Monday, September 16, 2013

City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day"

City of Vancouver, BC

Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day"

City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Members of the Mexican Community gathered at the Vancouver City Hall today September 16th, 2013 to attend the City of Vancouver Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" ceremony. 

  • Consul General of Mexico in Vancouver Claudia Franco Hijuelos.
  • MC and Organizer Francisco Javier Barajas Counselor at Canada Advisory Committee of Institute of Mexicans Abroad in B.C. (CCIME BC).
  • Councillor Heather Deal, Deputy Mayor for the City of Vancouver.
  • Councillor Andrea Reimer
  • Councillor Tony Tang
Office of the Mayor
CITY OF VANCOUVER
BRITISH COLUMBIA
Proclamation
"MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY"
WHEREAS Heritage and traditions enrich our lives, and their manifestations help to educate and promote understanding among diverse cultures and peoples;
AND WHEREAS The Mexican community of Vancouver and throughout British Columbia make valuable contributions to our multicultural society, in business, the arts, academia, science and other fields;
AND WHEREAS Mexico is both proudly Latin American and a natural North American partner of Canada;
AND WHEREAS The 203rd Anniversary of Mexican Independence commemorates the day when Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla called on those opposed to slavery and bad government to join the "cause" for freedom;
AND WHEREAS Citizens of Mexico and those of Mexican heritage throughout the world join to mark this Anniversary with civic and festive celebrations to strengthen their unity and cultural pride:
NOW. THEREFORE, I, Gregor Robertson, Mayor of the City of Vancouver, DO HEREBY PROCLAIM Monday, September 16th, 2013 as

"MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE DAY"
In the City of Vancouver.
(SIGNATURE)
Gregor Robertson
MAYOR
Mexican Community in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Councillor Heather Deal, Deputy Mayor for Vancouver, Consul General of Mexico in Vancouver Claudia Franco Hijuelos, Francisco Javier Barajas CCIME BC - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Members of the Mexican Community in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Members of the Mexican Community in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Members of the Mexican Community in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Members of the Mexican Community in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Reading of Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" by Councillor Heather Deal, Deputy Mayor for Vancouver - Sept. 16th 2013
 Consul General of Mexico in Vancouver Claudia Franco Hijuelos - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Councillor Tony Tang, Fernando Álvarez Business and  Economic Attaché at the Consulate of Mexico in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013
Councillor Andrea Reimer,  Francisco Javier Barajas CCIME BC, Councillor Heather Deal, Deputy Mayor for Vancouver, Consul General of Mexico in Vancouver Claudia Franco Hijuelos, Councillor Tony Tang, Mauricio Torres Cordova Deputy Consul General at Consulate General of Mexico in Vancouver - City of Vancouver, BC - Proclamation "Mexican Independence Day" Sept. 16th 2013