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With 6,000 Paper Cranes, Canadian Student Honors Mosque Shooting Victims

QUEBEC — In remembrance of the Muslims killed in the 2017 Quebec mosque shooting, a Canadian high school student has folded 6,000 origami cranes on a world map as an art piece dedicated to the victims, CBC reported on January 31. The art piece created by Arthur Thompson de la Chenelière was one of several …

Muslims Invite Community to Quebec Shooting Victims Ceremony

NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR – People of different faiths, politicians and police officers have been invited to join the Muslim community in Newfoundland & Labrador as they commemorate the second anniversary of the Quebec mosque shooting that left six Muslims dead, CBC reported. “We expect anybody who wants to come and join,” said Mansoor Pirzada, president …

Family of Man Killed in Quebec Mosque to be Compensated

Khadija Thabti says she can no longer bear to be alone outdoors. When she hears sirens, she’s immediately brought back to the night her husband Aboubaker and five others were killed as they prayed in the mosque in Quebec City. QUEBEC – As Muslims mark the two years since the Quebec mosque shooting that left six killed, …

Edmonton Mosque: Muslims Condemn Hateful Intimidation

Police in Edmonton say a group that entered a mosque and later argued with people outside is on their radar A spokeswoman for the Al Rashid mosque, said two men entered the building Friday before prayers and appeared to be scouting the building. The mosque’s executive director spotted one of the men and asked him …

On Shooting Anniversary: PM Trudeau Visits Quebec Mosque

QUEBEC – As Canadian Muslims mark two years since the shooting that left six people killed, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has paid a private visit to the Quebec City mosque to meet survivors of the shooting, as well as widows of the victims. “It’s been almost 2 years since 6 people were killed in …

Muslim Awareness Week Planned in Quebec

“People fear what they don’t know, and what better way to get people to know us the way we want to be portrayed than reaching out ourselves?” The Awareness Week event, which officially kicks off on Friday, will be marked by activities in churches, synagogues, mosques, cultural centres and universities QUEBEC – Two years after …

Quebec Mosque Shooting Survivor Receives $400K for New House

TORONTO – The Toronto-based non-profit, DawaNet, presented a cheque of $400,000 to Aymen Derbali for a new home on Saturday night at Le Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec (CCIQ). Derbali was left paralyzed from the chest down just over a year ago in the shooting at the Quebec City mosque. The father of three who …



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