Montreal, September 21, 2016 - Founded in 2001 at the initiative of the United Nations, the International Day of Peace is dedicated to strengthening the ideals of peace both within nations and among peoples.

This event was organized in collaboration with the Borough of Saint-Laurent and the Immigrant Committee, COSSL (Social Organizations Committee of St. Laurent Borough).

As stated by the Borough Mayor Alan DeSousa, "we are lucky, in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada, to live in a peaceful world. But together, children and adults, we also have the responsibility for maintaining this peace around us: in our families, at school, at work and in the community. "

At this occasion, also were present, the Borough Councillor for Norman-McLaren District, accompanied with the Senior Assistant to the Borough Office of the Honourable Stéphane Dion, MP for Saint-Laurent-Cartierville and Canada Minister of Foreign Affairs, political advisor to the MP for Saint-Laurent, Jean-Marc Fournier, Minister responsible for Canadian Affairs and the Canadian Francophonie and Government House leader, the director of the Office of Community Affairs of the the Bahá'í Community of Greater Montreal, representatives of social organizations and educational institutions of St. Laurent, as well as students from Parkdale School who performed a song of peace at the end of the ceremony.




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