Clean Air Day raises awareness and encourages action on clean air and climate change issues. Canadians can show their commitment by participating in activities that contribute to cleaner air, healthier communities and a better quality of life for all.
Since 1989, the Canadian Dermatology Association’s annual, nationwide Sun Awareness Week has helped educate Canadians about dangers of excessive sun exposure — and reduce the incidence of skin cancer in the country.
June is a special month for the Heart and Stroke Foundation during which we focus our efforts on stroke awareness. Canadians need to be aware of the devastating effects of stroke and also about the ripple effect it has on families, caregivers and their communities.
Canadian Forces Day is an occasion for us to thank our military men and women for all that they do—and for their willingness to put everything on the line to protect our country and the values that lie at the heart of our democratic society.
•June’s birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone.
•The birth flower is rose.
•The zodiac signs for the month of June are Gemini (until June 20) and Cancer (June 21 onwards).