monthly date list

Recognizing Women June 2022

As we review the dates we want to bring attention to during June, we are overwhelmed by the struggles and stories it took to bring some of these days to … Read more

Recognizing Women May 2022

There are many important days in May to raise awareness and observe how our actions can change lives. This month, we address mental health, speech and hearing, vision health, mother’s … Read more

Recognizing Women April 2022

This month at Connect is full of important work and offers plenty of reasons to flex our advocacy and lobbying muscles. This month we observe special dates such as Sexual-Assault-Awareness-Month … Read more

Recognizing Women – March 2022

By March, the worst of the winter is over hopefully.  We hope that wherever you are, the snow is melting, the rivers are beginning to run, and the natural world … Read more

Recognizing Women February 2022

Heritage Day in Nova Scotia Heritage Day is on February 21st, 2022, this year in Nova Scotia. It is celebrated on the third Monday in February each year. It is … Read more

Recognizing Women January 2022

Happy New year everyone!!! Welcome to 2022. The start of the New Year often comes with opportunities to learn, to grow, and to seek help when needed. Here are several … Read more

Recognizing Women December 2021

2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the global marking of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence campaign. While this may not seem like a reason to celebrate, it … Read more

Recognizing Women November 2021

For many of us who work in women serving organizations, the month of November is dominated by the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. As the stats and stories … Read more

Recognizing Women- October 2021

There are many important Days of Observation this month. Several relate to Indigenous women and girls, some put a focus on medical and mental health concerns the disproportionately affect women. … Read more

Recognizing Women September 2021

National-Suicide-Prevention-Day  September-10th On September 10th, along with national organizations across the globe, the Canadian Association of Suicide Prevention takes part in World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), an event that has … Read more

Recognizing Women – August 2021

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples – August 9th Indigenous peoples have sought recognition of their identities, their way of life and their right to traditional lands, territories and … Read more

Recognizing Women – July 2021

International Self Care Day  – July 24th Self-care is a lifelong habit and culture. It is the practice of individuals looking after their own health based on the knowledge and … Read more

Recognizing Women – June 2021

Women In Science  June 1-3 Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Over the … Read more

Recognizing Women – May 2021

Physiotherapy Month It is an opportunity to recognize the work that physiotherapists do for their patients and community. This year it’s about highlighting the many ways the profession can enable … Read more

Recognizing Women – April 2021

Welcome to April April feels like the most hopeful month of the calendar. It feels full of hope that the cold of winter is behind us, hope that Spring brings … Read more

Recognizing Women – March 2021

Nutrition: A Focus for the Entire Month For over 30 years, Nutrition Month has been the most visible public awareness campaign for the profession, reaching millions of Canadians. It began … Read more

Recognizing Women – February 2021

This month we recognize many important days, each one unique and in its own way offers, an opportunity to make a change or to take action that can change how … Read more

Recognizing Women – January 2021

Welcome to 2021. The start of the New Year often comes with opportunities to learn, to grow, to seek help when needed. Here are several important causes that aim to … Read more

Recognizing Women – December 2020

This month there are several important dates that raise awareness of women’s issues. Nov 25 – Dec 10 -Women’s Rights are Human Rights International Day of the Eradication of Violence … Read more

Recognizing Women – November 2020

This month there are several important dates that we recognize. November 11 is Remembrance Day We are closed. November 20 is The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) Also known as … Read more