Proclamations and Recognition

Each month the Mayor announces special days, weeks or months for community-based campaigns or programs. We then post this information to our website and social media. The Mayor will share proclamations during a Regular Meeting of Council

2023 Proclamations


International Day of Persons with Disabilities: December 03

Human Rights Day: December 10


Family Violence Prevention Month: November

National Child Day: November 20


Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October

Canadian Library Month: October

International Day of Older Persons: October 1 

Fire Prevention Week: October 8-14

Small Business Week: October 15-21

Waste Reduction Week: October 16-22


Alberta Culture Days - Sept 1 - 30 

World Suicide Prevention Day - Sept 10

Rail Safety Week - Sept 18 - 24

Orange Shirt Day / National Day of Truth and Reconciliation - Sept 30


Terry Fox Day - August 7

National Peacekeepers Day - August 9


 There are no proclamations in July.


Pride Month - June

Senior's Week - June 5-11

National Indigenous Peoples Day - June 21

Saint Jean Baptiste Day - June 24 


GBS/CIDP Awareness Month - May

Mental Health Week - May 1-7

Economic Development Week - May 8-12

EMS Week - May 21-27


Military Child Month - April

Earth Day - April 22

Hydrogen Week - April 24-28

International Day of Mourning - April 28


Fraud Prevention Month - March

International Women's Day - March 8

World Poetry Day - March 21


Black History Month - February

World Interfaith Harmony Week - February 1-7

Pink Shirt Day - February 22


Declaration of Proclamations

We welcome requests from residents, businesses or charitable/non-profit registered societies. The Mayor bases his selections on their positive impact on the community. Requests must be submitted/resubmitted each year to be considered. Contact us if your event or initiative meets any of these requirements:

  • Community support and improvement
  • Education programs
  • Awareness programs
  • Charitable fundraising, or similar activities

Request a proclamation

To request a proclamation, please contact:

Town of Morinville
Phone: 780-939-4361
Email: General Information

Pride of Morinville

The Pride of Morinville initiative is currently under review. Check back for updates.