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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...

Canadian MPs Stand Against Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA- MP Iqra Khalid and MP Frank Baylis hosted a reception yesterday at the Sir John A McDonald Building to celebrate the...

Edmonton Woman Hopes to Replace Hate with Flowers, Smiles

SHAFAQNA- A Muslim woman in Edmonton Canada is bringing love to an LRT platform she says was filled with hate...

Canada PM urges Muslims to be engaged in politics

SHAFAQNA - Canadians from different backgrounds should get involved in politics so that "no party gets to run against Muslim...

Canadian Muslim teen in ICU recovering after “savage beating”...

SHAFAQNA- A 15-year-old Hamilton boy is in recovery postsurgery for a blood clot on the brain after being robbed...

Canadian Muslim Women’s Group Puts Up Billboard Condemning Violence

SHAFAQNA- "We have been trying to combat misconceptions about Islam. Lots of people are misinformed, and there are some negative...

Canadian Muslim group donates gift of life at blood...

SHAFAQNA- Saboor Farha is a bit jealous her husband could donate blood, and she couldn't, at the Canadian Blood Services...

Parents opting for private schools over sex-ed curriculum

SHAFAQNA- There’s been an explosion of private religious schools opening in this province since the implementation of the new sex-ed...

Reporter becomes Canada’s first hijab-clad news anchor

SHAFAQNA - Ginella Massa was asked to fill in on the anchor desk for City News’ 11pm broadcast last week...

A short history of scapegoating Muslims in Quebec

SHAFAQNA - We are midway through Quebec’s election cycle, and predicable things are happening. Opposition parties begin to stake out...

Canadian Muslim Entrepreneurs Pitch Modest Fashion Brand on Dragons’...

SHAFAQNA- Mode-ste, Canada’s largest and fastest growing Modest Fashion brand. started a few years ago, when Aicha Chtourou and her...

Ginella Massa Becomes the First Hijabi to Anchor a...

SHAFAQNA- Written by  Chelby Daigle Ginella Massa has made history once again. In January 2015, she became the first hijabi TV...

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

SHAFAQNA- By Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with...

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