Niagara Falls will shine blue and white tonight in honour of Nova Scotia shooting victims
Niagara Falls will shine blue and white tonight to honour the Nova Scotia shooting victims.
"Niagara Falls stands in solidarity with the province of Nova Scotia and the entire country in mourning the individuals who lost their lives in the senseless tragedy," reads a statement from The Niagara Parks Commission issued Tuesday.
The agency particularly acknowledged the loss of RCMP Constable Heidi Stevenson, a 23-year veteran of the force who was killed in the line of duty this weekend.
This evening Niagara Falls will be illuminated blue and white to honour the victims of the tragic incident that took place this past weekend in Nova Scotia, and to stand in solidarity with their family, friends, and fellow Nova Scotians both across Canada and across the world. pic.twitter.com/o6lTXL6E5W— Niagara Parks (@NiagaraParks) April 21, 2020
The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will light up the falls tonight from 8 p.m. to midnight.
The recent tragedy in in Portapique, N.S., resulted in the deaths of at least 22 people, including a teacher, nurse, retired firefighter, and a 17-year-old girl.
A virtual vigil to celebrate the lives of the victims will take place this Friday at 7 p.m.
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