May 5 is Red Dress Day
Red Dress Day, also known as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-Spirit People, is observed on May 5th. The day honours and brings awareness to the thousands of Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit people who have been subject to disproportionate violence in Canada.
To learn more, go to https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/red-dress-day
June 1, 2023
June is National Indigenous History Month
National Indigenous History Month in Canada, an opportunity to learn about the unique cultures, traditions and experiences of First Nations,...
May 28, 2023
Access Awareness Week
Nova Scotia’s Access Awareness Week is about raising awareness and promoting inclusion. They believe in taking action to address some...
May 21, 2023
VON Week, May 21 – 27, 2023
Every year, VON Week provides an opportunity to raise their profile in the communities they serve. This year, they celebrate...
May 19, 2023
NSGEU offices are closed for Victoria Day, Monday, May 22, 2023.
May 16, 2023
International Day Against Homophobia – May 17
The International day against homophobia and transphobia comes from Quebec. Fondation Émergence created in 2003 the first national day against homophobia. Since...
May 14, 2023
National Biomedical/Clinical Engineering Week
NSGEU celebrates the biomedical engineers, clinical engineers, biomedical engineering technicians, and technologists who make valuable contributions to our healthcare. To...
May 13, 2023
National Police Week
National Police Week began in 1970 as a way for the police to connect with their communities and to increase awareness...
May 8, 2023
Correctional Services Week
The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU), would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation to you for your...
May 8, 2023
National Nursing Week
The National Nursing Week annual celebrations take place from the Monday to the Sunday of the same week as Florence...