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Informal Summer Gathering

Umbrella Bar 1001 Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario

Finally, the stars have aligned and we are able to meet in person!The Social Committee would like to invite you to an informal Ottawa Meet Up on July 14th at 5 pm at the Umbrella Bar for a fun night filled with laughter and surprises!It will be a great opportunity to meet new MHCC staff and reminisce with old...

Summer Schedule Group B

Group B: Summer Schedule begins on July 1st Fridays off on this summer schedule include: July 15th, July 29th, August 12th, August 26th September 9th, and September 16th --- This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off...

World Emoji Day

Virtual

What are Emojis? Emojis are small icons and images created using Unicode Standard. They’re used in text messages, on websites, and as part of other digital communication. The word “emoji” comes from the Japanese e (絵, "picture") and moji (⽂字, "character"). The first emoji was created in 1999 by a coder employed by NTT DoCoMo,...

Summer Schedule Group A

Group A: Summer Schedule begins on June 24th Fridays off on this schedule include: June 24th, July 8th, July 22nd, August 5th, August 19th and September 2nd This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off work on...

Summer Schedule Group B

Group B: Summer Schedule begins on July 1st Fridays off on this summer schedule include: July 15th, July 29th, August 12th, August 26th September 9th, and September 16th --- This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off...

1st Muharram – Islamic New Year ☪️

Islamic New Year, 1443 AH. The first of Muharram marks the first day of the first month (Muharram) of the Islamic year. Muharam lasts for 29-30 days depending on the moon sighting. It begins at sundown the previous day. The dates vary by a day depending on whether the Saudi Arabia or the North American...

Civic Holiday

The Civic Holiday is commonly referred to as the August long weekend. It is probably the busiest day on highways as tens of thousands of families go camping, to cottages etc this weekend. In Canada, the first Monday in August is a holiday in all provinces except for Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yukon. It...

Webinar on 2SLGBTQ+ Mental Health and Substance Use Health

The webinar will build on the findings of our June Summary Report — a joint report with the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) based on a Leger survey of more than 11,000 people in Canada between October 2020 and September 2021. Our panelists, who include Wisdom2Action and members of the Mental Health...

Summer Schedule Group A

Group A: Summer Schedule begins on June 24th Fridays off on this schedule include: June 24th, July 8th, July 22nd, August 5th, August 19th and September 2nd This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off work on...

Summer Schedule Group B

Group B: Summer Schedule begins on July 1st Fridays off on this summer schedule include: July 15th, July 29th, August 12th, August 26th September 9th, and September 16th --- This year, the Commission is testing a summer schedule that will allow eligible employees, (working a regular 37.5-hour work week) to receive every second Friday off...

Discovery Day (Yukon)

Discovery Day is a provincial holiday celebrated on the third Monday in August in the Yukon. It is also known as Klondike Gold Discovery Day. Discovery Day replaces the Civic Holiday observed on the first Monday of August in other areas of Canada.   via officeholidays.com