Yasir Naqvi


Ontario's Minimum Wage To Rise.. A Bit

TORONTO - Ontario's Liberal government will raise the minimum wage to $11 an hour starting June 1, and will tie future increases to the rate of inflation, but critics say it's not enough to lift worke...
Don Laird

One Imam Teaching Homophobia Does Not Speak for All Muslims

In April, the Edmonton Islamic Academy distanced itself from a visiting Imam's homophobic comments given to a group of junior high students. Not satisfied with the school measures, and concerned about the impact of the lecture on both straight and gay Muslim youth, human rights activist Rob Wells took his placards to protest alone outside the Academy. He got assaulted on two different occasions.