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

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

New VP Public Policy Muna Abougoush

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

AMPAC Launches New Website

We have redesigned our website with you in mind! The Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council (AMPAC) is proud to launch our newly redesigned website after much anticipation: The new site contains pages of information about the structure of our organization, our multiple community initiatives, links to upcoming events, an archive of media posts and … Continue reading AMPAC Launches New Website

Announcing a New Initiative: AMPAC Muslims of Alberta

Since 9/11, many Albertan Muslims have found themselves frustrated with the way that our stories are told. Those stories- stories of violence, intolerance, and oppression- don’t relate to the province we know, where Alberta’s Muslim community has been thriving for more than a century. This month, we are changing that. Our newest project, “Muslims of … Continue reading Announcing a New Initiative: AMPAC Muslims of Alberta