National Volunteer Week – A call to Service.

National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, 2018, is a time to celebrate and to thank all volunteers who have served our community; however, special thank you goes out to all those who have volunteered for CACD. “Volunteering is a willful action, and often there is no tangible reward”. However, it is the most important resource community […]

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Overview of the CACD BHM event, February 27, 2018

Again, The CACD Black History Month celebration on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, with the Theme: “TOGETHER WE RISE” was a stunning success. The celebration began at 4 p.m. with high school students attending a presentation on Black Canadian History by a renowned black history teacher, Mr. Rainford Cornish. At this session, the emphasis was on […]

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CACD Black History Month Event – February 27th, 2018

Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) has been supporting Black History Month (BHM) since 2006 and this year is no exception. CACD will continue in our quest to bring awareness to Black History Month and what the Black Community has done to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we are […]

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Volunteer of the Month, May 2017: Connie Yi

Do you enjoy being a part of a team? Interested in lending a hand for 1 or 2 hours a week to help with our after school kids and assist with administrative pass?  Then CACD Volunteering offers you the benefits of: 40 hours community service for secondary school students. Developing important networking skills. Allows you […]

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2017 BBPA Harry Jerome Awards

The BBPA Harry Jerome Awards was the place to be, last Saturday, April 22nd when hundreds met to celebrate excellence. The 35th Annual Harry Jerome Awards was an incredible affair, where we saw numerous VIPs including; Mayor John Tory, Mayor Bonnie Crombie, Police Chief of Toronto, Mark Saunders, Police Chief of Peel, Jennifer Evans, and of […]

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Overview of the CACD BHM event: February 23, 2017

The CACD Black History Month celebration on Thursday, February 23, 2017 was a great success. The celebration began in the morning with story time for mini schools students. This was followed up at noon with art and craft, beadwork, and drumming for about 100 middle school students. Later in the day, at 4 p.m, high […]

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Boston Pizza Celebrity Server Night Event

Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD), now in existence for over 14 years, wishes to invite you to support our Boston Pizza Celebrity Server Night event, taking place on Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Boston Pizza Square One, 35 Square One Drive. This event provides the CACD […]

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Thank you for a successful 2016 Luncheon!

A big thank you for all our attendees and sponsors for our 2016 Annual Fundraising Luncheon! We had amazing performances by Michael Ciufo, entertaining MCing and singing by Chris Hayles (a.k.a. Sammy Davis Jr.) and a wonderful keynote from our speaker Dr. Anthony Hutchinson. We’d like to especially thank Constable Kwon, McClean and Binns from Peel […]

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2016 Annual Fundraising Luncheon

Did you know? 20% of the Peel population is youth In 2014, 15% of students in the Peel District did NOT graduate from high school In 2014, there was a 20% unemployment rate for youth living in Peel If these issues don’t sit right with you, then we invite you to come out to CACD’s […]

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