Monthly Archives: March 2015

Discrimination experienced by Muslims in Ontario by Dr. Uzma Jamil, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Canadians hold negative view of Muslims (, March 26, 2015)

Muslim Link Ottawa’s Muslim Community Website

National Council of Canadian Muslims Website


Books on Islamophobia

The Islamophobia Industry: How the Right Manufactures Fear of Muslims by Nathan Lean

The Myth of the Muslim Tide by Doug Saunders


Other Islamophobia Resources

The Islamophobia Website by the Council on American-Islamic Relations

Resources on Muslim Women in Canada

Canadian Council of Muslim Women

Canadian Association of Muslim Women in the Law

What Are Other Unions Doing?

PSAC’s Racism, Islamophobia and Bill C-51 Event on March 21, 2015



YouTuber Chesca Leigh created this fun YouTube Video which offers some great tips on how to be an ally.

During City for All Women (CAWI)’s workshop with Somerset-West Community Health Centre, we explored How To Be An Ally.

Here are some more great online resources to help you learn more about How to Be An Ally:

Mount Sinai Hospital’s ‘Are You An Ally?’ eLearning Module takes you step by step on how to become an ally and to launch an Ally campaign in your workplace

How To Be An Ally (Pride At Work Canada)

Becoming An Ally (Excerpt) by Anne Bishop (Alliance For Blind Canadians)

Getting Called Out: How to Apologize by Chesca Leigh. One of the important qualities of being an ally is recognizing when you have made a mistake, Chesca Leigh offers another fun video on how to apologize when you have said or done something oppressive.

So You Call Yourself an Ally: 10 Things All ‘Allies’ Need to Know by Jamie Utt (EverydayFeminism, 2013)

After #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen: So You Want To Be An Ally, Now What? by Mikki Kendall (xojane, 2013)

I Can MANifest Change Campaign challenges men and boys to become allies in the fight against gender based violence (OCTEVAW)