Premier’s statement on Ramadan | BC Gov News
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in honour of the month of Ramadan:
“Tonight at sunset, Muslims in British Columbia and around the world will mark the beginning of Ramadan – a holy month of fasting, prayer and spiritual reflection.
“Traditionally, Ramadan is a time for family and friends to gather, share stories and break bread at iftar after sunset. It’s a time when Muslims are especially mindful of giving back to their communities through zakat and volunteerism.
“Ramadan will again look different with mosques holding prayers online and families having iftars virtually. I want to commend the Muslim community for its efforts in keeping people safe while continuing to serve through curbside food hampers and online mental health support.
“There are better days ahead. However, the threat of new COVID-19 variants means we cannot relax our layers of protection as we near the finish line of this pandemic. During a crisis, the Islamic values of self discipline, generosity and sacrifice resonate more than ever and will go a long way to help us get through this difficult final push.
“On behalf of the Government of British Columbia, I wish everyone observing this holy month a safe and peaceful time of reflection. Ramadan Mubarak.”
For Arabic, Farsi, French and Urdu translations: https://news.gov.bc.ca/24220#translations
Wed, May 12, 2021 at 11:07 pm - Arjun Singh posted on their blog: How to be Successful Working on Social Issues…
Mon, May 10, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hiking the Hills Above Kamloops Lake
Fri, May 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Around the Rim of the Peterson Creek Canyon
Wed, May 5, 2021 at 4:43 pm - Cara Gibson created a new Profile
Tue, May 4, 2021 at 5:09 pm - David Suzuki posted on their blog: From desert to dessert: No Mow May gains momentum
Tue, May 4, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Mara Canyon to Mara Summit
Sat, May 1, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hiking the Barnes Lake Trails in Barnhartvale
Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 8:45 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: Leading thinkers call for fossil fuel halt
Wed, Apr 28, 2021 at 9:00 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: On the Lower Adams River Trails
Fri Apr 23 to Sat May 22 KSO Presents: Voilà Viola!
Sat Apr 24 to Sat May 15 “Natural Lines Too” by Chris Wenger in the KAC Alcove and Vault Galleries
Sat Apr 24 to Sat May 15 “Kamloops Artists Since 1992” By Kamloops Artists in the KAC Main and Hallway Galleries
Sat May 15 A Virtual Choir Spring Fling
Thu May 27 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Sat May 29 Amadeus
Tue Jun 8 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Sat Jun 12 New Music for Piano and Viola
Thu Jun 24 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Thu Jul 1 to Tue Aug 31 Music in the Park
Wed Jul 14 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Thu Jul 29 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up
Wed Aug 25 Renovate Smart Kamloops Virtual Home Energy Performance Workshop
Thu Aug 26 Artist Coffee – Virtual Meet Up