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[Video] CCMW Board Member, Shaheen Junaid tells CTV Montreal what the effects of the proposed Quebec Charter of Values will have on Muslim communities, Quebec and Canada as a whole.

CCMW In The Media

Letter to the Editor of the Winnipeg Free Press re: Memories of the first Mosque to open its doors in Manitoba

Author: Dr. Ferrukh Faruqui Source: Winnipeg Free Press I was delighted to read about the 40th anniversary of the first mosque in the province to open its doors. As a former Winnipegger, I have fond memories of fundraising for and growing up in the mosque. My father, Mr. Irshad Ahmad Faruqui, designed the mosque for… Read more »


40/40 Hindsight: Alia Hogben reflects on the decade

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 »


Montreal Chapter on CKUT radio show on Eid-ul-Adha

Author: Shaheen Ashraf “Festival of the Sacrifice”, also called the “Sacrifice Feast” or “Baqr-a-Eid”, is the second of two main Muslim Holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and Eid-ul-Adha is considered the holier of the two Muslim Festivals because it honours the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his son, as an act of submission to… Read more »


Press Releases

Press Release: Canadian Muslim Women Who Inspire 2016

For immediate release                                                                      September 22, 2016 Canadian Muslim Women Who Inspire 2016 Toronto, ON: The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW)… Read more »


Press Release: Accommodating differences: a community conversation

For immediate release                                                                 September 22, 2016 Accommodating differences:  a community conversation Toronto, ON: The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) will tackle issues related… Read more »


Homa Hoodfar

For immediate release Urgent action needed to free Professor Homa Hoodfar Toronto, ON, July 25, 2016 – The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) urges the Government of Canada to take swift action to seek freedom for Concordia University Professor Homa Hoodfar from Iran’s Evin prison. Over a month has passed since the arrest of… Read more »