Assalam-o-Alaikum, dear all, Kelowna Islamic Center is holding a vigil in respect of the recent London ON, horrific and sad incident where 4 members of one family were martyred and one critically injured (may God Almighty grant them high ranks in the Paradise and give injured a fast recovery). Please make the time to join us in solidarity to fight discrimination and hate and share this information with others through all communication mediums. Event details are as following:
Subject: London ON, massacre vigil
Date: Jun 12, 2021
Location: Stuart Park Kelowna Downtown (beside the Bear)
Any hate/racism harassment should be reported to the local RCMP https://ocre-sielc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/kelowna/en (250-762-3300), call 911 if it is threatening in anyway or immediate help is needed.
The National Council of Canadian Muslims have also setup an online hate crime reporting, please don’t hesitate to report if you witness or experience any hate incident https://www.nccm.ca/programs/incident-report-form/
Message from NCCM: We will do our best to support you, to give everyone that peace of mind, and know that you are NOT alone. We will have volunteers that will do their best to provide that support, so we feel protected. Please note that everything we do will be legal and within the law, we are not here to hurt anyone. We are one family, and no one should ever feel afraid to be in public because of who they are or what they believe in.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us via phone 250-979-1370 (leave a massage with contact information) or email email@example.com if it is an emergency then please call 911.
The BCMA Kelowna