As the entire planet is focusing on the war in Ukraine the municipalities of the North Shore are also fixing their gaze on the destructive conflict.
On March 7 2022, the members of the municipal council of Sainte-Thérèse unanimously adopted a resolution expressing their solidarity and that of the Teresian population towards the Ukrainian people. In doing so, they also expressed their total disapproval of the use of arms to settle conflicts.
“The City of Sainte-Thérèse strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Like all Quebecers, we are deeply distressed by the suffering experienced by the Ukrainian people and communities. Sainte-Thérèse adds her voice to the concert of nations calling on Russia to put an end to its aggression, to withdraw all its forces from Ukraine and to settle its differences through diplomacy,” declared the Mayor of Sainte-Thérèse , Mr. Christian Charron.
For all the residents of Sainte-Thérèse who wish to show their support in a meaningful way, gestures of solidarity can take the form, of donations towards the Ukrainian people to the emergency collection for the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine of the Canadian Red Cross: www.croixrouge.ca.
The City of Sainte-Thérèse declared its interest in contributing to this collective and massive humanitarian effort and invited all groups and stakeholders to mobilize to organize the reception of these refugees on our territory.
At the mayor’s invitation, those present at the open council meeting held a minute’s silence in solidarity with the people of Ukraine and in memory of those who lost their lives in this war.