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$5M Marks Largest Hospital Donation From Muslim Community in Canadian History

  • 8-26-2020
  • Trillium Health Partners

In a record-breaking pledge, the Muslim community announced $5 million to support the redevelopment of Mississauga Hospital, one of three sites that together comprise Trillium Health Partners (THP), as part of THP’s larger redevelopment plan. Individuals,

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Ugandan-born businesswoman appointed Lieutenant Governor of Alberta in Canada

  • 8-26-2020
  • JAVIRA SSEBWAMI

TORONTO – A Uganda immigrant identified as Salma Lakhani has become the first Muslim to be appointed lieutenant governor in Canada. In a news release, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the appointment saying, ”Salma is devoted to supporti

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Lawyer Isha Khan named new leader of embattled human rights museum

  • 8-26-2020
  • Kelly Geraldine Malone

Isha Khan has spent her career upholding human rights. The Winnipeg lawyer may now be facing her most public battle as she takes the helm of a museum under fire over allegations of racism, homophobia, sexism and censorship. "I'm excited about getting in

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Toronto police investigate after mosque faces sixth vandalism attack

  • 8-26-2020
  • Miriam Katawazi Multi-Platform Writer, CTV News Toronto

TORONTO -- A Toronto mosque has been attacked for the sixth time in three months, and the city’s Muslim community is urgently calling on officials to take the matter more seriously. Since June 1, Toronto police say they have been made aware of “several

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U of T professor helps Canada Post create Eid stamp to mark Muslim holidays

  • 5-20-2020

Anver Emon, a professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and Faculty of Arts & Science, has helped create a Canadian tribute to Islam’s most important holidays. The director of the Institute of Islamic Studies consulted with Canada Post aft

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Online applications open for B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

  • 5-01-2020

British Columbians whose ability to work has been affected because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are receiving the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) can now apply for the B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers (BCEBW) online. The BCEBW is a one-time,

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Prime Minister announces ban on assault-style firearms

  • 5-01-2020

May 1, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister’s Office One Canadian killed by gun violence is one too many. Violent crimes involving firearms continue to have devastating impacts on communities across the country, and on Canadians who

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Statement from the Conservative Party’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee on resuming the 2020 Leadership

  • 5-01-2020

April 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Conservative Party of Canada’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) met today to discuss the resumption of the 2020 Leadership Election. On March 26, the LEOC suspended the race due to the impact COVID-

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