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Candlelight vigils tonight in Vancouver, Toronto and Ottawa

LGBT communities react to deadly shooting in gay Florida nightclub

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Candlelight vigils will be held in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa, Sunday night, as Canadian LGBT communities react to the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

Fifty people were killed in a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida, in the early morning of June 13, 2016, and at least 53 more were injured, according to police and media reports.

Toronto, ON

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 8–10pm

Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church St, Toronto

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Vancouver, BC

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 8pm

Vancouver Art Gallery, main steps (West Georgia side)

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Ottawa, ON

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 8–9pm

Human Rights Monument, Ottawa

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*Updated June 12, 2016, 7:09pm to add Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Peterborough, Halifax, Edmonton, Calgary, New Westminster, Whitehorse, Victoria and Montreal.*

Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9:30pm

222 Third Ave N, Saskatoon

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Peterborough, ON

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9–10:30pm

499 George St N, Peterborough

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Victoria, BC

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9pm

Broad Street (outside Paparazzi Nightclub), Victoria

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Calgary, AB

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 9pm

228 Eight Ave SE, Olympic Plaza, Victoria

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New Westminster, BC

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 7pm

Columbia Street and Church (Rainbow crosswalk), New Westminster

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Edmonton, AB

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 8pm

10800 97 Ave NW, Edmonton

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Whitehorse, YT

Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10pm

Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Fire Pit, Whitehorse

Halifax, ON

Monday, June 13, 2016, 8pm

Halifax Common, Peterborough

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Winnipeg, MB

Monday, June 13, 2016, 8:30pm

Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, Winnipeg

Montreal, QC

Thursday, June 16, 2016, 7–9pm

1294 rue panet, coin st-catherine, Montreal

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