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Premier Doug Ford Extends Warm Wishes for Eid al-Fitr Celebrations

TORONTO – Premier Doug Ford has extended heartfelt greetings to the Muslim community in Ontario as they begin their celebrations for Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

In a statement issued from the Premier’s Office yesterday, Premier Ford expressed his appreciation for the rich diversity within Ontario and highlighted the significance of Eid al-Fitr to the Muslim community. He emphasized the values of friendship, generosity, and compassion that are central to the occasion.

“After weeks of fasting, prayer, and personal reflection, members of the Muslim community here in Ontario will come together for three days of friendship, shared meals, and the exchange of gifts, embodying the spirit of generosity and compassion,” Premier Ford stated.

Ontario’s strength lies in its diversity, Premier Ford noted, expressing gratitude for the vibrant Muslim community that enriches the province’s culture and communities.

“On behalf of my family, I extend my heartfelt wishes for a blessed and joyous Eid al-Fitr. May this special time bring peace, happiness, and prosperity to you and your loved ones. Eid Mubarak!” Premier Ford concluded.

Eid al-Fitr is one of the most significant festivals in the Islamic calendar, celebrated by Muslims worldwide with prayers, feasting, and acts of charity.

The Premier’s message has been met with appreciation from members of the Muslim community across Ontario, who welcomed the recognition and support from the provincial leadership.

In response to the Premier’s statement, community leaders have emphasized the importance of such gestures in fostering a sense of inclusion and unity within the diverse fabric of Ontario.

Premier Ford’s message underscores the significance of recognizing and celebrating religious diversity, contributing to a more inclusive and cohesive society within Ontario.


Premier Doug Ford’s message of goodwill towards the Muslim community in Ontario for the celebration of Eid al-Fitr is a significant gesture that emphasizes the importance of inclusivity and diversity within the province. In a time when communities may feel divided, recognizing and respecting cultural and religious celebrations fosters a sense of unity and belonging. The Premier’s statement serves as a reminder of the value of embracing Ontario’s multiculturalism and highlights the need for continued efforts to promote understanding and respect among all communities. Such messages from political leaders play a crucial role in building bridges and strengthening social cohesion, ultimately contributing to a more harmonious society for all residents of the Greater Toronto Area and beyond.

Samantha Deschamps

Samantha Deschamps serves as the Queens Park Reporter, offering insightful coverage of provincial politics with depth and accuracy. With a keen understanding of legislative intricacies, Deschamps provides invaluable perspectives on matters affecting Ontario. For inquiries or feedback, contact Samantha at

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