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Ramadan highlights how workplaces can better support Muslim employees

Although Islam was Canada's second most practised religion in 2021 with 1.8 million Muslims in the country, many who practice the faith find they still face challenges in the workplace. For some, there's a lack of accommodation, support and mindfulness during Ramadan, one of the holiest months in the Islamic calendar.

Khadija Waseem, shown in a handout photo, loves tea and coffee, so when she told colleagues she was savouring her last cup in preparation for Ramadan's fasting period, they were quick to tease her. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Petros Bleyan)


Lauren Fridman, 26, signed up for the RBC Training Ground regional qualifier in Calgary. Photo: House of Common studio / James Park
RBC Olympian, Eden Wilson (Bobsled) trains at the Canadian Sports Institute Calgary. Photo credit: Devon Hawkins.