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.
Liberal Member of Parliament, Iqra Khalid (Mississauga—Erin Mills), reiterates her determination to promote Motion 103 on Islamophobia, systemic racism and religious discrimination and accuses the Conservatives of using “cynical divisive tactics” by creating “a fake frenzy” with their demand to define the meaning of “Islamophobia”. The following are Iqra Khalid’s statements during the debate in Parliament on Thursday, February 16, ...
In an op-ed in the Toronto Star (February 12, 2017) entitled “A manual for combating Trumpism in Canada”, Haroon Siddiqui, an editorial page editor emeritus of the Star and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University, argues that “the Jan. 29 massacre in a Quebec City mosque did not happen in a vacuum.”
In a January 30, 2017 Huffington Post op-ed, Thomas Woodley, President of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) urged the Canadian political right to reflect on its role in a January 29, 2017 mass shooting at a Quebec mosque during which six congregants were killed by Alexandre Bissonnette, a 27-year-old student at Laval University.
Nick Kouvalis, the Campaign Manager for Conservative MP Kellie Leitch, is confident in Leitch’s prospects to win the leadership of the Conservative Party in spite of the media’s hostility toward her and the repeated orchestrated attempts to portray her as an extremist, bigot and Islamophobe. In a fundraising email to the supporters of Kellie Leitch Kouvalis wrote among other things ...
Official Opposition Immigration Critic Michelle Rempel criticizes the changes made by the Liberal government to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. In a press release on December 14, 2016, Rempel said that the new policy reflect the “bowing” of the government to the pressure of business and corporate Canada at the expense of Canadian workers:
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intensifies his fear-mongering attack aimed at the Conservative Party in the midst of its leadership race. Trudeau accused Conservatives of “attempting to divide Canadians by bringing up old fears, anxieties” and warned his supporters that complacency might cost the Liberal the next federal election.