Canada defines 'Islamaphobia' at cost of $45 million

Thursday, July 18, 2019
 | 
Chad Groening (OneNewsNow.com)

Trudeau at mosqueA sweeping new education program targeting Canada’s citizens is nothing less than pro-Islamic indoctrination, says a longtime conservative activist.

Canada’s federal government plans to allocate $45 million to fight “systemic discrimination through community programs, public education campaigns and combating online hate,” according to The National Post.

The news story, published last month, downplays the government’s defense of Islam and inevitable punishment of its critics, even though “Islamaphobia” is cited in the story as a legal definition borrowed from the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

In other words, Canada is coming after the "haters." 

McVety

“Favoring one religion over all the others, and then spending forty-five million dollars to teach that religion to Canadian students, this is nonsense,” complains Dr. Charles McVety, who is president of Canada Christian College and also leads the Institute for Canadian Values.

According to the Post story, $4.6 million is earmarked for creating an anti-racism secretary; $30 million to remove “barriers” in employment and participation in sports, arts, and culture; and $5 million to address “online disinformation” and “hate speech.”

The approved definition of “Islamaphobia” is:

Includ(ing) racism, stereotypes, prejudice, fear or acts of hostility directed towards individual Muslims or followers of Islam in general. In addition to individual acts of intolerance and racial profiling, Islamophobia can lead to viewing and treating Muslims as a greater security threat on an institutional, systemic and societal level.

crescent and starDespite a stated plan to address anti-Semitism, too, McVety says Christianity is not addressed  and Islamic leaders will offer input about what to teach in the classroom.

So there is no balance at all, he says.

Writing at watchdog group The Clarion Project, Muslim author Raheel Raza says she testified to Canada's parliament that the term "Islamaphobia" dates back to the 1990s and the Muslim Brotherhood, when that organization was firsturing the West to view Muslims as victims.

"It is also in sync," she writes, "with a constant push by the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) to turn any criticism of Islam or Muslims into racism and bigotry."

Comments

We moderate all reader comments, usually within 24 hours of posting (longer on weekends). Please limit your comment to 300 words or less and ensure it addresses the article - NOT another reader's comments. Comments that contain a link (URL), an inordinate number of words in ALL CAPS, rude remarks directed at other readers, or profanity/vulgarity will not be approved. More details

SIGN UP FOR OUR DAILY NEWSBRIEF

SUBSCRIBE

VOTE IN OUR POLL

What's your reaction to California's new law restricting 'use of deadly force' by police officers?

CAST YOUR VOTE

GET PUSH NOTIFICATIONS

SUBSCRIBE

LATEST AP HEADLINES

Trump moves to curb abuse of immigration rules
5 arrested for stealing millions from elderly, disabled vets
Trump signs student debt forgiveness for disabled veterans
Trump calls comments by Danish leader 'nasty'
  After school Nazi salute video, more racist videos emerge

LATEST FROM THE WEB

Triggering the Google social credit system
How colleges waste money on expensive new buildings
The perils of trading social interaction for social media
Trump: 'I don't buy Rep. Rashida Tlaib's tears... she hates Israel and all Jewish people'
Mainstream press stoking racial tension to paint 'whites as the enemy,' says Heather Mac Donald

CARTOON OF THE DAY

Cartoon of the Day
NEXT STORY
Ethics, science race to catch up with transgender 'rights'

"Laurel" HubbardIt's official now: Boys are boys and girls are girls regardless of screaming LGBT activists and sympathetic allies in the media.