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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.

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…

Toronto doctor creates blueprint for reducing addiction stigma in the Muslim community

Series of seminars held inside GTA mosques tackle misconceptions, religious issues When Masjid Toronto first agreed to host seminars on…

CBC Alberta News January 16, 2021- FoodShare Program

MAC’s Calgary chapter partnered with Penny Appeal Canada to distribute 930 meals 300 winter clothes kits. Volunteers worked tirelessly to…

Young Muslim women are leading environmental movements grounded in their beliefs

Weeks prior to the lockdowns and closures that came with the COVID-19 pandemic, UN Secretary General António Guterres said 2020 would be…

Student Eagerness to Learn in Reopened Islamic Schools Presents Important Growth Opportunities During Pandemic

Student Eagerness to Learn in Reopened Islamic Schools Presents Important Growth Opportunities During Pandemic With schools open again in Ontario,…

Tackling systemic racism starts with an overhaul within government institutions

Given the impact that political rhetoric and policies have in dictating the social climate, it is an area for anti-racist…