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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. 

June (Month)

ALS Awareness Month: National; ALS Society of Canada

Brain Injury Awareness Month: National; Brain Injury Association of Canada

Deaf-Blind Awareness Month: Ontario; Canadian Helen Keller Centre

International CDKL5 Awareness Month; International; CDKL5 Canada

International Men's Health Month; International; International Men's Health Month

National Aboriginal History Month; National; Government of Canada

National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month; National; National Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada

Recreation and Parks Month; Provincial; Ontario

Seniors' Month; Ontario; Ontario Seniors' Secretariat

Stroke Month; National; Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada

Thyroid Awareness Month; National; Thyroid Foundation of Canada