September (Month)

Arthritis Month: National; Arthritis Society

Big Brothers Big Sisters Month; National; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

Blood Cancer Awareness Month; National; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; International; Canadian Cancer Society

Literacy is Life Month; British Columbia; Decoda Literacy Solutions

Men’s Cancer Health Awareness Month; National; Canadian Cancer Society

Muscular Dystrophy Month; National; Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; National; National Ovarian Cancer Association

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month; International; PCOS Foundation

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month; National; Prostate Cancer Canada

Recovery Month; National; Recovery Day Canada

Syringomyelia & Chiari Malformation Month; National; Syringomyelia & Chiari Malformation Network

Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month; International; Thyroid Cancer Canada

World Alzheimer Awareness Month; International; Alzheimer's Association


September (Weeks)

Third Week: Acne Awareness Week; National; Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada

Third Week: Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week; International; MitoCanada

Third Week: Learn @ Work Week; National; Canadian Society for Training and Development

Third Week: National Prostate Cancer Awareness Week; National; Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

Fourth Week: National Forest Week; National; Canadian Forestry Association


September (Days)

September 4: World Cerebral Palsy Day; International; Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta

First Sunday after Labour Day: National Grandparents' Day; International; National Grandparents' Day

September 8: International Literacy Day; International; UN

September 9: Benefit for Life Day: National: The LifeLine Canada Foundation

September 9: International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day; International; FASD Awareness Day

September 10: World Suicide Prevention Day; International; International Association for Suicide Prevention

September 11: National Day of Service; National; Government of Canada

Second Sunday: Terry Fox Run; National; Terry Fox Foundation

September 13: Alzheimer Coffee Break Day; National; Alzheimer Society

September 15: Worldwide Lymphoma Awareness Day; International; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

September 16: International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer; International; UN Environment Programme

Third Friday: Military Family Appreciation Day; National; House of Commons

Third Saturday: National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day; National; Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters

September 21: World Alzheimer's Day; International; Alzheimer Society

September 21: International Day of Peace; International; UN

September 22: CML Awareness Day; National; The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada

Last Sunday: Police and Peace Officer's National Memorial Day; National; Canadian Police Association

September 30: Orange Shirt Day; National; Orange Shirt Day