Salaheddin Islamic Centre: Propensity for Hosting Controversial Figures?

Last July, Circanada wrote a piece about Toronto Imam Said Rageah , who spoke about the sinfulness of music. He is quoted as saying; “When you play music all the shayateen [devils] are welcome to your house.”

In August of this year, Said Rageah was a guest speaker of the Salaheddin Islamic Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. This same Islamic Centre will host its annual Winter Conference on December 24-25, 2018. We have written a recent article about a controversial speaker to attend this conference who speaks in a denigrating manner about non Muslims.

Mr Rageah has been known to speak disparagingly of non Muslims as well, and is a strong proponent of sharia. Among other things, he is a believer in the death penalty for apostates.

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Said Rageah at Salaheddin Islamic Centre Aug 2018. Photo: Salaheddin Islamic Centre Facebook page

Salaheddin Islamic Centre hosted Imam who implies Israelis are behind 9/11 by: Rachel Ehrenfeld,  ACD

In recent years Shaykh Said Rageah voiced opined on Israel/Jews, race relations, infidels and conspiracy theories among other issues. Here are excerpts from Rageah’s statements:

Said Rageah: “Hire only Muslims”; “Do business only with Muslims”

The following are excerpts from a Friday sermon delivered by Sheikh Said Rageah at Abu Hurairah Centre in Toronto on February 6, 2009:

“With four, five [hundred] thousand Muslims you can create the most powerful lobby in Canada… with that number of Muslims you can create one of the strongest Muslim business in Toronto… If you just put our resources, if we put our resources together, if we can work together as an Ummah [Muslim nation] we can change a lot… As Muslims, we are scattered all over the city. You have people living in Brampton, you have people living in Mississauga, you have people living in Whitby, you have people living in Richmond Hill. Imagine if we all get together in one area. In the City of Edmonton, the Sikh, Sikh, they live in one neighbourhood and nothing can be changed or done without their approval. We here we may as well benefit from the system that they have here. What can you do with unity? A lot. You can change a lot. You can change the foreign policy of this country. You can change how the Muslims think. You can even when need help, when you need help you call Muslim for your need you will help the Muslim community… Brothers in the masjid [Mosque] right now, they are coming up with the magazine or newspaper called Ummah Times. What Ummah Times is that? Ummah Times is advertising all your businesses all the Muslim businesses [are] Ummah. All you need to do – I will never advertise with a kafir [unbeliever, infidel], there you go. I hear some advertisements giving to 680 News $5,000. Before your Muslim brothers $50 and $80 or $100 we think twice before we do it. Unless we work together, the day we need a truck driver we know where to find truck drivers. The day that I need a cab I should have a number of a Muslim cab it’s ok, pick me upWhen I want to see a doctor, only Muslim doctorWhen I want to hire someone only Muslim worker. Then we can strengthen ourselves. This is the way and this is the only way we can exist in the society, living according to Islam. When the Sharia [Islamic Law], when the government of Toronto, Ontario gave us a break and said: deal your internal affairs based on your Sharia [Islamic Law] we did not go and say: Those few people are Ismailis and Ahmadis, they are not even Muslims. Why would they speak on behalf of Muslims. But, we say no, we keep quiet and see and watch what happens, and then the result was that they said… we will never allow you to rule yourselves, your internal affairs based on the Shariah… My brothers in faith [اخوتي في الله], anything that happens in your Muslim community, in the City of Toronto, anything that can be done, five hundred thousand Muslims that is a great number, large number, you can do a lot, work together. Let’s be an Ummah [nation]… Take your children to Islamic schools. Take your vehicle to Muslim owned businessIf you buy a vehicle make sure there is a Muslim business or car dealer that sells carsIf you want to do anything just ask if that individual is a Muslim or notIf he is not, then look for a Muslim, because I’m sure you’ll find a Muslim. I’m sure you’ll find a Muslim in that field… O Allah, Raise the standing of Islam and the Muslims [اللهم اعز الاسلام والمسلمين], and humiliate the disbelievers and the polytheists. [اذل الكفرة والمشركين]”

Said Rageah: “I don’t believe Muslims did Charlie Hebdo attack”

Here is an excerpt from Rageah’s speech (published on January 28, 2015) at Sakinah Community Centre (26:03-27:51):

