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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. 

September (Weeks)

Third Week: Acne Awareness Week; National; Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada

Third Week: Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week; International; MitoCanada

Third Week: Learn @ Work Week; National; Canadian Society for Training and Development

Third Week: National Prostate Cancer Awareness Week; National; Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada

Fourth Week: Community Health & Wellbeing Week; Regional; Association of Ontario Health Centres

Fourth Week: National Forest Week; National; Canadian Forestry Association

Fourth Week: Self-Help Awareness Week; Ontario; Self-Help Resource Centre