(Clearwisdom.net) The annual Hats Off Day parade was held on June 4, 2011, in Burnaby, near Vancouver British Columbia, Canada. The Falun Gong practitioner Divine Land Marching Band gave a wonderful performance and received rave reviews from spectators. Those watching the parade applauded the band from time to time, and many people took photos and videos of the performance.

Falun Gong practitioners participate in the Hats Off Day parade in Burnaby, Canada

Burnaby City government officials and councilors have gained a deeper understanding of Falun Gong thanks to the tireless efforts of practitioners who have told them the facts about the practice. City officials have given Falun Dafa awards and proclaimed "Falun Dafa Week" and "Falun Dafa Month" in May for several years. Burnaby Now, a local newspaper, has also published a number of articles about Falun Gong and the persecution in China.