Month: June 2021

Seniors’ Week 2021

Seniors’ Week June 7 – 13 Seniors’ Week has been celebrated since 1986 to celebrate and recognize seniors across Alberta. Seniors’ Week is a great opportunity to honour and recognize all that seniors have contributed to making our families, communities and our province stronger. Seniors are a vital part of our communities. As parents and grandparents, mentors and friends, employees and employers, they make a difference… Read more »

Mourning the 215 Children Found at Kamloops Residential School

updated June 24, 2021:  there are ongoing discoveries of unmarked graves at residential schools across Turtle Island, including 751 found on June 23 by the Cowessess First Nation in Saskatchewan. The Indian Residential School Survivors Society 24-hour crisis line is 1 (866) 925-4419. We encourage non-Indigenous allies to read the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, and donate to any organizations or mutual-aid funds in their… Read more »