Anti-Islamophobia organizations demand action from Joe Pimlott, Calgary NDP candidate

ampac-nccm-media-release_oct8Download For Immediate Release Anti-Islamophobia organizations demand action from Joe Pimlott, Calgary NDP candidate Edmonton– October 8, 2019 The Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council (AMPAC) and the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) are disappointed that Joe Pimlott, who is once again running for office as an NDP candidate in Calgary-Forest Lawn, has not followed … Continue reading Anti-Islamophobia organizations demand action from Joe Pimlott, Calgary NDP candidate

AMPAC Appalled by Arson Attack at Edson Mosque

The Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council is appalled by the news that an individual started a fire on the night of June 16 at the Islamic Society of Edson. “Given that people were praying evening prayers shortly before the fire was lit, we cannot help but remember the Quebec mosque shooting,” said Adil Hasan, Vice … Continue reading AMPAC Appalled by Arson Attack at Edson Mosque

AMPAC Statement on Carding

AMPAC has been advocating for Muslims and other groups regarding the issue of carding, particularly its unconstitutionality as a practice. Based on the detriment it causes to our community, feedback from community members about the desire to feel safe and have dignity, and while courts are deciding on its constitutionality, AMPAC stands by the assertion … Continue reading AMPAC Statement on Carding