International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The United Nations has declared December 3rd the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day is dedicated to leadership and participation of persons with disabilities towards a more inclusive, accessible, and sustainable world. You can read about accessibility at the City of Guelph on guelph.ca.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
The United Nations has declared November 25 the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It marks the beginning of 16 days of activism to end violence against women around the world. On this day, we recommit ourselves to ending gender-based violence whenever and wherever we find it. For more information, visit the…
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Every year on November 20, we honour the memory of transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of violence. On this day, we mourn the lives lost, and recommit ourselves to eliminating discrimination and violence against transgender people.
Remembrance Day in #Guelph
Today I am privileged to join the community to honour all those who lost their lives in service to Canada. I am profoundly grateful to all the men and women who have served, and those who continue to serve today. The in-person Remembrance Day service returns to the Sleeman Centre this year, beginning at 10:10…
Honouring Indigenous Veterans
Today is Indigenous Veterans Day, a day to honour the military service to Canada by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. There is a lot of great information about Indigenous veterans’ proud history of service on this Government of Canada page.