Canada pays tribute to victims of massacre in Nova Scotia

Canada pays tribute to victims of massacre in Nova Scotia

It was broadcast as a tribute video to 22 victims of the worst murder in Canadian history, linked to the coronovirus epidemic at the end of the day, during a national “virtual vigil” on Friday.


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51-year-old dental technician Gabriel Wortmann shot to death in several communities in Nova Scotia in the east of the country, at 10 a.m. Saturday, the first thirteen hours after he was shot.

Messages of hope and emotion, musical performances shot at home: dozens of videos addressed to Canadians, politicians, actors, and even musicians, streamed live in tribute broadcasts on Facebook and Canadian television channels.

Photo RYAN REMIORZ, CANADA PRESS

“We are gathered in line at a certain distance, as we fight the other invisible enemy, but we are connected as one country, and we are together in mourning,” Governor General Julie Pellet, Queen Elizabeth II The representative of, said. Head of State of Canada.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “The tragedy occurred in small towns and tight-knit communities where people are friends with their neighbors and visitors are treated like family.”

Performances by artists such as violin, piano, guitar and vocalist, local group The Stanfields, cautious following political messages.

Twitter has also included the hashtags #NouvelleEcosseForte and #Vendrediportezdurouge, the color of the uniform of policeman Heidi Stevenson, the uniform color of a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP, Federal) on duty and the killing of other victims.

The shooter’s motive remains a mystery, but the attack on his wife, who managed to escape and spend the night hiding in the jungle, may have served as the “catalyst” for the 22 grisly murders, which Reported to the Canadian Federal Police on Friday.

The killing began late Saturday evening at a house in the peaceful rural and coastal town of Portpic. Mr. Wortmann continued his murderous attack, disguised as a police officer, killed in four other villages in the region, about 100 kilometers north of Halifax.

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