Orange Shirt Day at Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows schools

September 28, 2017

By Mike Hall – Maple Ridge News

Staff in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district will recognize Orange Shirt Day on Friday.

The event occurs provincially on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission residential school commemoration event held in Williams Lake in 2013, to recognize the harm the residential school system did to children’s sense of self-esteem and well being, and as affirmation of the commitment to ensure that everyone matters.

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