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
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
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.
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
AMPAC would like to welcome our newest board member: VP Public Policy, Muna Abougoush! Muna is an advocate and a community organizer. She earned a degree in Philosophy from the University of Alberta where she was involved in a number of human rights groups that championed international causes. Muna’s experiences in the non-profit sector include … Continue reading New VP Public Policy Muna Abougoush