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Upcoming Member Events(Non-Religious)

Upcoming member events (non-religious)

This calendar of upcoming member events of a non-religious nature is provided so that members can plan ahead and support each other’s endeavors.

Radha Krishna Mandir

Event:               Grand Holi Extravaganza

Date and time:   Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 7.00 p.m.

Location:          Country Hills Community Centre, 100 Rittenhouse Road, Kitchener

Donation to Food Banks

According to recent statistics, each month, about 850,000 Canadians are assisted by Food Banks, and about 36% of those are children and youth. Those who are helped include families with children, employed people whose wages are not sufficient to cover basic living essentials, individuals on social assistance, and Canadians living on fixed income, including people with disabilities and seniors. About 64% of Food Bank users pay market rent.

Community Outreach

Members of the Hindu Federation are actively involved in community outreach activities. Recent activities include:

Financial Report 2014

The Federation's balance sheet as at October 31, 2014 and the Statements of operations and changes in fund balances for the ten months then ended are enclosed. The balance sheet shows a cash position of $18,232 and a small receivable of $840 that relates to the 2014 Hindu Youth Conference. The amount payable of $6,817 also relates to the 2014 Hindu Youth Conference. The 2013 amounts receivable and payable...

Ganesh Visarjan Boat Cruise

The Hindu Federation hosted its annual Ganesh Visarjan boat cruise on Lake Ontario on Saturday, September 6, 2014. On a beautiful day, over 150 devotees participated in Puja, bhajans and the....

Diwali Celebration at Queens Park

The Hindu Federation, in conjunction with Panorama India and the Ontario Liberal Caucus, celebrated Diwali at Queen's Park on October 8, 2014 with special guest, The Honorable Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario. Many of the approximately 100 in attendance were representatives from Hindu Federation member organizations. The event commenced with a welcome...

Hindu Youth Conference 2014

The 2014 Hindu Youth conference was held under the auspices of the Hindu Federation on August 23, 2014 at the Erindale Campus of the University of Toronto. Over 150 youth from various Hindu Federation member organizations were in attendance, and were fully engaged throughout the day. The theme of this year's conference was "The Game of Life", and the various speakers...

Muslim students Praying on Fridays in their school cafeteria

Based on the information that we have reviewed we see no issues with students praying in their school cafeteria as long as such activities are sanctioned by the school authorities. We of the HINDU FEDERATION extend compliment to all those involved on providing Canadian youths with the opportunity to pray. In these times when Canadian youths are facing many challenges of poor health habits, substance abuse, gang violence and family issues it is truly comforting to know that some youths are praying and have a place to do so.

India Heritage Festival 2011

The Hindu Federation will be celebrating the India Heritage Festival on August 13, 2011 at the newly celebrated CELEBRATION SQUARE in Mississauga. Th theme for this year is the DRUMS OF INDIA. Besides there will be live classical dance and music performances, Indian wedding costumes, fashion, desi magic, Bollywood singing & dancing, lots of delicious Indian food and kids entertainment. Watch this space for more news.

Secretary's Message: India Heritage Festival 2010

In the short period of time the Hindu Federation has existed the members of this organization should be proud of its achievements. Through the India Heritage Festival, our goal is to expose the artistic and cultural beauty of Hinduism.

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