Oct
1
Thu
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
Fri
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
Sat
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
Fri
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
Sat
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

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.

Nov
20
Fri
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.

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.