Newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised eyebrows Wednesday, when he appointed Omar Alghabra as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The appointment of the new Parliamentary Secretary is particularly concerning to some, given that Alghabra previously was the head of the radical Canadian Arab Federation (CAF) between 2004 and 2005.
The parliamentary budget office says the government is on track to deliver annual shortfalls that will be as much as $10.8 billion higher than expected.
“At a personal level, my biggest challenge is to communicate effectively with Canadians and to keep Canadians onside with this project,” federal Immigration Minister John McCallum said during a question and answer session.
That’s the real danger with “progressives.” They refuse to acknowledge that radical Islam is a threat to Western civilization.
Canada’s refugees are being drawn from a pool of the poorest of the poor. Lacking higher education or easily transferable skill sets, and with scant English or French, they will require an immense amount of help and encouragement when they arrive.
HALIFAX, NS — Members of Halifax’s Muslim community are confronting misconceptions about their faith by holding an information session about the hijab this weekend.
Anyone who stops by the Halifax Central Library for “Hijab Day” on Saturday will be invited to try one on.
“Dr. Abdelkader Tayebi, imam for the Ummah Mosque in Halifax says “It’s being seen as something imported from outside, from the Middle East, whereas it is now a Canadian thing.”
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with his cabinet today and one of the top priorities is to approve a plan to resettle 25,000 refugees from Syria.
The fast-track Liberal plan needs to work out the logistics of how to get them here before year’s end, and where to house them once they arrive.
Arriving on Parliament Hill, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan kept tight-lipped about the possibility of temporarily accommodating refugees at military bases and other facilities.
“Still working on it,” he said.
The suburban Toronto neighborhoods reached by area code 905, key constituencies in this campaign thanks in part to a redistribution of parliamentary seats, are home to hundreds of thousands of immigrants drawn to a nation that for decades has been a refuge for victims of war and oppression.
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