Students of Bishop’s University, Champlain Regional College, Bishop’s College School and Alexander Galt Regional High School will gather to march on Orange Shirt Day, which aims to honour and remember the memory of residential schools survivors and victims, and raise awareness of residential schools among members of the public.
Orange Shirt Day commemorates the experience of Phyllis Webstad, from Dog Creek reserve in British Columbia, who had the new orange shirt her grandmother had given her taken away from her on her first day in residential school.
The march will begin on the Bishop’s University Campus, and will end at Bishop’s College School, crossing the St. Francis bridge.
WHAT: Orange Shirt Day march
March begins in front of McGreer Hall
2600 College Street
Monday September 30, 2019
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