2023 Proclamations, Lighting Requests and Community Flags

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​Name of Request
​Observation Date
​Type of Request
​Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome Awareness Day

January 27, 2023

Lighting - Purple
​International Holocaust Remembrance Day
January 27, 2023
​Lighting - January 26 (yellow) 
Proclamation - January 27
​Black History Month
​February
Proclamation - February (Month)
Flag Raising - February 1
Lighting - February 9 (Green)
​Optimist Day
​February 2, 2023
​Proclamation
​National 211 Day
​February 11, 2023
​Proclamation - February 11, 2023
Lighting - February 13, 
​Sexual and Reproductive Health Week
​February 17, 2023
​Lighting (green)
​World Thinking Day
​February 22, 2023
​Proclamation
Lighting (blue)
​Epilepsy Awareness Month and Purple Day
​March
​Proclamation - March
Lighting - March 23 (purple)
Community Flag Raising - March 23
​International Women's Day
​March 8, 2023
​Proclamation
​National Poison Prevention Week
​March 22, 2023
​Lighting (green)
​World Water Day
​March 22, 2023
​Proclamation - March 22, 2023
Lighting - March 28, 2023 (blue)
​Endometriosis Awareness Month
​March 24, 2023
​Lighting (yellow)
​World TB (Tuberculosis) Day
​March 24, 2023
​Proclamation - March 24, 2023
Lighting - March 27, 2023
​World Bipolar Day
​March 30, 2023
​Proclamation - March 30, 2023
Flag Raising - March 30, 2023
Canadian Cancer Society Daffodil Campaign
​April and April 18
​Proclamation - April, 2023
Lighting - April 18, 2023
​Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day
​April and April 19
​Proclamation - Month of April 
Lighting April 19, 2023 (blue)
​Dental Hygienists Week
​April 4 to 10, 2023
​Proclamation - April 4 to 10, 2023
Lighting - April 4 (purple)
​World Hemophilia Day
​April 17, 2023
​Proclamation - April 17, 2023
Lighting - April 17, 2023
​Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day
​April 19, 2023
Proclamation - April, 2023
​Lighting - April 19, 2023 (blue)
​Day of Mourning
​April 28. 2023
​Proclamation - April 28, 2023
Flag Half-Masting - April 28, 2023
​GBS (Guillain-Barré syndrome) and CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) Awareness Month
​May, 2023

Proclamation - May, 2023
​Lyme Disease Awareness Month
​May, 2023
​Proclamation - May, 2023
Lighting - May 1, 2023 (green)
​World Maternal Mental Health Day
​May 3, 2023
​Proclamation - May 3, 2023
​Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III and The Queen Consort
​May 6, 2023
​Lighting - May 6, 2023 (green)
​Lupus Awareness Day
​May 10, 2023
​Proclamation - May 10, 2023
Lighting - May 10, 2023 (purple)
​Food Allergy Awareness Month
​May 11, 2023
​Lighting - May 11, 2023 (teal)
​Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
​May 12, 2023
​Proclamation - May 12, 2023 
Lighting - May 12, 2023 (purple)
International MPS Awareness Day
​May 15, 2023
Proclamation - May 15, 2023
​Lighting - May 14, 2023
​National Huntington Disease Awareness Month
​May 15, 2023
​Proclamation - May 15, 2023
Lighting - May 15, 2023 (blue)
World Menstrual Health Day
​May 28, 2023
​Proclamation - May 28, 2023
Lighting - May 26, 2023 (red)
​National AccessAbility Week
​May 28 to June 3, 2023
​Proclamation - May 28 to June 3, 2023
Lighting - May 31, 2023 (red)
​Seniors Month
​June, 2023
​Proclamation - June 2023
Community Flag Raising - June 1 to 5, 2023
​Pride Month
​June, 2023
​Proclamation - June 2023
Community Flag Raising - June 5 to 30, 2023
​Brain Injury Awareness Month
​June, 2023
​Proclamation - June, 2023
Bike Day
​June 1, 2023
​Proclamation - June 1, 2023
​Bike Month
​June, 2023
​Proclamation - June, 2023
​National Deafblind Awareness Month
​June, 2023
​Proclamation - June 2023, 
Lighting - June 1, 2023
​National Blood Donor Week
​June 14, 2023
​Lighting - June 14, 2023 (red)
​Indigenous People's Day
​June 21, 2023
​Lighting - June 21, 2023 (orange)
​Plastic Free July
​July, 2023
​Proclamation - July, 2023
National Injury Prevention Day
​July 5, 2023
​Proclamation - July 5, 2023
Lighting - July 5, 2023 (green)
​Bahamas' 50th Independence Celebrations
​July 10, 2023
​Lighting - July 10, 2023 (aquamarine)
​Emancipation Day
​August 1, 2023
​Proclamation - August 1, 2023
Lighting - August 1, 2023 (green)
Flag Raising - August 1 to 8, 2023
​Never Give Up Day
​August 18, 2023
​Proclamation - August 18, 2023
​Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
​September 1, 2023
​Lighting - September 1, 2023 (blue)
​Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day
​September 4, 2023
​Proclamation - September 4, 2023
Lighting - September 5, 2023 (teal)
Flag Raising - September 5, 2023
​World Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Day
​September 6, 2023
​Lighting - September 6, 2023 (teal)
​World Duchenne Awareness Day
​September 7, 2023
​Lighting - September 7, 2023 (red)
​International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day
​September 8, 2023
​Lighting - September 8, 2023 (red)
​Terry Fox Week
​September 10 to 17, 2023
​Proclamation - September 10 to 17, 2023
Flag Raising - September 11 to 18, 2023
​National Coaches Week
​September 16 to 24, 2023
​Proclamation - September 16 to 24, 2023
Lighting - September 20, 2023 (red)
​National Forest Week
​September 17 to 23, 2023
​Proclamation - September 17 to 23, 2023 
Lighting - September 18, 2023 (green)
​World Mitochrondrial Disease Week
​September 22, 2023
​Lighting - September 22, 2023 (green)
​Craniofacial Acceptance Month
​September 25, 2023
​Lighting - September 25, 2023 (yellow and red)
​Franco-Ontarian Day
​September 25, 2023
​Proclamation - September 25, 2023
Lighting - September 26, 2023 (green)
Flag Raising - September 22, 2023
​British Home Child Day
​September 28, 2023
​Proclamation - September 28, 2023
Lighting - September 28, 2023 (red)
Flag Raising - September 25 to 29, 2023