Updated: Jun 29, 2021
Thunder Bay, ON – Residential schools are a part of Canada’s history. This Canada Day join Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) in wearing orange to recognize and honour thousands of Indigenous children forcibly taken to residential school and as a tribute to the resiliency of residential school survivors in Canada. #WearOrangeOnCanadaDay as a call to all levels of government to implement all Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action; an important step in rebuilding Canada's relationship with Indigenous peoples.
Learn more Orange Shirt Day at: https://www.orangeshirtday.org/
Read all the Truth and Reconciliation 94 Calls to Action at: trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action_English2.pdf
If you are in need of cultural supports:
The Indian Residential School Survivors Society Emergency Crisis Line is available across Canada 24/7 at 1-866-925-4419.
Talk4Healing Help Line is available 24/7 for culturally sensitive crisis counselling, advise and support at 1-855-554-HEAL (4325).