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Proclamations for 2016

January 2016

Crime Stoppers Month

March of Dimes Month

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust January 27

Alzheimer's Awareness Day January 30

February 2016

Black History Month

Homelessness Awareness Month

Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 1 - 7

Interfaith Harmony Week February 1 - 7

Second Harvest Hero Day February 4

Bob Marley Day February 6

International Development Week February 7 - 13

Rare Disease Day February 29

March 2016

Irish Heritage and Cultural Appreciation Month

International Women's Day March 8

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination March 21

Agnes Macphail Day March 24

World Tuberculosis Day March 24

April 2016

National Poetry Month

Parkinson Awareness Month

Refugee Rights Awareness Month

Dig Safe Month

Oral Health Day April 1

John Paul II April 2

World Autism Awareness Day April 2

Kindness Week April 3 - 6

Volunteer Week April 10 - 16

9-1-1 Telecommunicators Week April 11 - 15

Meetings Industry Day April 14

School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day April 14

International Children's Day April 23

Khalsa Day April 24

Rail Safety Week April 25 - May 1

Beta Sigma Phi Week April 27 - May 3

Day of Mourning April 28

May 2016

Asian Heritage Month

Building Safety Month

South Asian Heritage Month

Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 - 7

Occupational Health and Safety Week May 1 - 7

Mental Health Week May 2

National Ethnic Press and Media Day May 2 -7

Jane Jacobs' Ideas Day May 4

Hearing Awareness Day May 6

Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day May 6

Pediatric Brain Tumour Day May 7

Second World War V-E Day May 8

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Multiple Chemiacl Sensitivities Awareness Day May 12

Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia May 17

Royal Week May 17 - 23

Greek Pontian Genocide Remembrance Day May 19

Safe Boating Awareness Week May 21 - 27

Toronto Paramedic Services Week May 22 - 28

Toronto Newcomer Day May 24

Safe Kids Week May 30 - June 5

Greater Toronto Day May 26

National Access Awareness Week May 29 - June 4

Bike Month May 30 - June 30

June 2016

Pride Month

Recreation and Parks Month

Seniors' Month

Brain Injury Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month

Peace Tree Day June 1

Intergenerational Day June 1

Canadian Magazine Week June 5 - 11

Reach for the Rainbow Week June 5 - 11

Toronto Remembers D-Day June 6

Portugal Week June 6 - 12

You Can Play June 16

Toronto Garden Day June 17

Highland Creek Heritage Day June 18

World Refugee Day June 20

Pollinator Week June 20 - 26

National Aboriginal Day June 21

Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act Redress Day June 22

Jazz Week June 24 - July 3

International Day in Support Victims of Torture June 26

Dora Day June 27

July 2016

Youth in Policing Day July 4

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Month July 5 - August 13

Tech Community Day July 26

Hepatitis Day July 28

August 2016

Simcoe Day August 1

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Day August 6

The Tragically Hip Day August 10

Beatles 50 T.O Week August 13 - 21

Paint Canada Pink Week August 15 - 19

Overdose Awareness Day August 31

September 2016

Big Brothers Big Sister Month

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day September 4

Suicide Prevention Week September 5 - 11

Toronto Olympians and Paralympians Day September 7

Toronto International Film Festival Weeks September 8 -18

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day September 9

Toronto Public Service Week September 12 - 16

Recovery Day September 18

Orange Shirt Day September 30

October 2016

Occupational Therapy Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

National Teen Driver Safety Week October 16 - 22

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day October 17

Feed Tomorrow Week October 17 - 21

Spiritual Care Awareness Week October 17 - 23

Stop Bullying Day October 21

World Polio Day October 24

November 2016

Movember

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Veterans' Week November 5 - 11

Medical Radiation Technologists' Week November 7 -11

Louis Riel Day November 16

Transgender Day of Remembrance November 20

National Child Day November 20

English as a Second Language Week November 20 - 26

Family Dispute Resolution Week November 21 - 25

National Housing Day November 22

GIving Tuesday November 29

December 2016

International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and Children December 6

Human Rights Day December 10

Salvation Army Week December 19 - 25