Are we ignoring the threat of xenophobic extremism in Canada?
Considering the documented rise in anti-Muslim attacks and the increased number of human rights complaints that we are witnessing, we must take note and find solutions that further strengthen our pluralism.
We are now experiencing economic uncertainty at a time of rising Islamophobia and the arrival of thousands of Syrian refugees, pictured here Sept. 2, 2015 arriving in Greece. To pretend that Canadians are somehow immune to feelings of anger, frustration and xenophobia is to ignore past history, writes Almira Elghawaby. The Hill Times photograph by Fernando Del Berro