Rivers of Hope is pleased to announce that we have received a 3-year, $85,000-per-year grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Youth Opportunities Fund to challenge racism and Islamophobia in schools.
The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) has called upon the Federal Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier to initiate an investigation into the existence of Islamophobic practices in the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Charities Directorate and the CRA’s use of its privileges as a regulatory agency to deliberately discredit respected Canadian Muslim leaders.
Author Graeme Truelove will be speaking in Ottawa (November 2, click here for details) and Toronto (November 16, click here for details) at book launches for his new work "Un-Canadian: Islamophobia in the True North", published by Nightwood Editions.
Russian troll activity on Twitter aimed at influencing public opinion has attracted a lot of attention in the United States and other western democracies. Canadians may feel it’s not an issue here. But a recent examination of Twitter data suggests there are reasons to be concerned as the country heads into a federal election.