Discrimination, hate incidents and stereotyping of Canadian Muslims is growing in frequency and intensity. The NCCM will call for action on the increasing number of incidents of Islamophobia across Canada.
WHAT: News conference to endorse Charter for Inclusive Communities and to condemn Islamophobia
WHO: NCCM representatives in Vancouver, Calgary, London, Windsor, Toronto, and Montreal will be joined by local politicians, law enforcement & civil society representatives, and community allies.
WHEN: Monday, July 4, 2016
TIME: 11:00 a.m. EST/MST in Calgary, Montreal, London, Windsor, Toronto;
9:30 a.m. PST in Vancouver
Vancouver – Royal Bank Room, YWCA Hotel, 733 Beatty Street
Calgary – John Dutton Theatre, Central Library, 616 Macleod Trail SE
London – Labatt Hall, Covent Market, 130 King Street
Windsor – Dieppe Gardens (Ouellette and Riverside)
Toronto – Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St.
– Sheraton Hotel, 555 McMilan Blvd, Montreal QC (room will be on main floor near entrance across from reception counter)
NOTE: Media professionals are kindly requested to check-in at the media registration desk at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the news conference. Each news conference will run approx. 40 minutes.
The NCCM is an independent, non-partisan, and non-profit grassroots organization. It is a leading voice for Muslim civic engagement and the promotion of human rights.
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