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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. 

November (Month)

Adoption Awareness Month; Alberta; Adoption Options

Adoption Awareness Month; British Columbia; Ministry of Children & Family Development

Amaryllis Month; National; Huntington Society of Canada

Arts & Health Month; International; Arts Health Network Canada

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Awareness Month; National; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Crohn's Disease and Colitis Awareness Month; National; Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada

Diabetes Month; National; Canadian Diabetes Association

Family Violence Prevention Month; Alberta; Government of Alberta

Incontinence Awareness Month; National; Canadian Continence Foundation

Lung Cancer Awareness Month; National; Lung Cancer Canada

Movember (Men's Health Awareness); National; Movember Canada

National Community Safety and Crime Prevention Campaign; National; Canada Safety Council

Osteoporosis Month; National; Osteoporosis Society of Canada

Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month; National; PHA Canada

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month; National; Pancreatic Cancer Canada

Woman Abuse Prevention Month; Ontario; Ministry of Citizenship

World Quality Month; International; World Quality Month