Orange Shirt Day September 30, Orange Shirt Day, is a day of remembrance to honour students of the Residential School system, and to recognize the profound impact that this system has left on the estimated 150,000 students and their families. In recognition of this, the Town of Peace River encourages community members to wear an orange shirt on September 30. This day was inspired by Phyllis Wedstad, a Residential School survivor who, on her first day at the Mission, was stripped of an orange shirt that her grandmother so lovingly gave her to start her first day at a new school. Orange Shirt Day createsRead More →

Archives Assistant Peace River is the cultural and economic hub of the north Peace Region. The town of 6700 people is nestled in the Peace River valley. The Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre is the local museum featuring Peace River history. The Museum focuses specifically on the Town’s history, but the Archives has a regional collection mandate for the north Peace Region. Established in 1967, it is home to more then 8,500 artefacts and more than 13,000 archival items. The Peace River Museum, Archives and Mackenzie Centre is seeking an Archival Assistant for the fall of 2017. The Archives Assistant is accountable toRead More →