Month: October 2017

Lailutal Ihsan tickets now on sale

Noon Academy Islamic and Arabic Education Center is presenting their fourth annual gala on Nov. 11 at Chandni Banquet Hall, located at 5 Gateway Blvd. in Brampton. The theme is ‘Lailutal Ihsan,’ which translates to ‘Night of Excellence.’ Billed as “an elegant cultural evening,” the event includes dinner, a silent auction and a special performance by internationally-renowned nasheed artist Khaleel Muhammad. Early bird tickets are available until Oct. 15 for $55 each. Log on to eventbrite.ca for more...

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Fire department to give smoke alarms to needy

Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services (MFES) received 882 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms through ‘Project Zero,’ a public education campaign that aims to reduce the number of residential fire and carbon monoxide-related deaths to zero. The donation is valued at more than $52,000. Combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms help provide the early warning that is needed to safely escape from a house fire or carbon monoxide exposure. “Partnering with Project Zero and the Mississauga Food Bank benefits the residents of Mississauga that aren’t able to afford life-saving smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,” said MFES fire chief Tim...

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Brampton’s Singh begins as NDP leader

The next federal election will see new leaders in both the Conservative and New Democrat Party, with Regina-Qu’Appelle’s Andrew Scheer taking the reigns at the former and Brampton’s Jagmeet Singh leading the NDP. There are many differences between Scheer and Singh, with one of them being that Singh took the federal NDPs by storm while serving as an MPP in Ontario. Not many, or any politicians have been so successful at taking over a federal party while serving on a provincial arm of it. The current MPP for Bramalea Gore Malton has gone from strength to strength in his national...

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GTA Entertainment: Bryan Adams met his match in Bruce Springsteen at Invictus Games closing ceremony

September saw a slew of exciting and world class events – and people – taking centre stage in Toronto like the film festival, WE Day, Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaking at Metro Convention Centre, and the Invictus Games. The only thing that could come to close to topping the game’s opening ceremony, which featured none other than Britain’s Prince Harry, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and First Lady Melania Trump, were the closing ceremonies. The entire week was a celebration and proclamation of the dedication, service and abilities of our veterans, and who better to send them off (with...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Black Enslavement in Upper Canada

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  2. The Black Community in Peel in the Late 19th Century

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  3. A Thread and a Story

    November 10, 2017 - February 25, 2018
  4. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  5. Skate on the Square

    December 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 pm

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