The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2
Dear Prime Minister,
We have waited these last few months hoping that Myanmar would stop the genocide of its own people. Instead of ameliorating the tragic situation, the government seems to be an active party in this ethnic cleansing of thousands of men, women and children. Keep Reading »
We cordially invite you to join the Canadian Council of Muslim Women’s 35th anniversary celebration weekend on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22!
Saturday will feature a full-day conference with renowned speakers and interactive workshops followed by a celebration banquet with a silent auction, inspiring keynote speaker, and live entertainment!
Sunday’s celebration involves the Women Who Inspire Awards and Scholarship Brunch. The theme this year is “Beyond theDivide: A Century of Canadian Mosque Design & Gender Allocation Exhibit and Symposium” and will include prominent speakers!
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From the Kingston Whig-Standard
KINGSTON – How to write one column when such a maelstrom of ideas is whirling in one’s mind!
How about writing on the controversial topic of “cultural appropriation” or, more accurately, “misappropriation” or has too much already been said?
What about immigration and the questions around accommodation, assimilation or integration, or, worse still, fragmentation into distinct groupings?
Shall I add my voice to the cacophony of opinions on racism, discrimination, anti-Semitism or Islamophobia? Shall I write about my newfound addiction to CNN and U.S. President Donald Trump? If it weren’t so deadly frightening, it could be so funny.
How about my search to identify myself as a cosmopolitan, which would allow me to value my nationality and my religious identity within the context of being a citizen of the world?
It is only recently that I have accepted that I am a Western Muslim with a background of my cultural ethnicity of being Indian. I was blithely thinking that I could proudly claim aspects of western intellectual history, arts and literature as well as my Indian and Muslim cultures. Read more here.
On July 23, 2017, CCMW Niagara and MSC Niagara collaborated together for an annual Eid celebration with rough 150 community members. This year’s theme was bringing seniors and juniors together.