Islamophobia must remain top priority for Liberal government

Polls show most Canadians think racism is a problem in this country. While the Liberal government has taken certain positive steps toward addressing different kinds of racism, including Islamophobia, it needs to take more concrete action to cement itself as a leader and defender of human rights, not just domestically but globally, writes Reyhana Patel, the Islamic Relief Canada’s head of communications and government relations.

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A Retrospective: Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish and Remembrance Day

Although I have attended Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa in the past, in 2009 I decided to support a smaller event whose theme was peace and reconciliation. I was one of about…

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Unequivocal Israel support gives Harper hope in Liberal bastion of Mount Royal

Robert Libman’s announcement that he’ll be running for the Conservatives in Mount Royal sets up an interesting 2015 race against the eventual winner of the Liberal nomination, either Anthony Housefather or Jonathan Goldbloom. This is…

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