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After receiving death threats, imam vows to fight extremism, and opens up about his own brush with it

MISSISSAUGA — The photo emailed to Ibrahim Hindy showed five men hanging by their necks. “Islamic wind chimes,” the email read. Around the same time, a message arrived calling his mosque “one of many satan safe houses that need to be burned to the ground.” 1,349 more words

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Ontario imam threatened with death, burning of mosque over Muslim student support

A Mississauga, Ont. imam says he’s received threats against his life and a message calling for the burning of a mosque where he practices amid rising religious tensions at the… 885 more words

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Well, it’s not day 100 yet (that happens on April 29), but as I wrap up my blog on President Trump’s first 100 days in office, there is more than enough evidence to suggest that his behavior during the election campaign has continued into his presidency, and not in a positive way. 796 more words

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Chris Selley: Hate religion in public schools? Yell at your MPP, not your school board

Even by the standards of pear-shaped school board meetings, last Wednesday’s in Peel Region seems to have been a doozie. The local board has been grappling with opposition to Friday Muslim prayers being held in some of its schools — or trying to, at a series of raucous meetings featuring all manner of spittle-flecked anti-Islam invective from various usual suspects. 761 more words

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‘What Happened To Secular Public Schools?’

“The morning after a tense meeting at the Peel school board — where a spectator tore up a ‘Quran’ and others yelled {so-called} ‘Islamophobic’ comments — the province has issued a statement in support of the board providing space for  Muslim students’ Friday prayers. 2,741 more words

Suicide Of Western Civilization

Peel school board calls video offering $1K reward for Muslim prayer recordings ‘hate-filled showmanship’

The Peel District School Board is calling a video offering a $1,000 reward for recordings of Muslim students during Friday prayers as simply “hate-filled showmanship” and an attack on the school community. 631 more words

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Social Justice Education: Is SJE a Broadening or Narrowing Classroom Pedagogy?

Ontario elementary school teachers are now being totally immersed in the new pedagogy of Social Justice Education. The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario’s newish resource, … 1,181 more words

Educational Leadership