WATCH — Islamophobia and what’s being done to stop it
Breaking down anti-Muslim hate in Canada
Every week, CBC Kids News takes a deep dive into a topic that everyone’s talking about. Click the video above or below for this week’s KN Explains.
As this sombre anniversary approaches, conversations and questions around Islamophobia in Canada are still present.
Most experts agree and statistics back them up — Islamophobia is an issue in Canada.
And some people say it is only getting worse.
So what is Islamophobia? Why is it an issue in Canada, where multiculturalism and diversity are celebrated? And what is being done to address it?
There’s a lot to unbox here, but don’t worry, we’ve got you. KN Explains:
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