The Corporation of The City of Burlington

Office of The Mayor


Whereas Falun Dafa is an advanced exercise and meditation practice of mind, body, and spirit that has brought health and well-being to people across Canada, and

And Whereas Falun Dafa practitioners practice the principle of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance and incorporate it into their daily lives, striving to become better people in all environments and situations; and

And Whereas Mr. Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Dafa is to be commended and publicly recognized for his commitment to promote better health and moral living throughout the world; and

And Whereas the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of Falun Gong practitioners represents a severe example of the violation of human rights and civil liberties; and

And Whereas Falun Dafa practitioners from across Canada will gather to hold the 2006 Canada Experience Sharing Conference in Toronto this May, and communities across Canada will hold public celebrations of Falun Dafa Month.

Now therefore, I Cam Jackson, Mayor of the City of Burlington do hereby proclaim

May 2007 as

"Falun Dafa Month"

In the City of Burlington

Dated this 1st day of May 2007

Mayor Cam Jackson