AUGUST 10, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ottawa, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Canada’s Conservatives, issued the following statement to mark Eid-al-Adha:
“Tomorrow, Canadian Muslims across the country celebrate Eid al-Adha – the Festival of Sacrifice.
“The second most important celebration in the Muslim calendar, Eid al-Adha also marks the conclusion of the Hajj – the pilgrimage to Mecca – a devotional practice known as one of the five pillars of Islam.
“Eid al-Adha is a time for many Muslims to give back to their communities and to help the less fortunate. Families and friends come together and exchange gifts, share meals, and join one another in prayer.
“On behalf of Canada’s Conservatives, I extend my best wishes to Muslims across the country for a fruitful and blessed Eid al-Adha.
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