(Clearwisdom.net) In early May 2006, Mayor Scott Young of the Corporation of the City of Port Coquitlam proclaimed May 2006 as "Falun Dafa Month Honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance"



Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners are joyously celebrating the 14th anniversary of Falun Dafa's introduction to the public on May 13, 2006, with festivals and events to be held across Canada and worldwide; and

Whereas: Falun Dafa is an advanced exercise and meditation practice of mind, body, and spirit based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion, and Forbearance; and

Whereas: More men and women of Canada are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and striving to create virtuous communities; and

Whereas: Falun Dafa's contribution to society 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 contributes to the universal dream of peaceful, tolerant and more compassionate society; and

Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners' determination and courage to stand up for Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance while facing severe persecution from the Chinese Communist Party has shown the world the value of life and the preciousness of human dignity;

Now Therefore: I, Scott W. Young, Mayor of the Corporation of the City of Port Coquitlam, Do Hereby Proclaim May, 2006, as a

"Falun Dafa Month

Honoring Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance"

S.W. Young