Diwali Fireworks Exemption Granted in Mississauga

Fireworks Regulations
As per the City's Fireworks By-law, residents must be aware of the following regulations:
  • Fireworks may only be set off on Statutory Holidays such as Victoria Day, Canada Day, Chinese New Year, Diwali or on a day for which a permit has been issued by the Fire Chief and only on the property listed within the permit.

Governance and the Charity Sector

In the next few editions of the Hindu Federation newsletter, we will examine a number of matters relating to Governance of Charities.

In this edition, we will consider some general concepts.

Hindu Mandir Executive Conference 2015

Pandit Sharma attended the 10th Hindu Mandir Executive conference In Trinidad on October 5th, 2015. The event was a grand success and well attended by Hindus from ...

Disposition of Cremation Ashes at Pickering Site

The Hindu Federation met on July 22, 2015 with representatives from the City of Pickering, the Town of Ajax, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and the Toronto Region Conservation Authority to discuss an upgrade to the ashes disposition site at the foot of Squires Beach Road in Pickering.

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...