Hijab wearing student barred from taking exam in Montreal

SHAFAQNA- A Montreal junior college is trying to determine how to accommodate a student who was prevented from taking an exam because she wouldn't temporarily remove part of her hijab, a school spokeswoman said Monday. The young woman was…

Peace walk of Muslim community in Montreal

SHAFAQNA- Members of Montreal’s Muslim community took to the streets on Sunday for a peace walk. Organizers said the goal was to promote peace and harmony within the community. The walk was organized by a group called Peace Initiatives,…