A mosque and a church in downtown Toronto have formed a partnership to serve a free hot lunch to the city’s needy.
Hamilton police will hold a recruitment event next week at a local mosque amid efforts to engage the Muslim community and reflect the city’s diversity on the force.
Sharing their stories with the public, dozens of Muslim volunteers gathered in a human library event on Saturday in Quebec, in an effort to challenge stereotypes and prejudice.
Adding more weight to the lawsuit challenging Quebec’s Bill 62, known as Burqa ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the federal government is actively studying ways in which it might also weigh in.
Two Canadian groups have filed a legal challenge to Quebec bill banning face-covers, including burqa or face-veil, saying the law “gravely infringes” the religious and equality rights of some Muslims in the province.
Horrific accounts of sexual assault, aerial bombings, beheading and attacks on children with machetes offered Canada’s special envoy to Burma a first-hand experience of the violence committing against Rohingya Muslims.
The Muslim community in Saskatoon in Canada’s southern province of Saskatchewan, will host an Islam awareness day, to bring people closer to their faith and culture.
Muslim students are rethinking plans to study in Quebec after the French-speaking province issued a legislation banning face-covering, including face-veil or burqa, saying the law has changed their perception of the province.
Toronto District School Board concluded Islamic Heritage Month activities held during October to inspire students to increase dialogue, bridge gaps and combat Islamophobia.
Canadian legal experts confirmed that Quebec’s controversial legislation banning face-veil will not stand up to potential legal challenges in court, expecting it to be overturned eventually.