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Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia
9th Feb 2017

Canadian lawmakers urge action to curb Islamophobia

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Muslim leaders on Wednesday sent a letter to the Canadian Parliament that requested the government institute measures to combat Islamophobia. When the House of Commons returns next week, Liberal MP Iqra Khalid’s M-103, … Continued

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting
30th Jan 2017

Canada: 6 dead in Quebec City mosque terrorist shooting

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Six people are dead and a number of others wounded in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, the facility’s president told media late Sunday. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called it … Continued

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque
19th Nov 2016

Canadian police investigating hate graffiti at mosque

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Police in the capital of Ottawa are investigating after a mosque was spray-painted with hate words, Canadian media reported Friday. It is the fifth incident of racist graffiti in the past week. Police … Continued

Canada: Muslim-only housing plan runs into opposition in Montreal
17th Nov 2016

Canada: Muslim-only housing plan runs into opposition in Montreal

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA):  A proposal to build homes for about 100 Muslim families in Montreal has run into fierce opposition but the man behind the project said Wednesday he will push ahead with the plan. Nabil … Continued

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian
28th Apr 2016

Canada: Survey shows Muslims proud to be Canadian

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Canadian Muslims have a deep-rooted love for Canada, even though many have been the victims of discrimination, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday. The Environics Institute survey of 600 … Continued

Canada to end coalition bombing Daesh
9th Feb 2016

Canada to end coalition bombing Daesh

By Barry Ellsworth with additional reporting from Michael Hernandez in Washington   TRENTON, Ont. (AA) — Canada announced Monday that it will pull out of an air coalition bombing Daesh and replace its airplanes with more ground troops. Prime Minister … Continued

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy
27th Jan 2016

Canada to lift sanctions on Iran, reopen embassy

[Photo Canada PM Justin Trudeau opening diplomatic relations with Iran. Photograph: Alex Guibord/Creative-Commons] Barry Ellsworth TRENTON, Ont. (AA) — Canada announced Tuesday that it will comply with a United Nations request and lift sanctions against Iran as well as reopen … Continued

Canada: Four killed in school shooting
23rd Jan 2016

Canada: Four killed in school shooting

By Barry Ellsworth     TRENTON, Ont. (AA): Four victims were killed Friday and several wounded in a shooting at two separate locations, including a high school, in a small remote northern Canadian community. A male suspect is in custody, … Continued

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition
21st Jan 2016

Canada to withdraw from anti-Daesh bombing coalition

By Barry Ellsworth     TRENTON, Ont. (AA) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reaffirmed Wednesday that Canada will stop participation in allied airstrikes against Daesh, but will instead provide military training. During a question-and-answer session at the World Economic Forum … Continued

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win
20th Oct 2015

Canada: Liberals surge to stunning election win

By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, (AA): Canada was a sea of red from coast to coast Monday as Justin Trudeau and his Liberals swept into power with a majority government. It was stunning reversal of the Liberals disastrous defeat in … Continued

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering
16th Sep 2015

Canadian gov’t loses appeal to ban Muslim face covering

 By Barry Ellsworth   TRENTON, Ont. (AA): The Canadian government on Tuesday lost its appeal to ban the niqab, meaning the faces of Muslim women can be covered when they’re sworn in as new Canadian citizens. The three justices of … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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