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Islamophobia on the rise in Canada

A national academic research study, conducted by a group of eight universities from across the country, indicated that Canada has experienced a rise in Islamophobia.

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Interview by Ward Anderson on Canada Now

Transmitted on SiriusXM 10:45amET. The results of Canadian Community Engagement study.

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Coverage of Unity Conference The Canadian Times

Think for Actions organized the second conference: THE UNITY CONFERENCE 2017: Stronger Together – Strength in Diversity.

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Canadians Hold Positive Impression Of Muslims, Worry About Rise In Racism: Survey

Fear is the greatest factor. The majority of Canadians believe the issue of racism has increased.

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Canadians hold positive impression of Muslims: Survey

Calgary, Canada (IINA) – A new survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims, but that view doesn’t apply to some of the religion’s leadership and beliefs, 660 NEWS reported.

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Intolerance of Muslim Canadians isn′t new

Discrimination against Muslims within our country is a real problem and Canadians shouldn’t need a survey to believe it.

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Canadians believe fear towards Muslims in country increasing: Poll

An online poll, which was conducted over 1,048 Canadians between March 13 and August 12, released its results at the Unity Conference in Calgary on Islamophobia, discrimination and systemic racism on Saturday.

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The Muslim Times - ‘Fear is the greatest factor:’ Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism against Muslims

The survey found 56 per cent believed that Islam suppresses women’s rights. There was a 54 per cent approval for imams and 35 per cent for Muslim leadership.

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National Post - ‘Fear is the greatest factor:’ Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism against Muslims

The survey found 56 per cent believed that Islam suppresses women’s rights. There was a 54 per cent approval for imams and 35 per cent for Muslim leadership.

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Canadians are concerned about the rise of racism, new survey says

A survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims but that view doesn’t apply to some of the religion’s leadership and beliefs.

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Canadians relatively favourable to the muslims, according to a survey

The rate of appreciation of the imams amounts to 54% and that of the leaders of the muslim community, only 35%.

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Lethbridge Herald - ‘Fear is the greatest factor:’ Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism

A survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims but that view doesn’t apply to some of the religion’s leadership and beliefs.

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New survey results out on Canadians and their perception of Muslims

A new survey suggests Canadians have a generally positive impression of Muslims, but that view doesn’t apply to some of the religion’s leadership and beliefs.

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Calgary Metro - ‘Fear is the greatest factor:’ Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism

Some 72 per cent of respondents believed there is an increasing climate of hatred and fear towards Muslims in Canada.

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The Star - ‘Fear is the greatest factor:’ Survey finds Canadians worry about rise of racism

In a new survey, 72 per cent of respondents believed there has been an increasing climate of hatred and fear towards Muslims in Canada.

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Radio Interview with Danielle Smith on Newstalk 770 - The Unity Conference

Dr. Mukarram Ali Zaidi, chairman and founder, of Think for Actions, joins the show to talk about the upcoming conference and the goal of it.

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Sensei Fatima Zaidi - Black Belt teaching a Self Defense

Boot Camp for Females Age 13 & Above.

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16-year-old Calgarian starts self-defence class for Muslim girls

A new boot camp is preparing girls to stand up for themselves. A 16-year-old Muslim sensei is going to be sharing her skills to help girls defend themselves if they're attacked. Fatima Zaidi and her...

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Think-tank looks at Islamophobia

Hate crimes against Muslims in Canada have increased by 60 per cent from 2014 to 2015. This attitude was one of the leading factors that lead to the death of six men and injured 19...

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National think-tank addresses rise of Islamophobia

The Canadian Community Engagement Study is being undertaken to understand the level of communication between Canadian Muslims and their fellow Canadians. The survey aims to take a deeper look...

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National think tank in Calgary welcomes Notley's anti-racism strategy

The community now is more afraid than ever because before there was only conversations against Islam and Muslims and now there are more organized rallies and there are now organized...

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Letter: Take five minutes, take the survey

Hate crimes against Muslims in Canada have increased by 60 per cent from 2014 to 2015. This attitude was one of the leading factors that led to the death of six men and the injuries to 19 others when Alexandre Bissonnette opened fire in Quebec Masjid on Jan. 30.

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Muslim research group chair saddened by attack near London mosque

The head of a non-profit Muslim research institute in Calgary is saddened by the attack outside a mosque in London, England.
Dr. Mukarram Zaidi, the chairman of Think for Actions, believes it’s all about a lack of understanding, despite all the work that’s been done over the years to try to communicate what the teachings of Islam are about.

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Calgary community leaders tackle radicalization and Islamophobia

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Muslims proud to be Canadian despite discrimination.

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Alberta reacts to deadly mosque shooting

Albertans have joined the chorus of Canadians condemning the attack on a mosque in Quebec City. Premier Rachel Notley said she was heartbroken to hear of the deadly shooting. “On behalf of Albertans, my heart goes out to the victims of this attack and their loved ones. We stand in solidarity with all Muslim Canadians and all of those grieving in Quebec,” she said.

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L’Alberta solidaire des victimes de l'attentat dans une mosquée de Québec

De nombreux Albertains sont en état de choc après les attentats contre une mosquée de Québec, dimanche soir. Plusieurs veillées aux flambeaux sont prévues dans la province pour manifester du soutien aux victimes de la tragédie.

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Dispelling Islamophobia through dialogue" Conference held in Canada

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The Israr Kasana Show

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Calgary conference aims to dispel Muslim myths

About 200 Calgarians attended a conference on Saturday with a goal of addressing Islamophobia through dia-logue.

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Muslim and Candian Pride

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Calgary Muslim Group's Survey

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CBC Interview about RISC Survey by Think for Actions

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Media Release: Conference to address a new poll indicating Calgary

Among the noteworthy results is the fact that 97% Calgary Muslims identify themselves as proud Canadians as well as proud Muslims, rather than seeing such identities as disparate or mutually exclusive.

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Calgary Muslims proud Canadians

They’re proud Canadians, striving to adopt the culture and values of their new home, but more than half of Calgary’s Muslim community still face discrimination and, in some cases, violence and verbal abuse, says a new poll.

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MCC and TFA holding conference

Among the noteworthy results is the fact that 97% Calgary’s Muslims identify themselves as proud Canadians as well as proud Muslims, rather than seeing such identities as disparate or mutually exclusive.

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Think for Actions and MCC Held Conference

Think for Actions and MCC Held Conference on Muslim Being Proud Canadian and Integrated

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Calgary Conference Aims To Dispel Muslim Myths

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Efforts behind survery

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MCC & Think of Actions

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Calgary Muslims Fear Racism on the Rise

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Press RISC

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