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Citizenship and Immigration committee  Thank you very much. Honourable Chairperson of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, honourable members of Parliament, good morning. My name is Tahir Gora. I am the director general of Canadian Thinkers' Forum, which is a not-for-profit organization and a think

April 23rd, 2015Committee meeting

Tahir Gora

Public Safety committee  Thank you, honourable Chairman of the Standing Committee on Public Safety, honourable parliamentarians, and ladies and gentlemen. My name is Tahir Aslam Gora. I am director general of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum and secretary general of the Coalition of Progressive Canadian

March 24th, 2015Committee meeting

Tahir Gora

Citizenship and Immigration committee  I want to welcome everyone to the 44th meeting of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. Today, we are continuing our study of Bill S-7. Thank you very much to our two witnesses for joining us today. From the Canadian Thinkers' Forum, we have Tahir Gora

April 23rd, 2015Committee meeting

The Vice-Chair NDP

Citizenship and Immigration committee  , Tahir Gora, who serves as the secretary general of the Muslim Canadian Congress. Canadians are known around the world for being honest, polite, fair, and brokers of peace. We wear the maple leaf proudly on our backpacks while travelling, and we have heard stories of others sewing

March 26th, 2013Committee meeting

Salma Siddiqui

Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act   of violence and coercion.” For this, I am grateful. On December 12, Tahir Gora, CEO of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum, wrote a blog post for The Huffington Post in support of the zero tolerance for barbaric cultural practices act. He wrote: Minister Alexander is right. Violence against

June 16th, 2015House debate

Chungsen LeungConservative

Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act   the equality of men and women and will afford them equal protection and opportunity. In the words of Tahir Gora, director general of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum: Critics criticized the name of the bill, calling it a pretty loaded one. However, our group believes in calling a spade

June 16th, 2015House debate

Costas MenegakisConservative

Public Safety   to order the removal or seizure of vicious material often encouraging the murder of Jews. Removing this heinous propaganda, particularly from the Internet, would limit its capacity to radicalize Canadians and inspire attacks. Tahir Gora, of the Canadian Thinkers Forum, said

June 8th, 2015House debate

Roxanne JamesConservative

Anti-terrorism Act, 2015   world, and times are such that personal information needs to be shared. That's the reality and I don't have a problem with it.... Again, the larger picture is that of the security and safety of Canada. Tahir Gora, of the Canadian Thinkers Forum, said: The government's proposed

May 5th, 2015House debate

Corneliu ChisuConservative

Citizenship and Immigration committee  Thank you. Again, last week, we heard from Mr. Tahir Gora of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum, who said the following: “Critics criticize the name of the bill, calling it a pretty loaded one.” But I guess, to be quite frank, it's better that we call a spade a spade. He also said

May 5th, 2015Committee meeting

Jay AspinConservative

Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015   that this means ensuring the safety and security of our families. We intend to continue to work to keep Canadians safe by ensuring our law enforcement agencies have the tools to do the job they need to do to combat the threat of the international jihadi terrorist movement. As Tahir Gora

May 4th, 2015House debate

Ted FalkConservative

Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015   to radicalize Canadians and inspire attacks. Tahir Gora, of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum, said: The government's proposed Bill C-51, when passed by Parliament, shall help Canadian Muslims to curb extremist elements... Over and over again, credible Canadians have come forward to say

May 4th, 2015House debate

Bernard TrottierConservative

Citizenship and Immigration committee  Last week we heard from a witness, Mr. Tahir Gora. He's from the Canadian Thinkers' Forum and I'll quote what he said: Critics criticized the name of the bill, calling it a pretty loaded one. However, our group believes in calling a spade a spade. Violence against women

April 30th, 2015Committee meeting

Devinder ShoryConservative

Citizenship and Immigration committee  Absolutely. It would have been a lot easier. Ms. Fakhri, last week we had a witness like you here, Mr. Tahir Gora of the Canadian Thinkers' Forum. He said there are a number of people who criticize the name of the bill, calling it pretty loaded, but that his group believes

April 30th, 2015Committee meeting

Jim EglinskiConservative

Citizenship and Immigration committee  I certainly believe we should endorse this bill in terms of curbing all those malpractices that have been mentioned in this bill—polygamy and forced marriages.

April 23rd, 2015Committee meeting

Tahir Gora

April 23rd, 2015Committee meeting

Tahir Gora