Victims and Survivors of Crime Week, May 26th, 2019 to June 1st, 2019, is an annual initiative that raises awareness about the issues impacting victims and survivors of crime. In honour of this observance, the Status of Women Council of the NWT will be hosting a Tree of Honour and Remembrance Ceremony in each region of the territory.
Members of the public are invited to pay their respect to victims and survivors of crime by tying a ribbon to a designated tree in the community as a symbolic gesture.
Lunch or light refreshments will follow each ceremony.
Dates and times are listed below.
Aklavik: Tuesday, May 28th 12pm to 3:30pm at the Catholic Cemetery, behind the band office
Fort Simpson: Tuesday, May 28th 12pm to 1pm at the Catholic Church
Fort Smith: Tuesday, May 28th 12pm to 1pm Centennial Park next to Town Hall
Yellowknife: Thursday, May 30th 12pm to 1pm at Somba K’e Civic Plaza
Délįne: Tuesday, May 28th 1pm to 4pm at the Délįne Catholic Church
Behchokǫ̀: Wednesday, May 29th 12pm to 1pm at the Behchokǫ̀ Cultural Centre
Norman Wells: Tuesday, May 28th 12pm to 1pm at the Norman Wells Town Hall
*Registration is not required
Funding provided by the Department of Justice Canada and the Family Information Liaison Unit