NOVEMBER 25-DECEMBER 10
The 16 Days of Action is an international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Canada it includes the White Ribbon Campaign on December 6, and finishes December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day. Read more on how you can participate in the 16 Days of Action Campaign.
Canadians began “marking this day in 1999 in response the brutal killing of Rita Hester, a Black Trans woman. On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour all Trans, Two-Spirit, and non-binary people who were victims of violence, hatred, and discrimination and who had their lives taken”.
Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a moment of silence to honour and remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace. We remember the more than 2,300,000 Canadians who have served throughout our nation’s history and the more than 118,000 who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Nov. 8 is about making efforts to better understand the role Indigenous Veterans have played in Canada, and expressing our heartfelt gratitude. Ceremonies are held across Canada to mark this...