Canada 5 January: Ottawa

Welcoming the New Year with the Peace Torch

On January 5, members of the Peace Run brought the Peace Torch to the New Year’s Levee offered by Ottawa-Vanier MP Mona Fortier and MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers.

It was a wonderful community gathering at le Collège La Cité, a great way to celebrate the beginning of 2019!

MP Mona Fortier and MPP Nathalie Des Rosiers warmly greeted Devakripa from the Peace Garden restaurant in the Byward Market.

Devakripa presented each with an art-reproduction from the Peace Run founder Sri Chinmoy; Earth-love and Peace Feeds the Children.

Peter R. Maharaj, President of the Canadian indo-Caribbbean Organization of Ottawa.

Dr. Mohd Jamal Alsharif, founder and President of the Humans for Peace Institution with his dynamic and inspiring family.