Breast Cancer Awareness Month: An international health campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure.
Islamic Heritage Month: A month dedicated to recognizing the contributions that Muslims have made to all aspects of Ontario’s prosperity and diverse heritage for generations.
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month: A month to encourage people to pay special attention to children and adults with learning disabilities
LGBTQ History Month: Celebrates the achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender Icons.
Women’s History Month: A month to celebrate the contributions of women and the important milestones in women’s rights in Canadian history.
|Mental Illness Awareness Week||October 1-7|
|International Day of non-violence||October 2|
|National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
|Hoshana Rabbah||October 6|
|Shemini Atzeret||October 6-8|
International Lesbian Day
|World Mental Health Day||October 10|
|National Coming Out Day
International Day of the Girl
|International Sight Day||October 12|
|Birth of the Báb||October 16-17|
|Birth of the Báha’u’lláh
International Day of the Eradication of Poverty
International Pronouns Day
|International Stuttering Awareness Day||October 22|
|United Nations Day||October 24|
|Intersex Awareness Day||October 26|