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Imam Mazhar Mahmood

Examining Islam: Kamloops Imam Mazhar Mahmood on his religion and the media’s coverage of radicalization

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An imam who oversees religious services for Muslims in Kamloops revealed he received threats in the wake of the Ottawa shooting last month that left a Canadian soldier dead.

Imam Mazhar Mahmood said he received a number of emails following the Oct. 22 shooting death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

Mahmood spoke recently at Thompson Rivers University on Islam and the politics of reporting terrorism.

In an interview following the event, Mahmood described two of the half-dozen message as “full of hatred” and others as mean-spirited.

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Preamble to a Renewed Constitution of Canada, 1992

The documents below were passed on to me by Senator Nancy Greene Raine (http://www.parl.gc.ca/SenatorsBio/senator_biography.aspx?senator_id=2812&language=E), of the Canadian Parliament, after a meeting I had with her in Riverside Park, Kamloops, at a memorial put together for  fallen soldiers Nathan Cirillo and Patrice Vincent. The preamble was recited by the Senator  herself at the Canadian Parliament a few days ago, after the tragic Ottawa Shootings.  Kindly download and share.  #CanadaStrong

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