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Canadians need to talk about racism and Islamophobia, legal advocacy groups say
A deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque is a "harsh reminder" of the reality of Islamophobia, and citizens and politicians need to talk more openly about racism in Canadian society, legal advocacy...
Feb 1st, 2017
News flash, Mr. Harper: Muslim women can be strong. Stop speaking for us.
Do you remember the 1990 Gulf War? I do. I am Muslim, and have never worn a hijab (headscarf)— but at the time, in an act of solidarity, I opted to briefly wear one after I heard a...
Mar 16th, 2015
#MyJihad: How a hashtag aims to reintroduce Muslims to Canada and US
A #MyJihad activist tells VO about a US-based movement against Islamophobia, crossing the border into Canada.
Jan 19th, 2013
#MuslimRage counters anti-Islam media with humourous tweets
Less than a week after North American Muslims called for a civil rights movement, Newsweek is serving it up.
Sep 17th, 2012