Tag: Orange Shirt Day

WRDSB wears orange on September 29

WRDSB recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed September 30 and was first launched in 2013. […]

Orange shirts fill the halls of Margaret Avenue PS

As Canadians recognized Orange Shirt Day across our nation, the staff and students at Margaret Avenue Public School also participated in the movement. For the past three years, people have been wearing orange on September 30 to show support to the residential school system survivors, and to remember those who didn’t. It is a simple visual action […]

Edna Staebler PS participates in Orange Shirt Day

Today, Edna Staebler Public School staff and students are participating in Orange Shirt Day. With the release of the National Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s report, September 30 has been declared Orange Shirt Day, as an annual day or recognition. It is to remember the harm the residential school system did to its students’ self-esteem and well-being; to honour the […]