Have a Heart Day
The GSS is supporting Have a Heart Day, a national day to support reconciliation and a campaign to ensure equitable education and health resources for First Nations children.
When: From Wednesday, February 8, 10:30 am to Friday, February 10, 4:00 pm
Where: UVIC Grad Centre foyer
What: Decorate and sign a Valentine's Day postcard to the Prime Minister in support of this campaign. Participants will be encouraged to
- Colour their card, add a personal message, and post it on the Grad Centre campaign display. We will mail the cards next week for Valentine’s Day.
- Use Twitter, Facebook or Instagram to share a photo of yourself and your card with the hashtags #HaveaHeartDay and/or #JourneeAyezUnCoeur.
To read more about the Have a Heart Day, see the First Nations Caring Society campaign site.
Want to learn more?
Canada Human Rights Case on equitable funding for children living on reserve
- First Nations Caring Society “by the numbers” fact sheet on the human rights case
Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action
Reconciliation syllabus: A resource for educators interested in developing curriculum that address indigenous rights and culture from K – PhD