Montréal City Council Majority Leader Marvin Rotrand
September 23, 2012 4:20 PM
Mayor Anie Samson of Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension
Council Session on Yom Kippur – Anie Samson and Vision Montreal must apologize to the Jewish community
MONTREAL, Sept. 23, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Montréal City Council Majority Leader Marvin Rotrand demanded that Mayor Anie Samson of Villeray-Saint-Michel-Parc-Extension formally apologize to Montréal’s Jewish Community for suggesting that the City Administration is seeking to impose a Jewish holiday on all city councillors.
“Anie Samson’s suggestions are absurd and offensive to the entire Jewish community. Ms. Samson must apologize publicly. The fact is, Montréal’s different mayors and administrations have, for the past three decades, always respected the holidays of the major religions throughout Montréal. Just as it would be unthinkable to hold a City Council meeting on December 25 or during Ramadan, we do not meet during the Jewish High Holy Day of Yom Kippur, which starts at sundown on Tuesday, September 25,” Mr. Rotrand noted.
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