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On Diversity in the Workplace

A 2005 Royal Bank of Canada report asserted that “society has undergone a profound change since the 1960s in how it views the roles of women, celebrates cultural diversity, and the contribution of visible minorities, and recognises the strong contribution of Aboriginal Peoples in shaping Canada’s...

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Upcoming Brand Alert: Haya Boutique

Launching on August 22nd at the IMFDF fashion show in Toronto – Haya is Canada’s newest modest fashion label. Established in 2015 out of London, Ontario by a husband-wife duo, the name Haya reflects what the brand stands for: modesty, bashfulness, self-respect and humility.  As one can...

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Lin’s Ethical Eats: Choosing Local

Besides making my diet a little bit more ethical by consuming less meat and more greens, I also try to eat locally and according to what’s in season. By doing this, I’m contributing less to the carbon footprint produced when food is shipped from outside of...

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Practicing Prophetic ﷺ Respect

An Imam recently visited our local mosque and brought to the table a chronic illness that many Muslims have: Demanding Respect Disorder. The Imam wisely started by reflecting on Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ character — the type of character that millions admire and would love to emulate. His reflection...

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How can we encourage more Canadians to vote?

A few years ago, while visiting a mosque in a European capital, I came across a small circle of young women in a heated discussion about democracy. At first, I thought, ‘how refreshing to find young women speaking about such critical issues in a mosque!’ However,...