September 30th is recognized as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day to honor the victims and survivors of Indian Residential Schools, and recognizes the ongoing trauma resulting from Residential Schools.

The Huron Shores Municipal Office will be closed on Friday, September 30, 2022, in observance of Truth and Reconciliation Day.  The Office will re-open on Monday, October 3, 2022, at 8:30 a.m.

Every Child Matters

On September 30, 2022, we encourage all residents to wear orange to honour the thousands of Survivors of residential schools. Orange Shirt day relates to Phyllis Webstad, a Northern Secwpemc (Shuswap) from the Stswecem’c Xgat’tem First Nation, who was stripped of her new orange shirt her first day of school. The orange shirt represents the stripping of culture, freedom, and self-esteem children experienced from generation to generation.

If you would like to learn more about diverse cultures, voices, experiences and stories of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples, please follow the links below

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