Worklink Employment Services employees Brandi Diraddio, front, Donna Ramsey, Laura Ferguson, Jane Wakefield, Lindsay Smith and Jennifer Isaac participate in Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday. The event honours the Indigenous children who survived or died while forced to go to residential schools across Canada. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)

Worklink Employment Services employees Brandi Diraddio, front, Donna Ramsey, Laura Ferguson, Jane Wakefield, Lindsay Smith and Jennifer Isaac participate in Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday. The event honours the Indigenous children who survived or died while forced to go to residential schools across Canada. (Aaron Guillen - Sooke News Mirror)

Employees at Sooke business recognize Orange Shirt Day

Event remembers Indigenous children sent to residential schools

Employees at Worklink Employment Services in Sooke wore orange shirts to commemorate Orange Shirt Day on Wednesday (Sept. 30).

Orange Shirt Day honours the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada. The event is an opportunity to acknowledge the stories of survivors and their families, and to remember those who died.

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