Sign of the times in our neighbor to the north. A simple notice of a conference from the Orilla Packet & Times in Ontario:
Migration to Canada has vastly increased. A generation is growing up with transnational identities and foreign-born levels in our major cities are fast approaching 50%. [snip]
Keynote speaker Tariq Ramadan, criticised by Western countries (including the US and France) and banned by Muslim countries (including Tunisia, Egypt and Saudi Arabia), but widely read for his commentary on the role of citizenship for Muslims living in the West, as well as the need for a modern interpretation of the Koran, will challenge the West to engage with Islam in a way that abandons-usually negative-stereotypes and generalizations.
Hat tip: Joseph Crowley