Each year, Peel Regional Police organizes the Race Against Racism and this year was no different as many participants took part in a 5km run/walk in Mississauga Valley Park. The event was well attended by many community groups and participants of all ages, including volunteers of the Foundation. Mayor Hazel McCallion Read more…

Saturday, June 8, 2013.

csasil_2013_5C-SASIL held its third annual wheelchair race in support of Canadian-South Asians Supporting Independent Living at the Brampton Soccer Centre. In all, 12 teams took part in very competitive races. The Foundation entered three teams and helped with volunteers on two others as the turnout was a little less than the Read more…

Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

fauja_malton_1Baba Fauja Singh ji and members of the Foundation visited Sri Guru Singh Sabha Malton on Wednesday evening, this being one of the final visits for Baba ji before he returns to the United Kingdom. Baba Fauja Singh ji met with the Sangat and shared his experiences and thoughts about Inspirational Steps. He encouraged Read more…

Monday, May 20, 2013.
fauja_shc_2The day after Inspirational Steps, volunteers of the GGSCF and Baba Fauja Singh ji visited Sikh Heritage Centre and met with the local Sangat. Many of the volunteers were still trying to recover from the event. Members of the Foundation shared their thoughts about Inspirational Steps to the local Sangat and encouraged them Read more…
Sunday, May 19, 2013.

is_2013_1World Record Holder Baba Fauja Singh inaugurated the first “Inspirational Steps” event this Sunday. The event saw some 206 registered participants and many others take part in the first Sikh-organized marathon in Canada. Starting at Dixie Gurdwara at 9 a.m., the 5 km participants were given medals when they got to Read more…

Friday, May 17, 2013.

faujasingharrives_sBaba Fauja Singh has arrived in Toronto and met with the Sangat of Guru Nanak Mission Centre on Friday evening to share his experiences. There was great attendance and he met with all the families. He is looking forward to Sunday where we start the Inspirational Steps challenge at 9am from Dixie Gurdwara and he cannot wait! Read more…

Sunday, May 5, 2013.

sm-rnagar1On May 5th, the Foundation  had booths set up at both Gurdwaras during the Nagar Kirtan to collect registration forms for those that would like to take part in the Inspirational Steps walk/run or apply for a student loan from the Guru Nanak Education Assistance Program (EAP). Both Gurdwars were cooperative Read more…