Ethnic group raises $200,000 at annual event


The 15th anniversary of the Canadians of Pakistani Origin in Ontario event was a huge success. Many dignitaries were present including Premier Kathleen Wynne, Markham Mayor Scarpitti and Police Chief Eric Jolliffe.

The evening concluded with event organizer Khalid Usman, special VIP guests and event sponsors presenting Markham Stouffville Hospital with a cheque for $185,000 and another cheque to the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nations Learning Centre for $15,000.

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