Signs stating Every Child Matters and the number 215 are accompanied with offerings of flowers, toys, shoes and boots are displayed in Herb Gardner Park below city hall in Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Children’s shoes, toys placed with Every Child Matters signs in Williams Lake park

Herb Gardner Park is located below city hall

People in Williams Lake are placing children’s boots, shoes, toys and flowers underneath a tree with signs reading “Every Child Matters” and “215” in Herb Gardner Park below city hall.

The memorial is in response to the announcement last week about 215 children’s bodies being buried at the site of the former Kamloops Residential School.

Read more: Identifying children’s remains at B.C. residential school stalled by lack of records

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