Feb
1
Sat
Black History Month
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
Black History Month

Every February, Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of Black Canadians, past and present.

Mar
8
Sun
International Women’s Day
Mar 8 – Mar 9 all-day
International Women's Day

A day when women are recognized for their achievements.  International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. The theme for this year is “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change”.

Mar
18
Wed
March Alliance Meeting @ Dawe Community Centre
Mar 18 @ 8:45 am – 11:00 am
Mar
20
Fri
Digital Literacy Fair @ TBA
Mar 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
May
15
Fri
International Day of Families
May 15 all-day
International Day of Families

The International Day of Families provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues relating to families and to increase knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting them.It has inspired a series of awareness-raising events, including national family days. In many countries, this day is an opportunity to highlight different areas of interest and importance to families.

Jun
15
Mon
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Jun 15 all-day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

It is an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. Let’s honour this landmark and continue raising public awareness of elder abuse with events across the country.

Jun
17
Wed
June Alliance Meeting @ Dawe Community Centre
Jun 17 @ 8:45 am – 11:00 am
Jun
20
Sat
World Refugee Day
Jun 20 all-day
World Refugee Day

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees.

Jul
1
Wed
International Day of Friendship
Jul 1 all-day
International Day of Friendship

The International Day of Friendship is a United Nations (UN) day that promotes the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures. It is observed on July 30 each year

Aug
9
Sun
International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
Aug 9 all-day
International Day of the  World's Indigenous People

In its resolution 49/214 of December 23rd, 1994, the General Assembly designated August 9th to be observed as International Day of the World’s Indigenous People every year during the International Decade. This occasion will be used by the United Nations to draw attention to indigenous issues and societies. It represents an opportunity for Governments, non-governmental organizations and other interested groups to organize activities which raise awareness about indigenous people and their cultures.