Islamic History Month Canada (IHMC) in October aims to celebrate, inform, educate, and share with fellow Canadians the rich Muslim heritage and contributions to society: Contributions in sciences, humanities, medicine, astronomy, and other disciplines that have greatly benefited human progress. IHMC believes that through education and sharing positive stories, all
A weekend of love, laughter, food and entertainment for people of all ages is just around the corner with the annual MuslimFest celebration happening this coming weekend! The 19th annual MuslimFest (MFEST) returns to Celebration Square in Mississauga from September 2-September 4. The event, which does not charge admission and
Toronto is nothing short of multicultural. With over 250 ethnicities represented in the region, diversity weaves itself into every aspect of the city’s life. Tradition, values, and lifestyles from all over the world mesh together to create a cultural mosaic unlike any other. To celebrate the city’s uniqueness
VIRTUAL PROGRAM (Zoom Links will be active after 8/1/2022) Sunday, August 7, 2022 10:00 am—IAW OPENING – “WHY INTERFAITH?” Poway Interfaith Team – San Diego – Click here for Zoom Link 12:00—“Living In The Times of Prophecy Fulfillment & Forgiving The Unforgivable” – One Global Family Alliances & Unity and
WINNIPEG — The Honourable Murray Sinclair, former senator and chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), issued the following statement on July 26, 2022: “I want to recognize the importance of the Pope’s apology to Survivors, their families, and communities. For many Survivors, I know that hearing
Canadian Muslim scholar and founder of AlMaghrib Institute, Shaykh Muhammad AlShareef passed away suddenly in Dubai on Thursday, July 21. “AlMaghrib grieves the passing of its founder Shaykh Muhammad Alshareef who suddenly returned to his Lord this afternoon in Dubai,” said AlMaghrib in a statement. “Shaykh Muhammad was our leader
By Beatrice Ekoko, Faith & the Common Good Areej Riaz is Operations Manager at Green Economy Canada. She is Director of Climate Programs at EnviroMuslims, lending support on the Greening Canadian Mosque program of EnviroMuslims and Faith & the Common Good, a program that has developed a toolkit towards sustainable practices, as
July 5, 2022 – In total, thirty five faith institutions from six countries with more than $1.25 billion in combined assets announced today their divestment from fossil fuel companies. Participating institutions include some Catholic organizations, such as five dioceses in Ireland, including the Archdiocese of Armagh, and two in Canada.
Thirteen-year-old Carter wasn’t thinking about material gifts as he approached his milestone birthday last fall — his second ‘pandemic birthday.’ Global vaccine equity was the only thing on his wish list. In lieu of gifts, he chose to fundraise for the Love My Neighbour initiative, in support of UNICEF Canada.
MEDIA RELEASE: After a two-year COVID-19-induced hiatus, the Muslim festival of the year is back. MuslimFest is an annual cultural festival celebrating the diversity of the Muslim tradition. The must-attend summer event is a flutter of excitement. MuslimFest showcases a range of art, musical, theatrical, and comedic performances, as well
The Canadian Interfaith Conversation has announced that Shaila Kibria Carter has been affirmed as the new Co-Chair for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2022. The Executive Committee had unanimously supported her nomination to the Participant Assembly to serve as the next Co-Chair. Shaila is a wife, mother, and daughter
The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) and the Islamic Family and Social Services Association (IFSSA) released a report on Tuesday that calls for an end to the privatization of Canada’s federal prison chaplaincy program. Under the Harper Conservative government in 2013, Canada privatized the federal chaplaincy program in
Scarborough Health Network (SHN) Foundation announced a transformative, $20-million gift today, donated by The Northpine Foundation. The gift will create the Northpine Emergency Department at SHN’s Centenary hospital, the Northpine Diagnostic Imaging Concourse at SHN’s General hospital, and the Northpine Centre for Surgical Quality Excellence. All three priority
Edmonton SafeWalk, a new program by Sisters Dialogue, was launched on Saturday at Bannerman Community League to offer a buddy system for Muslim women, especially Black women, when they are walking around or running errands in the city. "The idea that people are safer in numbers and on walking together,
On the 60th anniversary of the enactment of Ontario’s Human Rights Code, in a YouTube premiere, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) presented the first-ever Daniel G. Hill Human Rights Awards, and honoured four recipients who have each made significant contributions to advance human rights in Ontario and beyond.