Canada: Attack on Canadian Muslim being probed as Islamophobic hate crime

A Muslim father remains in intensive care in a Toronto hospital after a horrific beating that police confirmed Wednesday is being investigated as a anti-Muslim hate crime.Continue Reading

Quebec mosque shooter says fear of Trudeau’s refugee policy fueled attack

The gunman who killed six people in a mosque in Quebec told police he was motivated by fear of Canada’s immigration policy following U.S. President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban.”Continue Reading

Anti-Muslim incidents constitute largest segment of hate crimes in Peel Region

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent civil liberties and advocacy organization, is deeply concerned by a new report submitted to the Peel Police Services Board on hate-motivated crime today. The report reveals a 168% increase in police-reported hate crimes from 2016 to 2017, the majority of which were motivated by anti-religious bigotry.

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