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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

  1. Complete the Proclamation Request Form.
  2. Draft your proclamation text, using the text on the Proclamation Request Form as a guide.
  3. The completed Proclamation Request Form can be:
  • delivered in person to the Mayor's Office (Atrium of Town Hall, 6311 Old Church Road),
  • mailed to Town Hall, Attn: Mayor's Office, 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon ON L7C 1J6, or
  • emailed (mayor@caledon.ca).

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. 4156 or by email (mayor@caledon.ca).

Proclamations

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)

2017

Treaties Recognition Week (November 5 - 11)

Meaghan Zaremba Month (November)

Woman Abuse Prevention Month (November)

Fire Prevention Week (October 8 -14)

Ontario Agriculture Week (October 1 - 7)

Love Your Library Month (October)

Caledon Hunger Awareness Week (September 18 - 22)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (September)

Peel Pride Week (July 2 - July 8)

National Aboriginal Day (June 21)

Seniors Month (June 2017)

Recreation and Parks Month (June 2017)

Local Food Week (June 5 - June 11)

National Access Awareness Week (May 29 - June 4)

Tourism Week (May 28 - June 3)

National Public Works Week (May 21 - May 27)

Caledon Youth Day (May 4)

Foot Health Month (May)

Brain Tumour Awareness Month (May)

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (May)

Day of Mourning (April 28)

Public Rail Safety Week (April 24 - 30)

Human Values Day (April 24)

International Women's Day (March 8)

Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 1 - 7)

2016

Caledon Olympian Day (December 20)

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3)

World Pancreatic Cancer Day (November 17)

Woman Abuse Prevention Month (November 2016)

Lung Month (November 2016)

Child Care Worker and Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day (October 26)

National Teen Driver Safety Week - October 16 - 22

Fire Prevention Week - October 9 - 15

National Family Week - October 3 - 7

Occupational Therapy Month - October 2016

Love Your Library Month - October 2016

National Coaches Week - September 17 -25

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - September 2016

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month - September 2016

Pride Week - July 11-17

Seniors Month - June

Recreation and Parks Month - June

Parachute Safe Kids Week - May 30 - June 5

National Access Awareness Week - May 29 - June 4

National Public Works Week - May 15 - 21

Nursing Week - May 9 - 15

International Child and Youth Care Practitioner Week - May 1 - 7

Sexual Assault Awareness Month - May

International Building Safety Month - May

Foot Health Month - May

Public Rail Safety Week - April 25 - May 1

Day of Mourning - April 28

World Autism Awareness Day - April 2

HeartEsteem Month - April

March for Meals - March 23

International Women's Day - March 8

PROBUS Month - March

Eating Disorder Awareness Week - February 1-7