Days of Significance (November 2019)

Posted November 1, 2019

Let’s celebrate and/or acknowledge customs, traditions and days of significance from all around the world!

If you have a suggestion or idea, please contact your child’s teacher or Mr. Dickieson. If you are willing to come in and share ideas with us, we would love to hear from you.

Equity

Days of Significance (November 2019)

November 1  All Saints Day

Samhain Beltane

Christian

Vicca/Pagan

November 2 All Souls Day Catholic Christian
November 4-10 Treaties Recognition Week
November 6 Diwali Sikh, Jain, Hindu
November 7 Jain New Year

Vikram New Year

Jain

Hindu

November 11 Remembrance Day
November 12 Birth of Guru Nanak

Birth of Baha’ u’ llah

Sikh

Bahai

November 14 World Diabetes Day
November 15 Nativity Fast Begins Christian
November 16 Louis Riel Day Metis
November 17-23 Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week
November 19 Lahbab Duchen Tibetan Buddhism
November 20  Transgender Day of Remembrance LGBTQ+
November 24 Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sikh
November 25 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women UN
November 26 Day of the Covenant Bahai
November 28 Ascension of Abdu’l-Baha Bahai

*Days may vary a few days before or after the indicated date due to the moon sightings and time zones for some Days of Significance.*

These Dates were taken from UGDSB Equity and Inclusion Calendar 2019-2020.

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