One Year After the Quebec Mosque Shooting: Remembrance & Reflection
At Noor Cultural Centre
123 Wynford Drive, Toronto, ON M3C 1K1
Noor Cultural CentreJanuary 29, 2018 marks one year since a gunman opened fire on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City. With six individuals killed (and 19 injured), this shooting was the most deadly act of politically/ideologically-motivated violence (also known as 'terrorism') in Canada since 1989. This special program is dedicated to remembering the victims, and understanding the broader context of Islamophobia in which this act of violence occurred. Program Remembrance: Tariq Syed (DawaNet) Video excerpt from 'Your Last Walk in the Mosque' Discussion | Islamophobia in Canada: Dr. Ingrid Mattson (London and Windsor Community Chair in Islamic Studies, Huron University College at Western University) Dr. Barbara Perry (Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities at University of Ontario Institute of Technology; hate crimes expert) Azeezah Kanji (Legal analyst & writer) http://interfaithtoronto.ca/ This is a Pre-Parliament of the World's Religions event.