March 2001

On the occasion of our third anniversary, we present a special video presentation on "Thank You Canada - an afternoon of appreciation". To view this video, please click
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*The Church of Scientology organized its third annual Friends of L. Ron Hobbard Humanitarian Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 24, 2001.  For details, please call Reverend Yvette Shank at 416-925-1779.

*Celebrations for the birth anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna were organized by the Vedanta Society of Toronto on February 25, 2001. The worship included devotional songs, reading, homa, and flower offering followed by the distribution of prasad to approximately 300 devotees. The Society is continuing to raise funds to help victims of the earthquake. For details, please call Swami Pramathananda at 416-240-7262.

*On Saturday March 3, 2001, the Canadian Red Cross, Mississauga News, and Cable 10 Mississauga will join Rob Sampson & other Peel Region MPPs along with Mississauga Community leader Jagan Dhawan for a charity event at the Square One parking lot, north of Walmart.  For details, please call Jagan Dhawan at 416-568-1155, Dianne Lawson at 905-897-8815.

*Vanik Samaj of Toronto has organized its annual sports day on Sunday March 11, 2001.  For details, please call Jayesh Desai at 905-201-1474 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce invites you to its Montreal Council Launch on Wednesday, March 7, 2001.  For details, please call the office of the Chamber at 416-224-0090 or click "Business & Trade" on the left panel..

*Taj Esmail Promotions proudly presents an evening of entertainment in aid of Asha Jyoti Community Welfare Society of Canada on Saturday, March 17, 2001. This  project  is  organized  to  raise  funds  for  the  victims of  the Gujarat earthquake.  For details, please call Suhasni Shah at 416-769-0563 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*National Indo-Canadian Council has organized "Thank You Canada - an afternoon of appreciation" to publicly thank all organizations and individuals who have contributed their resource towards the relief activities for the victims of the earthquake in Gujarat, India. This event will be held on Sunday, March 18, 2001.  For details, please call Kamal Driver at 416-490-1374 or click "Community News" on the left panel.

*For information on Saraswati Fonts (most comprehensive but easy to use unique all-in-one Devanagari fonts,), please call Hindi Chetna at 905-475-7165.

*Hindu Temple Society of Canada wishes to inform everyone that the main temple is undergoing major construction work of an estimated value of approximately 5 million dollars. The temple is now open to everyone for regular services except for major festivals and functions. For details, please call President Mr. R. K. Moorthy at 905-764-6270 or Secretary Mr. V. Basavaiah at 905-475-7757.   

*Bharathi Kala Manram, Canada has organized a Tamil Drama on April 1, 2001. For details, please call N. R. Subramanian at 416-497-4760.

*Congratulations to Mr. Ratilal Lakhani on the occasion of his 75th birthday.