Nov
1
Sun
Family Violence Prevention Month
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am – Nov 30 @ 4:30 pm
Family Violence Prevention Month

November is Family Violence Prevention Month in Alberta. It’s a time to increase awareness to create change in our communities. We all have the right to feel safe. It takes all of us working together to support healthy relationships, safer homes and communities. November is a time we can all take action to help prevent family violence.

Dec
3
Thu
International Day of Persons With Disabilities
Dec 3 all-day
International Day of Persons With Disabilities

International Day of Disabled Persons aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development, and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Dec
6
Sun
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
Dec 6 all-day
The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women is about remembering victims; it is also a time to take action. We each have the opportunity and the responsibility to stand up against misogyny, sexism, and hate — and it starts with creating a culture of respect.

Dec
10
Thu
Human Rights Day
Dec 10 all-day
Human Rights Day

Each person plays an important role in shaping a society where diversity and inclusion are valued and human rights principles are reflected in our systems, policies, attitudes and behaviours. On Human Rights Day, all Albertans are encouraged to join communities across the globe as they celebrate our rights, as recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Dec
16
Wed
December Alliance Meeting @ Dawe Community Centre
Dec 16 @ 6:16 pm – 7:16 pm
Jan
1
Fri
Global Family Day
Jan 1 all-day
Global Family Day

Global Family Day is an international day of peace and sharing celebrated every January 1st. It aims at uniting and spreading peace by considering and promoting the idea that- Earth is one global family.

Jan
27
Wed
Family Literacy Day
Jan 27 all-day
Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. (abclifeliteracy.ca)

Feb
1
Mon
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.

Feb
4
Thu
World Cancer Day
Feb 4 all-day
World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic.

Feb
20
Sat
World Day of Social Justice
Feb 20 all-day
World Day of Social Justice

“On World Day of Social Justice, we reaffirm our commitment to social change and to ensuring that the rights and dignity of all human beings—in Canada and around the world—are equal.” (Global Affairs Canada)