Kingston City Hall Illumination with Tri-Colors of the Indian Flag – 15th August, 2021

Kingston City Hall will be illuminated on August 15, 2021, with the Tri-Colors of the Indian flag in recognition of the 75th Independence Day of India starting at dusk (8:30 PM).  Come and enjoy this display with your families & friends.

Please Donate: ICA-Covid Relief-India

Dear community members,

We are reaching out to you to request donations to support the ICA’s ‘Covid Relief-India’ initiative.    

We ask that you please come forward and donate generously to help people who need us! Every dollar that we raise can have a big impact on people’s lives at the time of this unprecedented crisis.

You can send your donations via e-transfer to icakingston@gmail.com
or
You can send your donations by cheque payable to ICA Kingston.
The cheque can be mailed to ICA Kingston, P.O Box 1351, Kingston, K7L 5C6, and then send us a message about your cheque to the above email.

Together we can save lives!

We Thank You to all who have donated so far.

Message From: India-Canada Association of Kingston.

ICA Event: Showcasing ICA-Kingston as “Community Exhibit” inside City Hall

We are very pleased to inform you about the opening of an exhibit on the Indo-Canadian community in the Kingston region at the City Hall. The exhibit is a part of the “Your Stories, Our Histories” program of the City of Kingston. The exhibit was inaugurated (unveiled) by His Worship Mayor Bryan Paterson on 17th November 2020. Considering ongoing pandemic precautions the event was relatively short and informal and attended by a few members of the ICA executive committee and staff at the City Hall.

The exhibit is a tremendous tribute and a celebration of the Indo-Canadian community’s heritage and significance to the Kingston region. Please do visit this beautiful exhibit, it is prominently mounted in the Clerk’s Corridor in the City Hall. 

Meditation and Relaxation Workshop

ICA-Kingston initiated the meditation and relaxation program in partnership with Heartfulness Organization. This program offered four virtual workshops via zoom every Saturday at 11 am for the month of October. The purpose of the workshop was to learn how to meditate and how to relax in a heartfulness way. 

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ICA-Kingston: Annual General Meeting – 29th August 2020

The annual general meeting (AGM) of ICA-Kingston was held on Saturday, at 11 a.m. on 29th August 2020  via zoom.

President, ICA-Kingston, gave an overview of the organizational structure and the vision of the new committee that was formed in July 2019. He gave a quick update on all the activities conducted by the ICA executives and many of the volunteers of the community during the past year. 

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Coronavirus: Covid-19, Stay Safe And Ask For Help

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, and thereafter in the months of April, May, June, and July, the ICA-executive committee members were helping the community members in various ways.

Executive Committee Members Checking-in with the Community Members by phone calls

Special Message For Students From India

The ICA COVID-19 Relief Fund And Support Program Started

Donation Request with the community members to help students

Donation money has been used to buy groceries in bulk and has been delivered to the students in need

Executive members tried to help students in need of accommodations

Helped to bridge the communication between the stranded students and the High Commission of India for flight information

Job leads who were looking for part-time or full-time jobs

Executives in communication with the ICA community members in case of any help needed by responding to their emails or phone calls.

Thanks to all Donors

Message from ICA-Executive Committee