The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals, ceilidh and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks.
The death of Julius Caesar marked the end of the Roman Republic and the beginning of the Roman Empire. After this point, Emperors in Rome would rule with absolute power. So this is why Fifteenth of March, the Ides of March, has great significance.
During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.
The primary purpose of the Campaign was to increase public awareness about the importance of healthy eating by identifying dietitians as the most credible source of food and nutrition information.
May is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, and every May, the MS Society hosts its annual MS Walk, an event encouraging Canadians to come together to raise funds for research and support those affected by MS.
MS is a chronic autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. Since that includes the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve, MS can affect vision, memory, balance and mobility. It is considered an episodic disability meaning that the severity and duration of illness and disability can vary and are often followed by periods of wellness. It can also be progressive.