Reflections on #OurLondonFamily Attack Verdict and Its Implications for Combatting Islamophobia

The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (“CMPAC”) welcomes the recent verdict in the case of Nathaniel Veltman, convicted of murder and attempted murder after deliberately targeting five members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario (“London Attack”). This heinous act, which amounted to a finding of a “textbook example” of terrorism under Canadian law by […]

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CMPAC Endorses Joint Open Letter “Stop Genocide or Resign”

The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC) endorses the open letter titled “Stop Genocide or Resign”, initiated by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJMPE). This initiative addresses the urgent need for action from the Canadian government regarding the escalating crisis in Gaza. The “Stop Genocide or Resign” letter has garnered support […]

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CMPAC Demands a Unified Statement from the Muslim Liberal Parliamentary Caucus Condemning Israel’s Invasion of Rafah

CMPAC has taken a firm stand against the ongoing aggression in Rafah, where innocent lives are at stake due to Israel’s invasion. We urge the Muslim Liberal Parliamentary Caucus (“Muslim Caucus”) to issue a resolute public statement condemning this aggression and demanding an end to the military operation in Gaza and the West Bank. The […]

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CMPAC Demands Concordia University to Uphold Freedom of Expression and End Intimidation of Students Following Palestine Advocacy Event Cancellation

Monday, February 12th – Oakville, ON – The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC) organized a series of Palestine advocacy solidarity events featuring Sami Hamdi from February 9th to 11th.  Sami Hamdi serves as the Managing Director of The International Interest, a prominent company specializing in global risk and intelligence analysis. He is renowned for […]

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Sami Hamdi Responds to Claims About His Palestine Speaking Tour

Recent concerns, regarding Sami Hamdi’s scheduled speaking engagements at Canadian universities, were raised by groups seeking to silence pro-Palestinian voices. On February 8th, 2024, Mr. Hamdi addressed these concerns at his first successful event in Canada at Western University in London, Ontario. Mr. Hamdi’s views have been misrepresented, particularly in reference to his alleged celebration […]

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CMPAC Calls for Carleton University to Uphold Freedom of Expression After Its Cancellation of a Palestine Advocacy Event

Thursday, February, 8th – London, ON – The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC), in collaboration with Muslim Student Associations (MSAs) across Canada, organized a series of Palestine advocacy solidarity events featuring Sami Hamdi from February 9th to 12th.  Sami Hamdi serves as the Managing Director of the International Interest, a prominent company specializing in […]

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Event Disclaimer: Sami Hamdi Palestine Speaking Advocacy Tour

As organizers of the Sami Hamdi Palestine Speaking Advocacy Tour event, we are committed to fostering constructive dialogue and raising awareness about the Palestine cause within our community. This disclaimer outlines the principles and objectives of our event, emphasizing our dedication to peaceful advocacy and respectful discourse. We condemn violence, hate speech, or any form […]

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CMPAC Joins Coalition Urging Canada to Halt Arms Transfers to Israel

The Canadian Muslim Public Affairs Council (CMPAC) has joined a coalition of civil society organizations in signing an open letter calling on Canada to halt arms transfers to Israel. The letter expresses profound concerns about the legal and humanitarian implications of Canada’s transfer of weapon systems to the Israeli government, particularly in light of the […]

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CMPAC Statement on the National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action against Islamophobia

January 29th, 2024 – Oakville, On this day we remember Ibrahima Barry, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Abdelkrim Hassane, Azzedine Soufiane, Aboubaker Thabti and all those who were injured or impacted when a terrorist gunman opened fire at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec in Sainte-Foy, 7 years ago.  We have heard the words of […]

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