Since 2013, September 30th has been acknowledged as Orange Shirt Day in honour of the Survivors of residential faculties. Since then, at the present time has created consciousness and significant dialogue across the painful results and legacy of residential college Survivors, their households and communities.
September 30 has additionally been designated as Nationwide Day for Fact and Reconciliation and a statutory federal vacation. This present day responds to Name to Motion 80 and honours the misplaced kids and Survivors of residential faculties. It’s a time for the general public to study and mirror on the hurt and intergenerational trauma ensuing from these establishments.
Right now, we encourage you to indicate your help by sporting orange and by studying extra about Fact and Reconciliation.
Be taught extra about Orange Shirt Day by visiting the Orange Shirt Society web site.
Discover the Fact and Reconciliation Fee’s stories and 94 Calls to Motion right here.
Under are a number of extra assets to be taught extra:
We hope you’ll be a part of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society as we proceed to know our historical past and the way we will transfer ahead in direction of fact and reconciliation.