On Sunday, Christine Archibald was confirmed as the Canadian victim of the London attack. Archibald was from Castlegar, BC but was living with her fiance in Europe at the time of the attack. Her family released a statement shortly after, saying she “love in her heart for everyone.”
— The Canadian Press (@CdnPress) June 5, 2017
Their statement has triggered an outpouring of kindness, with people taking the family’s request to honour her memory by “making the community a better place” to heart. It has inspired #ChrissySentMe on social media, with people sharing their efforts to keep Christine’s name alive, not just in Canada but around the world.
— Teeehouse (@TaraJHobson) June 5, 2017
— Jane Barrigan Jess (@jbarriganjess) June 5, 2017
— Alpha House Calgary (@alphahouseyyc) June 5, 2017
— Ross Whiteford (@redheadednomad) June 5, 2017
Her fiancé, Tyler Ferguson, and his family said they plan to start a charity in her name. “We have to keep her name alive so it makes an impact in the world,” said Mark Ferguson, Tyler’s brother.
Image Courtesy of Mark Ferguson via Facebook