Orange crosswalk supports reconciliation – Toronto Star

Orange crosswalk supports reconciliation – Toronto Star

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202117 Views

GANANOQUE – Locals painted an orange crosswalk in Gananoque just in time for the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

As mass burial sites of Indigenous children from residential schools have been discovered this year, a local Gananoque resident proposed the idea to paint an orange crosswalk to show support to Indigenous people in the community.

“It’s been a year that has certainly been like a call to some action,” said Deb Keogh, the organizer behind the orange crosswalk.

Keogh said that like many other Canadians she was horrified to learn about the findings and confirmations of the thousands of mass gravesites that have been found across Canada from residential schools.

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