What does the latest Charter challenge against the Canada Revenue Agency mean for Muslim organizations?
Why It Matters
Muslim-led charities provide community spaces, places of worship and other social services for Canada’s Muslim (and non-Muslim) communities. With questionable CRA audit practices, these charities are heavily scrutinized and at risk of losing their charitable status, which can impact donations and operations needed to serve their communities, while also stigmatizing the Muslim community.
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Ramadan, which is considered the holiest month of the year in Islam, is seen as an opportunity for Muslims around the world to give back to their communities. This can often include donating to Muslim charities and non-profits.
But this Ramadan was different for one of Canada’s largest charities, the Muslim Association of Canada, says. Hearings took place at the Ontario Supreme Court of Justice for a lawsuit it posed on the Canada Revenue Agency.
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