Thursday, September 29, 2022

Friday's Day for Truth and Reconciliation brings a number of closures in Prince Rupert

With Friday a day for reflection and awareness towards Truth and Recollection, a number of civic and area services will be closed for the day.

Among those services that won't be open for the day are Provincial and Federal services, as well as a range of City of Prince Rupert functions, with the City outlining the scope of the closures on Wednesday through Social Media

Also closed for the Day will be the Prince Rupert Library, with the House of Reading noting that they offer up a wide range of material for those wishing to explore themes of Reconciliation further upon their reopening on Saturday.

School District 52  made use of today as a learning environment towards the topic with their students with a number of initiatives underway at area schools, as well the District notes that all schools will be Closed on Friday.

All the Northwest campuses for Coast Mountain College will be closed on Friday as well.

Notes on the day for Lax Kw'alaams can be reviewed here, with a Metlakatla advisory available here.

One significant event to come is scheduled for Friday at the Prince Rupert Middle School Field with a Truth and Reconciliation Walk planned from Noon to 4PM

Notes of interest form the Federal Government on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation can be reviewed here.

British Columbia government statement on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation can be reviewed here.

A look at the work of the Orange Shirt Society can be reviewed below.

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