Update Concerning VanCity’s Reversal of their Decision Against B.C. Market

Dear Friends:

We are pleased to tell you that VanCity has reversed its decision regarding closing the business account of B.C. MARKET. David Mowat, their CEO, personally informed us that the decision had resulted from a misunderstanding and also offered an apology for what had happened.

Therefore, we consider the matter resolved. We would like to thank all those people who took the time to write or phone and express their concerns about this incident. We know that it was only because of the overwhelming support that we received that this issue was brought to a successful conclusion. We also know that it was because we were dealing with a credit union, that your input was able to influence the final outcome.

Once again, thanks for helping the Arab and Moslem community feel that they are not alone and that democratic grass-roots actions are worthwhile and effective.

In Solidarity
Hanna Kawas,
Owner, B.C. MARKET