Town of Carbonear proclaims March 26, 2022 Purple Day for Epilepsy


During the Town of Carbonear Regular (Virtual) Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 11th, 2022, Mayor Frank Butt signed a proclamation declaring March 26th, 2022 as the Purple Day for Epilepsy.

Purple Day was founded by nine-year-old Cassidy Megan of Nova Scotia, who wanted to let people know that if you have epilepsy you are not along; and Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder, which affects each person differently, estimated to affect more than 10,000 people in Newfoundland and Labrador, over 300,000 people in Canada, and 50 million people worldwide.