Recognizing Women July 2024

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Canada Day – July 1, 2024

Far from a celebration of independence, Canada Day marks the anniversary of Canada being united into one country as part of the British Empire, combining the three areas of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a shiny new package. Find facts, activities to do, and connect with your heritage by learning more about Canada Day!

Pride – July 26 – August 4, 2024

More than a celebration of love and community, this event serves as a call to action, highlighting the critical importance of advocating for 2SLGBTQIA+ rights on a global scale. Stay tuned for updates, mark your calendars, and make Canada Pride 2024 a celebration to remember!

International Self-Care Day – July 24, 2024

Self-care is a lifelong commitment and cultural practice in which individuals prioritize their health using available knowledge. It involves empowering individuals to make informed decisions about their health and collaborating with professionals when necessary. Join us on July 24th to celebrate International Self-Care Day and recognize its vital role in the health of Canadians and the healthcare system.

International Day of Friendship – July 30, 2024

World Friendship Day, observed on July 30th, originated from an idea by Hallmark cards in the 1930s. In recent years, with the rise of social media, there has been a surge in online and community-based celebrations, fostering unity among individuals from diverse backgrounds. Call your friends and take part in this important day with these activities!

World Day Against Trafficking Persons – July 30, 2024

“Leave no one behind” is the central, transformative promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To end human trafficking, we cannot allow this crime to be met with increasing indifference and impunity and strengthen resilience against exploitation and the underlying socio-economic and cultural issues that are conducive to trafficking. Make a difference. Join the campaign.