July 1 CANADA DAY
Happy Canada Day! I hope you have fun and safe celebrations. Let’s continue to work together to build a better Canada, one that honours and welcomes Indigenous peoples wisdom and experience
July 18 -19 MUHARRAM ISLAMIC/ISLAMIC NEW YEAR
On this Muharram, I hope for a year full of peace, happiness, good health, and many new friends, for my Muslim friends and neighbours.
July 18 NELSON MANDELA DAY
Nelson Mandela, human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker, and the first democratically elected president
July 23 TAMIL: BLACK JULY
On this day, I remember with my Tamil friends and neighbours, the thousands of Tamil people who were killed, injured, or displaced in the tragic pogroms in July 1983
July 26-27 Tisha B'Av
Our Jewish neighbours and friends will observe Tisha B’Av today, a day of communal mourning
July 27 - 28 ASHURA
Ashura is an important occasion in the Islamic calendar that carries a spiritual and historical significance for both Sunni and Shia Muslims.
July 27 KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which ended over three years of fighting on the Korean Peninsula.
July 30 WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
Often described as a modern-day form of slavery, human trafficking occurs across the world and involves recruiting, moving, or holding victims, usually women and children to exploit them for profit, usually for sexual reasons or forced labour.
July 8 ISMAILI IMAMAT DAY
On Ismaili Imamat Day, we join Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world to celebrate the accession of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV as the 49th hereditary Imam – spiritual leader – of Shia Ismaili Muslims.
July 9 NUNAVAT DAY
Nunavut Day is an annual celebration that commemorates the creation of the Canadian territory of Nunavut in 1993