Support Mosques to Assist in Muslim Integration in Canada

Support Mosques to Assist in Muslim Integration in Canada

Date: May 2010    

Author: Katherine Bullock, PhD

 Based on an oral history project of Toronto’s first mosque, which existed from 1961 to 1968, this Tessellate Institute policy brief contains seven recommendations that all orders of Canadian government provide material and non-material support to mosque associations for their non-religious activities designed to assist in immigrant integration. The policy brief recommends that Canadian government agencies, while recognizing the importance of government neutrality with respect to the separation of Church and State, nonetheless, play a visionary role by promoting mosques as ideal sites both for incorporating their congregants into the fabric of Canadian society, as well as for providing services for the wider Canadian society.


Support Our Work



Latest tweets

  • RT @NaseehaHelpline: Our thoughts and prayers are with Muhammed Abu Marzouk and his family, the victims of a brutal attack in Mississauga,…
  • RT @ihsaan: Reported hate crimes targeting Muslims in Peel region doubled from last year. That's just what gets reported. Accord 2 Statisti…

Join our mailing list

This is the best way to keep informed of all our activities. Don’t worry, we won’t flood your inbox. We also respect your privacy and will never share your information with a third party.


There are many ways
you can be active in our work.

Get Involved