Islamophobia Summit: Trudeau Calls Out Federal Institutions

Thursday’s summit on Islamophobia, strangely, was closed to the public. While the prime minister named several national institutions as part of the problem, groups on the ground worry about the safety of Muslim children as they head to school, reports Reedah Hayder.

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Solidarity with London Family Requires Systemic Change

People across major Canadian cities including Montreal, Mississauga, Winnipeg and Calgary gathered and paid tribute to the Afzaal Family in London, Ont., who was recently the victim of what politicians are calling a terrorist attack. Demonstrators are calling for stronger anti-Islamophobia legislation.

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‘Stand Up for Your Harassed Muslim Co-worker’

The Muslim Canadian community continues to mourn the loss of four members of a Muslim family killed in Sunday’s Islamophobic attack. Reyhana Patel is calling on Canadians to stand up for and befriend their Muslim neighbours and work colleagues in a sign of solidarity.

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No Apology For Heroism: Linda Sarsour

The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg (SPCW) evolved into an organization dedicated to equity, social justice and change. SPCW marked its centenary with “Sorry Not Sorry: Unapologetically Working for Social Justice,” a panel discussion on…

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Bill 21: Secularism is Not About Limiting Individual Freedoms

Quebec’s secularist Bill 21, which bans public workers from wearing religious symbols, dredges up memories of a similar ban France initiated in 2004. In 2004, the French government banned the display of “conspicuous” religious symbols…

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“This was an attack on humanity,” say Canadians about Christchurch shootings

On March 18th, a Sheikh, a rabbi, a Member of Parliament (MP) and a reverend gathered at a commemorative service in honour of victims of the Christchurch shooting victims at Jaffari Community Centre (JCC) in…

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