“The United Nations received 55 thousands images of what happened to some of the Muslims in Syria, but they didn’t do anything about [it]. But one person, three people, eight people, 12 people, all the people die [in Charlie Hebdo attack], you have 50 presidents, 50 coming together, locking arms, marching. Is that for humanity? No (لا). I don’t believe, by the way, for the record, I don’t believe Muslims did that [Charlie Hebdo attack]. It does not make any sense and it is not for you to accuse us. It is not for the Muslims to say: we did it. I don’t believe a bit that Muslims have anything to do with that, because, Glory be to Allah (سبحان الله‎), September 11 [2001], the building melted, but they found a Saudi passport, Allah willed it (ما شاء الله). What a miracle! You know here [in the case of Charlie Hebdo attack] they kill, you know, people, but miraculously the guys are so intelligent to assassinate 12 people, but he was so dumb to leave his document in the car? Allah willed it (ما شاء الله), May Allah bless you (تبارك الله). I mean, the amateur, you know, thief knows how to clear his mess and it is so unique that the media has files of these people, that the President of the country [France’s François Hollande], 45 minutes, he’s on the scene. He is not afraid that some of these cars are already bombed, you know, you know, is he not afraid? Is does not make any sense. But I dare a Muslim to say: we did it, because we did not.”

Said Rageah: “What happened in September 11 [2001] was not a work of Muslims”

Here is an excerpt from Rageah’s speech at the Islamic Awareness Week in 2008:

“You should stay away from it, you should stay away from it, because if you open that subject it is an argument, it is a crazy argument, and I think that at this point most of the people in the West, in the West, most of them understand that what happened in September 11 [2001] was not a work of Muslims.”

Said Rageah implies Israelis are behind the 9/11 attacks

Responding to a question regarding the claim of responsibility for the 9/11 attacks taken by an Islamic organization, Rageah said:

“Well, in this case, actually, you can always refer them to websites, like which are done and designed by non-Muslim Americans like www.whatreallyhappened.com, [conspiracy website accusing Israelis of 9/11 attacks] the other side, they will explain to them in a way that maybe to hear from you they will not accept it. That what I did with my father in law. My father in law and the brother in law and especially the mother, they think that Muslims are terrorists and this, and when they hear from a non-Muslim explaining the situation that the plane in the Pentagon is not a work of a plane, they’re thus accepting this, but they did not accept this from me, nor from their daughter. they accept it from someone else. So you can always refer that to the websites that they made and the history that they talked about it way before it happened”

Why Does the Government of Canada Allow The Admittance Of Hate Preachers?

Through the past year, we have written several articles about hate preachers being given admittance into Canada, guest speakers from around the world, guest speakers that call for the annihilation of non Muslims.

A very notable speaker that was ‘welcomed’ into Canada is anti Semite Linda Sarsour. She is, however, one of many that have entered Canada to spew their rhetoric. A few others are American Imam Siraj Wahaj, American Muslim Scholar Yasir Qadhi, Saudi Imam Tawfeeq As-Sayegh, and the latest American Imam invited to speak is Imam Karim AbuZaid, another Imam that quote the following hadith “Abu Huraira reported Allahs Messenger as saying: The last hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone or a tree would say: “Muslim, or the servant of Allah, there is a Jew behind me; come and kill him; but the tree Gharqad would not say, for it is the tree of the Jews.”

He goes on to explain this hadith, reiterating that Muslims will conquer the Jews.

When will our government act? When will they refuse entry to these preachers of hate?

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Karim AbuZaid. Photo: Karim AbuZaid YouTube Channel

“American imam invited to speak in Toronto, says Muslims will fight/kill Jews” ACD  December 21, 2018

 

“This year’s conference will deal about Ailment and Cure, a book written by Imam Ibn Qayyeim [Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya – a medieval Islamic jurisconsult, theologian, and spiritual writer] Rahimahu Allah [Allah have mercy upon him]. Its a two days event, our speaker[s] will explan [sic] the book in details,” the official statement reads. The speakers at the event are:

