Islamic History Month banner unfurling

Islamic History Month banner unfurling 30/09/12

Islamic History Month banner unfurling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, September 27, 2012 11:25 am

(Ottawa)- In partnership with the Islamic History Month Committee, the Ottawa Police Service will celebrate Islamic History Month and display a banner at Ottawa Police headquarters, 474 Elgin St., on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The banner will commemorate Islamic History Month and will be on display until Thursday November 1, 2012. Light refreshments will be served. Media is invited to attend.

About Islamic History Month Canada

Islamic History Month Canada aims at celebrating Muslim contributions to civilization, old and new, encouraging Muslim integration in Canadian society, and inspiring dialogue and introspection among all groups in Canada through a range of events such as a multicultural exhibition, public lectures, panel discussions, film showings at Ottawa Public libraries, and other complementary activities.

The project was launched in October 2007 and gained the House of Commons’ support as they proclaimed October Islamic History Month across all Canada.

More information can be obtained through the official website:
http://www.islamichistorymonth.com

For more information about the flag and banner program, please contact Zoye Coburn, Trainer and Outreach Worker, Diversity & Race Relations Section, 613-236-1222, Ext. 5011.

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CONTACT:
Zoye Coburn
Diversity & Race Relations
Telephone: 613-236-1222, ext. 5011
@OttawaPolice

Ottawa Police Service / Service de police d’Ottawa

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