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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. 

March (Weeks)

First Week: National Pharmacy Awareness Week; National; Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists

First Week: Social Work Week Ontario; Ontario; Ontario Association of Social Workers

First Week: World Glaucoma Awareness Week; International; World Glaucoma Week

First Week: World Orphan Week; International; SOS Children's Villages Canada

Second Week: Canadian Agricultural Safety Week; National; Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Second Week: International Grant Professionals Week; International; Grant Professionals Association

Third Week: National Francophonie Week; National; Association canadienne d'éducation de la langue française (ACELF)