 Karim AbuZaid: “Unfortunately, this [Muslim control over Jerusalem] lasted for a little bit, then it’s taken away from us through a promise that was given to the Jewish people by [Britain’s] prime minister called [Arthur] Balfour… [Arthur] Balfour is a human being who gave a promise [a public statement issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for the establishment of a ‘national home for the Jewish people’]. [Donald] Trump is a human being who made a promise [recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel]. We have a promise from Allah. We have a promise from Allah that this land [Palestine] will come back to the [Muslim] believers to the Muslims, to salves (ibad) of Allah, to the slaves of Allah. It is certain. I swear by Allah, [wallahi] it is certain and they believe in it. I swear by Allah, [wallahi], they know it is going to happen. I swear by Allah, [wallahi], I have no doubt it is going to happen. And if you doubt this then you have to go back and check your belief in the oneness of Allah [tawheed], your belief system, your faith [aqidah]. You have to check that. Allah, Glorified and Exalted be He [subhanahu wa taala], you know like Joshua called upon the sun. He said to the sun: Stay still. You know that we believe that the rock, the rock will call upon the believer, but look how it will call him: Ya Abdallah, Oh slave of Allah, come! Behind me is an enemy of Allah. The rock will help you to do this.”

The Real Identity of Terrorism

by guest author Rami Dabbas, Jordanian academic and activist

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Terrorism has many forms including left-wing terrorism  groups like Antifa, which is considered in many US States as a domestic terror group,  Black Lives Matter  and Antisemitic terrorism,  but  we also have a religious based terrorism which is what I am going to  talk about.


Radical Islamic terrorism has an Islamic religious identity and has roots in the Islamic Scripture.

Is there an explanation for jihad today ? It is a kind of terrorism blessed by Islam’s Scholars and scripture for murder in the name of religion.
The God being worshiped by Islam’s followers is the architect of terrorism since the radical followers of Islam represent Allah on earth.
All the radical Islamic organizations  are  based on Islamic religious heritage, its approach and style.
What is the Identity of al-Qaeda, Isis, the Taliban, Boko-Haram?
The answer is Jihad, and by extension, Islam . All these terrorist organizations are committing all their crimes, killing people , destroying lives, and raping women (Jihad) through the inspiration  of Mohammed.

Don’t make the mistake in thinking that terrorism has no religious base as many Muslim states claim, because there is terror being practiced by many Muslims in the name of religion and this type and form is the Islamic terrorism that we talk about.
The justification, the beautification,and the denial of these terrorist acts that they do not represent Islam is no longer viable, we are no longer fools . No longer should anyone, even those who used to, defend such ideas. In their own hearts, they know that there is Islamic religious terrorism  by Islamists that rejects anything that does not agree with their ideology . Claiming that they believe in God and chanting slogans that Allah is the greatest while fighting and killing in the name of religion.
Sunni Wahhabi Terrorism does not belong to Islam ? What are Saudi rulers  doing to their own citizens by executions, imprisonment and torture?  Is that not terrorism ?
What is being practiced on the Shia’a minority by Sunni Islamists is  religious Sunni terrorism.
What is also being practiced by the mullahs of Iran on the Sunni minority is also  Shia’a terrorism by suppression of freedoms and imprisonment, torture and displacement.
The bombings of mosques that affect innocent people and the bombing of markets in Iraq and Syria.  It’s terrorism based on religious convictions of Islamists whose actions are appling the teachings of the Qur’an and Mohammed’s biography.
We are talking about terrorism by groups like Isis , Al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations against the religious minorities like  Christians, Yazidi,and Kurds. Is there still anyone who believes that this terrorism is based solely on Economic or political purposes? 
Islamic terrorism is directed towards Western countries since  those countries are considered as ”Kafir”  (unbelievers) by the Jihadi terrorists.
The controversy that  terrorism has no religion is not true because there is Islamic terrorism based on religion and those who practice it do not deny it. There are verses to prove and confirm Radical Islamic Terrorism.
Our question to all defenders and deniers of the existence of Islamic religious terrorism today and  accusers of every critic of Islam by blasphemy:  al-Qaeda, Isis, Boko-Haram, Taliban, are all these terrorist organizations  ideologically secular or Islamic?
I am tired of apologists that say that these organizations do not represent Islam.
Who exactly represents Islam  ? These terrorists are part of Islam.
When I write and criticize Islam and Muslims, everyone knows that I criticize the negatives and the radicals. I definitely don’t not mean that I criticize  all Muslims.
Islamic history since Mohammed until this day is full of wars , destruction and terrorism,  even the terror between Muslims themselves.  I don’t call for hate but I call for the Coexistence and peace around the globe. Radical Muslim terrorists, or as they also called ”the Jihadists”, are against  Coexistence and the global peace .

