Sep
30
Mon
Orange Shirt Day
Sep 30 all-day
Orange Shirt Day

September 30th has been declared Orange Shirt Day annually, in recognition of the harm the residential school system did to children’s sense of self-esteem and well being, and as an affirmation of our commitment to ensure that everyone around us matters.

Oct
1
Tue
National Seniors Day
Oct 1 all-day
National Seniors Day

This is an occasion where all Canadians can join in celebrating older adults across Canada – whether a parent, a co-worker, a neighbour, or a friend. It is easy to show your respect and gratitude for the older adults in your life. There are many options to thank the seniors in your life for all of their hard work and show them just how much they’re appreciated.

Oct
2
Wed
International Day of Non-Violence
Oct 2 all-day
International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day is an occasion to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness”.

International Day of Non-Violence
Oct 2 all-day
International Day of Non-Violence

The International Day is an occasion to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness”.

Oct
10
Thu
World Mental Health Day
Oct 10 all-day
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. An initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health to raise public awareness of mental health issues worldwide.

Oct
16
Wed
World Food Day
Oct 16 all-day
World Food Day

World Food day is meant to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.

Oct
17
Thu
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Oct 17 all-day
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for the Eradication of Poverty promotes people’s awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide

Oct
24
Thu
Financial Empowerment Forum @ Westerner Park
Oct 24 all-day

The Financial Empowerment Forum registration is now available here. The event is free, but registration is required.

To learn more about Financial Empowerment and local initiatives, follow this link – Financial Empowerment

Nov
1
Fri
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.

Nov
20
Wed
Universal Children’s Day
Nov 20 all-day
Universal Children's Day

International Children’s Day is meant to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare.