Here's a calendar of upcoming events and days of recognition.
This year we're giving away treats and no tricks! The rules are simple: Tag two friends in the comments that you'd share candy with and enter to win $50 worth of delicious snacks and Halloween candy from Amazon for each person. The contest runs from Oct 20-31. Full rules here.
October 1st marks the beginning of Canadian Islamic History Month. This year's theme is the resilience and achievements of Black Muslims, which illustrates how Muslim Canadians have made Canada a stronger and more resilient country. Learn more about Canadian Islamic History here.
Movember is an annual event that involves growing moustaches for the entire month to raise awareness of men's health issues, including prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide. Learn more about Movember here.
Every November, Canadians all over the country pause for a moment of silence in remembrance of the people who have served as veterans. This is also a statutory holiday across Canada. Learn more about Remembrance Day here.
We mark this day in response to the brutal killing of Rita Hester, a Black trans woman. November 20th is Transgender Day of Remembrance in Canada, where we recognize and honour all trans, two-spirit, and non-binary people who have had their lives take from violence, discrimination, and hatred. Learn more about Transgender Day of Remembrance here.