The two men who helped turn September 11 into biggest day of charitable service. Read more here on Christian Science Monitor’s website.
Welcome to the home of the Canadian National Day of Service Foundation. We are a charitable foundation whose purpose is to honor and celebrate Canadians who serve their communities in official and unofficial ways.
National Day of Service was declared on September 11, 2011 by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to give a positive focus to a tragic date. The foundation’s goal is to bring attention to all the wonderful work Canadians do for their neighbours and communities.
Canaday Make a Difference? Canada Says Yes!
On one day each year, we stage a celebration event to honor Canadian heroes – those who perform miracles as first responders and other rescue personnel and those who give of themselves in charity and community service every day.
Current News and Events
Statement by Liberal Party of Canada Leader Justin Trudeau on the Anniversary of 9/11 and on the National Day of Service. Read the official statement from the Liberal Party here.
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the anniversary of 9/11 and to mark Canada’s National Day of Service. Read the official statement on the PM’s website here.
In Canada, there is a growing movement to try to treat PTSD in emergency responders. British Columbia and Alberta have recently changed worker compensation laws to make PTSD a presumptive […]