The spiritual journey of Ramadan will begin the evening of May 5, as millions of Muslims around the world begin 30 days of fasting. While the Muslim population in Canada continues to grow, many Canadians have little knowledge or understanding about the significance of Ramadan, and what the sacred occasion is all about.
Palestinian Canadian Zeana Hamdonah represented the riding of Mississauga Centre, Ontario at Equal Voice’s second Daughters of the Vote gathering in early April 2019, which brought together 338 young women between the ages of 18 and 23, representing each Canadian riding and take their seat in the House of Commons during a historic sitting of the House of Commons. They were addressed by every federal party leader, and engaged with an array of Ministers, critics and advocates.
Canadians have the right to be free to practise their faith and culture without fear. That’s why the Government of Canada helps communities implement measures to protect against hate-motivated crimes through the Security Infrastructure Program (SIP).
Tuesday in Love, a halal certified water permeable nail polish and halal cosmetics brand, was showcased on CBC's Dragons' Den's Valentine's Day edition in February.
Zainab Merchant is a Muslim-American Harvard graduate student from Florida who also is the CEO of the digital media and animation company Chipakly.
What do Imams and soccer have in common?
This October, cities in British Columbia, Ontario, and Manitoba are holding elections for the positions of mayor, city councillors, and school board trustees.
Arts and entertainment festival will be back in Mississauga from August 31-September 2
With the 91% increase in reported hate crimes against Muslims, the Muslim Council of Peel reacts to the Peel Regional Police hate crimes report with no surprise.
Anti-Muslim incidents constitute largest segment of hate crimes in Peel Region.
The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, is deeply concerned by a new report submitted to the Peel Police Services Board on hate-motivated crime today. The report reveals a 168% increase in police-reported hate crimes from 2016 to 2017, the majority of which were motivated by anti-religious bigotry.