03.20.3017 – Mar. 20th, 2017 – Time-Sensitive: “Islamophobia” Motion 103 Debate Tomorrow // Your MP Will Vote Soon

MP Iqra Khalid’s Motion 103 was reportedly scheduled for its 2nd hour of debate in April, but has been pushed up to the earlier date of March 21st – tomorrow. The vote is expected to take place shortly afterward.

Click here to read our February National Update on M-103.

Prior to the motion’s first hour of debate last month, MP David Anderson put forward an opposition motion nearly identical to M-103. However, while M-103 mentions only the religion of Islam by name, Anderson’s motion called for the House to “condemn all forms of systemic racism, religious intolerance, and discrimination of Muslims, Jews, Christians, Sikhs, Hindus, and other religious communities.” Anderson also removed the undefined term “Islamophobia” from Khalid’s M-103[Click here to read the full article].