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Calendar of School Health Promotion Days 2009-2010

September 2009
Breakfast for Learning Month September
www.breakfastforlearning.ca/english/index.html
AIDS Walk for Life September 12, 2009 2nd Sunday www.aidswalkforlife.ca/Home.htm
Terry fox Run September 13, 2009 2nd Sunday www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp
Terry Fox National School Day Run September 25, 2009 4th Friday www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp
Turn Off Week September 20-26, 2009 4th week of September www.tvturnoff.org
Me to We Kickoff Event September 29, 2009 Unknown www.freethechildren.com/metoweday/index.php
Cops for Cancer TBD
 
October 2009
International Walk to School Month October Static www.iwalktoschool.org
iwalk to School Week October 5-9, 2009 1st week of October www.waytogo.icbc.bc.ca/Calendar/index_events.html
iwalk to School Day October 7, 2009 Wed of iwalk week www.waytogo.icbc.bc.ca/Calendar/index_events.html
World Mental Health Day October 10, 2009 Static www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/world_mental_health_day/en/index.html World Food Day October 16, 2009 Static www.imcworldwide.org/content/article/detail/1960/?gclid=CK7Aq7OlnpkCFRwDagodLEsVUA
National School Safety Week October 17-23, 2009 Static www.safety-council.org
Waste Reduction Week October 19-25 2009 www.wrwcanada.com/
 
November 2009
Diabetes Month November Static www.diabetes.ca
World Diabetes Day November 14, 2009 Static www.diabetes.ca
Addictions Awareness Week November 16-21, 2009 3rd week of November http://addictionsawareness.com/
National Child Day November 20, 2009 Static www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncd-jne/index-eng.php
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women November 25, 2009 Static www.un.org/Depts/dhl/violence
 
December 2009
World AIDS Day December 1, 2009 Static
 
January 2010
Weedless Wednesday January 20, 2010 3rd Wed of January www.nnsw.ca
Quit Smoking Week January 17-23, 2010 3rd week of January www.nnsw.ca
No Name Calling Week January 26-30, 2010 Last week of January www.nonamecallingweek.org
Family Literacy Day January 27, 2010 Static www.abc-canada.org/en/family_literacy/family_literacy_day

February 2010
Heart Month February Static www.heartandstroke.bc.ca
Eating Disorders Awareness Week February 1-7, 2010 Static www.nedic.ca/whatsnew/nedic.shtml
Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day February 12, 2010 Static www.cfsh.ca
BC Multi-Culturism Week February 15-21, 2010 3rd week of month
Pink Shirt Day February 18, 2010 3rd Thursday
www.dayofpink.org
BC Anti-Bullying Day February 24, 2010 4th Wednesday www.bced.gov.bc.ca/sco/
30 Hour Famine (also in April) February 26, 27, 2009 4th Friday & Saturday

 
March 2010
Nutrition Month March Static www.dietitians.ca/public/content/eat_well_live_well/english/nutritionmonth/index.asp Red Cross Month March Static
www.redcross.ca
International Women’s Day March 8, 2010 Static www.internationalwomensday.com
World Day for Water March 22, 2010 Static
www.worldwaterday.org
International Day to Eliminate Racial Discrimination March 21, 2010 Static
www.ohchr.org/english/events/racism
Epilepsy Wear Purple Day March 26, 2010 Static www.purpleday.org

April 2010
Police Camp April TBD www.saanichpolice.ca/special/pcampalbum.html
National Cancer Month April Static 
www.cancer.ca
Earth Month April Static www.sierraclub.bc.ca/education/ed_educators/education-e-news
Dental Health Month April Static
www.cda-adc.ca/en/cda/news_events/health_month/index.asp
World Health Day April 7, 2010 Static
www.who.int/world-health-day/en/
Earth Day Canada April 22, 2010 Static
www.earthday.ca
Day of Silence April TBD, 2010 Approx middle of April www.dayofsilence.org
30 Hour Famine (also in February) April 23, 24, 2010 4th Friday & Sat of April

May 2010
National Sun Awareness Week May 1-7, 2010 Static
www.safety-council.org
National Mental Health Week May 3-9, 2010 1st week of May www.cmha.ca/bins/index.asp
Move for Health Day May 10, 2010 Static
www.bcrpa.bc.ca/mfhd
Canada Road Safety Week May 11-17, 2010 Monday prior to Victoria Day
www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ts-sr/crsw-scsr-eng.htm
Youth Combating Intolerance Camp TBD
jmas@sd61.bc.ca
International Day Against Homophobia May 17, 2010 Static www.homophobiaday.org
Aboriginal Awareness Week May 18-21, 2010 4 days following Victoria Day
www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/gui/awsa-eng.asp
Canadian Environment Week May 31-June 6, 2010 Last week of May www.ec.gc.ca

 
June 2010
Clean Air Day Canada June 2, 2010 Wed of Environment Week www.cleanairday.com
World Environment Day June 5, 2010 Static www.unep.org/wed/2009/english/
World Oceans Day June 8, 2010 Static www.worldoceannetwork.org/Act_WOD.asp
Relay for Life June 11, 12, 2010 2nd Friday of June www.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=291329
National Aboriginal Day June 21, 2010 Static
 
Healthy, Safe and Caring Schools Greater Victoria School District 2009-2010
www.healthyschools.sd61.bc.ca