POLITICS

Mississauga City Council To Scrap Lord's Prayer From Meetings

05/15/2015 08:31 EDT | Updated 05/15/2016 05:59 EDT
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City Hall, Mississauga, Ontario.
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The practice of starting Mississauga city council meetings with the Lord's Prayer will end on Wednesday.

Council recently passed a motion to stop opening meetings with the prayer and has decided to observe 30 seconds of silence instead.

The motion passed unanimously.

Mayor Bonnie Crombie says a silent reflection is inclusive for everyone.

She adds they can "acknowledge and recognize issues that are happening around the world."

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