Action Alerts


Thank the Toronto Star for being first major media outlet to adopt the term ‘Daesh’; Encourage other Canadian Media outlets to do the same

  The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent Muslim civil liberties and human rights advocacy organization, is calling on fellow Canadians to immediately write to the Toronto Star to thank it for its leadership in deciding to use the term ‘Daesh’ to describe the terrorist group. The NCCM also urges fellow Canadians to write to other media outlets to encourage them to also use the term ‘Daesh’ to describe the terrorist group. Read the Star announcement here. Read the NCCM's News Release welcoming the decision here. R...

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Thank Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie for standing firm against Islamophobia

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a national Muslim civil liberties & advocacy organization, is calling on supporters and fellow Canadians to immediately write to Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie to thank her for taking a principled stand against Islamophobia. Mayor Bonnie Crombie recently stood firm against a concerted campaign mounted by an individual who employed anti-Muslim language in advocating that the city block zoning permission to the Meadowvale Islamic Centre. Mayor Crombie showed firm leadership in challenging his discrimina...

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Action Alert: Urge MPs to request open review & debate of proposed anti-terrorism bill

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is calling on all Canadians to urge their elected officials to fully review and debate proposed security laws under Bill C-51. Legal experts, civil liberties organizations, and several newspaper editorials have raised serious concerns and reservations about the proposed legislation. The International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group, of which the NCCM is a member, is urging the government “to allow for serious debate and thorough consideration of the bill and calls for extended and wide-ranging consultations in ...

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Action Alert: Urge Canadian government to ratify treaty to help prevent torture

Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks at the United Nations on September 25, 2014. www.pm.gc.ca Photo by Jason Ransom. The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent non-partisan Muslim civil liberties & advocacy organization, is calling on supporters and fellow Canadians to urge their Members of Parliament and the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to address the continuing crisis of torture around the world. What better time than now? This week we are marking International Human Rights Day, as well as the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN ...

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