Orange Shirt Day

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

 

Cecelia Reekie spoke to Langley seniors about her father's experiences with residential school before a walk from the Langley Seniors Resource Centre. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley seniors mark Truth and Reconciliation Day with walk, flag raising

First event, but not last for the Langley Seniors Resource Society

 

Shawn E. Baginski has been selling orange shirts he designed with all proceeds going to survivors of residential schools. He is pictured here in Chilliwack on Sept. 28, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack man sells almost 1,000 shirts for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

‘The driving force behind this has always been spreading awareness,’ says orange shirt designer

 

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

Canadian Pacific has painted one of its locomotives orange in support of the Orange Shirt Society. (Photo submitted)
The masks are three layers of 100 per cent cotton or polycotton blends, with a wire piece on the nose. Sizes start from extra small and go to extra large. (Barb Taylor)

Aldergrove woman handcrafting masks in honour of Truth and Reconciliation Day

Barb Taylor is doing her part to honour Truth and Reconciliation Day.

The masks are three layers of 100 per cent cotton or polycotton blends, with a wire piece on the nose. Sizes start from extra small and go to extra large. (Barb Taylor)
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)
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)
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
Phyllis Webstad is doing a public presentation on Saturday in the United Church at Five Corners.

Langley hosts woman whose story inspired Orange Shirt Day

A Williams Lake woman has been in schools this week and gives a public presentation Saturday.

Phyllis Webstad is doing a public presentation on Saturday in the United Church at Five Corners.