A petition sponsored by New Democratic Party MP Hélène Laverdière on March 22, 2017, calls on the Canadian government to formally apologize to Omar Khadr and award him “appropriate redress and compensation”.
Imam Syed Soharwardy of Calgary, the head of the Calgary-based Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and the founder of Muslims Against Terrorism, is often invited by CBC as a guest expert to discuss issues related to terrorism and radicalization. He is introduced as a moderate voice in the Muslim community who “has worked to prevent the radicalization of youth in ...
Dozens of radical anti-Israel activists blocked the entrance to a conference centre in Washington, DC on Sunday (March 26, 2017), just as the annual Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference was getting underway.
A Regular Meeting of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 was disrupted by members in the audience who opposed the Board’s decision to allow an extended religious accommodation for Muslim students including in relation to the Friday prayers in the public schools..
Another senior Muslim Canadian leader disagrees with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the question whether Islam is compatible with secular values. In two separate interviews with CBC, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau maintained that Islam is compatible with Western open and secular democracy like Canada:
Shaykh Omar Subedar publicly endorses the Conservative leadership candidate MP Michael Chong and calls on Canadian Muslims to become members of the Conservative Party and vote Michael Chong as the party leader.
A Regular Meeting of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 was disrupted by members in the audience who opposed the extended religious accommodation that was endorsed by the Board in last January.
A dual Algerian-Canadian man was arrested at Adana Airport in Turkey on March 10 over ties to the Islamic State (ISIS), reported the Daily Sabah. Turkish police allege that Wassim Bouhadou, who is believed to be a senior ISIS figure, was heading to Europe after illegally entering Turkey from Syria.