Canada: Mayor Ron Stevens of the City of Orillia, Ontario Proclaims May 2006 as Falun Dafa Month
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 9, 2006, Mr. Ron Stevens, Mayor of The City of Orillia in the Province of Ontario proclaimed May 2006 as Falun Dafa Month Honouring Truthfulness Compassion and Forbearance.
City of Orillia
Office of the Mayor and Council
Celebrating May 2006 as Falun Dafa Month,
Honouring Truthfulness Compassion & Forbearance
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: since its public introduction by Mr. Li Hongzhi in 1992, Falun Dafa brought health and peace of mind to over 100 million people on six continents; and
Whereas: more men and women of Canada are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and embracing peaceful, virtuous communities; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa emphasizes a holistic approach to health that includes the cultivation of ones moral character by following the universe's benevolent characteristic of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance, as well as practicing gentle qigong exercises; and
Whereas: Falun Dafa practitioners in communities across Canada will celebrate Falun Dafa Month with parades and free public traditional Chinese dancing and singing performances; and
Whereas: hundreds and thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners will participate in the Canada Experience Sharing Conference to be held in Toronto this May,
Now Therefore: be it resolved that May 2006 be proclaimed Falun Dafa Month.
So proclaimed May 9, 2006 by: Ron Stevens, Mayor of The City of Orillia in the Province of Ontario.
Ron Stevens - Mayor
Corporation of the City of Orillia