Government-Community Consultation

Strategic alliances and open communication between government and Muslim communities is essential in a healthy, democratic society. AMPAC is honoured to facilitate regular consultations between community leaders, organizations, and masajid with elected officials and other political figures from all levels of government.

Town Hall Meeting with Federal Minister of Immigration Ahmed Hussen (March 2018)

AMPAC was delighted to co-facilitate this opportunity for Edmontonians to hear from Federal Minister of Immigration, Ahmed Hussen, and to bring forward their questions and concerns directly. Minister Hussen provided the audience with an update on recent government changes and engaged the crowd on a number of key issues.

Community Consultation with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson (October 2017)

AMPAC held an informative community session with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and his priorities going forward. Topics discussed included strategies to address racism and Islamophobia, investment into the city and creating linkages with community groups.

Community Consultation with (former) Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean (June 2017)

AMPAC hosted a very productive community consultation with Wildrose Party leader Brian Jean followed by Iftar at Rahma Mosque. Topics discussed included Islamophobia, the economy, small business and education among others.

Community Consultation with Federal Minister of Immigration Ahmed Hussen (Date)

AMPAC was proud to host Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship along with leaders in Alberta’s Muslim community. Topics of discussion included treatment of Muslims and minorities at the U.S. Canada border, supports for refugees and amending the Canada Anti-Terrorism Act.

Meeting with Federal Minister of Heritage Mélanie Joly (November 2016)

AMPAC was proud to attend a session put on by the federal Canadian Minister of Heritage Mélanie Joly discussing the role of Canadian multiculturalism and ways to tackle racism and discrimination in our society. AMPAC specifically brought up concerns around Islamophobia and how the federal government can help.

Consultation with Federal Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale (September 2016)

On September 6, 2016, AMPAC executives sent our submissions to the Minister of Public Safety, Ralph Goodale. AMPAC executives and their guests were invited to attend and ask the Minister to make changes to Bill C-51, which is now the “Anti-Terrorism Act”.

Community Meeting with Federal Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef (2016)

AMPAC was proud to host a community meeting with the Federal Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef. She engaged the audience on electoral reform and female civic engagement.