Guest Presenters:

Gilary Massa, Advocacy Coordinator, NCCM – National Council of Canadian Muslims,

Saleha Khan, Expert on Hate Crimes and Hate Propaganda

Learn about:

Islamophobia: definition, elements, implications

  • Canadian perspective on Islamophobia
  • Data and analysis
  • Role of community, individuals and organizations
  • Definitions of hate crime, hate propaganda and hateful incidents
  • Legal and criminal code aspects
  • Indicators for hate crimes
  • What is hate propaganda criminally and what is hateful rhetoric


  • Current incidents happening locally
  • Issues and challenges with reporting a hate crime

Part 2 will be offered in the fall and will provide the policing and prosecution perspective.

Registration Fees:

Representatives of MCP Member Organizations Free

Representatives of Non-member Organizations $10/person

Individuals/Students $5/person

Refreshments provided. Participation is limited. Click to  Register Online by May 15:

If you have any disability-related accessibility or dietary requirements, please email before May 15 and we will do our best to ensure reasonable accommodation.