A graduation ceremony for a private Muslim school was cancelled Saturday due to the radical views of two guest speakers, the mayor said.

The Academy of North American Sharia had planned to have Salah Alsawy and Omar Shahin speak at the ceremony, which was to be held in the Montreal suburb of Outremont.

"As soon as we received this information, we felt it was essential to cancel the booking," said Outremont Mayor Marie Cinq-Mars in a statement.

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