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Friday September 30
7:00am - 10:30pm
Niagara Parks Power Station 7055 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls
0.6km from the Falls (0.3mi)

7 a.m. – Sunrise Ceremony, Niagara Parks Power Station Plaza – Stage: A traditional sunrise ceremony will take place at 7:13 a.m., led by Grandmother Jackie Labonte and the lighting of a ceremonial fire by Dave Labbe.

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Beyond the Orange Shirt Story, Niagara Parks Power Station Plaza – Stage: Honouring the 150,000 children and their families impacted by Indian Residential Schools, this event will share the origins of Orange Shirt Day by Phyllis Webstad and inspire us to collectively move towards cultural understanding and reconciliation marked by this national holiday.

8 p.m. to 11 p.m. – Falls Illumination & Fireworks, Queen Victoria Park: Niagara Falls will turn orange hourly for 15-minutes, to mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. A fireworks display will take place at 10 p.m., featuring a special orange finale. Niagara Region Native Center’s Powwow Drummers and Singers will perform throughout the evening.


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