Canada

Canada: Hate is wrong, says Canadian Sikh politician after racist heckling

Brampton (Ontario), September 12 http://tribuneindia.com/news/diaspora/hate-is-wrong-says-canadian-sikh-politician-after-racist-heckling/465920.html  Indo-Canadian politician Jagmeet Singh has opened up on his reaction, which earned him plaudits, after a video, showing a heckler spewing ugly remarks at him during a meet and greet event, went viral. The New Democratic Party (NDP) leadership contender explained what was going through his […]

Texas to Canada – send prayers no aid

Do Facebook prayers count? Texas Secretary of State rejects aid from Canada, asks for prayers instead. When the good people of Quebec offered blankets, beds, water, and other much needed relief effort to those devastated by Hurricane Harvey, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos rejected the generous offer, and asked […]

Canada: Liberal MP offered woman $100K to keep quiet about sexual harassment claim, father alleges

By ALEX BALLINGALL thestar.com Ottawa Bureau Tues., Aug. 29, 2017 https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/08/29/liberal-mp-offered-woman-100k-to-keep-quiet-about-sexual-harassment-claim-father-alleges.html?source=newsletter&_ctids=2444%7cQverpg%2fSebz+Rznvy%7c382%7c33952%7c39000&_ctdigest=rC1fyiO%2byMXiIFEo%2f4agRQ The father of a 24-year-old woman who worked for Calgary Liberal MP Darshan Kang said Kang offered a series of payments to prevent her from sharing harassment allegations with her parents. Liberal MP Darshan Kang did not respond to requests […]

Toronto Islamic High School shuts down

By NOOR JAVEDNews reporter Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, thestar.com With just two weeks before the school year begins, students at a private Islamic high school in Toronto are “devastated” and scrambling to find other options after they were informed over the weekend it was abruptly shutting down. Management of the Islamic […]

New Book: Muslim Contributions to Sciences

A new book Muslim Contributions to Sciences by noted Canadian author Zakaria Virk is now available online (pdf) . Muslim contributions in the following disciplines have been discussed at length with pertinent diagrams and maps. Contents  of the book are as follows: Chapter 1        Muslim Contributions to Opthalmology                                           5 Chapter […]