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Commemorative days recognized by HPEDSB

2020-2021 school year dates of recognition/celebration

September

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month
  • 8: Interntaional Literacy Day
  • 9: International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Day
  • 15: International IT Professionals Day
  • 30: Orange Shirt Day

October 

  • Canadian Autism Awareness Month
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month
  • Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
  • Women’s History Month
  • 1: International Day of Older Persons
  • 2: National Custodial and Maintenance Workers Recognition Day
  • 5: World Teacher Day
  • 10: World Mental Health Day
  • 11: International Day of the Girl
  • 16: Canadian Library Support Staff Day
  • 17: International Day of the Eradication of Poverty
  • 18: Persons Day
  • 19-23: Local Government Week
  • 19-23: School Bus Safety Week
  • 21: Educational Assistant Appreciation Day
  • 22: Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day
  • 27: Dress Purple Day

November 

  • 2-6: Treaties Recognition Week
  • 11: Remembrance Day
  • 16: Louis Riel Day
  • 15-21: Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
  • 20: International Transgender Day of Remembrance
  • 20: World Children’s Day

December

  • 3: International Day of People with Disabilities
  • 6: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • 10: Human Rights Day

January

  • 1: New Year’s Day
  • 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • 24: International Day of Education
  • 27: Family Literacy Day
  • 27: International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust
  • 28: Data Privacy and Information Technology Services Day

February 

  • Black History Month
  • 15: Family Day
  • 15: National Flag Day of Canada
  • 22: Human Trafficking Awareness Day

March 

  • 1-5 Social Worker Week
  • 8: International Women’s Day
  • 21: World Down Syndrome Day
  • 24: School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day

April 

  • 2: World Autism Awareness Day
  • 7: World Health Day
  • 14: International Day of Pink
  • 22: International Earth Day
  • 23: International Day of Silence
  • 28: Administrative Professionals Day
  • 28: National Day of Mourning

May 

  • Sexual Assault and Awareness Prevention Month
  • Speech & Hearing Month
  • 1: Principal’s Day
  • 3-7: Child and Youth Worker Appreciation Week
  • 3-7: Children’s Mental Health Week
  • 3-7: Education Week
  • 15: International Day of Families
  • 17: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • World Principal’s Day

June 

  • National Indigenous History Month
  • Pride Month
  • 6: Canadian Armed Forced Day
  • 19: Juneteenth
  • 21: National Indigenous People’s Day
  • 27: Canadian Multiculturalism Day

July

  • 1: Canada Day
  • 1-7: Canada History Week

August

  • 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
  • 12: International Youth Day
Last updated: November 23, 2020 at 3:19 pm
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