Community Focus

Ramayan Yajna

Toronto Shiva Satsang Sabha will hold a 3-Day Ramayan Yajna at its Ashram, 1270 Keele Street West, Unit 17, Downsview. Sessions are: Friday and saturday April 11-12, 7-9:30 p.m. and Sunday April 13, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pt Ramnarine Tiwari will officiate. Ramnaumi will be celebrated on April 10 from 7-10 p.m. Call 905-832-4059 for more information.

Intíl Food Bazaar

Imdadul Islamic Jamaat invites all to enjoy food from all countries at its annual International Food Bazaar on Friday April 18 from 1-5 p.m. at the Imdadul Islamic Centre, 26 Lepage Crt, Downsview. Call for more info: Haji Shamir Khan 416-746-5935 or Haroon Shariff 416-674-9516.

Devi Yajna

Shiv Ganesh Mandir will hold a 9-night Devi Yajna at 16 Regan Rd, Unit 44, Brampton from April 2 -10 from 7-9 p.m. Officiating will be Pt Anand Sukul of New York with Pt Harry Maharaj. Call Bhansingh at 905-670-4583 for more info.

Devi Mandir Yajna

A 3-night Ramayan Yajna sponsored by Mr & Mrs Samlall Ricky Persaud and family will be held at the Devi Mandir, 2950 Brock Rd, Pickering from April 17-19 from 7 p.m. Pt Loaknath Sharma will officiate along with Pt. Damodar Sharma. Call Rick at 905-428-6905 or Pt. Sharma 416-287-8930 for more details.

Nav Raatri Services

Mahatma Gandhi Organization invites all to a 9-night Nav Raatri Services from April 2-10 at 722 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto. atarting at 7 p.m. Saraswati Murti Sthaphna will take place on April 6 fro 10 a.m. Call 416-438-4962 for more details.


Meditation Class

Free Meditation classes are offered by Toronto Sahaja Yoga Meditation group every Thursday from 7:30 p.m. at the International Student Centre, 33 St George. Call 416-284-0756 or go to website at for mor information.

Mediators wanted

St Stephenís Conflict Resolution Service is seeking persons with good communication skills to join its list of volunteer mediators to help facilitate dialogue and resolve conflicts in such situations as neighbour-neighbour, lendlord-tenant, housing co-ops, families and small business. Training is free. Call 416-926-8221 ext 226.

20th Anniversary

Malvern Family Resource Centre will hold its 20th Annual General Meeting and Anniversary celebration on March 27 from 7 p.m. at 30 Sewells Rd, Scarborough. Guest host is Christine Bentley of CFTO. Call 416-281-1376 for mor information.

Job hunting help

The Catholic Community Services of York Region provides free job search assistance in the areas of Internet job search, interviewing techniques, resume writing, filling applications, leads and tips etc Volunteers are also invited on a 2-hour per week basis to help new immigrants to settle in. Call 905-770-7040 for more details.

Settlement assistance

Brampton Multicultural Community Center offers free settlement services to new immigrants in such areas as orientation, education, employment, laws and norms, form filing, health care, supportive counselling, interpretation/translation in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Arabic and other languages. Call 905-790-8482 for details.


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