The Township of Scugog issues proclamations (ceremonial document) designating a special day, week or month in recognition of the efforts and commitments of an event or organization that enhances our community.

Proclamations are issued by the Mayor in an effort to recognize efforts of public awareness campaigns, charitable fundraising campaigns, arts and cultural celebrations.

To request a proclamation please contact the Office of the Mayor.

At the March 26, 2018 Council meeting, updated policies were approved related to Proclamations, Flag Raising Requests and Half Masting of Flags in the Township of Scugog.

Proclamations Made in 2022

Proclamations for the Month of June 2022
  • National AccessAbility Awareness Week - May 29 to June 4, 2022
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2022
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month - June 2022
  • Pride Month - June 2022

Proclamations for the Month of May 2022

  • Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism - May 10, 2022
  • Falun Dara Day - May 13, 2022 
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia - May 17, 2022
  • World Menstrual Health Day - May 28, 2022
  • National AccessAbility Awareness Week - May 29 to June 4, 2022
  • Community Living Month - May 2022 
  • Walk for Dog Guide Month - May 2022
Proclamations for the Month of April 2022
  • World Autism Day 2022 - April 2, 2022
  • Pitch-In Canada Week - April 17-23, 2022
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day - April 19, 2022
  • National Day of Mourning - April 28, 2022 Flags at the Municipal Office will be lowered in honour and remembrance of those who have died at the workplace.
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Month - April 2022
Proclamations for the Month of March 2022
  • School Crossing Guard Appreciation Day - March 23, 2022 
 Proclamations for the Month February 2022
  • Women's Institute Day - February 19, 2022 
  • World Thinking Day requested by the Girl Guides of Canada - February 22, 2022

Proclamations Made in 2021

Proclamations for the Month of November
  • Trans Day of Remembrance - November 20, 2021 (The Township will raise the Trans Flag on November 15, 2021 and it will raised for the week of November 15-22, 2021) 
  • International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women - November 25, 2021 (The Township will raise the Wrapped in Courage Flag on November 25, 2021)
Proclamations for the Month of October 
  • Fire Prevention Week - October 3 to 9, 2021
Proclamations for the Month of June
  • National AccessAbility Awareness Week - May 30 to June 5, 2021
  • Pride Week - May 30 to June 6, 2021
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2021
  • Brain Injury Awareness Month - June 2021
Proclamation for the Month of May
  • Day of Action Against Anti-Asian Racism - May 10, 2021
  • Nursing Week - May 10 to 16, 2021
  • National Public Works Week - May 16 to 22, 2021
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia - May 17, 2021 (Pride Flag will be raised at Municipal Office for one week starting May 17 in support of the proclamation)
  • Community Living Month - Month of May 2021 (Community Living Flag will be raised at the Municipal Office for the Month of May in support of the proclamation)
  • Museum Month - Month of May 2021
  • Walk for Dog Guide Month - Month of May 2021 (Dog Guide flag raised at the Municipal Office for the month of May in support of the proclamation) 
Proclamation for the Month of April
  • Human Values Day - April 24, 2021
  • Day of Mourning for Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace -April 28, 2021 (flags will be lowered at the Municipal Office on April 28, 2021 to honour and remember those killed at the workplace)
Proclamations for the Month of March
Proclamations for the Month of January
  •  Hospice Awareness Day - January 29, 2021