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Proposed Muslim cemetery highlights tensions in Quebec community

SHAFAQNA- Soon after word began to circulate about a Muslim cemetery in the sleepy Quebec town of Saint-Apollinaire, Mayor...

Did you hear about the motion that Canada just...

SHAFAQNA - In February, Iqra Khalid read out the Islamophobic insults and abuse that she had received online to the...

After the vigil: How to support Muslims everyday

SHAFAQNA - A mosque shooting, anti-Muslim protests, arson, vandalism and, recently, a bomb threat. The past two months has seen...

Ontario’s Muslims shouldn’t have to live with a presumption...

SHAFAQNA - In Brampton, suspicion of Muslims has the mayor weighing in on paranoid Islamophobia. It’s just the latest example...

Muslim leaders call for supports to help youth address...

SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders say not enough is being done to help youth, under the age of 10 in Hamilton deal...

Lethbridge Muslim Association attempts to bridge cultural differences at...

SHAFAQNA - The Lethbridge Muslim Association hosted an open house Saturday, welcoming spiritual leaders from across the country to teach the community...

Canadian Muslim Group Organizes Town Hall to Challenge Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA- A Canadian Muslim community group has organized a town hall to help members cope with growing Islamophobia in British...

Canadian Muslims Go Door to Door to Answer Questions...

SHAFAQNA- A group of young Muslims have been knocking on their neighbors’ doors in towns across Canada to answer questions...

Canadian youths knock neighbour’s door to answer about Islam

SHAFAQNA - A group of young Muslims have been knocking on their neighbour's doors in towns across Canada to...

Canada police seek man who threatened Muslim boy’s life

SHAFAQNA- Police in Oshawa are looking for a masked man who threatened the life of an 11-year-old Muslim boy at...

Muslim youth to hold 100 Quran exhibitions across Canada

SHAFAQNA - The Muslim Youth Association is going to hold 100 Holy Quran Exhibitions across Canada as part of the...

A Tale Of Two Canadas – With Muslims In...

SHAFAQNA - In one of the worst terrorist attacks in Canadian history, six men -- fathers -- were gunned down...

Dr. David Liepert, a Calgary-born New Muslim: I’m a...

SHAFAQNA- Islam is about making this a better world, but it’s supposed to be for everyone. When Mohammed wrote Medina’s...

Canada’s National Muslim Group Concerned about Hateful Gathering Outside...

SHAFAQNA- A national Islamic group in Canada is expressing alarm about a small anti-Muslim protest held Friday in front of...

Canadians voice support for Muslims amid ‘hatred’ unleashed on...

SHAFAQNA - Canada’s Muslim community felt the embrace of an outpouring of support Friday in the wake of stinging personal...

Muslims Reflect On Racism, Islamophobia And Safety In Canada

SHAFAQNA - It's been a week since the tragic terror attack at a Quebec City mosque, which took the lives...

UBC’s Muslim Students’ Association celebrates World Hijab Day in...

SHAFAQNA- UBC’s Muslim Students’ Association (MSA), which advocates for the “representative voice of Islam and Muslims” on campus, held an...

Canadian women join massive march on Washington

SHAFAQNA- Hundreds of Canadian women who carted signs and flags to the U.S. capital for a massive rally for...

Canadian Prime Minister Defends Muslims, Tout Immigration to Trump

SHAFAQNA- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will speak up in defense of Muslims, immigration and feminism in talks...

Toronto MP Ahmed Hussen 1st Somali-Canadian appointed to federal...

SHAFAQNA- He was the first Somali-Canadian to become a federal Member of Parliament, and now many in the GTA's Somali community are...

Muslim youth in Toronto start crowdfunding campaign for Black...

SHAFAQNA - Young Muslims in Toronto are extending a helping hand to the local Black Lives Matter movement. In a...

Calgary Muslim Group Clears Snow, Spreads Christmas Cheer

SHAFAQNA- "Oh my goodness, I was emotional," Russell told CBC News. "They are just so humble and kind." Members of the Islamic...

Best-Selling Canadian Author & Lifestyle Coach, Fatima Omar Khamissa...

SHAFAQNA- Best-selling author and lifestyle coach, Fatima Omar Khamissa, breaking in new paradigms in the Muslim world as she embarks...

Calgary Muslim group clears snow, spreads Christmas cheer

SHAFAQNA - Cindy Russell was overcome by emotion when she returned to her Ranchlands home in northwest Calgary Christmas morning. "Oh...

A Montreal Muslim’s letter to Santa Claus

SHAFAQNA - Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to wake up and not find the word “Muslims” in the news —...

A Canadian Muslim’s letter to Santa Claus

SHAFAQNA- Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to wake up and not find the word “Muslims” in the news — especially...

Halifax Canada province welcomes growing Muslim population

SHAFAQNA- When nine-year-old Zia Khan arrived in Halifax in the late 1970s, the boy was something of a novelty to...

Workshop helps Muslims push back against Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA - With a rise in anti-Muslim hate crimes and divisive rhetoric in Canada and the United States, the National...

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