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New Muslim fellowship connects civic-minded students with city councillors

SHAFAQNA - A pioneering diversity initiative at City Hall will pair 13 interns with city councillors and the mayor’s office...

Canadian Muslims to PM: Designate Day Against Islamophobia

SHAFAQNA- A Canadian Muslim civil rights group sent an open letter on Friday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging the...

Canadians Raise Money for Paralyzed Mosque Hero

SHAFAQNA- Canadians have started a new fundraising campaign for a Canadian Muslim who took seven bullets when he tried to...

Muslim-targeted hate crimes reduced in Canada

SHAFAQNA- Hate crimes in Canada directed at Muslims dropped in 2016 after four years of steady increases, according to a...

Quebec City Muslims share their stories at human library...

SHAFAQNA - Dozens of volunteers from Quebec City's Muslim community agreed to take part in a human library event on...

Relax — 13 kids at Toronto City Hall is...

SHAFAQNA - Some see the city’s decision to support a Muslim Youth Fellowship internship program as evidence of special treatment...

Muslim students reconsider Quebec universities after face-covering ban

SHAFAQNA - Two weeks ago, the passing of a controversial law in Quebec banning face coverings for those giving or...

Saskatoon’s Muslim Community to Hold Awareness Day

SHAFAQNA- The Islamic Association of Saskatchewan (IAS) said Saskatoon is generally a tolerant and understanding community, but it’s important to...

Trial for Quebec City Mosque Shooting Suspect to Begin...

SHAFAQNA- Superior Court Justice Raymond W. Pronovost announced the date on Friday, cp24.com reported. Alexandre Bissonnette, 27, is facing six counts...

Canada’s Response to Rohingya Muslim Crisis

SHAFAQNA- Canada's ambassador to Myanmar is one of very few Canadians, or foreigners from anywhere, who have seen that troubled...

Nine months after mosque killings, Quebec Muslims still waiting...

SHAFAQNA - ‘They came to see us, they sympathized with us, but there was not any big change,’ said mosque...

Quebec bans face covering in public services, raising worries...

SHAFAQNA - Quebec has adopted a law that will force people to show their faces when taking the bus or...

Where are the Shia of Ali? Supporting the oppressed...

SHAFAQNA - The following was forwarded to Shafaqna by a rights activist based in Toronto, Canada. For his voice...

CANADA – Mentorship program sees Muslim professionals mentor Muslim...

SHAFAQNA - The initiative links learners with established workers in fields where minorities lack representation. In one of the first jobs...
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EXCLUSIVE: ASHURA 2017 – TORONTO

SHAFAQNA - To bring you a better coverage of Ashura across the world Shafaqna has asked Firas Al Najim, a...

Somali refugee faces terror charges in Canada attacks

SHAFAQNA- Canadian media say a Somali refugee has faced five counts of attempted murder and other terror charges in connection...

Letter from Canadian prime minister to Aung San Suu...

SHAFAQNA - The Prime Minister spoke with Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Burma, last week and...

Calgary Muslims aim for 200,000 volunteer hours for Canada...

SHAFAQNA - There's a group of volunteers across Canada that hope to log a million hours giving back to their communities — and...

Health Canada bans main source of artificial trans fats

SHAFAQNA- Health Canada is taking the final steps toward a ban on the main source of artificial trans fats in...

Canadian labor union joins boycott Israel campaign

SHAFAQNA - Canada's largest private-sector labor union with over than 310,000 members across the country, has adopted a motion...

Rally planned in Vancouver to protest Islamophobia, immigration

SHAFAQNA - Over 700 Vancouverites are expected to converge at Vancouver City Hall this Saturday (August 19) to protest...

Anti-racism rally planned in Vancouver to protest opponents of...

SHAFAQNA - Over 700 Vancouverites are expected to converge at Vancouver City Hall this Saturday (August 19) to protest a...

Finally Muslims to have their own cemetery in Quebec...

SHAFAQNA - Finally the Muslims living Quebec City will have their own cemetery. Mayor Regis Labeaume and members of the Muslim...

Quebec’s Muslim to have their own cemetery

SHAFAQNA- Quebec City's Muslims have been looking for a cemetery for two decades, but made a renewed push after they...

Canadians protest in front of Israeli consulate

SHAFAQNA - A Protest Rally was organized by United for Palestine in front of Israeli consulate in Toronto, Canada,...

Canada’s Involvement in Supporting Terrorism and Aggressive Warfare By...

SHAFAQNA- The Canadian government has disgraced itself by involving itself in aggressive warfare and by supporting terrorism. Publicly endorsing illegal regime...

Canada Halal Food Festival Takes Muslims Back in Time

SHAFAQNA- The Halal Food Festival Toronto, North America’s biggest halal fair, took Muslim visitors back in time to see their...

Quebec City Muslim Cemetery Rejected in Referendum

SHAFAQNA -  It was by the slimmest of margins that a plan to establish the Quebec City area’s first...

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