Ridge Meadows commemorate Pink Shirt Day

Ridge Meadows RCMP and Pitt Meadows Mayor, Nicole MacDonald commemorated Pink Shirt Day/Photo Supplied

Various local organizations wore pink on Wednesday, February 22 to mark Pink Shirt Day.

The anti-bullying day, which is now a global movement, started in Nova Scotia in 2007 to help youth affected by bullying and show support by wearing pink shirts.

Read: Editorial: I am celebrating Pink Shirt Day 11 years later


Here’s a glimpse at the 2023 local commemoration.

Maple Ridge City Hall was lit in pink for the night/Photo Supplied
  • Maple Ridge City Hall was lit in pink in honour of the day. “Be kind. Be compassionate. Be the change you want to see,” the city shared on social media.
  • Ridge Meadows RCMP along with School District 42 schools, Yennadon Elementary and Pitt Meadows Elementary commemorated the day by wearing pink and allowing students to post messages of kindness on the police car. Pitt Meadows council joined in, as well.
  • Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows staff and mayors, Dan Ruimy and Nicole MacDonald wore pink shirts, too.
  • Foundry Ridge Meadows staff took a stand against bullying by wearing pink

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