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I don’t know about the rest of the tumblr muslims out there, but all these reports and reblogs of the despicable acts of hatred done towards our community has really taken its toll on ending off this holy month on a high note.
Which is why I think its so important that stories like THIS get more attention:
I first met brother Himy (@HiMYSYeD, himysyed.tumblr.com) at a masjid two weeks ago, I was a little hesitant to approach him because of his pseudo-celebrity status in my eyes. Getting the idea from a few folks down in the states, Brother Himy has been on the quest of biking to 30 Masajid within the Greater Toronto Area for the month of Ramadan – you can follow his progress at 30masjids.com.
Categorized, Torontopreneur »
From CBC News | Toronto
A Toronto Muslim who has pledged to cycle to 30 mosques during Ramadan has been forced off the road.
Himy Syed had received a new bicycle as a Ramadan gift from his brother and sister-in-law so he could blog and tweet stories about the various Muslim communities.
But after attending early morning prayers at a downtown Toronto mosque recently, he walked outside to find his bike had been stolen.
“It is the ideal way to do Ramadan, going to different masjids because you have to pray at 4:00 – …
Categorized, Law and Government, Photojournalism »
Posted by John Michael McGrath, OpenFile Toronto
One of the items that was supposed to be on the agenda at the City of Toronto Executive Committee meeting today was the potential sale of 740 units, most of which are single-family homes, from Toronto Community Housing Corporation’s stock, the plan being to use the money to spruce up the remaining apartments in TCHC’s inventory.
But a funny thing happened on the way to the committee. Ford unexpectedly, and almost at the last minute—the city clerk sent out a …
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Thousands of people remained in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Saturday morning after ousted president Hosni Mubarak announced his resignation the previous evening. Many anti-government protesters have begun to clean up after weeks of demonstrations.
Meanwhile, people in cities across Canada gathered to hold celebratory rallies on Saturday afternoon.
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Torontopreneur, Video »
First Broadcast on Radio-Canada’s Infoman with Jean-René Dufort
October 21, 2010, 7:30 p.m.
Interview with Jean-René Dufort of the CBC Radio-Canada weekly show Infoman.
Law and Government »
CBC Toronto interviewed me and aired a montage of community reaction to the arrests in Ottawa on Friday August 27, including my position as a Toronto Mayoral Candidate.
My clip begins at 6:45 minutes into the broadcast:
Law and Government, Torontopreneur »
By Harry Bruce, The Record, Kitchener-Waterloo
As CBC management’s phenomenally stupid failure to prepare for its own lockout of 5,500 members of the Canadian Media Guild becomes more apparent each time it feeds us BBC news instead of The National, one begins to suspect that somebody up there in Paul Martin’s government, perhaps Mr. Dithers himself, wants to see the Corporation curl up and die.
The government, in many respects, is a highly conservative gang of Grits and seems to think the CBC has lost its stature as one of the great …
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