Canada: Mayor of the City of Port Moody Proclaims May 2007 as Falun Dafa Month
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 7, 2007, Mr. Joe Trasolini, Mayor of the City of Port Moody, Canada, proclaimed May 2007 as "Falun Dafa Month Honouring Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance" in the city of Port Moody.
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 has 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 one's 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 an thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners will participate in the Canada Experience Sharing Conference to be held in Toronto this May;
Now, Thereore, I, Joe Trasolini of the City of Port Moody, do hereby proclaim the month of May 2007, as
"Falun Dafa Month
Honouring Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance"
In the city of Port Moody.
Dated this 7th day of May, 2007