In 1992, the Government of Canada designated October as Women’s History Month, marking the beginning of an annual month-long celebration of the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canada’s history. Women’s History Month includes International Day of the Girl on October 11 and Persons Day on October 18.
This year’s theme for Women’s History Month is Make an impact, in honour of the courageous women and girls who have made a lasting impact as pioneers in their fields. Whether as business leaders, politicians, researchers, artists or activists, they have helped shape Canada into a thriving, diverse and prosperous country through their achievements and desire to make a difference.
Truth and Reconciliation Day or Orange Shirt Day, recognized on September 30th, is a day to honour and uphold survivors and intergenerational survivors of the Indian residential school system, and to commemorate those who did not return home.
To ensure the privacy of our members, we will no longer post the names of our staff receiving floral arrangements. We will post the numbers of floral arrangements sent to our members as we continue to recognize and support them through these life changing events.
For the month of July, 1 member retired, 3 members were off due to prolonged illnesses, and 1 member experienced bereavement.
For the month of August, 1 member retired, 1 member was ill, and 3 members experienced bereavement.