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Forget Me Not video

May 14, Children and Youth in Care Day, proclaimed into law with the Children and Youth in Care Day Act, 2014, is an opportunity to acknowledge the valuable contributions that current and former youth in care make to the province, as well as the strength and resilience shown by these children and youth in the face of adversity. This day was created because of their stories, experiences, and recommendations youth in and from care shared through My Real Life Book report. The Ontario government officially recognized the day through the Children and Youth in Care Day Act, 2014. This year’s theme is once again #ForgetMeNot. Forget-me-nots symbolize love and respect and represent a promise of remembrance. These tiny blooms are known for their resilience and their ability to grow in difficult circumstances and across environments. It is the flower that continues to represent the strength of children and youth in and from care.