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MAC in the News

MAC is home to opinion holders from various backgrounds and provides balanced and principled commentary on community matters. Below is the most recent coverage of MAC in the media.

For Canadian Muslims, second pandemic Ramadan is a time of hope and sadness

MONTREAL – Bilal Abdul Kader, president and founder of the As-Salam mosque in downtown Montreal, said his mosque has been…

Montreal Muslims forced to adapt again for Ramadan without social gatherings

Students from McGill will focus on outreach toward the most vulnerable members during Islam’s holiest month. Doumouh Baltaji said Ramadan,…

Second Ramadan during pandemic ‘a blessing and a challenge,’ Muslim association says

Evening call to prayer will again be broadcast outside Edmonton mosques Muslims in Edmonton are finding ways to safely celebrate…

What you should know about observing Ramadan in Waterloo region

The holy month will wrap up with Eid ul-Fitr celebrations on May 13 As Muslims around the world begin to…

Ali: On International Women’s Day, #ChooseToChallenge gender discrimination in Canada – and everywhere

As COVID-19 rolls back many gains for gender equality, women have carried the brunt of the current crisis. Canada’s economic…

Ali, Lawendy and Dwyer: Faith-based mental health supports for students need a boost

More and more during the pandemic, young people are turning to these services on campus. Yet most chaplains are volunteers…

Unique challenges faced by Black Muslim community warrant better understanding, attention

Black Muslims in Canada face combined oppressions of anti-Black racism and Islamophobia This column is an opinion by Nimao Ali, a social…

The Pandemic Can Bring Us Together In Service—Let’s Start By Giving Blood

More than anything else, the pandemic has exposed how much human beings need each other. Every person has leaned on…

Not designating Jan. 29 as a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Islamophobia is a decision

On Jan. 29, 2017, the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City was viciously attacked by Alexandre Bissonette, who ruthlessly gunned…

COVID-19 : des leaders religieux affirment combattre la désinformation

Freddy Mata (accéder à la page de l’auteur) Freddy Mata – Publié le 17 janvier 2021 Alors que certains leaders religieux…