Here’s a two-track approach to address Islamophobia and create a national dialogue on strengthening our diversity
By Andrew CardozoFeb. 27, 2017
Here's a better way to deal with the issues at hand: a short-term review on Islamophobia and a longer term dialogue on the state of race relations in Canada.
Liberal MP Iqra Khalid, who represents Mississauga-Erin Mills, Ont., introduced the non-binding anti-Islamophobia motion in the House of Commons. The motion attracted more hate and she had police guarding her riding office. The Hill Times photograph by Maureen McEwan
OTTAWA—The state of systemic racism in Canada and Islamophobia: a set of issues just fraught with contradictions, complexities and no easy answers.
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