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Dec
10
Human Rights Day
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights empowers us all. The principles enshrined in the Declaration are as relevant today as they were in 1948. We need to stand up for our own rights and those of others. We can take action in our own daily lives, to uphold the rights that protect us all and thereby promote the kinship of all human beings. Click here to find out more.

Date:
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
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All Day
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World
Dec
18
International Migrants Day
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International Migrants Day is seen firstly as an opportunity to recognize the contributions made by millions of migrants to the economies of their host and home countries, and secondly to promote respect for their basic human rights. For more information, click here.

Date:
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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All Day
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World
Dec
20
International Human Solidarity Day
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International Human Solidarity Day is a day to celebrate our unity in diversity, to remind governments to respect their commitments to international agreements and to raise public awareness of the importance of solidarity. It is also a day to encourage debate on the ways to promote solidarity for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals including poverty eradication and a day of action to encourage new initiatives for poverty eradication.

Date:
Friday, December 20, 2019
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All Day
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World
Dec
31
UFCW Canada Migrant Workers
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The UFCW Canada Migrant Workers Scholarship awards 20 scholarships of $500 each to the children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews of migrant workers.

For more information and to apply online, click here. Deadline to apply is December 31, 2019.

Date:
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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All day
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Canada
Apr
09
Equal Pay Day Canada
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< > 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:
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Location:
Canada