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(as introduced)

2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
Nova Scotia
67 Elizabeth II, 2018


Private Member's Bill


Cancer Survivors Day Act


Barbara Adams
Cole Harbour–Eastern Passage

First Reading: September 20, 2018

Second Reading: October 3, 2018

Third Reading: October 3, 2018 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)


An Act to Establish
Cancer Survivors Day

WHEREAS Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of life that is held in many countries;

AND WHEREAS Cancer Survivors Day is an inspiration for those recently diagnosed with cancer;

AND WHEREAS Cancer Survivors Day honours survivors and demonstrates that a full life can be a reality after a cancer diagnosis;

THEREFORE be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:

1 This Act may be cited as the Cancer Survivors Day Act.

2 Throughout the Province, in each and every year, the first Sunday in June shall be kept and observed under the name of Cancer Survivors Day.


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