2022 Proclamations, Lighting Requests and Community Flags

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​Name of Request
​Observation Date
​Type of Request
​International Holocaust Remembrance Day (IHRD)
​January 27
Lighting - January 27 (yellow)
​Black History Month
​February
Proclamation - February
​Lighting - February 17 (yellow and green)
Flag Raising - February 1 - 28
​211 Day
​February 11
​Lighting - February 11 (red)
​World Thinking Day​February 22
​Proclamation - February 22
Lighting - February 22 (blue)
​Epilepsy Awareness Month & Purple Day
​March
​Proclamation - March
Lighting - March 28 (purple)
​​Endometriosis Awareness Month
​March
​Proclamation - March
Lighting - March 25 (yellow)
​World Down Syndrome Day
​March 21
​Proclamation - March 21
Lighting - March 18 (blue)
Flag Raising - March 18 - 21
​World Water Day
​March 22
​Lighting - March 22 (blue)
​World Tuberculosis Day​March 24
​Lighting - March 24 (red)
​National Dental Hygienists Week​April 4 - 10
​Proclamation - April 4 - 10
Lighting - April 4 (purple)
​Green Shirt Day
​April 7
​Proclamation - April 7
Lighting - April 7 (green)
​Education & Sharing Day​April 12
​Proclamation - April 12
​World Hemophilia Day​April 17
​Lighting - April 17 (red)
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day
April 22
Proclamation - April 22
Lighting - April 22 (blue)
Canadian Infertility Awareness Week
​April 27
​Lighting - April 27 (green)
​National Day of Mourning
​April 28
​Proclamation - April 28
Flag Lowering - April 28
​Jewish Heritage Month
​May
​Proclamation - May
​Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) Awareness Month
​May
​Proclamation - May
​Syringomyelia Awareness Month​May
​Proclamation - May
Lighting - May 2 (blue)
​Food Allergy Awareness Month​May
​Proclamation - May
Lighting - May 26 (teal)
​Light it Up for Huntington Disease​May 6
​Lighting - May 6 (blue)
​Lupus Ontario Day
​May 10
​Proclamation - May 10
Lighting - May 10 (purple)
​Fibromyalgia Awareness Day​May 12
​Lighting - May 12 (purple)
​International Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Awareness Day​May 13
​Lighting - May 13 (blue and yellow)
​World Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Day
​May 19
​Proclamation - May 19
Lighting - May 19 (purple)
​Menstrual Health Day
​May 27
​Lighting - May 27 (red)
Flag Raising - May 26 - 31
​National DeafBlind Awareness Month​June
​Proclamation - June
Lighting - June 1 (blue)
​Brain Injury Awareness Month
​June
​Proclamation - June
​Action Anxiety Day
​June 10
​Proclamation - June 10
Lighting - June 10 (blue)
​York Pride Festival
​June 13-20
​Proclamation - June 13 - 20
Lighting - June 17 (rainbow)
Flag Raising - June 13 - 20
​World Blood Donor Day
​June 14
​Lighting - June 14 (red)
​World Sickle Cell Day
​June 19
Proclamation - June 19
​Lighting - June 20 (red)
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Canada THH Global Recognition Day

​June 23
​Lighting - June 23 (red and blue)
​National injury Prevention Day​July 5
​Proclamation - July 5
Lighting - July 5 (green)
​Raising Awareness for Fragile X Syndrome
​July 22
​Proclamation - July 22
Lighting - July 22 (teal)

Never Give Up Day

August 18
​Proclamaton - August 18
​World Duchenne Awareness Day

September 7

Proclamation - September 7
Lighting - Sept 7 (red)