2024 Calendar of Observances

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The following calendar of observances remind us of the rich diversity of our union and our communities and encourages us to be culturally aware when providing care to our patients. The calendar also invites us to reflect on how we might support initiatives to advance equitable access to the social determinants of health. 

As you scroll through the calendar you will note the recognition of a number multi-faith and multicultural days (in black text) and the listing of various commemorative events or days (in berry text). This list is by no means exhaustive but reflects one aspect of the diversity of our membership (and our communities) and a few of the many celebrations and events that mark the year.

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January 2024
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February 2024
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March 2024
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April 2024
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2023
UPDATED: February 14, 2024

February 1-29

Black History Month

February is Black History Month

BCNU honours the many contributions and achievements of Black nurses and other health-care workers. Learn more in our bulletin celebrating Black History Month.

The history of Black nurses in Canada and their unwavering dedication to providing communities with health care is a story of tenacity, solidarity and triumph in the face of injustice. Read more in our brief history of Black nurses in Canada

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