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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 (Days)

First Sunday: National Cancer Survivors Day; National; National Cancer Survivors Day Foundation

June 1: Intergenerational Day; National; Invitation to Intergenerational Immersion

June 5: World Environment Day; International; UN

June 6: Clean Air Day; National; Environment Canada

June 6: HS Awareness Day; International; HS Aware

June 12: World Day Against Child Labour; International; United Nations

June 14: World Blood Donor Day; International; World Health Organization (WHO)

June 15: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day; International; International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

June 17: CDKL5 Awareness Day; International; CDKL5 Canada

June 20: World Refugee Day; International; UN

June 21: National Aboriginal Day; National; Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

June 22: World Kidney Cancer Q&A Day; International; International Kidney Cancer Coalition

June 27: Canadian Multiculturalism Day; National; Canadian Heritage

June 29: World Industrial Design Day; International; International Council of Societies of Industrial Design

June 30: Social Media Day; BC; Mashable