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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.

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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