Canada's oceans get $1.5 billion over five years for marine protection plan

SHAFAQNA- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled a $1.5-billion plan Monday to make Canada a “world leader” in ocean protection after a diesel spill on British Columbia’s central coast and as a decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline…

Hussaini Association Of Calgary-Canada; HAC Programs: Ashra-e-Arbaeen Starting 11th Nov 2016

SHAFAQNA- 11th - 20th Nov 2016 Ashra-e-Arbaeen Majalis 6:30 PM Hadith al-Kisa and Dua Kumayl(Only 17th Nov, Thursday) 7:00 PM Salatul Maghribain ba'jamat 7:30 PM Recitation of the Holy Quran, Salam, Marsiya Followed by Lecture…

Canadian parliament passes anti-Islamophobia motion

SHAFAQNA- The Canadian Parliament has passed an anti-Islamophobia motion on October 26, amid increasing attacks on mosques and Muslim communities in the country and throughout the world. The motion has received almost no attention from Canadian…

Canadians unite in rally against racist flyers

SHAFAQNA- People of all backgrounds and faiths rallied against hate Friday after anti-Islamic flyers were distributed in the city for the fifth time in just over a month in Edmonton. They signed their names to a banner with messages of love…

Canadian MPs vote unanimously to bring Yazidi refugees to Canada

SHAFAQNA- In a rare moment of national unity Canadian parliamentarians set aside political squabbling yesterday to unanimously support a motion that formally recognizes ISIS persecution of Yazidis as a genocide and pledges to bring refugees…

UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY SHOCKED BY 40 OFFENSIVE ANTI-MUSLIM POSTERS

SHAFAQNA- Muslim students at the University of Calgary say they're feeling vulnerable after anti-Muslim posters making derogatory references to the Koran and the Prophet Muhammad were found on campus. The university says campus security will…

Edmonton Muslims disturbed by newest Islamophobic posters

SHAFAQNA - A Muslim man says Islamophobic posters circulated over the weekend in a north-east Edmonton neighbourhood make minorities feel unsafe. Explicit posters calling for a ban of Islam, which are too graphic and hateful for Metro to…

Canada conservative leadership candidate, Steven Blaney wants to ban face veils while voting

SHAFAQNA- Conservative MP Steven Blaney's first announcement as a candidate for the federal Conservative leadership is a call for women casting ballots and taking the oath of citizenship to do so with their faces uncovered. "We have a Canadian…

Ex Christian, Abdullah DeLancey From Canada: I read the Quran, This wonderful revelation of truth changed my life forever

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SHAFAQNA- My name is Abdullah DeLancey. I am Canadian and I am employed as a Patient Service Worker at the local hospital. I have been married for almost 20 years and we have 3 wonderful children. Alhamdulillah, I am now a Muslim. I wasn’t…

Muslims In Canada: Québec To Ban Burqas? Hijab Could Be A Security Issue, Officials Sa

SHAFAQNA - A burqa that would ban women from wearing the face- and body-covering veils — also known as hijabs and worn by Muslim women — during public ceremonies. The Assembly didn’t intend to target a specific clothing article or…

Anthony Hall: Canada is becoming a place of oppressive arbitrary actions

SHAFAQNA - MP: How have you encountered B’nai Brith Canada? What's your take of this organization? I first became more intently aware of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith in 2014 when I left the New Horizon Conference in…

Canada Conceals Provision of Military Resources Under Arms Deal With Riyadh

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SHAFAQNA - The Canadian government keeps silent on the provision of military bases, staff, and resources to test-drive the heavily armoured military vehicles being purchased by the Saudi government, media reported Tuesday. The deal between Canada…

Muslims in Canada Share Iftar with Indigenous People

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SHAFAQNA - Muslim leaders in the Manitoba province in the longitudinal centre of Canada have invited indigenous people to share spirits of Ramadan, paying an overdue payment to the community. “Ramadan is a time that we try to bring out the…