Tagged: diversity

Muslim girls team participate in a dragon boat challenge in Winnipeg, Manitoba. PC: Amna Burki

Enter the Dragon: From Manitoba

Dragon boating, a team sport that includes elements of power, speed, synchronization, and endurance, was the sport chosen by a group of Muslim girls to compete in on September 8th and 9th, 2017. The team originated in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and were coached for a few months...

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The History of Muslims in Canada

In 2015, Canada Day fell in the middle of Ramadan (the most sacred month of the lunar Islamic calendar) for the first time in about thirty years. The last time that happened, the Muslim population of Canada numbered just around 100,000 people (about 0.38% of the...

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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...