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#MeetAMuslimFamily Campaign Aims To 'Bridge The Gap Of Fear Into Love'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Religion

There may be no better way of getting to know someone than over a homecooked meal. Canada's Ahmadiyya Muslim community launched the #MeetAMuslimFam...

Canadian Prime Minister Speaks Out Against Facial Veils

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 02.19.2015 | Religion

TORONTO (RNS) Canada’s prime minister is vowing to appeal a court ruling that struck down his government’s ban on wearing face veils during ceremo...

In Canada, Anti-Muslim Bullying On The Rise Following Ottawa Attacks

Reuters | Richard Valdmanis | Posted 11.01.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - Reports of anti-Muslim harassment in Canada have risen, Muslim organizations say, after attacks last week in which two soldiers were kille...

This Town Won't Put Up With Vandalism On Its Local Mosque

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.28.2014 | Religion

Mahmoud Elkabri arrived at Cold Lake Mosque for morning prayers on Friday and found an unsettling message. Scrawled in red spray paint across the exte...

New Muslim Centers Open In Toronto To Dispel Stereotypes

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

TORONTO (RNS) Two new Muslim attractions opening soon should help dispel negative stereotypes of Islam, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. ...

Canadian Police Approve Headscarf Uniform

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Female police officers in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will now be allowed to wear a hijab headscarf as part of their uniform. While the Edmonton Poli...

More Than Half Of All Canadians Distrust Muslims, According To Latest Poll

Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion

By Ron Csillag Religion News Service TORONTO (RNS) A new poll shows that more than half of all Canadians distrust Muslims. The nationwide surve...