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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


Jan 27 

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Jan 27 

Trico Centre for Family Wellness 40th Anniversary


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


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

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 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
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
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
Aug 1 Emancipation Day
Aug 1-31 Building a Culture of Peace Month
Aug 19 Lemonade Day Calgary
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
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 8-14 Fire Prevention Week
Oct 9 World PANS/PANDAS Awareness Day