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APRIL Attribute is RESPECT.


I will treat myself and others with consideration, high regard, courtesy and dignity.


•   Be polite, dignified, honourable and positive in my dealings

with others.

•   Honour people’s rights.

•   Treat other people’s belongings, the environment and the world around us with due consideration.

•   Demonstrate respect for myself by behaving in the above manner.

RESPECT is when you show good manners, pay attention; treat others as you would like to be treated.

"Respect is a two-way street, if you want to get it; you've got to give it.”

— R. G. Risch

Print off our MONTHLY ATTRIBUTE card to use all year long.


2016 Character Community Week-Oct 24-29

Connecting Character INTO your Community Challenge

During this year’s Character Community Week - Oct 24-29 we encouraged you to find examples of Character in your Community.

View our video here with what was found over the last year in YOUR community.



Other ways to celebrate Character Community Week across York Region from October 24-29,2016.

Some ideas for things you can do to showcase Character during and even after Character Community Week.

  • Produce a Character Attributes section in your newsletter or blog from our Quick StartTool Kit materials.
  • Add www.charactercommunity.com link to your website.
  • LIKE us on Facebook or FOLLOW us on Twitter. Use our PINTEREST pages to post quotes and articles.
  • Have a look at our YouTube video library for educational clips.
  • Put up a display highlighting and encouraging Living with Character.
  • Recognize individuals and organizations for engaging in positive character development and tie it into the Attribute of the month.

Thank you to our Character Week Partners.


  • York Regional Police
  • Metroland Media- York Region
  • Neighbourhood Network
  • Regional Municipality of York
  • Rogers TV- York Region

Our 2016 Character Week is a wrap!

Click here to view our video to see our activities and examples of Character in our Community.

Thanks to all that shared and sent in what they found. #CCWeek16