Save Your Skin Foundation’s proclamation initiative invites Canadian municipalities and provinces to take a stance against skin cancer and educate their communities on sun safety through proclamations

2024 Proclamation Initiative

We are currently working with municipalities across the country to proclaim the month of May 2024 ‘Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month’.
Keep an eye out here for updates are more municipalities recognize this important month!

Alberta:

City of Leduc

Town of Okotoks

City of Camrose

 

British Columbia:

City of Saanich

City of New Westminster

City of Langford

 

Saskatchewan:

City of Prince Albert

City of Moose Jaw

 

 

 

Ontario:

City of Ottawa

City of Kingston

City of Milton

City of Sudbury

City of Belleville

City of Cornwall

 

Quebec:

 

Nova Scotia:

City of Halifax

City of Cape Breton

 

Prince Edward Island:

 

New Brunswick:

City of Fredericton

 

Newfoundland and Labrador:

 

 

We have been invited to present on the importance of sun safety at the regular council meetings of the following municipalities:
  • Moose Jaw, SK

In 2023, 44 municipalities committed to proclaim the month of May 2023 ‘Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month’:

Provincial Proclamation

We were thrilled to announce that the Province of Manitoba also made the proclamation for the first time in 2023. You can view it here.

We were also invited to present on the importance of sun safety at the regular council meetings of the following 4 municipalities:
  • Prince George, BC
  • Langford, BC
  • Moose Jaw, SK
  • Orillia, ON
In 2022, 40 municipalities issued signed Proclamations to proclaim the month of May 2022 ‘Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month’. 
We were also invited to present on the importance of sun safety at the regular council meetings of the following 11 municipalities:
  • Camrose, AB
  • Nanaimo, BC
  • Moose Jaw, SK
  • Thunder Bay, ON
  • Saskatoon, SK
  • Mission, BC
  • Orilla, ON
  • Fredericton, NB
  • Langford, BC
  • Victoria, BC
  • New Westminster, BC