PureInsight | September 6, 2016
[PureInsight.org] July 22, 2016, some Falun Gong practitioners from Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver, Edmonton, Canada participated in the annual Klondike Days parade and won the best Non-Profit Entry.
Gold Rush Festival is the largest summer carnival program in the "Sun city” Edmonton. It attracted 700,000 to 800,000 tourists around the world. This year the parade started at 10:00 am and lasted about two hours. There were about one hundred and ten groups participated in the parade. The Falun Dafa procession had the grand march, a decorated float, fairs and Tang drum players. The lively and colorful Falun Dafa procession was very impressive.
The grand march composed of Falun Gong practitioners from Vancouver, Toronto, Seattle and other places. It was the first time for them to come to Edmonton. The traditional costumes and the performance refreshed people and made them cheer again and again.
Before the parade, the current Calgary congressman and former cabinet member of the Conservative Party Jason Kenney came to Falun Gong team and shouted: "Falun Dafa is good". He also took picture with Falun Gong practitioners of the parade.
Three high-level Edmonton government officials also came to take pictures with Falun Gong practitioners. They praised Falun Gong parade’s outstanding performance. Congressman Kelly McCauley also invited Falun Gong practitioners to perform in his float. Alberta Opposition Party leader Brian Jean learnt how to practice Falun Gong from practitioners.
Translated from: http://news.zhengjian.org/node/33083