April 17, 2017 is the 35th anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms which protects a number of rights and freedoms, including freedom of expression and the right to equality and forms part of the Constitution.
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:
On February 16, 2017 the House of Commons will vote on motion M-103 “Systemic racism and religious discrimination” that was tabled by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid (Mississauga–Erin Mills). The motion condemns “Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination”, but fails to define the meaning of “Islam” and “Islamophobia.”
Kellie Leitch, Member of Parliament for Simcoe – Grey and candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, responds to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s statement calling on Muslim Canadians to join also ranks of the Conservative Party in order to confront anti-Muslim sentiments like those expressed by Leitch.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau displayed his affection for fascism on the death of Fidel Castro. “We join the people of Cuba today in mourning the loss of this remarkable leader.” He seems to be following in the footsteps of his father Pierre. Members of Parliament, media outlets in Canada, and around the world expressed their shock at his comments.
The Honorable Senators, MPs and MPPs: Isn’t “Phobia” a type of mental disorder? Isn’t the “Islamophobia” motion which was ‘unanimously’ passed by the Canadian Government which calls for limiting the rights of Canadians to criticize Islam, contrary to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms? Is Canada Planning to Make Criticizing Islam Illegal?
We are living in an era of dis-ease. Our belief systems are under attack. We witness the horror of terrorism spreading in countries who do not share our values, as well as the spread of terror in democracies around the world. We are up against tribal societies whose ethic is one of honor and shame and where blood revenge is ...
John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, says in a statement on the occasion of Citizenship Week, which takes place October 10th to 16th, that combination of rights, responsibilities and diversity defines the Canadian identity.