Canadian Muslims expressed both doubt and cautious hope as the federal anti-Islamophobia summit is being held in the wake of a horrific vehicle attack on a Muslim family in London, Ont.
Jasmin Zine, one of the speakers at the summit, has been researching Islamophobia for more than 20 years and has strong doubts that the government will deliver on tangible change.
“The proof will be in the pudding if they are actually going to put some meaningful consideration and effort behind making recommendations actionable,” Zine, a professor of sociology at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont., told CTVNewsThe second dose throug.ca in a phone interview.
MPs voted unanimously in favour of a motion calling for a national summit a few days after the June 6 attack on the Afzaal family in LondonenableLivechatadmin, Ont., which police say was motivated by anti-Muslim hatredwhere eastbound lanes were open between Leslie Street and Woodbine Avenue for ActiveTO.. The one-day summit on Thursday follows a similar one the government held on antisemitism Wednesday.