“The main problem is not with the test itself, but with the fact the test is implying that immigrants have a problem when it comes to our values,” said Haroun Bouazzi, co-president of the Association of Muslims and Arabs for Laicity in Quebec.
Within contemporary Canada, cultural advancement and retention is a most curious thing. Of course, this is one reason why media NEVER touch the topics CAP tend to write about.
“While attention is mainly focused on the leaders of the four main parties, something sinister is happening to our politics. White supremacy has made its way into mainstream public discourse in this country, becoming an insidious danger to our democracy.”
White supremacy and far-right extremist groups are on the rise in Canada and directly threaten the safety of minority communities, including the Muslim community.
According to Aziz, such racial insensitivity is quite usual in the upper ranks of the Trudeau government, and says he became used to such behaviour while working on Parliament Hill with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s policy team, reports CBC.
“It’s those of us who make up Canada’s diverse minority communities. We are the ones who have to endure anti-immigrant, Islamophobic, homophobic, anti-Sikh, anti-Semitic, white supremacist narratives, candidates and comments.”
When Justin Trudeau unilaterally blessed Canada with its “no core identity” mantra, he omitted what would naturally develop as a result: the surge of special interest groups attempting the fill the void with an ethnocentric-oriented POWER GRAB.
Nadia Hasan, acting executive director of the council, said Saturday that Ghada Melek’s alleged comments on Islam and the LGBTQ2 community show she “wouldn’t know how to serve” all citizens in the very diverse riding of Mississauga-Streetsville.
Trudeau said The Canadian-Muslim Vote had reached 2.5 million people in the past four years and noted the influence of Muslim grass roots volunteers. Statistics Canada’s 2011 National Household Survey suggests there are almost 1.1 million Canadian Muslims.