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​.


Date Proclamations or letters of recognition


Mar. 1-31

Community Association Awareness Month

Mar. 1-31

Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

Mar. 21

World Puppetry Day

Mar. 26

Purple Day for Epilepsy Awareness


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. 7-14

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Feb. 13

Wear Red Canada Day

Feb. 19-25

Freedom to Read Week


Jan. 27 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan. 27 

Trico Centre for Family Wellness 40th Anniversary


Date Proclamations or letters of recognition


December 21 The Longest Night of the Year
December 10 Day of Shelter
December 3 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
November 29 Giving Tuesday
November 21 95th Anniversary of CKUA Radio
November 20  Recovery Day Calgary
November 20 Transgender Day of Remembrance
November 19-25 Calgary Opera's 50th Anniversary Season
November 17 National Children's Grief Awareness Day
November 16 Louis Riel Day
November 14-18 Métis Week 
November 5 Survivors of Suicide Loss Day


October 1-31 Child Abuse Prevention Month
October 1-31 Circular Economy Month
October 1-31 End Poverty Month
October 1-31 Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 1-31 Dyslexia Awareness Month
October 1 United Nations International Day of Older Persons
October 5 Energy Efficiency Day
October 6 National Depression Screening Day
October 6 World Cerebral Palsy Day
October 8-10 Durga Puja
October 9-15 Fire Prevention Week: 100 Year Anniversary
October 15 Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
October 22 40th Anniversary of the Ploughshares Calgary Society
October 27 Duty Counsel Day


September 1-30 50 Years of Settlement of Ismaili Muslims in Canada
September 1-30 Big Brothers Big Sisters Month
September 1-30 Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
September 1-30 Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month
September 1-30 United Way Month
September 1 International Women in Cyber Day
September 4 Polycistic Kidney Disease Awareness Day
September 9 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
September 10 World Suicide Prevention Day
September 10 50th Anniversary of the Marlborough Park Community
September 15 Independence Day of the Republic of El Salvador
September 15 Independence Day of the Republic of Guatemala
September 19-25 Rail Safety Week
September 30 International Translation Day


August 1 Emancipation Day in Calgary
August 15 75th Anniversary of India's Independence Day
August 26-September 5 Calgary Pride Week


July 1-31 Smarth Irrigation Month
July 9-August 9   Building A Culture of Peace Month
July 19 Grocery Heroes Day
July 22-August 1 Historic Calgary Week


June 1-30              Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
June 1-7 Empathy week
June 1 Intergenerational Day
June 6-12 Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness Week
June 6-12 Seniors' Week
June 6-12 Spinal CSF Leak Awareness Week
June 6 Shriners International Awareness Day
June 8 Brain Tumour Awareness Day
June 10 Action Anxiety Day
June 10 Farmer’s Day
June 11-19 Garden Days
June 20-25 Aboriginal Awareness Week
June 20                World Refugee Day
June 26 Hispanic Arts Society 35th Anniversary


May 1-31

GBS/CIDP Awareness Month

May 1-31

Huntington Disease Awareness Month

May 1-31

International Internal Audit Awareness Month

May 2-8

Goodwill Week

May 2 & 3

Polish Immigrant Day & Polish Constitution Day

May 6

Bike to Work Day
May 10 Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism
May 18 Battle of Alberta
May 22               International Day for Biological Diversity

May 25

Brown Bagging It Day


April 1-30

Sikh Heritage Month

April 6

Tartan Day

April 7

Green Shirt Day

April 18-24

National Cleaning for a Reason Week

April 22

Lights On Afterschool Alberta Day
April 28 Day of Mourning


March 1-31

Community Association Awareness Month

March 1-31

Francophonie Month in Calgary

March 6

World Lymphedema Awareness Day

March 6-12

Social Work Week

March 9

50th Anniversary of Pumphouse Theatre Society

March 11

World Plumbing Day

March 21

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination   

March 21

World Puppetry Day       

March 26

Purple Day

March 26

Olympian and Paralympian Salute Day

March 31

Transgender Day of Visibility


February 1-28    

Heart Month

February 1

Toque Tuesday

February 1-7

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 13

Wear Red Canada Day

February 7-14    

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week

February 20-26  

Freedom to Read Week


January 27  International Holocaust Remembrance Day