National Nursing Week

Join us in celebrating National Nursing Week from May 8-14, 2023. The theme this year is Our Nurses. Our Future  to showcase the many roles that nurses play in a patient’s health-care journey and highlight the importance of nurses in our health care system. Thank you...

World Maternal Mental Health Week

World Maternal Mental Health Week starts May 1 and World Maternal Mental Health Day is proclaimed as the first Wednesday in May each year – this year it lands on May 3 and the theme is Stronger together. Goal: Raising awareness of maternal mental health issues...

June is SENIORS’ MONTH

We would like to wish all of our community seniors a happy and healthy month!   The 2022 theme is Stay Active, Connected, and Safe. Visit the Ontario Government’s website to find out more about how Ontario is celebrating the month. The City of Barrie is...

Today is Pink Shirt Day

In 2007, Nova Scotia classmates David Shepherd and Travis Price bought and distributed 50 pink shirts after a student at their school was bullied for wearing a pink shirt. With that act of kindness, Pink Shirt Day was born and is now observed on various dates around...

February is Black History Month

Every February, people across Canada participate in Black History Month events and festivities that honour the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities. This year’s theme for Black History Month is: “February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and...