Quietly — without any fanfare, TV cameras or politicians to welcome them — close to 20 Syrian refugee families arrived in Winnipeg during the past week. Read More
Non-Muslims in Winnipeg are speaking up and taking action in response to the Tory government’s perceived treatment of the mostly Muslim refugees from Syria and its opposition to the niqab.
With the longest election in modern Canadian history winding to a close, several hundred people in Winnipeg gathered at the Manitoba Legislative Building on Saturday hoping to highlight inclusiveness and unity in the face of what they call a particularly divisive campaign.
MUSLIM and indigenous Canadians feeling targeted or ignored during the federal election campaign rallied together with a diverse mix of community groups outside the Manitoba legislature Saturday.
Members of Winnipeg’s Muslim and indigenous communities are coming together on Saturday for “Our Canada, One Canada,” a rally that encourages people to vote in the name of unity throughout the country.
Shahina Siddiqui had a simple message that she hoped Saturday’s “Our Canada, One Canada” rally at the Manitoba Legislative Building grounds would deliver to politicians of all parties….
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