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Hebah Masod

Though Muslim students in Peel Region schools have prayed on Friday for 20 years, a board requirement that they use six pre-approved sermons only served to fuel an anti-Islamic campaign against religious accommodation more

Apr 6, 2017 10:47 AM News 9 Comments

"We have a much longer shared history than we have of one that has any element of tension in it – shared languages, practices, geography. So in the current political climate, there's much more to gain from collaboration," says scholar Shari Golberg. more

Mar 8, 2017 3:16 PM Art

Funder for Quebec City’s Islamic Culture Centre displayed the range of Toronto’s Muslim comedy community more

Mar 2, 2017 2:10 PM Comedy

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Paul Salvatori

"Too often the question being asked is what Muslims are doing to ensure hateful acts will not continue" more

Mar 1, 2017 5:00 PM News 3 Comments

Troy Jackson

Anne de Haas

Opportunities all-year round, not just after tragedies more

Feb 13, 2017 6:36 PM Features 1 Comments

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Yusra Khogali of Black Lives Matter Toronto made no false statements in her National Day of Action Against Islamophobia speech challenging the Prime Minister more

Feb 9, 2017 11:54 AM News 54 Comments

A survey of America's biggest news networks showed that there were 88 Michael Zehaf-Bibeau stories and 15 Alexandre Bissonnette stories, a ratio of about six to one, in the aftermath of each attack more

Feb 8, 2017 6:18 PM News 2 Comments

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Paul Salvatori

Hundreds showed up on Saturday, February 4 in front of the U.S. consulate, for the National Day of Action Against Islamophobia. Some angry. Some fearful. Some joyous. All of them powerful. more

Feb 8, 2017 5:56 PM News 2 Comments

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Tanja-Tiziana

Hundreds of people, including Mayor John Tory and finance minister Bill Morneau, came together at U of T's King's College Circle to show solidarity with Canada's Muslim community more

Jan 31, 2017 11:37 AM News 3 Comments

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From death threats to misguided media reports, there’s a long list of difficult challenges facing progressive activists of Muslim background in the west. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:00 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 18 Comments

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Tanja-Tiziana

“It’s not just Islamophobia, but sexual assault and domestic violence that are more of a threat to women – and not just in the Muslim community, but in society in general.” more

Sep 26, 2016 11:40 AM News 7 Comments

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