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#AdvocacyAlert Islamophobia

Gov’t of Canada Announces Special Representative to Fight Islamophobia

On Friday January 28th, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, highlighted the federal government’s intention to appoint a special representative on combatting Islamophobia.  This was a specific request of Hikma, NCCM, and many other of our advocacy partners across Canada, as an important part of the fight against Islamophobia. You …


City of London Islamophobia Strategy

Hikma and many other community leaders participated in a consultation  process led by Rumina Morris, the Director, Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression for the City of London.  We viewed the draft report on fighting Islamophobia and provided our feedback.  We are pleased with how detailed and thorough the report is. This report is going to City Council shortly …


We Remember January 29th

Five years ago, a terrorist walked into the Islamic Cultural Center in Quebec City and murdered six Muslims and injured 19 more. Families destroyed. Our dear brother, Aymen Derbali, who ran toward the shooter to stop him, taking six bullets and being left paralyzed, chest down. The federal government has announced that Jan. 29 will …