City of Prince Albert: City Facility Hours for Sept 30th, 2021: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 27, 2021
Prince Albert, Sask. – The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation celebrated on Sept 30th, 2021, has been declared as a new holiday for City Employees. Several City facilities have revised schedules for September 30th, please see the contact information and the operating hours on the city website here.. Please be advised there will be no transit services on Sept. 30th.
The Prince Albert Urban Indigenous Coalition (PAUIC) will be hosting a one hour education session on September 30, 2021 on the topic of residential schools. The pre-recorded session will be approximately one hour and available on the PAUIC website as well as on social media at the start of the day on September 30. Subscribe or watch the City’s events calendar www.paevents.ca for further details.
Also known as Orange Shirt Day, wearing orange on September 30 continues to be a way to honour Indian Residential Schools Survivors. The Indian and Metis Friendship Centre, working with the City of Prince Albert through the Municipal Cultural Action Plan, completed a Call for an Indigenous Artist this year. The chosen artist, Ailah Carpenter, has created an ‘Orange Shirt Day – Every Child Matters’ design uniquely for Prince Albert. This design will be sold by the Prince Albert Indian and Metis Friendship Centre located at 1409 1 Ave East.
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