Press

The IIS and its projects receive coverage in media and press.

Institute of Islamic Studies / General

Jun 20, 2022 | Islamophobia in Canada, Standing Committee on Human Rights, Senate of Canada

May 28, 2022 | Un-learning Islamophobia with Dr. Anver Emon, The Peak

Mar 3, 2022 | Islam & Life, Episode 4, Muslims in Academic research, Muslim Association of Canada

Nov 13, 2021 | Organization for Islamic Learning

Oct 24, 2021 | Showcased, Muslim Canadian Media Network

May 8, 2020 | U of T professor helps Canada Post create Eid stamp to mark Muslim holidays, University of Toronto

Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA)

Apr 28, 2022 | Researchers collect personal stories from coast to coast to illuminate the history of Muslims in Canada, University of Toronto 

Apr 27, 2022 | One story at a time: ‘Muslims in Canada Archives’ fill critical gap in national narrative, University of Toronto 

Apr 18, 2022 | Resilient Hour, Islamic Institute of Toronto 

Jan 10, 2022 | Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA): Transforming Canada’s Representational Lens, BlackFlash Magazine 

Mar 29, 2021 | Western Muslim Archives feat. Moska Rokay, Muslim Moderation Podcast 

Jan 25, 2021 | These archivists documenting Muslims in Canada are collecting everything from grocery lists to 8-tracks, Toronto Star 

Muslims in Canada Data Initiative (MiCDI)

Feb 14, 2022 | Canada: Sociologist Publishes Groundbreaking Report on the Challenges Faced by Canadian Muslim Women, American Muslim Today

Jan 27, 2022 | Muslim Women’s Experiences in Canada, CTV News

Jan 23, 2022 | ‘We are not a monolith’: Study reports on range of experience with discrimination of diverse Muslim women, Edmonton Journal

Sep 25, 2019 | U of T’s Institute of Islamic Studies captures stories and data to change the conversation on Muslims in Canada, University of Toronto

Reading Muslims

Apr 5, 2022 | U of T’s Reading Muslims project unpacks the interpretation, understanding of Islamic texts across time and place, University of Toronto

Under Layered Suspicion

Apr 5, 2022 | New members appointed to the Advisory Committee on the Charitable Sector, Canada Revenue Agency

Feb 22, 2022 | Charitable Sector, Briefing for the Minister of National Revenue, Canada Revenue Agency

Sep 21, 2021 | Does CRA’s Charities Directorate have an Islamophobia problem?, The Philanthropist

Jul 20, 2021 | If governments want to combat Islamophobia, they will need to take a hard look in the mirror, Globe and Mail

Jun 10, 2021 | Civil rights group says CRA unfairly targeting Muslim charities, CityNews

Apr 29, 2021 | Report suggests CRA audits of Muslim-led charities driven by biases and prejudicial policies, University of Toronto

Mar 29, 2021 | ‘Random’ tax audits of Muslim charities provide cover for biased terrorism suspicions, report finds, Toronto Star

Mar 29, 2021 | CRA audits of Muslim-led charities under scrutiny, CityNews

Islam in the City

Sep 9, 2020 | Islam in the City: U of T literary magazine shares students’ stories, University of Toronto

National Security Student Helpline

Sep 27, 2019 | New Hotline to Assist Students Approached by CSIS Addresses a Problem Neither New nor Unprecedented, Ryerson University

Sep 19, 2019 | Legal hotline for UofT students a ‘reminder of the rule of law,’ professor says, The Layer’s Daily

Sep 8, 2019 | Hotline provides legal support for students visited by CSIS, RCMP, The Varsity