Family Literacy Day

Every year on January 27, ABC Life Literacy Canada hosts Family Literacy Day, the largest national family literacy event in Canada. Literacy organizations, schools, libraries and media groups will coordinate numerous literacy-themed events and activities across the country in honour of this special initiative. Family Literacy Day® is a national awareness initiative created by ABC […]

International Right to Know Day

International Right to Know Day originated in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2002. Since then, on September 28, Right to Know Day is celebrated around the world. In Canada, an entire week of activities is organized to raise awareness of an individual's right to access government information, while promoting freedom of information as essential to both democracy […]

National Newspaper Week

Every year, during the first full week of October, newspapers across North America celebrate National Newspaper Week to recognize the people who work tirelessly to bring the news to their communities. Newspaper journalism - both local and national - is critically important, especially in the reality in which we live. Now, more than ever, newspapers […]

Financial Literacy Month

Each November, Canadians celebrate Financial Literacy Month. Encourage your readers to discover new ways to become more savvy with their money! Visit ABC Life Literacy Canada's website to download free resources for Financial Literacy Month, including activity booklets, print and digital ads, and more.

World Press Freedom Day

In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 World Press Freedom Day, on the recommendation of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference. May 3 carries a special significance, as it also the anniversary of the Declaration of Windhoek, a statement of free press principles created by newspaper journalists […]

 


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