Uzma Shakir

Uzma Shakir is a community-based researcher, advocate, activist. She is the past Executive Director of Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) and the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO). She has worked as a teacher, journalist and researcher.

Uzma Shakir
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Nov 5, 2010

Multiculturalism at its best

Uzma Shakir
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, claimed recently in a bizarre twist of logic that "multiculturalism" did not work in Germany. Really?
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Mar 29, 2010

George Orwell is alive: Niqabs banned in Quebec

Uzma Shakir
In the worst form of Orwellian logic, Jean Charest's government in Quebec has tabled a bill in parliament banning any form of facial covering when dealing with the Quebec government.
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Mar 23, 2009

Canadian Arab Federation loses federal funding

Uzma Shakir
The Canadian Arab Federation's settlement programs are at risk because the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, has decided that CAF is not a suitable organization to receive government funding.
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Mar 4, 2009

Changing world view!

Uzma Shakir
How the world changes when you leave the borders of North America! Watching Obama from Canada and then from Pakistan is quite surreal!
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