CMPAC’s Statement on ICJ’s Order for Provisional Measures by Israel & Demand for the Canadian Government to Act Immediately

January 26, 2024, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) accepted South Africa’s request for provisional measures to their application of the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide in the Gaza strip by the state of Israel. The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC) acknowledges ICJ’s provisional measures against Israel and […]

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Joint Letter to Prime Minister Not to be Complicit in Israeli War Crimes in Gaza

December 28, 2023 The Right Honourable Justin TrudeauPrime Minister of CanadaOffice of the Prime Minister80 Wellington StreetOttawa, ON K1A 0A2Canada Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, The undersigned individuals and Canadian civil society, faith based, community and human rights organizations from all over Canada, are writing to express our deep concerns about the escalating situation in Gaza. We stand […]

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CMPAC’s Statement on Concerns and Expectations from the Canadian Government after their Recent UN Vote and Joint Statement with Australia and New Zealand

December 16, 2023 – The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC) acknowledges the important step taken by the Canadian Government in supporting UNGA Resolution A/ES-10/L.27, which calls for a ceasefire in Gaza. As delayed as it is, this move finally aligns with the demands of the majority of Canadians and marks a significant change in Canada’s stance […]

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Joint Letter to PM to call for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza

Dec 4, 2023 CMPAC and 45 organizations representing many communities, faith groups, civil rights and human rights organizations, sent a joint letter (below) to the Prime Minister of Canada to express concern about the continuation of the Israeli violations and to urge the government to press for an immediate and permanent ceasefire and to support […]

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Joint Statement against the attack on free speech and the labelling of pro-Palestinian rallies as ‘hate rallies’

Nov 9, 2023 November 9, 2023, Mississauga – We, the undersigned Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Palestinian and Arab Community, civil society, human rights, faith-based, ethnic, professional, humanitarian and relief organizations are writing to express our deep disappointment and concern with the recent public statements by senior politicians and public figures describing pro-Palestinian rallies as hateful and anti-Semitic. These stances […]

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Community Support of MPP Sarah Jama

Oct 27, 2023 On Monday October 23, MPP Sarah Jama was censured in Provincial Legislature for her historically grounded statement calling for a ceasefire in Palestine. Moments before her censure vote, she was also removed from the Ontario NDP caucus. Community organizations have written to the provincial party leaders in support of MPP Sarah Jama’s stance for […]

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CMPAC Statement on Rising Islamophobia

Mississauga, Oct 18, 2023 – Members and allies of the Muslim community are deeply concerned at the rising wave of Islamophobic rhetoric emerging, and the consequences it has for Palestinians whose lives are on the line, as well as the safety and well-being of the Muslim community in Canada.  From politicians equating support of Palestinians with […]

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Joint Letter to the PM on Gaza

Oct 14, 2023 CMPAC lead 37 Muslim organizations from communities across the country in a joint letter to the Prime Minister addressing our community’s concerns for Gazans caught in this week’s escalations.  We are concerned with the lack of accountability our government is extending in the face of 2.2 million civilians facing ongoing attacks, cut […]

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