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Special Awareness Days

We've collected a list of annual special awareness months, weeks and days recognized in Canada. You can also check out what's going on in your community by browsing our Event Listings.

If you know of an annual awareness program that is recognized provincially, federally or internationally, let us know. We'd be happy to add it to our calendar. 


February (Weeks)

First Week: Eating Disorder Awareness Week; National; National Eating Disorder Information Centre

First Week: National Therapeutic Recreation Week; National; Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association

First Week: White Cane Week; National; Canadian Council of the Blind

February 7 - 14: Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week; National; Children's Heart Society

Third Week: Scout-Guide Week; National; Scouts Canada and Girl Guides of Canada

Third Week: Brotherhood/Sisterhood Week; National; Canadian Council of Christians & Jews

Fourth Week: Freedom to Read Week; National; Freedom to Read Week