CCI Statement of Support for the Uyghur People

We the Imams and Scholars of Canada stand in solidarity with the Uyghur people. We ask the People’s Republic of China to free the Uyghur people from its concentration camps, return the children to their families and restore their freedom of religion. We call upon …

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CCI Statement Regarding #OurLondonFamily

The Canadian Council of Imams is devastated after hearing the news about the ruthless killing of a Muslim family in London, Ontario on Sunday evening, driven by hate and Islamophobia. The Canadian Muslim community is still healing from the horrific killing in the IMO Mosque …

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CCI Statement Regarding the Al-Aqsa Raid

The Canadian Council of Imams condemns the repeated attacks by Israeli forces on the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem which has resulted in the injury of hundreds of worshippers. The Al-Aqsa Mosque is the third holiest site in the Islamic faith and dear to the heart …

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CCI Announcements Regarding COVID-19

April 7th, 2020 March 22nd, 2020 CCI_MMAC_Ghusl and Burial Guidance March 16th, 2020    March 12th, 2020   March 12, 2020 CCI Annual Dinner Committee – Statement of postponement for CCI Annual Dinner on April 4, 2020 Based on the current circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 …

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CCI Condemns the Ongoing Persecution of Uyghur Muslims

The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) expresses its concerns over the treatment given to the Muslims of East Turkistan, which is referred to as the “Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region”. The persecution of Muslims in this region by the Chinese authorities has progressively worsened since 1949, …

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Statement on Quebec Government’s Bill 21

“The Canadian Council of Imams (CCI) strongly condemns the Coalition Avenir de Quebec (CAQ) government’s Bill 21 and considers it an infringement upon the rights of Canadian citizens who profess the Islamic faith. Quebec, for many decades, has been an inclusive, democratic, and multicultural society …

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