On January 29, 2017, six worshippers were killed, and many others injured during evening prayer at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Quebec City.
Their names were: Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane.
Unifor rejects racism in all forms and remains committed to continuing to work vigilantly against Islamophobia and all hate-based violence in the workplace and the community.
To commemorate this tragic attack, communities across Canada are hosting vigils to remember the victims and stand in solidarity with the community.
Click here for a list of events and memorials taking place in Canadian cities that you may wish to attend.
Director, Human Rights