Sikh Heritage Month is proudly recognized at the Toronto District School Board all through the thirty day period of April considering that 2016 as the Board of Trustees voted to designate April of every single yr Sikh Heritage Month creating the TDSB the first school board in Canada to do so. This designation matches the recognition by the Province of Ontario that proclaimed Sikh Heritage Thirty day period Act in December 2013, and the recognition proclaimed by the Authorities of Canada on April 30, 2019. Sikh Heritage Month is identified nationally across Canada.
This yr our theme is Arrive to study, go to serve the intention of schooling is to provide humanity.
Sikh Canadians have lived in Ontario given that the convert of the twentieth century. They have created substantial contributions to the development and prosperity of Ontario and their traditions and tradition go on to be a vibrant artwork of every single aspect of lifestyle for Canadians right now.
We are inviting all TDSB local community, college students, and personnel to sign up for our virtual Sikh Heritage Thirty day period launch to figure out the contributions of Sikh Canadians. Be part of us for a remarkable afternoon of info and celebration (see underneath and the hooked up flyer for total information).
To find out about the Sikh Heritage, a Electricity Stage (will be posted shortly) was developed to supply insight about the society and traditions of the form, selfless and honourable heritage of the Sikh community. More, an interactive slideshow is readily available that delivers several books/means and other things to get data about the Sikh heritage.
We are happy to showcase the final results of our Sikh Heritage Thirty day period Poster/Online video contest. Appreciate the online video and posters (will abide by)! Kudos to all our college students for their submissions!
Finally for the duration of the month of April Sikh Canadians celebrate Vaisakhi which is also identified as Khalsa Day across Ontario. In the course of the past number of several years, a parade was structured in the City of Toronto to mark this day. This 12 months a celebrations will be using spot at Nathan Phillips Square on Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.
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TDSB Sikh Heritage Thirty day period Virtual Launch Celebration
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
9:30 am – 10:30 am