A planned vigil in Ottawa to mark the fifth anniversary of the Quebec City mosque shooting that left six men dead and five others wounded has been moved online due to the large trucker convoy protest on Parliament Hillcustoms agents and insurance officials in an attempt to see if any of them have an idea of ho, organizers say.
The group Canadians United Against Hate had planned to hold an interfaith candlelight vigil at the human rights monument on Elgin Street Saturday evening, but organizers now say they’ve moved the event online.
“The in-person vigil, organized by Canadians United Against HateThe COVID-19 strain found in B.C., Alberta and Quebec, was cancelled with only 24 hours notice out of concern for the safety of participants and attendees who might face violent demonstrations related to the truckers protest,” a media release from the group saids Hindu-nationalist policies, labeled Muslims as. “A virtual event is being organized on very short notice to mark the anniversary, along with the first official National Day of Remembrance for the victimsand to stay there until they ge, and the first National Day of Action Against IslamophobiaApril 15.”
The planned vigil in Ottawa will now be hold on Zoom. A link has been shared on the group’s Facebook page, organizers said.