Proclamations.
 

2017

 
January
  •  Alzheimer Awareness Month — January 2017
  •  Health Services Providers Month — January 2017
  •  Perinatal Depression Awareness Month — January 2017
  •  Family Literacy Week — January 22 to 29, 2017
  •  Mineral Exploration Week — January 22 to 28, 2017
  •  Red Tape Awareness Week — January 23 to 27, 2017
  •  French Immersion Celebration Week — January 30 to February 5, 2017
February
  •  Black History Month — February 2017
  •  Toastmasters Month — February 2017
  •  Eating Disorder Awareness Week — February 1 to 7, 2017
  •  Resident Awareness Week — February 6 to 10, 2017
  •  African, Caribbean and Black Canadian HIV/AIDS Awareness Day — February 7, 2017
  •  Heritage Week — February 13 to 19, 2017
  •  Moose Hide Campaign Day — February 16, 2017
  •  BC Seniors Care Providers Day — February 20, 2017
  •  Chamber of Commerce Week — February 20 to 24, 2017
  •  Bullying Awareness Day — February 22, 2017
  •  Creative Industries Week — February 27 to March 5, 2017
March
  •  Children's Wish Month — March 2017
  •  Community Social Services Awareness Month — March 2017
  •  Youth Science Month — March 2017
  •  Search and Rescue Volunteer Memorial Day — March 2, 2017
  •  Education Week — March 6 to 10, 2017
  •  Lymphedema Awareness Day — March 6, 2017
  •  Stop the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth Awareness Week — March 6 to 12, 2017
  •  BC Colleges Day — March 7, 2017
  •  BC Book Day — March 8, 2017
  •  Cowboy Heritage Week — March 12 to 19, 2017
  •  Social Work Week — March 12 to 18, 2017
  •  Technology Skills Appreciation Week — March 13 to 17, 2017
  •  Dietitians Day — March 15, 2017
  •  Community-based Trainers Week — March 19 to 25, 2017
  •  Journée de la francophonie — March 20, 2017
  •  International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination — March 21, 2017
  •  World Down Syndrome Day — March 21, 2017
  •  Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day — March 22, 2017
  •  Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness — March 26, 2017
April
  •  Autism Awareness Month — April 2017
  •  Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Month — April 2017
  •  Parkinson's Awareness Month — April 2017
  •  Safe Digging Month — April 2017
  •  Sikh Heritage Month — April 2017
  •  World Autism Awareness Day —April 2, 2017
  •  Canadian Oncology Nursing Day — April 4, 2017
  •  Child Abuse Prevention Day — April 7, 2017
  •  Community Newspaper Day — April 7, 2017
  •  Emergency Service Dispatchers' and 9-1-1 Awareness Week — April 9 to 15, 2017
  •  Make a Will Week — April 9 to 15, 2017
  •  Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Week — April 10 to 16, 2017
  •  Altrusa International Inc. Day — April 11, 2017
  •  AED Awareness Day — April 13, 2017
  •  Medical Office Assistants' Week — April 16 to 22, 2017
  •  Prevention of Violence Against Women Week — April 16 to 22, 2017
  •  Charter of Rights and Freedoms Day — April 17, 2017
  •  Law Week — April 17 to 23, 2017
  •  Talk With Our Kids About Money Day — April 19, 2017
  •  Animal Abuse Prevention Day — April 23, 2017
  •  St. George Day — April 23, 2017
  •  Human Values Day — April 24, 2017
  •  World Meningitis Day — April 24, 2017
  •  Red Hat Society Day — April 25, 2017
May
  •  Asian Heritage Month — May 2017
  •  Bladder Cancer Awareness Month — May 2017
  •  Brain Tumour Awareness Month — May 2017
  •  Child Care Month — May 2017
  •  Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month — May 2017
  •  International Internal Audit Awareness Month — May 2017
  •  Invasive Species Action Month — May 2017
  •  Music Monday — May 1, 2017
  •  Mental Health Week — May 1 to 7, 2017
  •  British Columbia Midwives' Day — May 5, 2017
  •  Family Caregiver Week — May 6 to 12, 2017
  •  Child and Youth Mental Health Day — May 7, 2017
  •  North American Occupational Safety and Health Week — May 7 to 13, 2017
  •  Nursing Week — May 8 to 14, 2017
