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October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month internationally and has been officially recognized by the Government of Canada.

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/calendar-health-promotion-days.html

Once again, major attractions across Ontario will be lit purple on October 29th.

Belleville, Ontario – October 29 

  • Belleville Signature Sign 
  • Bridge Street Bridge 

Brampton, Ontario – October 29

  • Clock Tower at City Hall

Cambridge, Ontario – October 28, 29, & 30 

  • City Hall and Signature Sign 
  • Pedestrian Bridge

Fort Erie, Ontario – October 29

  • Peace Bridge

Guelph, Ontario – October 29 

  • Market Square 

Hamilton, Ontario – October 28, 29, 30 

  • Hamilton Signature Sign – City Hall 
  • MacKids 

London, Ontario – October 28, 29, 30 

  • City of London Buildings

Newmarket, Ontario – October 29 

  • Riverwalk Commons and Fred A. Lundy Bridge 

Niagara Falls, Ontario – October 29 

  • Niagara Falls 

Toronto, Ontario – October 29 

  • CN Tower 
  • 3D Toronto Sign 
  • City Hall Tower Lights 
  • Exhibition Place – Princes’ Gates 

We encourage everyone to light up their homes or business place purple as well! We have a flyer with basic information about Rett syndrome available to download and print for sharing with your neighbours.

Please send any photos to us on Facebook, Twitter or email bhiggins@rett.ca. Watch our social media accounts for lots of updates throughout the month.