The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is the second most important festival for family gatherings in the Chinese community. Traditionally, families will get togethers to celebrate, eating moon cakes, decorating the house with lanterns and appreciating the full moon are common activities. This year the festival is today, Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. Happy Moon Festival!
Tamil Canadian Walk 2021 in support of Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund
Thank you for all your support to Canadian Tamil Congress’s (CTC) important community initiatives throughout the years.
CTC is hosting the 13th Annual Tamil Canadian Walk on this coming Sunday September 12th for a very important cause. The funds raised at this year’s walkathon will benefit the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund. Tamil community leading by example, in addition to raising funds, this year’s Tamil Canadian Walk will help increase awareness of the ongoing challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples in Canada, help improve relations between Indigenous and Tamil Canadian communities and clearly demonstrate our commitment towards reconciliation.
We are hoping to have your support once again. Please consider donating online through the weblink below.
You will immediately receive the tax receipt for your online donation and 100% of your donation will go directly to the charity (Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund).
If you can donate immediately, this action of yours will help encourage more and more people to donate online, creating a momentum towards the walkathon less than 48 hours away.
This year’s walk will be held with limited participants due to the global pandemic.
Event details below.
When: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Time: Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. / Walk starts at 10:00 a.m.
Where: Thomson Memorial Park, Scarborough, Ontario
For more information on the walk, please visit: www.tamilcanadianwalk.ca For more information on Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, please visit: https://downiewenjack.ca/
Please help encourage community members and your friends to join this campaign by making a small donation to this important cause.
If you have questions, need clarification or more information, please contact me at: (647) 300-1973 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Once again THANK YOU very much for all your support.
Participate in the 2021 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon with CCC!
As the fall marathon season approaches, the CCC is once again registered as an official charity participating in the 2021 Scotiabank Run! With the Centre slowly opening up this year, the CCC needs your support to continue carrying out arts, culture and other programs while providing services for our beloved community in these special times. Please use the link below and select one of our dedicated CCC team members to make your donation:
For a donation of $20 or more, you will receive a tax receipt for your generous donations.
Or…if you’d like to raise money for a good cause while getting some much needed exercise (trust me, we all do) at the same time, the good news is, you can still register as a runner, join the CCC Team and raise donations for CCC! To find out more about the registration process, please contact us at ScotiaRun_2021@cccgt.org, or (416) 292-9293.
2021 Asialicious Carnival
The 2021 Asialicious Carnival is on this weekend, Sept. 10, 11 & 12 at Woodside Square, Scarborough. Please refer to details & times on flyer.
Anti-Asian Racism Prevention seminar
The Korean Canadian Cultural Association presents Anti-Asian Racism Prevention seminar, on Sept. 9 at 7:00pm. At this seminar, you will learn and acknowledge hate crimes, and what kind of method we can take to socially and legally to prevent these causes.Please register at: https://forms.gle/xWJBhWYpf7K2X8Xk7
Application CLICK HERE
Showcasing Asian Achievements in Canada
Awards for the winners:
– First prize in Senior category (18 to 35 years old) $1000,
2 x Consolation prizes @ $500 each.
– First prize in Junior category (grade 9 to 12) $1000, 2 x Consolation prizes @ $500 each
Stop Anti Asian Racism Through Community Collaboration – Understanding and Reporting Hate Crimes
Join us in collaboration with the Hate Crime Unit of the Toronto Police Service to learn about how to stop Anti-Asian racism through collaboration with the community.
When: Sep 16, 2021 05:30 PM Eastern Time
Link to Register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pcuiurTotGNNWP0ExbJRguhVSMKL3gkee
1,000 Lanterns Ceremony
As a part of StrongerTogether program, the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto is organizing 1,000 Lanterns Ceremony to commemorate the residential schools’ children at unmarked burial sites on Septermber 18, 2021.
Due to public health restrictions, this event is by invitation only.