Montreal city hall flags residential school genocide

Montreal flags at half-mast for Nova Scotia today

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante commented about the shooting on Twitter.

This afternoon Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced that the national, provincial and city flags that fly at city hall have been lowered to half-mast in honour of the victims of this weekend’s mass shooting in and around Portapique, Nova Scotia.

“The flags at Montreal’s City Hall fly at half-mast today, in tribute to the lives taken in the Portapique massacre in Nova Scotia, and in solidarity with the families and relatives of the victims. We are with you.”

Mayor Valérie Plante announced that the Montreal flags will be at half-mast today for Nova Scotia

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