Immediate Release

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

New AMPAC Comms Director – Fort McMurray

We are delighted to announce that Kiran Malik-Khan has been chosen as AMPAC’s Communications Director in Fort McMurray! Kiran Malik-Khan is a TEDx Fort McMurray speaker, a freelance journalist who loves sharing stories about Fort McMurray, and is a social media specialist. Named Top 50 under 50 by YMM magazine (2016), she is the co-founder … Continue reading New AMPAC Comms Director – Fort McMurray

Letter to the Editor on “Bad Behaviour”

Our letter to the editor was published in the National Post on June 9, 2018! If you don't want to be fired from work for being a racist, argues VP External Affairs Nakita Valerio, try not being a racist. Howard Levitt's original piece, which our letter is in response to, is available here.

Statement on Webber Academy Appeal

Regardless of where you go to school, we believe that kids should be allowed to be themselves. So when kids aren’t allowed to pray in school, we disagree in the strongest of terms. That’s what happened in the case of Webber Academy, where two Muslim students were forced to pray outside in the snow by the … Continue reading Statement on Webber Academy Appeal