On Saturday, Canadian leaders reacted to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration which halts all refugees from entering the United States for three months, as well as blocks entry for citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Syria, Sudan, Libya, and Somalia. “To those fleeing persecution, terror &
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Eid al-Adha: Eid al-Adha is an opportunity for prayer, forgiveness, and celebration. Friends and family will gather to attend morning prayers, share a celebratory meal, exchange greetings and gifts, reflect on lessons of sacrifice, and show compassion to those in
(October 21, 2015) – The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has sent congratulations to the Liberal Party of Canada and its leader Justin Trudeau on their historic victory in Canada’s 42nd general election. “We commend the Liberal Party of Canada and Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau on their election
Max Khan with interfaith leaders at Oakville’s Shaarei-Beth El Congregation earlier this month (March 29, 2015) – Max Khan, an Oakville town councillor and the federal Liberal candidate for Oakville North-Burlington, died in hospital this weekend. He was 46. The news has left residents across Oakville, as well as
(March 9, 2015) – Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative government are stoking fear and prejudice against Muslims, said Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau tonight at a Toronto gathering organized by the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. “These are troubling times,“ said Trudeau in a strongly worded speech.