Resources for Muslim Canadians Voting in the 2021 Federal ElectionWritten by Making Headlines
Organizations that are focused on supporting Muslims in Canada as well as human rights advocacy groups have compiled resources to help inform people voting in the 2021 Federal Election.
Here is a list of some of these resources:
National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM)
2021 Federal Election Guide (English): Read NCCM’s policy recommendations to find out what your local candidates should commit to so we can see real change for the safety and dignity of our communities. The French version of this guide is available online here
Canadian Muslim Vote
Party Platform Comparison: This resource compares the major parties' positions on the following issues: Climate, Economy, COVID 19 Recovery, COVID-19 Response, Child Care, Health Care, Indigenous Issues, Housing, Borders Immigration and Foreign Policy, Systemic Racism, Seniors, Students and Education
Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council
Party Platform Comparison: This resource compares the major parties' positions on the following issues: Combatting Islamophobia, Systemic Racism, National Security Legislation Reforms, CRA Prejudiced Audits of Muslim Charities, CBSA Oversight and Muslim Profiling, Immigration, Supporting Women and Families, Foreign Policy-Middle East, Foreign Policy-Uyghur, Foreign Policy-Palestine/Israel, Foreign Policy-Afghanistan
Justice for All Canada
Party Report Cards: This resource grades the major parties' positions on the following issues: Uyghur Muslim Human Rights, Indian Minority Human Rights, Kashmiri Human Rights, Rohingya Muslims Rights
Ottawa Location Immigration Partnership (OLIP)'s Information on Immigration & Integration Policies and Programs in Political Parties’ Platforms: This resource compares the major parties' positions on the following issues: housing, healthcare, supports for workers, immigration, anti-racism, and the promotion of official languages
Where do the federal political parties stand on Afghanistan?: Comparison of Party Platforms by Afghan Youth Engagement and Development Initiative (AYEDI)
Vote Kashmir: Just Peace Advocates' campaign calls for a human rights based approach on Canada’s policies on self-determination for Kashmir.
Vote Palestine: Vote Palestine is a grassroots campaign aimed at engaging, educating and mobilizing Canadian voters to include justice for Palestine as one of their key election issues.
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