City of Brampton hosts official Komagata Maru Park opening

Canada Post's commemorative stamp issued in 2014 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Komagata Maru incident.

Brampton Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon is inviting you to join the City of Brampton, Ontario for the official opening of Komagata Maru Park. This is the first physical commemoration outside of British Columbia.

Date: Saturday, June 22

Time: 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.

Location: Komagata Maru Park, 10705 Bramalea Road

Alternative location in case of severe weather: Springdale Library Program Room

CEREMONIAL OVERVIEW

11:00 am – Emcee: Regional Councillor Paul Vicente

11:05 am – Ej Kwandibens, Cultural Educator ᐊᓂᑫᑭᓯᑭ Maang-Dodem (Loon Clan)

11:15 am – Mayor Patrick Brown

11:18 am – Regional Councillor Gurpreet Dhillon & City Councillor Harkirat Singh Wards 9 & 10 & presentation to descendants

11:25 am – Raj Toor, Vice-President Descendants of Komagata Maru Society

11:30 am – Official ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor and Councillors

11:35 am – Symbolic tree planning with descendants, Mayor and Councillors

11:45 am – Program concludes