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BWG Proclaims National AccessAbility Week 2024

Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2024 09:00 AM

National AccessAbility Week May 26 — June 1, 2024

WHEREAS: National AccessAbility Week was established in 1987 following Rick Hanson’s 40,000 km Man in Motion Tour; and

WHEREAS: National AccessAbility Week is an opportunity to celebrate the valuable contributions of Canadians with disabilities, and recognize the efforts of individuals, communities and workplaces that are actively working to remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion; and

WHEREAS: One in five working-age Canadians have at least...

BWG Proclaims VON Week 2024

Posted on Sunday, May 19, 2024 09:00 AM

VON Week May 19-25, 2024

WHEREAS: The Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) Canada is a charitable community-based health care organization that addresses community health and social needs; and

WHEREAS: Every year, VON Canada marks a special week to thank dedicated staff and volunteers and celebrate the caring home and community support they deliver; and

WHEREAS: The 2024 theme for VON Week is Connected with Purpose, and celebrates the achievements of the dedicated staff and volunteers and how they will...

BWG Proclaims Apraxia Awareness Day 2024

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 09:00 AM

Apraxia Awareness Day May 14, 2024

WHEREAS: Childhood Apraxia of speech (CAS) is a very misunderstood and challenging motor speech disorder that affects nearly 1-in-1,000 children; and

WHEREAS: Children with the CAS diagnosis have a good understanding of language and know what they want to say but have difficulty learning or carrying out the complex sequenced movements necessary for speech: and

WHEREAS: Without intensive and appropriate speech therapy, children with CAS will not learn to speak; and

BWG Proclaims Children's Mental Health Week 2024

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2024 09:00 AM

Children's Mental Health Week May 6-12, 2024

WHEREAS: Because Mental Health Can’t Wait, raising awareness about the importance of accessing support for mental wellness is crucial for children, youth, their families, and caregivers; and

WHEREAS: Ensuring that everyone in our community knows about the availability of free, accessible, and inclusive youth mental health services, and how to access them, helps to create healthy, thriving and connected communities that support personal growth and...

BWG Proclaims Dutch Liberation Day 2024

Posted on Sunday, May 05, 2024 09:05 AM

Dutch Liberation Day May 5, 2024

WHEREAS: In the Netherlands, Liberation Day - Bevrijdingsdag - is celebrated each year on May 5th to mark the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II; and

WHEREAS: In 1945 the nation was liberated largely by Canadian troops whereby the Canadian General Charles Foulkes and the German Commander-in-Chief Johannes Blaskowitz reached an agreement on the capitulation of German forces in the Netherlands; and

WHEREAS: In gratitude for the involvement of...

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