Pretty in Pink

Castlegar Primary School celebrated Anti-Bullying Day on Wednesday, with each student and staff member wearing something pink. Parents had the option of ordering pink shirts for their children and Annie’s Boutique in Nelson donated two dozen pink shirts that were raffled off earlier this week. The pink shirt movement started in 2007 when two older Nova Scotia students stood up for a younger student who was being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt. The older students bought 50 pink shirts and gave them out to classmates to get on board. Anti-Bullying Day is now celebrated across Canada.

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