This is part of Islam, this not something we make up

A tip of the hat to Shazim Khan – Imam of Masjid Al Salaam, Peterborough and Islamic Centre of Clarington for nudging the muse. Mr. Khan has previously established himself as somewhat of an expert in family matters at the Until They Change Themselves – One Day Mini-Conference at Islamic Centre … Continue reading

Culture or Religion?

I’ve occasionally experienced a subtle tactic my fellow Canadians use to invalidate the seriousness of many religious observances and practices. When I identify the more pernicious aspects of religion, I’m often waved off and told that the identified practice is not religious, but cultural. I’m told that the Islamic insistence that … Continue reading

Talking about the Proposed Secular Charter

On Tuesday, January 28, Anna Maria Tremonti from the CBC’s The Current moderated a panel discussion and public forum on “Quebec’s controversial proposed Secular Charter, which has divided Quebeckers and sparked debate across Canada.” CBC wanted to hear what Quebeckers think of the proposed secular charter and whether it will … Continue reading

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