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Mar
31
Equal Pay Day Canada
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March 31, 2020 marks Equal Pay Day, the date recognized as the amount of time it takes for women’s wages to catch up to men’s wages in 2019.

Nationally, Equal Pay Day is an opportunity to educate communities across Canada on the realities of the gender wage gap and its negative economic impacts on women, especially women with multiple and intersecting identities.

Date:
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Location:
Canada
Apr
04
Refugee Rights Day
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This day honours the 1985 Singh decision of the Supreme Court of Canada.

In this decision, the Supreme Court found that the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects the fundamental rights of refugees. The Court decided that ‘everyone’ includes refugee claimants in the sentence: ‘Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice.’

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Date:
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Location:
Canada
Apr
08
International Day of Pink
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Initiated in 2007, the International Day of Pink is observed annually on the second Wednesday of April.

This date, co-ordinated by the Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual Diversity, raises the profile of LGBTQI2S discrimination in Canada. It calls for targeted actions to end bullying while taking a stand against heterosexism. For more information, click here!
Date:
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Location:
World
Apr
22
International Mother Earth Day
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International Mother Earth Day was designated by the UN in 2009 to raise awareness about the earth, its ecosystems and the challenges faced with climate change. Click here to find out more!

Date:
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Location:
World
May
01
Asian/South Asian Heritage Month
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Celebrated since the 1990s, the month of observance was officially designated by the Government of Canada in 2002. In this month we acknowledge the contribution of Asian and South Asian Canadians and learn about the diversity and barriers that impede full equity. Click here to find out more!

Dates:
Friday, May 1, 2020 to Sunday, May 31, 2020
Location:
Canada