Is Islamism distinct from Islam?

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In a recent article, we read that Shimon Koffler Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), argued that “Islamism [is] a political ideology distinct from the religion of Islam.”  in a Globe and Mail op-ed.

This is an interesting argument, considering   Islamic doctrine and holy books contain threats and disparagement towards the Jews.

The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews, when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdullah, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him. Only the Gharkad tree, (the Boxthorn tree) would not do that because it is one of the trees of the Jews.  Sahih al-Bukhari, 4:52:177 

When imams in  mosques in Canada pray for the slaying of non Muslims, are they not true Muslims?   If we use Mr Fogel’s logic that Islamism (Islamic militancy or fundamentalism) and Islam are two distinct things, it appears that there are many ‘non Islamic’ Muslims in Canada. However, what these ‘non Islamic’ Muslims are saying/praying comes directly from Islamic scripture.

Quran (4:89) – “They but wish that ye should reject Faith, as they do, and thus be on the same footing (as they): But take not friends from their ranks until they flee in the way of Allah (From what is forbidden). But if they turn renegades, seize them and slay them wherever ye find them; and (in any case) take no friends or helpers from their ranks.”

There are Islamic sects that would agree with this thinking, that Islam and Islamism are two distinct and separate things, specifically the Ahmadiyya, whose mandate is allegedly peace, even though they follow the same five pillars of Islam and read and adhere to the same Quran and Hadith.  They also pray the Al Fatihah, (the first chapter of the Quran)  which states that Jews and Christians have incurred the wrath of Allah. However, mainstream Muslims such as the Sunni and Shiah sects consider the Ahmadiyya  apostates.

With this perspective, is Islamism distinct from the religion of Islam? It depends who you talk to, but the main source of knowledge to discern this is the in Islamic holy books and through scholars that interpret these books. This will give you the true answer to that question.

When ‘mainstream’  Imams in leadership positions, in Canada and throughout the world  call  and make supplication   for the death of non Muslims, it appears as if the majority of the adherents to the religion of Islam have it wrong. According to Mr Koffer Fogel.

Is The Canadian Human Rights Commission Discriminatory?

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In the news this past week, we read that the Divisional Court has just refused to overturn the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario decision ordering a Toronto landlord to pay an astounding $12,000 for violating the religious rights of his Muslim tenants.

In 2015, Rebel Media’s Ezra Levant came  under fire for calling the Alberta Human Rights Commission ‘crazy’ for a  case similar to the one below: “A Czech immigrant had failed the provincial engineering exam three times, so he complained to the commission that the exam was “discriminatory.” In a shocking ruling, it agreed and ordered Alberta’s engineering profession to lower its standards and pay the complainer $10,000.”

As a result of the above landlord story, a story came to light dealing with similar issues. This story did not make the news, but the individual involved is interested in people hearing her story and her frustration with the futility of dealing with the Human Rights tribunal.

Following is her story, and here are the links to her case.

“I taught English as a Second Language to adults. In 2004, one of my students, an Egyptian Muslim male immigrant (mid 40s) got caught cheating in my class, and as a result, he was going to get a zero on that work. He didn’t like that. After trying to get me to change my mind which I wouldn’t do, he dropped out of my class and started stalking me at school on a regular basis. He would also stand at my door glaring at me and rally other students from my class around him and bad mouth me. It was horrible. He was a terrifying guy. Administration did nothing because they are afraid of being labelled intolerant. I tried to avoid him and would never go to my car at the end of the day by myself.

Another teacher, after I had been charged, sent me an email  about her dealings with him the previous year. She testified the complainant became distraught upon learning that he had failed her level 5 Reading class. He emailed her at home a few weeks after the end of the course requesting she reconsider his grade. In the email he reiterated his request to be advanced “to the next level rather than remaining at a standstill” and concluded “I hope that it will not turn into an unfortunate issue for us both.” This other teacher testified that this email seemed “mildly threatening” and made her feel uncomfortable. 
One day the complainant yelled at my back as I went down the hall, “I am going to have the police come to your class and arrest you for discrimination.” Had I not been so freaked out and terrified by this guy, maybe I would have been able to think straight and would have realized that the police would not be coming to my classroom. However, I was terrified of this guy and all I could see after all of his tormenting was the police coming to my classroom. I turned around and said, “I am sick and tired of immigrants crying discrimination when they don’t get what they want. You’re getting zero for cheating just like anyone else.” That was all it took for a human rights charge to be lodged against me. 
We went to mediation. He wanted an apology and 100% on the work he cheated on. At the behest of the school board lawyer, I told the student that I was sorry that he had misunderstood what I said, but since I wouldn’t budge on the mark, it didn’t end there. I went to another mediation which was fruitless; followed by a human rights investigation with an  immigrant investigator whose accent was so heavy that he was nearly incomprehensible. Then we went on to a full blown 5 day tribunal.

