Archive for Greetings


Chinese ideogram for year of the rabbitMay the new Rabbit year beginning today bless all Chinese Canadians, and all Canadians, with happiness, good health and good fortune.  Gung hei fat choi!  Happy New Year!


And best wishes for the Vietnamese Year of the Cat.  An khang thịnh vượng!

Good health and happiness in 2011

We’re about to start a brand new year.  May it bring health and happiness.  Stay safe tonight.

Happy Ethiopian New Year 2010

I’ll be celebrating out at Christie Pits later today, after I march in the Cabbagetown parade with Ellen Michelson from Toronto Centre.  This evening, I’ll be at the Vegetarian Food Fair.  Wish everyone a happy weekend.

Eid Mubarak! Happy Eid 2010

Wishing everyone a happy Eid ul-Fitr today.

Happy Canada Day 2010

Just wanted to wish everyone a Happy Canada Day today.  Between going out to meet people this morning and this evening, I hope to drop by on the action both on Gerrard Street and at Riverdale Park East and celebrate this great country we live in.

Happy Mother’s Day 2010

I’m off to meet people in the Pocket this morning, and I’ll have a family dinner tonight.  Be good to your moms today and I hope all the mothers out there have a wonderful day with their families.  Bundle up if you’re going out to the Spit because it’s a cold day.

2010 Mar 17: St Patrick’s Day

Green beer with four-leaf cloversUniversity of Toronto Greens, along with Ryerson Greens will be getting together with Toronto Greens for St Patrick’s Day at Molly Bloom’s Irish Pub.

St Patrick’s Day Pub Night
Wed, 2010 March 17, 7 pm
Molly Bloom’s, 191 College St

Happy Valentine’s Day, Year of the Tiger

Valentine's Day, Year of the Tiger image courtesy of Charlene Chua Illustration.Wishing you a happy and prosperous Valentine’s Day and a romantic and sexy Lunar New Year!

[Tiger Valentine image courtesy of Charlene Chua Illustration.]

Happy New Year 2010

May everyone have a happy, healthy and hopeful year.

2009 Nov 11: Remembrance Day 2009

A field of red and white poppiesPlease take a moment to remember those who served selflessly to protect our lives and our democracy.