Author: Alia Hogben, Executive Director of CCMW Giuliana Natale, Director, Inclusion and Religious Freedom, Office of HR, Freedoms and Inclusion. Thank you for including our organization, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, in this important discussion. We welcome Dr Shaheed to Canada and though today we are focusing on issues abroad, I am sure you will… Read more »
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Author: Dave McGinn Source: The Globe and Mail Your 40s are a crucial decade, but they hardly get the study and attention as other periods of life. To right that wrong, The Globe and Mail’s Dave McGinn is launching Halftime, a new project that aims to fully understand a person’s fifth decade. He’ll be talking… Read more »
June 2016 Your Excellency, Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei Assalam-u-alaikum. We are members of the Muslim Community of Canada. We are writing to you about the case of Professor Homa Hoodfar, an Iranian-Muslim Professor of Anthropology at Concordia University in Montreal. She travelled to Iran in early 2016 to visit family and conduct scholarly research but… Read more »
Originally Posted: Radio Canada International Date Posted: April 6, 2016 Halal labelling of food became a little more transparent in Canada this week. After extensive consultation the Canadian government “amended the ‘Food and Drug Regulations’ to provide consumers with more information about how food labelled as halal are made” according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency‘s… Read more »
La Fédération des Femmes Musulmanes du Quebec and MSA McGill hosted an insightful workshop to address why and how to build confidence, communication and networking skills to pursue an occupation that matches young womens life purpose and identity.
Le 8 mars 2016 Chères amies: Il me fait plaisir de vous transmettre les félicitations et les meilleurs vœux du Conseil Canadien des femmes musulmanes en ce jour dédié à toutes les femmes du monde. Aujourd’hui, nous sommes rassemblées pour commémorer nos réussites mais aussi pour exprimer notre détermination à poursuivre nos luttes pour atteindre… Read more »
Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 150 mins Jane/Dundas Meeting Room
Originally Posted here CCMW Nationals, Sahar Zaidi spoke on CP24 about the current project. “Engaging Men and Boys in Ending Violence in the Family. You can watch the entire clip blow
CCMW Executive director spoke with Evan Solomon host of Everything is Political after his interview with Ann Coulter. You can listen to the full interview below.
The following is a speech given by CCMW board member Shaheen Ashraf for the Canadian Association for Race Relations and the Muslim Jewish Dialogue Group about why Canada should welcome refugees. “Working together” December-15-2015: Thank you for that WARM introduction Dr. Karen Mock, Respected Organizers, Most Distinguished guests, When I ask myself this question, (and… Read more »
Original Source: Ottawa Citizen Author: Joanne Laucius It’s a been a time of soul-searching for Muslims trying to find their place in Canada. That’s why it’s the right time to hear about Truth and Reconciliation right from the source, says the organizer of a panel that brought Muslim and Aboriginal people together. “I thought we… Read more »
Orginal Source: Buzz Magazine http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/launch.aspx?eid=86b99faf-a350-41d9-b4e1-08cb837a8d92&pnum=8 Of all the female attire to come under fire, the veils worn by Muslim women are perhaps the most controversial—fuelling debates, restrictions and legislation all across Canada and Europe. As the issue remains a hot button topic, the women who are supposedly meant to be shielded and hidden have instead… Read more »
Original Source: www.canadianmuslimvote.ca view full report here: http://www.canadianmuslimvote.ca/post-election-report.pdf Canadian Muslims Vote in Record Numbers November 19, 2015 – Ottawa – An estimated 79% of Canadian Muslims voted in the 2015 Federal Election according to a recent post-election poll conducted by Mainstreet Research. The poll surveyed Muslims from municipalities across Canada to determine Canadian Muslim voter… Read more »
The annual Salvos Prelorentzos Peace Award ceremony is on Thursday, November 5 at 7:30 in City Hall. This year they are honouring a married couple: Soraya Zaki Hafez and Richard Awid. Soraya is President of the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women which does much inter/multi faith outreach and programming. She was… Read more »
Original Source: Rabble http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/rabble-staff/2015/11/stepping-toward-reconciliation-on-attending-walking-our-sisters As we approach the Carleton University Art Gallery, the evocative scent of sweetgrass and sage wafts up the stairs. My daughter and I slip off our shoes before padding into this somber space held sacred to the memory of murdered and missing indigenous women. My left hand grips a sack of… Read more »