Toronto District School Board

Islamophobia Definition Promoted by Toronto School System Prompts Concern from B’nai Brith

October 2, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is raising concerns about an overly broad definition of Islamophobia adopted by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), which would prohibit staff and students from criticizing “Islamic politics”. The TDSB’s Islamic Heritage Month Resource Guidebook, which will be used in schools across Toronto this October, defines Islamophobia as “fear, …

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UPDATE: In Response to B’nai Brith, TDSB Removes Islamophobia Definition

October 2, 2017 TORONTO – Just a few hours after concerns were raised by B’nai Brith Canada, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has pledged to replace its definition of Islamophobia and recall all copies of its Islamic Heritage Month Resource Guidebook until the changes are complete. Earlier on Oct. 2, B’nai Brith Canada had expressed alarm at an …

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