A group of Brampton residents are hosting a local candlelight vigil for the victims of the April 23 van attack in Toronto.

The event is being held as a way for Bramptonians to stand in solidarity with Toronto, to show support and to mourn the victims.

The vigil will be held on Wednesday, May 2 in Ken Whillans Square just outside City Hall at 2 Wellington Street West.

Everyone is invited to participate. The vigil will happen from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and will go ahead rain or shine, though rain is not expected in the forecast.