Canada: Mayor of the City of Victoria Proclaims Falun Dafa Day Honouring Truth-Compassion-Tolerance [April 28, 2005]
(Clearwisdom.net) On April 28th, Mayor Alan Lowe of the City of Victoria proclaimed May 13th, 2005 as "Falun Dafa Day Honouring Truth-Compassion-Tolerance" in the City of Victoria, Province of British Columbia, Canada.
City of Victoria
"Falun Dafa Day"
Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners are joyously celebrating the 13th anniversary of Falun Dafa's introduction to the public on May 13, 2005, with festivals and public celebrations to be held across Canada and around the world; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa is traditional Chinese self-improvement system or cultivation practice, that guides practitioners to mental and physical well-being through exercise, meditation and the guiding principles of Truth, Compassion and Tolerance; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa has benefited hundreds of Canadians and the Canadian society as a whole by promoting the principles of Truth, Compassion and Tolerance, and teaching its practitioners to find peaceful and rational ways to resolve even the most severe adversity; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa's contribution to society and has been widely recognized and honoured around the world since Mr. Li Hongzhi introduced it to the public in 1992; and
Whereas, Falun Dafa transcends cultural and racial boundaries, and is practiced by over 100 million people in over 60 countries around the world; and
Now Therefore, I do hereby proclaim May 13, 2005 as "Falun Dafa Day Honouring Truth-Compassion-Tolerance" in the City of Victoria, Capital city of the Province of British Columbia, and extend our warm greetings and congratulations to all celebrating this joyous occasion.
In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand this 28th day of April, Two Thousand and Five.
Alan Lowe (signature)
City of Victoria