VICTORIA— On the holy occasion of Eid al-Adha, New Democrat leader John Horgan made the following statement on behalf of the Official Opposition.
“On behalf of the New Democrat caucus, we extend our whole-hearted and warmest greetings to the Muslim community as another Eid al-Adha celebration approaches. All British Columbians who practice the Islamic faith look forward to this holy occasion, and we wish all who celebrate a most wonderful Eid Mubarak,” said Horgan.
Bruce Ralston, the New Democrat spokesperson for multiculturalism, said, “I look forward to celebrating a happy Eid with the Muslim community once more in my own constituency and feeling the kindness and generosity of all who participate. This is a wonderful time to acknowledge Eid al-Adha and also to remember the important contributions Canadian Muslims have made to society.
“As Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha in a renewal of faith, we join with you in wishing for a most peaceful and joyous future.