Whistler, Canada: Mayor Ken Melamed Proclaims May 2007 as Falun Dafa Month
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 7, 2007, Ken Melamed, Mayor of the City of Whistler, proclaimed the month of May 2007 as Falun Dafa Month, Honoring Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance in the City of Whistler, Province of British Columbia, Canada.
Office of the Mayor
City of Whistler
Falun Dafa Month
Whereas, Falun Dafa is an advanced exercise and meditation practice of mind, body, and spirit based on the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance;
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;
Whereas, more men and women of Canada are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies, and embracing peaceful, virtuous communities;
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;
Whereas, Falun Dafa practitioners in communities across Canada will celebrate Falun Dafa Month with parades and free public traditional Chinese dancing and singing performances;
Whereas, Hundreds and thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners will participate in the Canada experience sharing conference to be held in Toronto this May; therefore be it
Resolved by Resort Municipality of Whistler , hereby proclaims May 2007 to be Falun Dafa month, Honoring Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance.
Dated this 7th day of May, 2007