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Old 02-24-2017, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default How bad is Islamophobia?

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Last week in the House of Commons, for instance, Iqra Khalid made several impassioned entreaties to her fellow MPs, invoking the spectre of “more than one million Canadians who suffer because of Islamophobia, who are victimized on a daily basis.” But this isn’t quite the horrible state of affairs described by Muslim Canadians when someone actually bothers to ask them.

Last April, a CBC-Environics poll revealed that Muslims in Canada are annoyed less by discrimination in this country than by all the damn snow. About a third of the Muslim respondents said the really lousy thing about Canada was the weather. Only nine per cent said it was discrimination. One of five respondents said they couldn’t identify anything about Canada they didn’t like. Eight in ten said Muslims are treated better in Canada than any other Western country.
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Old 02-24-2017, 04:32 PM   #2
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We have roughly 1 million Muslims in this country - 3% or so of the population, last time I checked. Thus - every single one of these Muslims is apparently victimized daily... according to this MP.

What is she smoking?
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