Canadian Muslim women are reaching out to their community, encouraging interfaith dialogue and extending bridges of understanding after shocking Quebec mosque attack.
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Muslims attending Friday prayer services at Toronto’s busiest mosque were greeted today by protestors carrying banners and with loudspeakers, shouting Islamophobic slogans and calling for a ban of Islam.
It has been a difficult couple of weeks. Just as we have had to come to grips with the so-called Muslim ban in the United States and all its actual and potential implications, Canadian Muslims have also had to come to terms with the fact that a young man would let hate consume him to …
Mosques around Montreal opened their doors on Sunday, February 12, welcoming neighbors of all faiths to help build bridges between communities.
A Canadian Muslim woman was denied entry to the US after being fingerprinted, photographed and questioned in detail about her religion and her views on US President Donald Trump.
Leaders of Canadian Muslim associations are calling on all three levels of government to take steps to counter Islamophobia and systemic racism.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listened to verses of the Qur’an during a funeral service remembering those killed in a terrorist attack at a mosque in Quebec.
While the majority of Canadians felt the pain of Quebec attack on mosque worshippers, a young Muslim student at the University of Regina found it was time to make a change in the way others perceive her Islamic faith.
The Jewish community was joined by other faith communities in the Greater Toronto Area to form “rings of peace” around seven Toronto area mosques during the weekly Friday prayers in response to Sunday night’s mass shooting at a Quebec City mosque that took the lives of 6 Muslims and wounded many others.
Montreal Maurice Richard hockey arena has been transferred into a place of remembrance and mourning for six Muslim men killed in Quebec mosque shooting last weekend, giving Montrealers a chance to show their support for the Muslim community.