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Commemoration of the Quebec City mosque massacre

January 29, 2019 - 12:00 AM

On January 29, 2017, six worshippers were killed, and many others injured during evening prayer at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City.

Their names were: Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane.

Unifor rejects racism in all forms and remains committed to continuing to work vigilantly against Islamophobia and all hate-based violence in the workplace and the community.

To commemorate this tragic attack, communities across Canada are hosting vigils to remember the victims and stand in solidarity with the community.

Alberta

CALGARY

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Akram Jomaa Islamic Centre (2612, 37th Ave NE, Calgary)
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/362261927690145/
 

British Columbia

VANCOUVER

Panel Discussion: In Remembrance – The Quebec City Mosque Shooting
When: Monday, January 28, 2019
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Vancouver Public Library, Central Library (350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1)
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2301533626759300/
 

Manitoba

WINNIPEG

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:30PM
Where: Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton St, Winnipeg
 

New Brunswick

SAINT JOHN

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Where: TBC
 

Newfoundland & Labrador

ST. JOHN’S

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: TBC
Where: Masjid Al Noor, 430 Logy Bay Rd, St. John’s


Ontario

BRAMPTON

Vigil to Remember January 29
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Where: 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton (Brampton City Hall)
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/935166133356087/

MISSISSAUGA, ON

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: Mississauga Civic Centre Tower Garden
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/298206304221787/

WINDSOR

Quebec City Mosque Massacre Commemorations
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Where: Windsor Mosque Gymnasium, 1320 Northwood St, Windsor, ON

OTTAWA

Vigil at Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:30PM
Where: Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/553336051742314/

PICKERING

Vigil at Pickering Recreation Complex
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Pickering Recreation Complex – 1867 Valley Farm Rd, Pickering
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/943634982427108/

TORONTO

Film Screening of ‘Your Last Walk in the Mosque’ & Reception
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:30PM (film screening), 7:00PM Reception
Where: Queens Park, Ontario Legislature, 111 Wellesley St West, Rooms 228/230

KINGSTON

Lessons from the Quebec Massacre, w/ Dr. Jasmine Zine
When: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: 12 Dunning Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2934206446604844/

WHITBY

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: The Centennial Building – Regal Room, 416 Centre Street South, Whitby

LONDON

Your Last Walk in the Mosque: Remembering the Victims of the Quebec City Mosque Tragedy
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6:30PM – 8:30PM
Where: London Muslim Mosque, 151 Oxford Street West
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1116029695235289/

KITCHENER

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 5:00PM – 6:30PM
Where: Kitchener City Hall
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2747200892171216/

HAMILTON

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6:30PM – 8:00PM
Where: Hamilton City Hall – 71 Main St W, Hamilton
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/277174482960815/


Quebec

QUEBEC CITY
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
Where: Université Laval – Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2236191073308543/

LAVAL
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM
Where: Embassy Plaza, 1003 Boulevard Curé-Labelle, Laval
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/340724409991714/

GATINEAU
TBC

MONTREAL
When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: TBC
Where: TBC