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Health committee  Thank you very much. I have some other questions on important foreign policy matters that I want to ask the minister. Minister, is it your view that Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, China, are being subject to genocide at the moment?

June 23rd, 2020Committee meeting

Garnett GenuisConservative

COVID-19 Pandemic committee  Mr. Chair, I'm a brown-skinned Muslim refugee, but any of the barriers I have faced pale in comparison to those faced by black people. These last two weeks have laid bare for all of us the devastating impact of discrimination on the black community. This is not just an American

June 11th, 2020Committee meeting

Arif ViraniLiberal

Eid  Mr. Speaker, I rise in these extraordinary times to share the experience of Muslim Canadians this Eid. Muslim Canadians just observed Ramadan and what a Ramadan it was. At a time where families and friends usually gather for food or prayer, unprecedented adjustments had

May 25th, 2020House debate

Omar AlghabraLiberal

COVID-19 Pandemic committee   we can say Islamophobia is not okay. Six Muslims at prayer in Quebec City were murdered. We can all stand up and say we denounce Islamophobia. Or we can denounce anti-trans violence against individual trans people who are murdered. We denounce anti-Semitism when we see anti

June 2nd, 2020Committee meeting

Elizabeth MayGreen

COVID-19 Pandemic committee  Thank you, Chair. The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act has passed both houses of Congress in the United States and is now on the way to the Oval Office for signature. What is Canada's position on this Muslim minority being jailed and re-educated by the Communist Party of China?

May 28th, 2020Committee meeting

David SweetConservative

COVID-19 Pandemic committee  The Burmese government is another being exploited by the CPC. Their Muslim minority was driven out and now languishes in Bangladesh, which is a commonwealth partner in the midst of this global pandemic. What will Canada do to answer the injustice done to the Rohingya?

May 28th, 2020Committee meeting

David SweetConservative

Committees of the House   and religious minorities. First is the Uighur Muslim minority in China. While reports of numbers vary from 1.5 to 3 million who have been detained in re-education camps by the CCP, that is one out of every 10 Uighurs in China. The accounts of life in the camps range from brainwashing

May 25th, 2020House debate

David SweetConservative

COVID-19 Pandemic committee  Thank you, Mr. Chair. Boozoo. Aaniin. As-salaam alaikum to Muslims observing Ramadan. Many thanks to my colleague for her collaborative efforts. We have worked with provinces and territories to validate the list, to ensure there is not duplication of efforts and that we

April 28th, 2020Committee meeting

Maryam MonsefLiberal

Foreign Affairs committee   is currently taking to promote freedom of religion for Tibetan Buddhists and Uighur Muslims?

March 12th, 2020Committee meeting

Arif ViraniLiberal

Petitions   religious minorities, such as Muslims. The petitioners are also concerned that the criteria of the National Register of Citizens may make marginalized minorities stateless, as they are more likely to be unable to prove their identity and status. The petitioners call upon this House

March 11th, 2020House debate

Salma ZahidLiberal

Canada-China Relations committee   measures following the arrest of Mrs. Meng Wanzhou and also knowing how they interfere in Hong Kong and the treatment given to Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. Colin Robertson pointed out the following in the Globe and Mail last July: We need a realistic

March 9th, 2020Committee meeting

Guy Saint-Jacques

Canada-China Relations committee   a comprehensive counter-reform agenda. He announced the “made in China 2025” program to indigenize and dominate key economic sectors. He reversed SOE reform, halted social and legal reform, suppressed freedom of expression and religious tolerance, especially in Muslim areas, reinforced

March 9th, 2020Committee meeting

Howard Balloch

Consular Affairs   Canadians but not others? Mr. Celil is a Uighur Muslim and a dual national. Some have wondered if racism has informed the decision to omit securing the release of Mr. Celil from Ambassador Barton's mandate. At a time when China's government denies dual nationality and when religious

February 20th, 2020House debate

Garnett GenuisConservative

Business of Supply   have sought to blame identifiable groups for the problems that face society. Some people have blamed Mexicans. Some people have blamed immigrants and refugees. Some people have blamed Muslims. On the other side of the aisle, some people have blamed Wall Street. Some people have

February 20th, 2020House debate

Anthony HousefatherLiberal

Canadian Heritage committee   was requested by a number of groups, all over Canada, specifically in the Jewish, Muslim, and gay and lesbian communities. There were a number of groups in Quebec as well as in the other provinces. We considered the broad strokes of the problem. When we were coming out with recommendations

February 26th, 2020Committee meeting

Anthony HousefatherLiberal