Orange Shirt Day

Minor hockey teams across Canada will have an opportunity to engage in the conversation about the intergenerational impacts of residential schools and

Orange Shirt Society nets national minor hockey campaign to further reconciliation

Society teams up with Canadian Tire and Keener Jerseys to create conversation and healing

  • Feb 17, 2022

 

Co-founders of the Victoria chapter of Orange Shirt Day Eddy Charlie and Kristin Spray stand with a framed orange shirt featuring a design by Indigenous artist Bear Horne and a quote from Charlie. This shirt is on display in the B.C. legislature following a presentation ceremony on Oct. 27. (Photo courtesy of Kristin Spray)

Framed orange shirt in B.C. legislature Hall of Honour culminates two years of work

Residential school survivor Eddy Charlie hopes display promotes healing, honest discussion

 

Canadian Pacific has painted one of its locomotives orange in support of the Orange Shirt Society. (Photo submitted)

CP hopes to spark truth, reconciliation conversation with orange locomotive

Orange Shirt Society excited about the commitment

 

A healing drum song is played during Orange Shirt Day 2019 in downtown Victoria (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. public schools, government offices to close for Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Province invites residents to ‘have important conversations’ about residential schools Sept. 30

A healing drum song is played during Orange Shirt Day 2019 in downtown Victoria (Black Press Media file photo)
SD 27 teachers and staff attended a reconciliation workshop Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Schools can be ‘place of healing’

SD 27 teachers attend a reconciliation workshop

SD 27 teachers and staff attended a reconciliation workshop Tuesday, Sept. 7. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Phyllis Webstad, truth and reconciliation champion

Residential school survivor continues to help the country understand the residential school legacy

Phyllis Webstad, founder of Orange Shirt Day. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
An ‘every child matters’ commemorative mural now stretches a block-long in East Vancouver. (Facebook/Tamara Bell)

Block-long ‘every child matters’ mural in Vancouver to stay 2 years past Canada Day

Haida artist Tamara Bell is among dozens deciding to honor the lives of Indigenous children instead this July 1

An ‘every child matters’ commemorative mural now stretches a block-long in East Vancouver. (Facebook/Tamara Bell)
All of Horse Lake Elementary took part in creating this special orange Shirt Day Quilt masterminded by Karen Wamboldt and Jodi Thomson (centre). The quilt will be hung up on one of the school’s walls to commemorate both this year’s students and faculty and Orange Shirt Day. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

School quilt features student handiwork

‘Every child matters’ with Orange Shirt Day project

All of Horse Lake Elementary took part in creating this special orange Shirt Day Quilt masterminded by Karen Wamboldt and Jodi Thomson (centre). The quilt will be hung up on one of the school’s walls to commemorate both this year’s students and faculty and Orange Shirt Day. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde holds up an Orange Shirt Day T-shirt as he speaks during the Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation ceremony in Gatineau, Quebec on Sept. 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals revive efforts to make Sept. 30 holiday for Indigenous reconciliation

Orange Shirt Day commemorates the experiences of Indigenous children in residential schools

National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Perry Bellegarde holds up an Orange Shirt Day T-shirt as he speaks during the Honouring National Day for Truth and Reconciliation ceremony in Gatineau, Quebec on Sept. 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang