TORONTO, Oct. 13, 2021 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced an additional commitment to support efforts to safely relocate former Afghan interpreters and locally employed civilians and their families, with a $250,000 donation to the Veterans Transition Network (VTN). Led by Canadian veterans, VTN has been coordinating efforts to support the care and evacuation of thousands of Afghan interpreters and civilians awaiting safe transport to Canada.
Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW)’s #Hate2Healing campaign includes a powerful video which captures this trauma of online hate in the story of Noor, a young woman in Canada whose experience with online hate should cause us all to feel the need to act.
London, ON - As part of its Truth and Reconciliation Day initiatives, Islamic Relief Canada will be holding an interfaith awareness session for elementary and middle school students from two Islamic schools.
TORONTO – The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) is developing a new policy statement on the discriminatory display of names, words and images, and wants to hear from the public about this quickly-evolving issues.
[On September 13], the City of Toronto, together with United Way Greater Toronto (UWGT) and Lifeline Afghanistan are partnering to launch the Toronto Region Afghan Resettlement Fund to help support the incoming refugees from Afghanistan.
On September 9, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) released its Federal Elections Policy Guide, calling on all parties to adopt its recommendations on domestic and foreign policies related to Islamophobia, hate, and discrimination.