WHEREAS Kin Canada has been a vibrant, responsible, all Canadian association of service clubs to the concept of serving its communities throughout Canada since its found in Hamilton, Ontario, on February 20, 1920;
WHEREAS Kin Canada has been dedicated to meeting the needs of our community and has diligently sought the development and completion of timely, relevant programs to meet the needs and challenges of our ever-evolving society;
WHEREAS Kin Canada is celebrating its 100th anniversary on February 20, 2020;
NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, I hereby proclaim February 20, 2020 as "Kin Canada Day” in the City of Thompson, and I encourage all citizens to welcome the opportunity to pause and reflect with pride on the rich heritage of accomplishment throughout the 100 years Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs have been in existence in Canada and with the express idea of honoring our local Kin Club.
WHEREAS the goal of National Nutrition month is to encourage all Canadians to eat well;
AND WHEREAS Dietitians are a trusted source of credible nutrition information and are launching a campaign to help consumers make healthier food choices and engage in healthy behaviours, like eating with others;
AND WHEREAS Canadians are interested in healthy eating and want information to help them achieve this goal - dietitians offer nutrition resources on the Dietitians of Canada website – www.unlockfood.ca;
AND WHEREAS To celebrate National Nutrition Month, the Registered Dietitians of the Northern Health Region in the City of Thompson have organized a fun, educational campaign which will feature "More than Food: How you eat is important too!”;
NOW THEREFORE by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Thompson, I hereby proclaim the month of March, 2020 as "National Nutrition Month” in the City of Thompson.