Caution | Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions

Due to continued dry conditions, mandatory Stage 1 Outdoor Water Restrictions are in place until further notice.

Visit Calgary.ca/restrictions for more information.

Proclamations and letters of recognition list

Proclamations and letters of recognition issued by The City of Calgary are listed below by date.

For more information or to request a proclamation or letter of recognition, view Requests to the Mayor​.

For more citizen recognition information, view Citizen Recognition​.

2023

Date Proclamations or letters of recognition

January

Jan 27 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27 

Trico Centre for Family Wellness 40th Anniversary

February

Feb 1-28

Black History Month

Feb 1-7      

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Feb 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

Feb 13

Wear Red Canada Day

Feb 7-14

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Feb 19-25

Freedom to Read Week

March

Mar 1-31

Community Association Awareness Month
Mar 1-31

Francophonie Month in Calgary

Mar 1-31

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

Mar 6

World Lymphedema Awareness Day

Mar 6-10

Social Work Week

Mar 8

International Women's Day

Mar 21

World Puppetry Day
Mar 21 Save Soil Day

Mar 26

Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness

Mar 31

Transgender Day of Visibility

April
Apr 1-30

Sikh Heritage Month

Apr 6 

Tartan Day

Apr 21

Lights On Afterschool Alberta Day

Apr 23

Spanish Language Day

Apr 28

Day of Mourning

Apr 30-May 6

Goodwill Week

May 

May 1-5

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH)

May 1-31 

GBS & CIDP Awareness Month

May 1-31

Huntington Disease Awareness Month

May 1-31 Jewish Heritage Month
May 1-31 Asian Heritage Month

May 2

Calgary Counselling Centre's 60th Anniversary

May 2-3

Polish Immigrant Day and Polish Constitution Day

May 4

Calgary Interfaith Awareness Day

May 5 

Bike to Work Day

May 14

Apraxia Awareness Day

May 20 Cameroon National Day
May 22 International Day of Biological Diversity
May 22-28 Community Disability Service Workers Appreciation Week
May 25 National Brown-Bag-It Day
June
Jun 1-7 Empathy Week

Jun 1-30

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

Jun 3 115th Anniversary of Calgary Horticultural Society
Jun 5-11 Seniors' Week
Jun 10 Brain Tumour Awareness Day
Jun 18-24 Aboriginal Awareness Week
Jun 19-25 Adaptive Inclusive Recreation Week
Jun 30 Girl Guides of Canada: Lady Baden-Powell Award Recipients
July
Jul 1 Observance of the 100-Year Anniversary of the Chinese Immigration Act
Jul 1-31 Smart Irrigation Month
Jul 4 2023 Special Olympics Salute Day
Jul 28 - Aug 7 Historic Calgary Week 2023
August
Aug 1 Emancipation Day
Aug 1-31 Building a Culture of Peace Month
Aug 19 Lemonade Day Calgary
September
Sep 1-30 United Way Month
Sep 1-30 Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
Sep 1-30 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
Sep 4 Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day
Sep 8 20th Anniversary of the Brazilian Community Association of Alberta
Sep 9 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
Sep 9 CECA 40th Anniversary & Ethiopia Day
Sep 10-16 Living Donation Week
Sep 18 Big Brothers Big Sisters Day
Sep 18-24 Rail Safety Week
Sep 30 International Translation Day
October
Oct 1-31 Circular Economy Month
Oct 1-31 Dyslexia Awareness Month
Oct 1-31 National Occupational Therapy Month
Oct 1-31 Disability Employment Awareness Month
Oct 1-31 End Poverty Month
Oct 1-31 Registered Veterinary Technologist Month
Oct 1 United Nations International Day of Older Persons
Oct 2 Wrongful Conviction Day
Oct 4 Energy Efficiency Day
Oct 5 National Depression Screening Day
Oct 6 World Cerebral Palsy Day
Oct 7 30th Anniversary of the Nigerian Canadian Association of Calgary
Oct 9 World PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day
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