‘Walk the walk.’ Canada’s Muslims want action, not words against rising Islamophobia

Guest: Noor Javed, Toronto Star reporterMuslim Canadians have felt profound grief in the wake of the hateful attack in London that left four members of the Afzaal family dead, and one 9-year-old boy orphaned. There is also a sense of betrayal and anger that despite political promises and platitudes, Islamophobia continues to rise in Canada, unchecked. Toronto Star reporter Noor Javed joins “This Matters” to talk about her frustration and fears, sentiments shared by many Muslim women and families across Canada right now.Listen to this episode and more at “This Matters” or subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to your favourite podcasts. If you would like to support the journalism of the Toronto Star, you can subscribe at thestar.com/subscribingmatters.For those experiencing grief, confusion and trauma as a result of these events, Naseeha provides mental health tools to the Muslim community. You can call for support at 1-866-627-3342Saba Eitizaz is a co-host and producer on the Star’s podcast team. She is based in Toronto. Reach her via email: seitizaz@thestar.ca

‘Walk the walk.’ Canada’s Muslims want action, not words against rising Islamophobia

Guest: Noor Javed, Toronto Star reporter

Muslim Canadians have felt profound grief in the wake of the hateful attack in London that left four members of the Afzaal family dead, and one 9-year-old boy orphaned. There is also a sense of betrayal and anger that despite political promises and platitudes, Islamophobia continues to rise in Canada, unchecked. Toronto Star reporter Noor Javed joins “This Matters” to talk about her frustration and fears, sentiments shared by many Muslim women and families across Canada right now.

Listen to this episode and more at “This Matters” or subscribe at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you listen to your favourite podcasts. If you would like to support the journalism of the Toronto Star, you can subscribe at thestar.com/subscribingmatters.

For those experiencing grief, confusion and trauma as a result of these events, Naseeha provides mental health tools to the Muslim community. You can call for support at 1-866-627-3342

Saba Eitizaz is a co-host and producer on the Star’s podcast team. She is based in Toronto. Reach her via email: seitizaz@thestar.ca