Canadian Officials Extend Greetings for World Falun Dafa Day
(Minghui.org) On the occasion of the 19th World Falun Dafa Day on May 13, 208, many Canadian government officials sent congratulatory letters to the Falun Dafa Association of Canada, praising Falun Dafa and practitioners, and extending their best wishes on the celebration of the 26th anniversary of Falun Dafa's public introduction.
Hon. W. Thomas Molley wrote in his letter, “It is my sincere pleasure to extend greetings on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, on the occasion of the 26th Anniversary of Falun Dafa Month 2018.
“At a time of unrest in many countries, Falun Dafa has much to teach us about peace and harmony. We are fortunate, indeed, to live in a country that embraces freedom, and welcomes us to practice our beliefs. As Canadians who practice Falun Dafa join more than 100 million practitioners around the world in celebrating this month, I offer you my very best wishes as you promote tolerance and compassion.”
Dr. Meili stated in his letter, “On behalf of the Official Opposition, it is my pleasure to offer congratulations to you and all Falun Dafa practitioners who are marking this important milestone.
“Saskatchewan is a place where we celebrate our diversity, and I am happy that Falun Dafa practitioners have been able to find refuge here in our province. Falun Dafa practitioners help Saskatchewan to realize the full potential of our motto 'from many people, strength' through their contribution to our province's social, economic, and cultural fabric.
“Again, on behalf of the Official Opposition, congratulations on this milestone for Falun Dafa in Saskatchewan and thank you for everything you contribute to our great province.”
Hon. Hunter wrote, “I am pleased to congratulate you on your efforts to champion a better world. Through your work, you make us understand the importance of the spiritual dimension in our lives, which is essential to every facet of the human experience. Your work is of critical importance and you are truly defending the values of religious freedom, freedom of speech and freedom of conscience that Canadians hold very dear.”
Hon. Tina Beaudry-Mellor noted in her letter, “The principles of truthfulness, benevolence and forbearance that are emphasized while Falun Dafa practitioners work to attain a healthy body and spiritual enlightenment resonate globally and here at home. Your messages of peace and compassion are woven into the cultural mosaic that is Saskatchewan.”
Hon. Gene Makowsky wrote in his letter, “As we welcome new citizens from around the world, Saskatchewan continues to grow as a proud multicultural community embracing inclusiveness from all perspectives. As a society, we appreciate values like truthfulness, benevolence and tolerance and recognize those qualities as core principles of Falun Dafa.”
Hon. Sam Oosterhoff was first elected at the age of 19 in a November 2016 election, the youngest Ontario MPP to ever be elected. He sent his greetings to the Falun Dafa Association of Canada, and stated he was proud to be a supporter of Falun Dafa practitioners who had stayed firm in their belief when facing persecution, and their principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance has inspired and been welcomed by Canadians.
Category: Dafa Day Recognition