The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) issued a press release on July 30th calling on Toronto Police, local authorities and elected officials to take serious action to investigate and put an end to a series of sixth consecutive of vandalism attacks and acts of hate towards Masjid Toronto, located in downtown Toronto, all within a period of three months.
Mississauga – July 30 2020 – The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) emphasizes the holistic message of Islam within the context of Canada’s diverse society.
Mississauga – June 4, 2020 – The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) emphasizes the holistic message of Islam within the context of Canada’s diverse society.
The federal government rejected an Ottawa Muslim centre’s application for money to improve the security of its property, one year after it was the target of a hate crime.
The Ottawa police investigated a hate crime in April 2016 at a local Islamic school which was spray-painted with hateful messages. After the incident, the Ahlul-Bayt Centre which runs the private elementary school requested federal funding to upgrade the school’s fence, gates, and doors for better security. But their request was declined.
In the wake of the Paris Attacks, the only mosque in Kawartha, Peterborough, Ontario, was set on fire, causing over $80,000 worth of damage. The Kawartha Muslim Religious Association, Masjid Al-SalaamMasjid Al-Salaam, is currently fundraising for repairs.
Friday morning I found out that an Ottawa mosque was vandalized. Someone had broken a couple of windows and the double-paneled glass door at the sisters' entrance. How do I know that this was the sisters' entrance? Because this is my mosque. I would know that bench and shoe rack anywhere.
Local and national Muslim organizations have strongly condemned the defacement of a war memorial in Toronto's Coronation Park that took place on Remembrance Day.
Local and national Muslim groups are demanding swift action against vandals who attacked two west Quebec mosques.
“These are clearly hate crimes and authorities should act with speed and determination to catch the culprits so that they face the full force of the law,” Mohammad Zakaria Khan, president of the Muslim Coordinating Council (MCC-NCR), a local umbrella group said in a statement on Jan. 9.
A sign on the land of the future site of a mosque in the Barrhaven area was vandalized with racist graffiti on April 30.
The South Nepean Muslim Community in the Ottawa area is planning to build a mosque on the 1.3 hectares of land at 3020 Woodroffe Ave.