Veiling Islamophobia through guise of secularism will not solve the problem
Fighting systemic Islamophobia is a must. Rebuilding trust with the growing Muslim community within Quebec is key. It starts with ensuring the Muslim community and other minorities that the Quebec government understands their concerns.
Amira Elghawaby, Canada’s first special representative on combating Islamophobia, will serve as a champion and expert to support the federal government’s efforts in the fight against Islamophobia, systemic racism, racial discrimination, and religious intolerance, writes Abdul Nakua. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade