Pass & Dribble Summer Camp
• A week-long physical fitness and soccer skills development
• Daily practice both on a professional turf field and indoor gymnasium
• Age and Skills alignment (Under 8, 10, 12, and 14)
• Led by Toronto Soccer Association (TSA) certified coaches
• Camp gear: T-Shirt, and Soccer ball
• July 10th – 14th: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
• July 17th – 21st: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
• July 24th – 28th: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
• August 7th – 11th: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
• August 14th – 18th: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Westhumber Collegiate Institute
• 1675 Martin Grove Rd. Toronto, ON M9V 3S3
Register in Person
• 235 Dixon Road Suite #101, Toronto, ON M9P 2M5
About the Celebration: The tradition dates back hundreds of years and was widely indulged by slaves as part of their principal holiday celebration. John Canoe was at its peak in the 18th century but was suppressed by authorities who wanted to dismiss the possibility of slave uprisings.
After emancipation, John Canoe suffered further decline due to non-conformist missionaries who attempted to stamp out pagan amusements and rituals. The John Canoe riots of 1841 resulted from the Mayor of Kingston’s banning of the John Canoe Parade.
Over the years, John Canoe has significantly died out, except for performances at some organized social events. The John Canoe masquerade involves players wearing masks and costumes, and recognition by the public of the characters they represent.
The common characters include the King, the Queen, the man with the house on his head (Ku-Ku), the devil, Belly Woman, the policeman, Cow Head, Head, Warriors, and Dancing Ladies. John Canoe costumes are brightly colored and decked with ribbons, with head-dresses of wire and colored paper. The King and Queen wear costumes of shiny materials and crowns of cardboard covered with silver paper.
The John Canoe tradition is kept alive today mainly through government-sponsored events such as the Jamaica festival.
• Lead Person: Vincent Kwame Boakye
Heart Lake Run 5K will take place at CAA Centre – Sports and Entertainment Complex, 7575 Kennedy Rd South, Brampton, ON L6W 4T2 on Sunday, June 25, 2023, from 8:00 AM. There will also be a 1K Kids Dash and Plogging Walk.
1. Please arrive by 7:00 AM to avoid roads closure starting from 7:30 AM.
2. Plogging means pick up and run or walk. You pick up any trash you see on your way, put it in a trash bag, and run or walk. Plogging is a change of attitude and ploggers are proud garbage collectors who do something for our environment and health before it is too late.
ACTIVE LIVING & CLIMATE ACTION FESTIVAL
The Heart Lake Run will feature Active Living & Climate Action Festival from June 24-25, 2023 with over 80 Vendors, Opening Ceremony, and Conference with 5 Plenary Sessions on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Good Health & well-being, Zero Hunger, Life on Land, Life below Water and Climate Action.
Yoruba Community Association
The Yoruba Community Association, is a non-profit organization.
• Lead Person: Sola Olubunmi – ED
Women Resource Information Centre
The Women Resource Information Centre, is a non-profit organization.
40 Kitney Drive Unit# 404, Ajax, Ontario L1S 4G3
• Lead Person: Egbo-Epo, Eno
Vision 2000 Education and Health Org
Vision 2000 Education and Health Org, is a non-profit organization.
• Lead Person: Wofa Yaw Nyarko -ED
Ugandan Community In Ontario
Ugandan Community In Ontario, is a non-profit organization.
2063 Islington Ave., Etobicoke, Ontario M9P 2R7
• Lead Person: Shiba Kadumya Biraungi
Tumaini Nurses International
Tumaini Nurses International is a Not-for-Profit Organization federally Incorporated in Canada with its head office based in Toronto, Ontario. Our organization is comprised of directors who are Canadian Nurses with a common objective of health promotion and wellness of marginalized populations. Tumaini Nurses International has several branches internationally.
The founders started off as advocates for HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya in 2003. We recognize that HIV continues to be a major global public health issue, with approximately 38.7 million people living with HIV by end of 2018. We continue to raise awareness and eradicate stigmatization of HIV victims. This organization was also established after a realization of the vast number of marginalized children with physical disabilities and mental health illness in Kenya . In some instances, such children are chained and locked in isolation under inhumane conditions. The 2 founding nurses started by contributing cash donations towards such families. Ou organisation is based on the nursing values of compassion, caring and advocacy.
2000 Sheppard Ave. West North York, Ontario M3N 1A2
• Lead Person: Rosemary Wanjau
The goal is to expand the capacities of the black youth and help shape their progress towards becoming well informed local leaders readily available to represent and be meaningfully involved in a highly racially polarized system and committed to addressing social change issues. Our community engagement programs have common elements of leadership and governance training, moral and legal premise, social consciousness, and integrity.
2978 Islington Ave, Unit 203 North York ON M9L 2K6
• Lead Person: James Nyarkoh
Toronto Community Development Centre
The Toronto Community Development Centre, is a non-profit organization.
2885 Jane St. Toronto #5, Ontario M3N 2J6
• Lead Person: Peter Ozemoyah