Educating against religious bullying

by W.Y. Alice Chan

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Montréal is known for being multicultural; however, with respect to religion, individuals who self-identify as Christians compose 74 per cent of the population, followed by 15 per cent who are non-religious, six per cent who are Muslims, and two per cent who are adherents of Judaism (Statistics Canada, 2013).  Although diversity exists, as Christians include those who are Anglican, Baptist, Catholic, Christian Orthodox, and other denominations of Christianity, the multi-religious representation in Montréal is quite uneven.  As a minority group, many Muslims in Montréal are experiencing the most hostile climate they have faced since 9/11. (more…)

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