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Canada town votes against having a Muslim cemetery

The Canadian town of Saint-Apollinaire; has voted to oppose a zoning change that would allow a Muslim cemetery to be built.  The town's decision...

Student known for far-right sympathies charged in Quebec City mosque attack

QUEBEC CITY — Canadian authorities on Monday charged, Alexandre Bissonnette, a 27-year-old university student known for his far-right sympathies with six counts of first-degree...

Canadians form ‘rings of peace’ around mosques after Quebec shooting

Hundreds across Canada gathered around mosques to form protective barriers – described by organisers as “human shields” and “rings of peace” – as Muslims...

Quebec Mosque Attack Forces Canadians to Confront a Strain of Intolerance

QUEBEC — In a world often hostile to migration, Canada has stood out, welcoming thousands of refugees fleeing war and seeking a haven. It...