Category Celebrations

Happy Nowruz!

Happy Nowruz to all who celebrate and observe the new year that comes with the arrival of spring! Nowruz feels different to many people this time around as we reflect on the last year of pain, outrage, and yearning with…

Happy Diwali!

Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is one of the largest celebrations in India. Gordon Neighbourhood House hosted an annual Diwali celebration with friends and neighbours to mark the occasion. West End residents Geetanjali Joshi and Dan Viragh…

Saint Patricks Day – Lá Fhéile Pádraig 

Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! Happy St. Patricks Day! Last year we shared information on the origins of this Irish holiday along with some suggestions for celebrating Irish culture with language, music, stories, hot whiskey and soda bread. You can check…

Eid Mubarak!

The religious holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the “Festival of Breaking Fast,” is also known as Lesser Eid or simply Eid. The festival can last one to three days marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting. During…

Black History Month in Canada

The month of February marks Black History Month here in Canada. Black History Month seeks to appreciate the significant impact Black Canadians have had on contributing to this nation’s prosperity. Black History Month is also an opportunity to recognize Black…

Thank You Outgoing Board Members!

Every fall Gordon Neighbourhood House convenes members for our Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is a great opportunity to reflect on all of the amazing outcomes we have achieved together, discuss plans for the months ahead, and elect a…

2,500 Meals Delivered!

Earlier this year we highlighted that our team had cooked over a thousand made-from-scratch meals for isolated seniors and self-isolating families. We’re happy to now announce that after 17 weeks of cooking we have surpassed more than 2,500 nutritious meals!…