Decoda Literacy Calendar

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week (NVW) is a time to celebrate and thank Canada’s 24 million volunteers. 

Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 

Canada Book Day

Canada Book Day takes place on April 23 annually. The day promotes reading, books, and literacy. It is a nationwide celebration of literacy that also tries to promote education among ...

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work raises awareness of how to make work safe and healthy and of the need to raise the political profile of occupational safety and health.

Canadian Children’s Book Week

Join us in celebrating Canadian Children’s Book Week and bring the magic of books and reading to children all across Canada!

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops.

Safety and Health Week

Safety and Health Week is an ideal time to focus on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home, and in the community.

Screen-Free Week

Celebrate Screen-Free Week at home, in your school, in your community, or anywhere – just put down those entertainment screens and do literally anything else!

CMHA Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week is a Canadian tradition, with communities, schools and workplaces rallying to celebrate, protect and promote mental health.

International Day of Families

This day promotes awareness of issues relating to families and to increase the knowledge of the social, economic and demographic processes affecting families.