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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. 


April (Weeks)

First Week: Sexual Abuse Awareness Week; Saskatchewan; Provincial Association of Transition Houses and Services of Saskatchewan

Second Week: National Wildlife Week; National; Candian Wildlife Federation

Second Week: National Dental Hygiene Week; National; Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Second Week: Ontario Coaches Week; Regional; Coaches Association of Ontario

Second Week: Ontario Dental Hygiene Week; Regional; Ontario Dental Hygienists' Association

Second Week: World Homeopathy Awareness Week; International; World Homeopathy Awareness Week

Third Week: National Medical Laboratory Week; National; Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)

Third Week: National Soil Conservation Week; National; Soil Conservation Council of Canada

Third Week: National Volunteer Week; National; Volunteer Canada

Third Week: Screen-Free Week; International; Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood

Fourth Week: Arts and Culture Week; British Columnia; British Columbia Arts Council

Fourth Week: National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week; National; Canadian Blood Services

Fourth Week: National Victims of Crime Awareness Week; National; Justice Canada