Religious, Cultural & Heritage Days

September

5 Labour Day
7 Ukrainian Heritage Day
21 International Day of Peace
25 Franco-Ontarian Day
26 Rosh Hashana
29 Michaelmas
30 National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

 

October

German Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
Islamic Heritage Month
Women's History Month
4 St. Francis Day
5 Yom Kippur
8 Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)
10 Thanksgiving
10 First Day of Sukkot
10 World Mental Health Day
17 Shemini Atzeret
18 Simchat Torah
24 Diwali/Deepavali
31 Hallowe’en

 

November

Albanian Heritage Month
Hindu Heritage Month
1 All Saints Day
1 Dia de los muertos
2 All Souls' Day
6 Daylight Saving Time Ends
7 Treaties Recognition Week
11 Remembrance Day
25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
27 First Sunday of Advent

 

December

10 Human Rights Day
19 First Day of Hanukkah
21 December Solstice
24 Christmas Eve
25 Christmas Day
26 Kwanzaa
26 Boxing Day
26 Last Day of Hanukkah
31 New Year’s Eve

 

January

Tamil Heritage Month
6 Epiphany
16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
17 Raoul Wallenberg Day
21 Lincoln Alexander Day
22 Lunar New Year
27 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

 

February

Black History Month
2 Groundhog Day
6 Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)
14 Valentine’s Day
15 Nirvana Day
18 Isra and Mi'raj
18 Mahashivaratri
20 Family Day
20 World Day of Social Justice
21 Carnivale/Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day
22 Ash Wednesday
22 Pink Shirt Day

 

March

Bangladeshi Heritage Month
Hellenic Heritage Month
6 Theravada New Year (April 6-8)
7 Purim
8 Holi
8 International Women's Day
12 Daylight Saving Time Starts
17 Irish Heritage Day
20 Spring Equinox
21 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
23 Ramadan Starts (Tentative Date)

 

April

Sikh Heritage Month
2 Palm Sunday
5 Wesak/Buddha Day/Visakha Puja
6 Maundy Thursday
6 First Day of Passover
7 World Health Day (UN)
7 Good Friday
13 Last Day of Passover
17 Laylatul Qadr
18 Yom HaShoahj
Holocaust Memorial Day
22 Eid ul Fitr (Tentative Date)
22 Earth Day
26 Yom HaAtzmaut

 

May

Asian Heritage Month
Dutch Heritage Month
Jewish Heritage Month
South Asian Heritage Month
1 Mental Health Week
5 MMIWG National Day of Remembrance/Red Dress Day
9 Lag B’Omer
14 Mother’s Day
17 International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia
18 Ascension Day
22 Victoria Day
28 Pentecost

 

June

Launch of Pride Season
Filipino Heritage Month
Italian Heritage Month
National Indigenous History Month
Portuguese History and Heritage Month
18 Father’s Day
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day
21 June Solstice
24 St. Jean Baptiste Day
29 Eid al-Adha