Motion 103

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Barbara Kay: Liberals left reeling by clear, rational criticisms of M-103

by Barbara Kay

NATIONAL POST Far from the slam-dunk feel-goody gesture it was meant to be, M-103 is looking more and more like a pivotal political and cultural moment in Canadian history With Parliament’s passage in late March of Motion 103, which condemned “Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination,” the Canadian Heritage Committee was […]

Treatment by MPs at M-103 committee hearing nothing short of lousy

by Tarek Fatah

Toronto Sun – Postmedia Network Leading up to my testimony at the House of Commons Heritage Committee last week, I had expected MPs to have some degree of interest in what a Muslim had to say about M-103 and the loaded word “Islamophobia”. Instead, I felt a tangible hostility from the phalanx of Liberal MPs, […]

M-103 talk turns to prosecution, censorship

by Senator Betty Unger

Toronto Sun – Postmedia Network After the first M-103 hearing on Monday, I wrote that we were perhaps facing a less adversarial process than expected. Liberal MP Iqra Khalid was conciliatory as the initial witness, emphasizing that her motion to tackle discrimination was equally about all religions and races. She hardly mentioned the ill-defined phrase […]