Mother’s Day is the second Sunday in May and is a day to show appreciation for the “Moms” or “Mums” in your life as well as those who serve as a mother-like figure in the lives of others.
Victoria Day is the first Monday preceding May 25. It is a statutory holiday throughout Canada. Originally celebrating the birth of Queen Victoria, today it is a celebration of the birthday of the British King or Queen.
Father’s Day is the third Sunday in June and is a day to celebrate, and extend thanks to, those who are “Dads” and those who serve as father-like figures in the lives of others.
National Aboriginal Day is a day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Canada. June 21 was chosen because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice and because many Aboriginal groups mark this day as a time to celebrate their heritage.
Every April 22, many Canadians join 500 million people from around the world in staging events and projects celebrating Earth Day.The global festivity is the largest, most celebrated environmental event addressing local and international issues.
National Volunteer Week
A special time is set aside in the last week of April to salute the millions of volunteers who build and strengthen communities by donating their time and energy to fellow Canadians.