A public campaign against racism towards Syrian refugees and Muslims in general has launched, with anti-discrimination ads going up on bus shelters in Toronto.  Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants to send the message that the refugees are part of Toronto — and that anti-Muslim hatred is not.

The bus ad confronts xenophobia and Islamophobia, carrying the message that “Muslims are part of Toronto.” According to the release, the overarching goal is to “create a Toronto that says ‘No’ to all forms of discrimination and racism.”

All I would like to add is that I am proud to be a Canadian after migrating here 10 years ago from my country of birth.