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Proclamations

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A Proclamation is an official announcement issued by the Mayor to recognize the value and importance of a person, an event, a campaign, or an organization for a certain day, week or month. The purpose of a proclamation is to recognize and celebrate achievements, and to raise public awareness of important issues in the Caledon community.

Proclamation Requests are submitted to the Mayor's Office and shall meet all of the following criteria:

  • A recognized charity with offices located in the Town of Caledon or by a community group based within the Town;
  • Will be issued only in respect of activities that support residents of the Town of Caledon or related events taking place in the Town; and
  • Must demonstrate respect and tolerance for all Caledon residents, foster a sense of community and shall not be used as a vehicle to attempt to influence government policy.

Please note that proclamations will not be issued for:

  • Matters of political controversy, ideological or religious beliefs or individual conviction;
  • Events or organizations with no direct relationship to the Town;
  • National, Independence or Republic Days; or
  • Campaigns intended for profit-making purposes.

How to make a Request

Proclamations are noted by the Mayor at each Council meeting as an Announcement. The Mayor will read out the proclamation title, organization's name, and date the proclamation is in effect. Please note that the text of the proclamation will not be read aloud, it will be posted on the Town's website to raise awareness for the organization.

For more information

For assistance regarding Proclamations, please contact the Mayor's Office at 905.584.2272 x. 5130 or by email (mayor@caledon.ca).

Proclamations

2019

19th Annual Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day (October 24)

Fire Prevention Week (October 6 - 12) 

International Day of Older Persons (October 1)

Caribbean Heritage Month (October)

National Coaches Week (September 21-29)

Show Your Local Love Day (September 17)

Caledon Settlement 200 (September)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Culture Days (September)

Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week (September)

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Pride Month (July)

National Indigenous History Month (June) & National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21)

Parks and Recreation Month (June)

Seniors Month (June)

Italian Heritage Month (June)

National Deafblind Awareness Month (June)

Safe Kids Week (June 3-9)

Local Food Week (June 3-9)

National AccessAbility Week (May 27-June 2)

Tourism Week (May 26-June 1)

World MS Day (May 30)

National Youth Week (May 1-7)

School Crossing  Guard Appreciation Day (May 23)

National Public Works Week (May 19-25)

Nursing Week (May 6-12)

Asian Heritage Month (May)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (May)

International Building Safety Month (May)

Foot Health Month (May)

Day of Mourning (April 28)

Earth Day (April 22)

National Volunteer Week (April 7-13)

World Autism Awareness Day (April 2)

Sikh Heritage Month (April)

Be A Donor Month (April)

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21)

International Women's Day (March 8)

International Women's Day- Zonta International (March 8)

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day (February 22)

Black History Month (February)

2018

Treaties Recognition Week (November 4-10)

Woman Abuse Prevention Month (November)

Love Your Library Month (October)

Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day (October 16)

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month (October)

Fire Prevention Week (October 7-13)

International Day of Older Persons (October 1)

National Coaches Week (September 22-30)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Pride Month (June)

Local Food Week (June 4 - 10)

National Aboriginal History Month (June) & National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21)

Seniors Month (June)

Recreation and Parks Month (June)

Tourism Week (May 27 to June 2)

Asian Heritage Month (May)

National AccessAbility Week (May 27 to June3)

School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day (May 23)

National Public Works Week (May 20 to 26)

World Hypertension Day (May 17)

Building Safety Month (May)

Caledon Youth Day (May 2)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (May)

Foot Health Month (May)

Nursing Week (April 30 to May 6)

Day of Mourning (April 28)

Human Values Day (April 24)

Earth Day (April 22)

National Volunteer Week (April 15 - 21)

Sikh Heritage Month (April)

World Autism Awareness Day (April 2)

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (March 21)

International Women's Day (March 8)

International Women's Day, Zonta International (March 8)

Pay it Forward Week (February 11 - 17)

Black History Month (February 2018)