Canada: Mayor James Atebe of the District of Mission Proclaims May 2007 as Falun Dafa Month
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 7, 2007, James Atebe, Mayor of the District of Mission, proclaimed the month of May 2007 as Falun Dafa Month Honoring Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance in the District of Mission, Province of British Columbia, Canada.
District of Mission
That May 2007 be proclaimed "Falun Dafa Month"
Honoring truthfulness, compassion and tolerance
District of Mission Council Resolution - May 7, 2007
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 in sixty countries, 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 Gong 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 the District of Mission hereby proclaim May 2007 as
Falun Dafa month,
Honoring Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance
In witness whereof this 14th day of May, 2007