World Health Day 2024

World Earth Day Around the world, the right to health of millions is increasingly coming under threat. Diseases and disasters loom large as causes of death and disability. Conflicts are devastating lives, causing death, pain, hunger and psychological distress. The burning of fossil fuels is simultaneously driving the climate crisis and taking away our right to […]

May is Asian Heritage Month

Asian Heritage Month May is Asian Heritage Month Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to learn more about the diverse culture and history of Asian communities in Canada, as well as to acknowledge the many achievements and contributions of people of Asian origin who, throughout our history, have done so much to make […]

Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Today marks the beginning of Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Jewish culture, faith, and history in Canada. Canada is home to an estimated 400,000 people of Jewish heritage, making it the fourth-largest Jewish community in the world. Jewish Canadians have made and continue to make important contributions to our […]

yom hashoah 2024

yom hashoah  Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) Description and History The internationally recognized date for Holocaust Remembrance Day corresponds to the 27th day of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar and it marks the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. In 2024, Yom HaShoah will be recognized beginning at sunset on the evening of Sunday May 5 – Monday May 6.

Mental Health Week

 Mental Health Week A Call to be Kind We all have the capacity to be compassionate, and we know that doing so can make an enormous difference. This year’s Mental Health Week is centered on the healing power of compassion. In a world plagued by suffering, we emphasize that kindness is equally intrinsic to our humanity. Join us […]

National Child & Youth Mental Health Day

National Child & Youth Mental Health Day National Child & Youth Mental Health Day is about building caring connections between young people and the caring adults in their lives. We know having caring, connected conversations can have a big impact on the mental health of children and youth. “I care about you” is our May […]

i2i Intergenerational Society of Canada

i2i Intergenerational Society of Canada “The Meadows School Project is a miracle that keeps unfolding and it gives me hope for the world. This project has such a strong ethical base, and so much compassion. It will, it WILL spread everywhere. It is the great idea whose time has come.” June Callwood OC, Project Mentor […]

Pride Month

Pride Month Pride Season Pride Season is a term that refers to the wide range of Pride events that take place over the summer (June to September) when 2SLGBTQI+ communities and allies come together to spotlight the resilience, celebrate the talent, and recognize the contributions of 2SLGBTQI+ communities. Although special attention is put on the Pride events during the […]

National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month National Indigenous History Month June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada, an opportunity to learn about the unique cultures, traditions and experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis. It's a time to honour the stories, achievements and resilience of Indigenous Peoples, who have lived on this land since time immemorial and […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day National Indigenous Peoples Day About National Indigenous Peoples Day For generations, many Indigenous groups and communities have celebrated their culture and heritage on June 21 or around that time of year because of the significance of the summer solstice as the longest day of the year. National Aboriginal Day, now National […]