The Perfectly Reasonable Reason Why Huffington Post Blurred the Woman’s Face in their Hijab Hoax Press Conference Picture

As I explained in my last post, Shamiza Baig responded and categorically refutes the rumours on social media claiming, without any evidence, that she was the one to orchestrate the Hijab Hoax and was present at the press conference. Another piece of flimsy "evidence" conspiracy theorists clung to was that the Huffington Post also blurred … Continue reading The Perfectly Reasonable Reason Why Huffington Post Blurred the Woman’s Face in their Hijab Hoax Press Conference Picture

Setting a Rumour Straight Regarding the Hijab Hoax

I don't intend to belabour the Hijab Hoax story anymore -- other than to hold the Toronto District School Board to account for its involvement in the rushed press conference -- but I received a belated response from a person of interest dragged into the right-wing conspiracy theories floating online about the Hijab Hoax because … Continue reading Setting a Rumour Straight Regarding the Hijab Hoax

Update On The Freedom of Information Request With The Toronto District School Board Regarding How It Dealt With The Hijab Hoax

In a week's time Raving Canuck has raised just under $800 or 40 per cent of the $2,000 goal to fund our journalism project of finding out what happened at the Toronto District School Board during the Hijab Hoax debacle, and what led to the TDSB sanctioning a rushed press conference at one of its … Continue reading Update On The Freedom of Information Request With The Toronto District School Board Regarding How It Dealt With The Hijab Hoax

Crowdfunding to Get to the Bottom of the Toronto District School Board’s Involvement in the Hijab Hoax Debacle

Raving Canuck  is fundraising to access all of the communications at the Toronto District School Board  in regards to the Hijab Hoax incident. We're looking to get clarity on the TDSB's involvement in allowing a rushed press conference to take place at one of its schools -- where the two kids told false stories about … Continue reading Crowdfunding to Get to the Bottom of the Toronto District School Board’s Involvement in the Hijab Hoax Debacle

Hijab Hoax: Some Answers from Toronto Police and Lingering Questions for Toronto District School Board, Media, Politicians, and Girl’s Family

It's been almost three weeks since the false report of an eleven-year-old girl being twice attacked by a crazed Asian man with scissors, cutting a 12-inch slice in her hijab, was first blasted across cyberspace on Friday, January 12. Once the Toronto Police concluded their investigation, finding the incident was a fabricated hoax, the media — … Continue reading Hijab Hoax: Some Answers from Toronto Police and Lingering Questions for Toronto District School Board, Media, Politicians, and Girl’s Family

Patrick Brown Resigns as Progressive Conservative Leader After Revolt from Caucus

After holding an emergency press conference at 9:45 p.m. on Wednesday night to address sexual misconduct allegations, now former-Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario Leader Patrick Brown barrage of questions from reporters, a slew of campaign staff resigning and caucus members calling for his resignation. By 1:30 a formal statement from PC Leader Patrick Brown was … Continue reading Patrick Brown Resigns as Progressive Conservative Leader After Revolt from Caucus