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Dr. Sahin: One of the first Muslims in Niagara

Author: Cheryl Cook Source: The Standard On one memorable day in 1960, their British-made Ford Anglia arrived in Montreal. Shipped across the Atlantic along with all their other worldly possessions, the overseas delivery marked the beginning of their life in Canada. They strapped luggage to the roof, and loaded their three girls, ages five, three… Read more »

Federal Court rules against niqab ban during citizenship oath

On February 6, 2015 the Federal Court of Canada ruled the government must lift its ban and allow Zunera Ishaq, a Muslim Canadian woman, to take the oath of citizenship while wearing a niqab. But it’s a contested issue that is dividing Muslim groups. Watch Niagara CCMW Board Member Nina Karachi-Khaled talk about the issue.