York Catholic honours Orange Shirt Day 2020

On September 30, 2020, students and staff from across the York Catholic District School Board (YCDSB) commemorated Orange Shirt Day to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. In recognition of this day, students and staff wore an orange shirt in honour of Phyllis (Jack) … Continue reading “York Catholic honours Orange Shirt Day 2020”

Celebrating YCDSB Teachers on World Teachers’ Day

In 1994, October 5 was declared World Teachers’ Day to commemorate the anniversary of the collective Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNESCO. On this World Teachers’ Day, we would like to take this opportunity to thank our teachers for their commitment and contributions to ensuring that our … Continue reading “Celebrating YCDSB Teachers on World Teachers’ Day”

York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters

Orange Shirt Day is commemorated across Canada every September 30th, to acknowledge the impact of the residential school system, raise awareness and honour Indigenous communities, and promote reconciliation. Orange Shirt Day started in the spring of 2013, when a commemoration event was held in Williams Lake, BC to honour those who attended the St. Joseph … Continue reading “York Catholic to commemorate Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters”