Reflections of a Muslim Woman in Québec

Shaheen is an active and engaged member of the Muslim community and the wider Montreal community. She is a member of the Montreal Raging Grannies, and can often be seen on Brunswick Avenue in Pointe-Claire with others demonstrating to Save Fairview Forest. Shaheen is a member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, serving on its Board of Directors. 

Several LUUCers have been with Shaheen, who wears a hijab, at protests against Quebec’s Bill 21 (now Law 21) that bans the wearing of religious symbols for people working in several prescribed public domains.

Shaheen encourages us to ask questions about her faith, Islamic beliefs, practices, etc.. Please send your question(s) to Sheila by January 15 to be sure they will be on the list for Shaheen’s response.

  • Service leader – Sheila Laursen
  • Musicians – Kerry-Anne Kutz & Mike Cartile
  • Zoom host – Margaret Godbeer
  • On-line greeters – Chris Bassett (J&S) & Nancy Schmidt

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