|Above: Staff and students at McKinnon Park Secondary School show support for Orange Shirt Day during Truth and Reconciliation Week.|
Truth and Reconciliation Week in Grand Erie
“Remembering the Children” is the theme of this year’s Truth and Reconciliation week (September 26-30). To commemorate this important week, Grand Erie is offering several learning resources and events to support lessons in Indigenous knowledge, history and perspectives for all grade levels.
Edith Monture Elementary School Renaming Ceremony - September 28
On Wednesday, September 28, Grand Erie is recognizing and celebrating the official renaming of Edith Monture Elementary School, formerly Ryerson Heights.
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation/Orange Shirt Day - September 30
September 30 is a day to remember, witness and honour the healing journey of residential-school survivors and their families, and to demonstrate a commitment to processes of reconciliation. Follow Grand Erie on Twitter @GEDSB to see the learning in action.
Other Events, Activities and Learning Resources in Grand Erie for Truth and Reconciliation Week:
Grand Erie’s Multi-Year Strategic Plan includes Belonging as one of its collective priorities to support an equitable, inclusive and responsible environment for each learner.