Category: Anti Islam bigotry
During her appearance at Reviving the Islamic Spirit convention in Toronto on December 22, 2017, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said that the Muslim community "has had a challenging year with rising Islamophobia in Canada and the world". "This afterRead More..
Canada encourages immigration to all people, whether from Egypt or around the world, to stay or study or invest as a means of ensuring population growth, Canadian Ambassador to Egypt Jess Dutton told Egypt's Almal newspaper on December 20, 2017. "Read More..
A rally intended to express appreciation to President Trump for declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel, was high- jacked by anti-Israel protesters. On Sunday afternoon, December ninth, in front of the Toronto US Consulate, statements were made anRead More..
On Thursday, December 21, the United Nations will vote in an emergency session on a draft resolution which criticizes President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv tRead More..
Provincial party leaders Kathleen Wynne, Patrick Brown and Andrea Horwath are scheduled to speak at the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit conference, which will take place in Toronto from December 21-24. The conference is no stranger to controversyRead More..
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) says a complaint based on statements made by a Toronto imam urging Muslims to do business only with Muslims is outside the HRTO's jurisdiction. In a December 11, 2017 letter, HRTO informed the complainanRead More..
On December 14, 2017, the Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) released the following statement regarding a settlement reached relating to the allegations of harassment and discrimination brought forward by five CSIS employeeRead More..
In a year-end interview with CTV Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme, Justin Trudeau defended his decision to provide returning ISIS fighters with "reintegration support", in spite of the fact that Minister of Public Safety Ralph GoodalRead More..
On December 12, 2017, Prime Minister Trudeau issued a statement marking the first day of Hanukah, the holiday which celebrates the victory of the Maccabees over their Greek-Syrian oppressors in 167 B.C., as well as the rededication of the Second JewRead More..