Tapestry

Recovering from a crisis

Mohammed Hashim on how he became the “unofficial crisis manager” for Canadian Muslims. Victoria Yang remembers how she was treated as a Chinese-Canadian during the SARS outbreak.
A Muslim student at Ryerson University said she has had to deal with defending and explaining her faith since the September 11 attacks in 2001. (Aaron Vincent Elkaim/The Canadian Press)

Every so often, Mohammed Hashim gets a call to help someone who finds themselves in the news. In this feature interview, Tapestry host Mary Hynes goes deep with Hashim, who's known as the "unofficial crisis manager" for Canadian Muslims.

Victoria Yang remembers how she was treated as a Chinese-Canadian during the SARS outbreak and tells how she's working through that shame to reclaim her heritage.

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