Vigil for Quebec City Mosque attack victims on Friday

Record Staff
Vigil for Quebec City Mosque attack victims on Friday
Hundreds gathered Monday, Jan.30, 2017 in front of the Islamic Cultural Centre on Mas-sé Street in Sherbrooke in a demonstration of solidarity with the Muslim community following the shootings at a mosque in Quebec City on Sunday. This year, a vigil for the six victims of the attack will be held virtually, but the invitation is open to any community members who would like to attend. (Photo : Matthew McCully/Record Archives)

On Jan. 29, 2017, Quebec was rocked by a terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque of Quebec City that took the lives of six Muslims during prayer.
The Conseil des Associations Musulmanes de l’Estrie (CAME), with the collaboration of several other organizations in the region, has organized a virtual vigil this coming Friday, Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. in memory of the victims.
The goal of the virtual event is to encourage and foster positive dialogue and highlight the importance of contributing all together to building a society of solidarity, peace and openness to others.
The event will take place between 5 and 6 p.m. on Friday on the Zoom platform (
Meeting ID number is 990 3734 6381, and the code to enter the meeting is 415446.

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