  •  Youth Justice Week — May 8 to 14, 2017
  •  Healthcare Auxiliary Day — May 10, 2017
  •  World Lupus Day — May 10, 2017
  •  Licensed Practical Nurses Day — May 13, 2017
  •  BC Museums Week — May 14 to 21, 2017
  •  Mining Week — May 14 to 20, 2017
  •  Tzu Chi Day — May 14, 2017
  •  D.I.P.G. Awareness Day — May 15, 2017
  •  Child Care Provider Appreciation Day — May 18, 2017
  •  Bereavement Day — May 21, 2017
  •  Cycling4Diversity Week — May 21 to 27, 2017
  •  Local Government Awareness Week — May 21 to 27, 2017
  •  National Public Works Week — May 21 to 27, 2017
  •  RVing and Camping Week — May 23 to 28, 2017
  •  BC Jade Day — May 28, 2017
  •  Tourism Week — May 28 to June 3, 2017
  •  Victims and Survivors of Crime Week — May 28 to June 3, 2017
June
  •  B.C. ALS Awareness Month — June 2017
  •  BC Seafood Month — June 2017
  •  Italian Heritage Month — June 2017
  •  Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month — June 2017
  •  Orca Awareness Month — June 2017
  •  Stroke Month — June 2017
  •  Intergenerational Day Canada — June 1, 2017
  •  BC Child and Youth in Care Week — June 5 to 11, 2017
  •  Safe Kids Week — June 5 to 11, 2017
  •  Men's Health Awareness Week — June 12 to 18, 2017
  •  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day — June 15, 2017
  •  St. John Ambulance Week — June 18 to 24, 2017
  •  Legion Week — June 23 to 29, 2017
July
  •  Automotive Heritage Month — July 2017
  •  Collector Car Appreciation Month — July 2017
  •  Smart Irrigation Month — July 2017
  •  Collector Car Appreciation Day — July 8, 2017
August
  •  George Ryga Week — August 28 to September 3, 2017
September
  •  Big Brothers Big Sisters Month — September 2017
  •  Community Foundations Month — September 2017
  •  Disability Employment Month — September 2017
  •  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention and Support Month — September 2017
  •  Recovery Week — September 3 to 9, 2017
  •  Benefit for Life Day — September 9, 2017
  •  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Prevention and Support Day — September 9, 2017
  •  KidSport BC Week — September 9 to 16, 2017
  •  World Suicide Prevention Day — September 10, 2017
  •  World Sepsis Day — September 13, 2017
  •  Square and Round Dance Awareness Week — September 17 to 23, 2017
  •  Balance Awareness Week — September 18 to 24, 2017
  •  British Columbia Coaches Week — September 23 to 30, 2017
  •  BC Culture Days — September 29, 30 and October 1, 2017
October
  •  Community Living Month — October 2017
  •  Foster Family Month — October 2017
  •  Library Month — October 2017
  •  Occupational Therapy Month — October 2017
  •  Registered Disability Savings Plan Awareness Month — October 2017
  •  Breastfeeding Week — October 1 to 7, 2017
  •  Natural Gas Week — October 1 to 7, 2017
  •  National Family Week — October 2 to 8, 2017
  •  World Teachers' Day — October 5, 2017
  •  Healthcare Security and Safety Week — October 8 to 14, 2017
  •  Homelessness Action Week — October 8 to 14, 2017
  •  Every Girl Matters Day — October 11, 2017
  •  Small Business Week — October 15 to 21, 2017
  •  Veterinary Technologist Week — October 15 to 23, 2017
  •  Manufacturing Week — October 16 to 20, 2017
  •  Spiritual Health Care Week — October 16 to 22, 2017
  •  Waste Reduction Week — October 16 to 22, 2017
  •  Health Care Assistant Day — October 18, 2017
  •  Shake Out B.C. Day — October 19, 2017
  •  School Library Day — October 23, 2017
  •  National UNICEF Day — October 31, 2017
November
  •  Adoption Awareness Month — November 2017
  •  Indigenous Disability Awareness Month — November 2017
  •  MADD Canada Project Red Ribbon Day — November 2, 2017
  •  Conflict Resolution Week — November 4 to 10, 2017
  •  Apprenticeship Recognition Week — November 5 to 11, 2017
  •  Seniors' Fall prevention Awareness Week — November 6 to 12, 2017
  •  World Pancreatic Cancer Day — November 16, 2017
  •  Child and Youth Day — November 20, 2017

2016 PROCLAMATIONS