Recognition of Culturally Significant Days

DATE APPROVED

July 10, 2006

Minute No: P202/06

DATE(S) AMENDED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

DATE REVIEWED

November 15, 2010

Minute No: P292/10

REPORTING REQUIREMENT

 

LEGISLATION

Police Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.P.15, as amended, s. 31(1)(c).

DERIVATION

 

The Toronto Police Services Board is committed to respecting and embracing the racial and cultural diversity of the community. The following days have been formally recognized by both the City of Toronto and the Board as culturally significant:  

  • Orthodox Christmas (Eastern)
  • Lunar New Year
  • Eid al-Adha
  • Eve of Passover
  • First Day of Passover
  • Good Friday (Western)
  • Holy Friday (Eastern)
  • Easter (Western) and
  • Orthodox Easter (Eastern)
  • Mawlid al-Nabiy
  • National Aboriginal Day
  • Eve of Rosh Hashanah
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Eve of Yom Kippur
  • Yom Kippur
  • Diwali
  • Eid al-Fitr
  • Christmas (Western)
  • Kwanzaa 

It is the policy of the Toronto Police Services Board that the Board and the Chief of Police will take these dates into consideration when scheduling meetings involving the community.

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