We had this debate at our office, and we posted a survey on our social media with regard to this. The IRSSS page is national, as opposed to just provincial. People see it and know that they want the support.
Overwhelmingly, people have said they would prefer September 30 but wouldn't be opposed to June 21. They are two completely separate days, in the sense that June is the celebration—it's the change of season and you're moving forward in a good way—whereas September, as Phyllis said, is the month of tears. That's when people started getting the ability to shut down their feelings and to know they were being taken away. For us, that would be an opportunity to change perspective, not just for the survivors and injured ones, but also for the general community.
If we had that statutory holiday, we could give voice to who we are in a positive way, as opposed to those stereotypical voices that are continually being heard across the country about the indigenous people of this country.