Mr. Michael Ching, a real estate developer in Vancouver and Richmond, has generously donated $200,000 to the new acute care tower in Richmond. Extending his generosity even further, Mr. Ching has partnered with South China Morning Post, donating $50,000 towards Richmond Hospital Foundation’s Surgical Restart campaign.
“Today, Sikhs in Canada and around the world will celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first Sikh Guru.
“The anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth is an important day for Sikh Canadians. It celebrates his life and his teachings of unity, equality, selflessness, and service.
YWCA Metro Vancouver welcomes the provincial government’s commitment to BC’s non-profit sector with the appointment of Niki Sharma as Parliamentary Secretary of Community Development and Non-Profits. The appointment comes at a time when nearly one in four non-profits report being at risk of closing their doors as a result of COVID-19.
This week the City of Surrey launched its new #LightWhereYouLive campaign, a community engagement project to help illuminate spirits, and the City over the winter months. The campaign encourages the community to help make Surrey’s neighbourhoods festive and bright by decorating homes and businesses with lights and bright colours, while encouraging that participants share their contributions on social media.
“As we recognize BC Multiculturalism Week, I am reminded of how incredibly privileged we are to live in the most culturally diverse province in Canada. The history, traditions, perspectives and ways of life of more than 200 First Nations communities and people who trace their origins to more than 200 countries or regions significantly enrich and strengthen our society.
The Gala, presented by TD, honoured the best in Canadian marketing, with more than 1,300 marketers registered to attend the immersive online experience built exclusively for the event. Attendees connected with hundreds of marketers across Canada through a chat feature and explored an online platform that featured a mixologist, magician, photo booth, giveaways and more. The show was emceed by returning host, Rick Campanelli.
We know there are many occasions to be celebrated at this time of year, including Diwali and Karwa Chauth. We can honour these days and still keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. Please follow Fraser Health Public Health guidance and the new provincial health officer orders, and socialize safely.