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Orange Shirt Day was started in 2013 to educate and promote awareness about the harmful legacy of residential schools in Canada. It was named in honour of residential school survivor Phyllis Jack Webstad, who was six years old when she had a new orange shirt taken from her after arriving at the St. Joseph Mission residential school. We hope these programs create the opportunity to discuss the legacy of residential schools and to affirm commitments to reconciliation for all ages.

Join us on September 30 on Facebook and YouTube for Orange Shirt Day programs.

Storytime Online / 10:30am
Kids (ages 2—6 recommended)
An introduction to respect for others and ourselves, affirming that Every Child Matters.

Story Laboratory / 2pm
Kids (ages 7—10 recommended)
Join us for stories to learn about kids at residential schools in Canada, and afterwards take part in an Every Child Matters activity.

Grown-up Storytime / 7pm
Adults recommended
Listen to readings about residential schools in Canada. Consider their legacy and reaffirm your commitment and journey to reconciliation.