MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) emphasizes the holistic message of Islam within the context of Canada's diverse society.
Today, MAC issued the following statement about the recent violence in Ottawa and Montreal:
"MAC would like to offer its condolences to the victims of violence over the past week. We are horrified by these acts of violence, especially in the Parliament of our nation's capital. We stand with all Canadians in condemning these attacks and seeking justice for those responsible. MAC strongly rejects any threats against the safety and security of Canadians, and we consider it a civic duty on all to oppose such threats.
In times like these, we draw on our collective national character, to seek that Canadian sense of resilience; and dedication to duty and the work of the nation."
SOURCE: Muslim Association of Canada
For further information: please visit: www.macnet.ca and http://www.macnet.ca/English/PressRelease/MAC-Statement-Oct-8-2014-Final.pdf