The Canadian Press

2015-02-18 | Extremism Resistance Program

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Educators and activists are hoping to counter the success of Islamic State recruitment with a new school-based program aimed at protecting Canadian youth. Extreme Dialogue will use films and educational resources taking advantage of the stories of real people to encourage youth to question extremist ideas. Raheem Siddique (rah-HEM' suh-DEEK'), a Canadian Muslim student activist, says this is another tool in the fight against extremism. (The program is aimed at teens in the 14 to 18 age group. One of the featured films is from Christianne Boudreau, whose son died fighting for the Islamic State.)

Date: 2015-02-18
Placeline: CALGARY.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I see this as something where people can turn to it's a resource if something council is concerned your teacher to turn to if they see any type of extremism showing up in their classrooms and their environment whether it be right wing whether it be the ideologies that they have to go overseas and fight anything like that gets a resource for them just like a textbook at the resorts for them >>


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