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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

BANNER: National RED MITTEN Day | November 21 (CANADIAN)

Hudson’s Bay launched National Red Mitten Day on November 21 to encourage Canadians to show their support for Canadian athletes and share their national pride through the tradition of wearing the company’s Red Mittens.

“The Red Mittens unite us a country and demonstrate the pride and passion we have for our country. We are calling on all Canadians to join us in celebrating Red Mitten Day and help support our Canadian athletes,” said Alison Coville, President, Hudson’s Bay.

Source(s): businesswire

Monday, November 20, 2017

BANNERS: Universal CHILDREN'S Day | November 20

Universal Children's Day takes place annually on November 20th. First proclaimed by the United Kingdom in 1954, it was established to encourage all countries to institute a day, firstly to promote mutual exchange and understanding among children and secondly to initiate action to benefit and promote the welfare of the world's children.

November 20th is an important date since on November 20th, 1959 the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Source(s): wikipedia | un.org

Monday, November 13, 2017

BANNERS: World KINDNESS Day! | November 13

World Kindness Day is an international observance on 13 November. It was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement a coalition of nations kindness NGOs.

It is observed in many countries, including Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria and United Arab Emirates. In 2009, Singapore observed the day for the first time. Italy and India also observed the day. In the UK it is fronted by David Jamilly co-founded Kindness Day UK.

Source(s): wikipedia

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

BANNERS: World VEGAN Day! | November 1

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The benefits of veganism for humans, non-human animals and the natural environment are celebrated through activities such as setting up stalls, hosting potlucks and planting memorial trees.

The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the United Kingdom, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organisation and the coining of the terms "vegan" and "veganism". Speaking in 2011, Louise Wallis said: "We knew the Society had been founded in November 1944 but didn’t know the exact date, so I decided to go for 1 November, partly because I liked the idea of this date coinciding with Samhain/Halloween and the Day of the Dead – traditional times for feasting and celebration, both apt and auspicious."

Source(s): wikipedia

BANNERS: Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day | November

Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day is a non-profit educational program in the United States, Canada and Australia that revolves around parents taking their children to work for one day.

It is the successor to Take Our Daughters To Work Day, which was expanded to include boys in 2003. In the U.S., it occurs on the fourth Thursday in April every year; in the Canadian province of Ontario, it occurs on the 1st Wednesday of November. In Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane Australia it occurs on January 5, just after Christmas Break.

Happy Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day!

Source(s): wikipedia | nationalcalendar