Action Alerts


Call for Next Steps After Motion to Combat Street Harassment Passes in the City of Edmonton

As a response to the staggering numbers of Islamophobic attacks and rise of hate and hate crimes in Alberta, NCCM held an emergency provincial advocacy day that called on municipal and provincial leaders to take collective action in a plan to combat street harassment. Because of this work, alongside other critical stakeholders and members of our community, this week a motion was passed at Edmonton City Hall, calling for a review of current bylaws related to street harassment. Street harassment is not only an issue that is faced by the Muslim community. It’s an issue ...

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Call for Support of Motion to Combat Street Harassment in Edmonton

As a response to the staggering numbers of Islamophobic attacks and rise of hate and hate crimes in Alberta, NCCM held an emergency provincial advocacy day that called on municipal and provincial leaders to take collective action in a plan to combat street harassment.   Because of this work, alongside other critical stakeholders and members of our community, this week a motion will likely be brought at Edmonton City Hall, calling for a review of current bylaws related to public safety. Street harassment is not only an issue that is faced by the Muslim ...

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Send a Letter to the Leaders of Alberta on Islamophobic Attacks

WHAT IS GOING ON IN ALBERTA? May 30, 2021: A Muslim woman and her son were attacked both physically and verbally, while waiting for public transit in Calgary May 26, 2021: A Muslim Calgarian man was met with Islamophobic and racial slurs for hanging a Palestinian flag on his car. Video showed the attacker stating, “I’ll knock your f****** terrorist a** out… I got a picture of Muhammed and Allah in my car, want me to give them to you?” April 25, 2021: A man made obscene gestures towards a woman wearing a hijab, and then hit the car of the Muslim ...

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Send a Letter to the YDRSB Supporting the Renaming of Vaughan S.S. to Hodan Nalayeh

🚨ACTION ALERT - NEW DEADLINE 🚨 We have been told that the York Region District School Board has asked that constituents send emails around the renaming of Vaughan SS to Hodan Nalayeh Secondary School by Feb 22, as a recommendation on what the school should be named will go to the Property Management Committee on February 23rd. It is critical that constituents send as many letters as possible now to let the trustees know that they must listen to their community. It takes 30 seconds of your time to do.   In mid-September 2020, trustees ...

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Send a Thank You Letter to Minister Blair for Banning Several White Supremacist Organizations as Listed Terrorist Entites

Breaking News: Today, The Federal Government has banned The Proud Boys, The Base, Atomwaffen, and The Russian Imperial Movement as listed terrorist entities. On January 29, 2017, the Quebec City Mosque attack claimed the lives of six Muslim men worshiping in their mosque and gravely injured many others. It was an unprecedented attack that left a Canadian place of worship – a sacred sanctuary – a scene of unimaginable carnage. On September 12, a member of the Canadian community, Mohamed-Aslim Zafis, was ruthlessly killed in front of the IMO Mosque in Toronto ...

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Send a Thank You Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau for Designating January 29th

BREAKING: Today, the federal government officially designated January 29 as a National Day of Remembrance of the Quebec City Mosque Attack and Action Against Islamophobia Since the Quebec City mosque shooting on January 29th 2017 there has been a groundswell of support across the country to designate January 29 as a national day of action against Islamophobia, hate, and racism. Several municipalities and provinces have designated the day. Over the years we at NCCM have worked shoulder-to-shoulder with community organizations of many faiths and backgrounds to ...

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Sign this Petition to tell Jason Kenney and the Mayors of Alberta to Stop Racist and Islamophobic attacks in Alberta

#DontLookAway Take Action now! YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT Sign this petition! Share this petition! Tell Premier Jason Kenney and the Mayors of Alberta that we need to dismantle white supremacist organizations in Alberta On December 8, 2020, a man attacked two Black Muslim women in Edmonton in the parking lot of a mall. A few days later, another young Black Muslim woman was attacked on public transportation in Edmonton. These attacks happened in the context of rising hate crimes against Albertan Muslims and the emboldening of white ...

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Tell Nityo Infotech that there should be no Islamophobia in our workplaces

"Please do not submit Muslim candidates for below position.” This is an excerpt from an email from a recruiter at Nityo Infotech, an IT company with offices in Canada, US and around the globe. Many in the Muslim community know that Islamophobia and discrimination in employment exists, but rarely do we see it stated this explicitly. We echo the calls by CAIR San Diego, CAIR New Jersey and others for disciplinary action against this individual employee. We also recognize that statements like this don’t materialize in a vacuum. This suggests a broader ...

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Send This Letter Thanking Federal Leaders for Standing Against White Supremacy

Join us in sending this letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Leader of Canada's NDP, Jagmeet Singh thanking them for their recent statements confronting white supremacist and neo-Nazi organizations. Mr. Singh formally endorsed NCCM's draft national action plan earlier in November. Our communities are still reeling from the incident that took place this September 12, 2020. On that day, a member of the Canadian community, Mohamed-Aslim Zafis, was ruthlessly killed in front of the IMO Mosque in Toronto by an individual with apparent links to a neo-Nazi group. This ...

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TELL DOUG FORD AND THE CONSERVATIVES THAT ISLAMOPHOBIA SHOULDN’T BE REWARDED

NCCM is deeply concerned by Premier Ford's decision to transform the Canada Christian College into a university. The President of the College, Charles McVety, has expressed deeply Islamophobic views inconsistent with the Ontario's Human Rights Code. In 2010 Christian broadcaster Christian Television Service removed McVety’s show, Word TV, after Canada’s broadcast industry watchdog ruled that various statements by McVety violated its broadcast codes. A complainant to Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) identified fourteen programs between July 19, 2009 ...

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