North Bay lowers flags in light of tragedy in Québec

North Bay, ON – January 31, 2017 – The City of North Bay has lowered its flags today out of respect for Québec City and those impacted by Sunday night’s attack at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.

A book of condolence has also been made available for the public.  Those wishing to write a message of condolence can do so until Friday, February 3 at 12 p.m. in the lobby at City Hall, 200 McIntyre St. E.

"We stand with fellow Canadians as citizens of North Bay, in sadness, with this senseless act of violence. As a community we believe in inclusion, acceptance, peace and tolerance,” said Mayor Al McDonald. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and all families touched by this horrific event.”

The City of North Bay is a city of 54,000 people situated between the shores of Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake. For information on City services and programs, North Bay residents, businesses and visitors can visit www.cityofnorthbay.ca