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Bryan Paterson ‘stepping away’ from Third Day Worship Centre

On Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2020, Kingston’s Mayor Bryan Paterson posted an open letter on his blog announcing his departure from the congregation at Third Day Worship Centre. The letter comes two weeks after a video of the church’s preacher appeared on YouTube in which he denounced homosexuality, associated Islamic mosques

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Kingston mayor denounces Islamophobic social media post

When a social media account purporting to be based in Kingston posted an act of hate seemingly based in Islamophobia over the weekend, local leaders were quick to condemn the act publicly. On Friday, May 8, 2020, a Twitter account, coming from a user purporting to be from or in

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Racism in Kingston is alive and, well…

  Canadians were horrified by the terrorist attack on the Muslim community at Christchurch, New Zealand. Our own country has experienced similar violence, with the Quebec City Mosque shootings back in January 2017. While we might wish to believe Islamophobia and white nationalism are an isolated – or far off

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