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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Every Child Matters Commemorative Event

In-person

Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation
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Date and time

Location

City Hall (Front lawn)

50 Church Street

St. Catharines, ON

Directions: Free parking will be available at all lots and meters (garages and permit lots excluded) on Friday, September 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for staff coming from other City facilities and for members of the community to attend the event, as well as to check out the St. Catharines Library Indigenous book collection, which will be on display.

Access

Free.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.

About

All are welcome to attend the commemorative event taking place on the front lawn of City Hall. The Niagara Regional Native Centre (NRNC) will be at the event to say a few words along with Indigenous singers to provide song for reflection. Mayor Mat Siscoe will also be on-site to provide a speech. The Every Child Matter flag will be raised and lowered. The flag is inclusive of all Indigenous communities, and reiterates the importance of bringing awareness to the residential school system. Those attending are encouraged to wear orange.

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City of St. Catharines

St. Catharines Cultural Services operates as a division within the Community, Recreation, and Culture Services department at the City of St. Catharines. Our primary responsibilities include managing the civic art collection, overseeing public art installations, administering cultural investment programs, and facilitating community development initiatives.