Category: Opinion

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The Value of Dhikr

When we look at the lives of the sahaba (the companions of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ), we commonly see extraordinary displays of strength. Abbad ibn Bishr (ra) was once praying when an enemy arrow shot him. He removed the arrow and continued his prayer only to be shot...

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Shifting Perspectives: The Pursuit of Education

There is a dire need in our society, particularly with new immigrant-families with children who are entering (or already enrolled in) post-secondary education, to learn the skills and utilize available resources to navigate through the education system to realize their goals – whether they be personal...

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An Avalanche for Change

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. Winter just loves to steal spring’s spotlight, doesn’t it? Canada’s just too attached to the cold; it can’t seem to let it go (maybe...

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...

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Lead Today For a Better Canada Tomorrow

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. You think times are tough today? They are going to get tougher. We aint seen nothin’ yet! With poverty on the rise, lack of...

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The Healthy Lifestyle Crisis

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. In Canada alone, obesity rates have tripled in less than 30 years, according to a study from Memorial University in St. John’s, New Brunswick. That...

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Embracing Mental Health

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication. A while back I had a cold and was told by a friend that the reason for my sickness was because someone had put the...