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Canada 150 Women is on sale November 2017!

Canada 150 Women Take advantage of a volume discount or order customized editions. Canada 150 Women profiles 150 of the country’s most inspiring, groundbreaking and powerful female role models, providing insight into their achievements— and a challenge for all to better support women.

CCMW Celebration Weekend Plenary Speakers

Justice Feroza Bhabha Justice Feroza Bhabha was appointed to the Ontario Court of Justice in 2006 where she presides over criminal matters. She was the first Muslim judge to be appointed to any court in Ontario; a notable achievement in a predominantly male-dominated profession. Her appointment is instrumental in breaking down racial barriers and paving… Read more »

Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) and the Canadian Charter Rights and Freedoms at 35

For Immediate Release Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms at 35 Toronto, ON: The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) will celebrate its 35th anniversary along with that of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on October 21 and 22 in Toronto.

Scholarship Recipients 2017

Hamdi Jimale Hamdi is currently in her final year of an undergraduate degree at UOIT. Over the course of her academic career, she has held several leadership positions at her campus, including advocating for human rights as a Campus Coordinator at Amnesty International UOIT. Off-campus, She has served as the Parliamentary Debates Competition Chair at… Read more »

Women Who Inspires 2017 Awards

Faduma Mohamed Faduma Mohamed is the Executive Director at Labour Community Services (LCS) in Toronto, Ontario. LCS is a project of the Toronto & York Region Labour Council in partnership with United Way Toronto & York Region. Faduma works long hours fundraising for those who are poverty-stricken. She unites the labour movement with the community… Read more »

Letter to Prime Minister About Rohingya

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 September 11/2017. 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… Read more »