JUNE 3, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, ON – The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issues the following statement to mark Eid-al-Fitr:
“Tomorrow, Muslim Canadians across Canada will gather with friends and family to celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
“Also known as the ‘Festival of the Breaking of the Fast’, Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of the Islamic month of fasting with special prayer, feasts, exchanging gifts with loved ones and giving to those less fortunate.
“Muslim Canadians come from many different cultures and backgrounds and play an integral role in our shared heritage. Eid al-Fitr provides an excellent opportunity to recognize the contributions that Muslims have made and continued to make to our free, prosperous and pluralistic society.
“On behalf of the Official Opposition and Conservative Party of Canada, I extend my best wishes to all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr.
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