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Pink Shirt day began in Nova Scotia in 2007 when a student was bullied for wearing a pink shirt to class. Two older students wore pink shirts and distributed pink shirts to other boys in the school to take a stand against the bullies and support their schoolmate. You can learn more about the origin of the day here. Since 2007, February 24th has been recognized annually in Canada and around the world as a day to stand against bullying. Unfortunately bullying can happen at all levels and ages. In a 2016 study, Statistics Canada found that over 30% of Canadian workers experienced bullying from colleagues or.
Pink Shirt Day On this day, we unite with millions of people across the world in taking a stand against bullying. The Pink Shirt Day campaign was started by two Nova Scotian teens, Travis Price and David Sheppard, after witnessing a grade 9 student being bullied for wearing a pink shirt to school on his first day. These two grade 12 students took a stand against homophobic bullying, which garnered media attention across the country. These brave boys saw a problem and hit it head on. They gathered others at their school and wore pink the following day to show.
Polls are now open across the country. Here are the voting times in each time zone. Newfoundland — 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Atlantic — 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Eastern — 9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Central — 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Mountain — 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Pacific — 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. In an effort to ensure our teams across the country have ample time to cast their vote, our offices in some areas will close early. Change to office hours are listed in local times. Calgary office – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Victoria office – 8:30 a.m. – 4:00.
Earth Day 2018 In recognition of Earth Day 2018, Gateway Property Management Corporation has partnered with www.TreeCanada.ca to plant one tree on behalf of each of our clients. Our contribution will lead to 400 new trees being planted across Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. In Quebec, the project replaces pine trees affected by a fungal disease called “gall rust”. Trees planted in this region are vital to the protection of local watershed and wildlife. In Ontario, the project rehabilitates a forested area that had previously been lost due to past human activity and industrial practices. In Alberta, the.
Our offices will be closed on Monday, August 7th, 2017 for the Civic holiday (also known as BC Day in British Columbia and Heritage Day in Alberta). We will reopen Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 for our regular business hours. We would like to wish all our clients, employees, and vendors a safe & happy weekend spent out in the sun!