 

 
The complainant was so unpleasant that the ‘free’ human rights lawyer fired him as a client. Now the onus was on him to either present himself as a lawyer or hire one at his own expense. He did neither. 
The first witness came on to the stand. The school board lawyer questioned her, then the union lawyer and now it was time for cross examination. The student couldn’t do it as he knew very little English beyond the word discrimination! The same thing happened with the second witness and the third. When he said, ‘No questions,” to the third witness, the ‘impartial unbiased’ adjudicator, pretend judge, took over for him. The union lawyer interrupted and told her she couldn’t do that. She responded saying, “This guy is not able to do it and if I don’t do the cross examination then we will send this back to the commission at the end of this tribunal and they will say it was insufficient and we will have to start over. That’s not what we want.” Everyone decided that this was okay.
When he cheated, the principal should have made it clear that when you cheat in Canada, you get zero. Failing that, the adjudicator should have put the whole tribunal on hold until he fulfilled his requirements. 

These human rights commissions are so crooked. It’s like doing business in some third world hell hole. 

There are no transcripts or recordings of anything. In other words, no proof of anything. I believe only one person has ever been found innocent who has been charged under section 13, the ‘you hurt my feelings, so you must be punished,’ section. 

This went on from January 2005 – November 2008. The costs for this are astronomical. There is the school board lawyer, union lawyer, a second junior union lawyer, the cost of the adjudicator, hotels, travel, etc., not to mention the cost for all of the people during the mediations. I figure this case cost the tax payer well over a million dollars. For what? 

I was found guilty and he got $1,500.00. When I asked the lawyer why he got any money at all, the lawyer said that he had to be paid something or he would have had an opportunity for an appeal. It makes me wonder if that is why there is always a guilty verdict and a pay out. To avoid appeals.”

So hurting someone’s feelings is now hate speech in Canada. Just wait until motion 103 kicks in. If you see all of the blood thirsty Muslim barbarians marching in the streets screeching for the killing of one Christian mother in Pakistan, you are looking at the face of Canada once this motion 103 is put in to place. 

I believe that calling for the death of someone, calling for the killing of someone is hate speech. That used to be the law. Now it is slightly different. It seems that only some can call for the killing of innocent people in Canada. So I guess if a Muslim calls for the murder of people, in a mosque no less,  it’s not really hate speech? It is not defined as hate speech when the Muslims are calling for the death of all Jews and Christians and for the destruction of Israel during the Al Quds marches in Canada. Yet it’s hate speech  when we call attention to their rhetoric; and it violates Canadian law. 

Hate speech in Canada is anything that people found in Section 15 of the Charter wants it to be. And Human Rights Commissions, Human Resource Departments and arbitration give the whiners a spot to unleash their intolerance and their hate, while refusing to follow the rule of law.  
ALL Human Rights Commissions, Human Resource Departments, and arbitration should be abolished .”

 

 

 

Major Canadian Restaurants Representative encourages Halal

 

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According to their website,  “Restaurants Canada members comprise 30,000 businesses in every segment of the industry, including restaurants, bars, caterers, institutions and their suppliers. We work on their behalf with all levels of government in support of a strong restaurant industry that contributes jobs, investment, and a wide range of culinary choices to communities across the country.”

In their recent blog,  they encourage Canadian restaurants to cater to the Halal demand in Canada. Their reasoning is simple. The Muslim population in Canada is significant.

“Labelling Muslims as a “minority group” is a mistake. According to Statistics Canada data, there are an estimated 1.4 million Muslims in Canada, mostly concentrated in a few urban centres.”

In other words, there is money to be made.

