HAPPENINGS

Purple Tree and SL Speaks Out campaign to end violence

‘Where to turn’ is the theme of this year’s Family Violence Prevention Month. Northern Haven Support Society board has two events in November. It is launching an ongoing campaign called Slave Lake Speaks Out and has a purple Christmas tree at the Christmas Craft Sale to collect gifts for the women and children in the shelter.

HAPPENINGS

Orange to remember residential schools

The Youth Council for Truth and Reconciliation sold out of orange shirts in Slave Lake.
Area schools, the Métis Nation of Alberta Region 5 office, local businesses, and individuals acknowledged the history of the residential schools by participating in Orange Shirt Day, on September 30.

HAPPENINGS

Terry Fox Run in schools

Area schools had different ways of dealing with inclement weather, during the Terry Fox Run on Thursday, September 26.
EG Wahlstrom and CJ Schurter schools held the event inside. At Roland Michener Secondary School, students walked in the rain on the track by the school.