Category: Features

Zunera Ishaq, who wants to be allowed to wear her Niqab during the Canadian citizenship ceremony, poses near home in Mississauga, Ont. on Monday February 16, 2015.  — Photo and caption credit: J.P. Moczulski for The National Post

#DressCodePM: A Lawyer’s Perspective on Niqab

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication.   After having met all other citizenship requirements, Zunera Ishaq postponed her citizenship oath ceremony last year in order to challenge a 2012 Conservative...

Change-makers Zaki and Syeda Patel photographed here in downtown Toronto. Photo credit: Taabish Hasan.

141 Schools for Peace

On December 16th, 2014, 141 lives, including those of 132 children, were lost senselessly in a heinous terror attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. The whole world was consumed by shock and grief over this atrocious act. Like many others, Zaki Patel, a 33 year...


An Interview with Walid Hejazi

Islamic Finance refers to banking and monetary practices adhering to Islamic or Sharia law. As such, it bans interest payments, certain market speculations, and investment in products not believed to be ‘halal‘ – such as gambling, pornography, alcohol, and pork. It is practiced by the bulk...