Halal certification has come under fire frequently for concerns of possible ties to funding terrorism.

Watch dog group Point de Bascule has written several articles concerning Halal certification, the alleged connection to the Muslim Brotherhood via the Muslim Association of Canada.  They also reveal an Islamic cleric’s view on Halal. — “The Grand Mufti of Bosnia Herzegovina, Dr Mustafa Ceric urged the Muslim Ummah to conquer the world through Halal movement as Halal means pure and hygiene and non-Muslim world has no hesitation to accept it.”

We see the concerning connection between MAC and their involvement with halal, their support of terrorist organizations and their overall Islamist views.

MAC (Muslim Association of Canada) publicly supported Hamas and transferred money to its fund collector in Canada for ten years

MAC controls the Association des viandes halal (AVH)

MAC promotes a subversive program hostile to individual freedoms

MAC publicly supported Hamas and transferred money to its fund collector in Canada for ten years

MAC and Lazhar Aissaoui’s Dar al-Iman Institute have received money from an organization that funded al-Qaida

MAC frequently invites Munir El-Kassem as speaker although he was a leader of a WICS’ substructure, an organization set up by Gaddafi to fund international terrorism and further the Islamization of non-Muslim countries

In 2011, MAC hosted two Islamist preachers condemned by the Quebec National Assembly for their homophobic and anti-women discourse

Two teachers at MAC-run Abraar School in Ottawa praise a pupil’s essay about killing Jews

MAC endorses Youssef Qaradawi (Muslim Brotherhood)

The information in the article  where the above quotes are taken from is extensive and far reaching. It was written in 2012. In 2015, MAC  published a statement rebutting many of these claims.

In 2015, the Toronto Sun wrote an exposé  on MAC and it’s ties to militant groups.

There has also been much concern about the recent exposure of inhumane halal slaughter done in Canada. The Globe and Mail produced an article in September 2018 that spoke to this, as well as a well researched  article by blogger Diane Weber Bederman about farm halal slaughter that took place in Alberta. What precipitated the above articles is the halal slaughter of a cow in Milton, Ontario, which shocked many Canadians.

Is Restaurants Canada aware of the concerns about halal certification and possible terrorism ties? Are they aware of the inhumane slaughter practices? Should they be encouraging restaurants in Canada to cater to the halal contingent? Valid questions.

Justin Trudeau: The World’s Last Hope?

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We came across an article that touted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as the world’s last hope. This is a very interesting premise, given his track record during his last three years in office. Our question is, who is he a hope for?

According to the article, Canadian politics have remained remarkably unchanged and predictable. He is compared most favorably with world leaders such as Angela Merkel, Theresa May and Donald Trump.

Justin Trudeau has consistently supported and defended special interest groups, consistently supported and defended the Islamic community in Canada.  He has consistently refused to equate Islamic terror attacks with the ideology of Islam itself. Many in the Muslim community in Canada have lauded him as an advocate for Islam.

Top Canadian Imam  Dr Massoud Al Nadvi,  has stated that Trudeau, like his father, will leave after him a legacy, and “Allah will really use us [Canadian Muslims] here [in Canada] as a carrier of Islam, as a messenger of Islam.”

Trudeau’s administration stopped Canada’s air combat role against ISIS and pushed forward the motion M103, a motion brought forward to silence any criticisms about Islam. On January 31, 2016, Trudeau stated, “But on the other hand, we need to make sure that we are working with communities, like the Muslim community, for example, to demonstrate that Islam is not incompatible with free and open western societies”. This is in spite of the fact that Canadian Islamic organizations have refuted this claim.

But, is the Islamic community in Canada content with the current leader? According to an article by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, there are rumblings in the Muslim community.

“Within the Salafist camp in Canada, they slam Trudeau for the “hostile” treatment of Muslims by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) that try to promote reforms among the Muslim community in Canada. Trudeau is also criticized for supporting tyrannical regimes in Muslim countries, sending forces to areas of conflict in the Middle East, and promoting a secular-liberal platform that destroys Muslim families.According to the Salafists, Trudeau is not the savior of the Muslims, but rather embodies a dangerous threat to the Islamic values of the Canadian Muslim community.”

As the 2019 federal election draws closer, will Trudeau still be considered the ‘World’s last hope’ by the Canadian Muslim community? Will he still be considered the ‘World’s last hope’ by any Canadians?