Olive Tree Foundation is proud to announce its recent grant to the innovative non-profit organization, GPS Health Navigators, whose aim is to provide essential support to refugee patients with palliative care needs in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region (GTHA). This significant grant has been made possible through the generous
In under six hours of deliberation, the jury in the Nathaniel Veltman murder trial in Windsor, Ontario, has delivered a verdict of guilt on charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder in connection to the 2021 truck attack on a Muslim family in London. The 12-member jury, engaged in deliberations
A coalition of faith, labour and civil society organizations urges the federal government to support an immediate ceasefire of all hostilities in Israel and Palestine, and to call for an end to the blockade of Gaza. The coalition issued a joint statement with more than 100 signatories on October 21.
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 Seerah Exhibition is being held from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 1 at the International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, (Hall 3 & 4), Mississauga, Ontario. "Prophet Muhammad's Legacy: An International Exhibit of Sacred Artifacts" is a captivating exhibition centered around up to 16 revered relics associated with the Prophet
Well-known Canadian Muslim TV show producer, Ezz Gad passed away on August 18 in Egypt, according to several social media reports. He was buried in Egypt. Since the 1980s, Ezz Gad presented, ‘Reflections on Islam’, a weekly exploration of Islam on Vision TV, with readings from the Qur’an, thoughtful
The Muslim Association of Canada (MAC) is thrilled to announce that MAC Convention 2023 - Islam: Perfect Divine Blessing (الإسلام: النعمة الربانية التامّة) is going to take place September 2nd to 4th, 2023 in Toronto - a complete three day immersive experience unlike any event you have ever attended,
The Muslim Welfare Residences in Whitby, ON, are excited to announce the opening of their new transition housing facility, providing a safe haven and empowering stepping stone for those experiencing homelessness. With 26 beds, this state-of-the-art facility is thoughtfully designed to offer comfort, privacy, and a path towards independence for
The leader of a mosque, whose congregation fell victim to what authorities have labeled a terrorist attack, voiced his concerns over the lenient eight-year sentence handed to the 24-year-old assailant. Imam Ibrahim Hindy spoke out following the court's verdict on Mohammad Moiz Omar in Brampton. Omar had previously pleaded guilty
Court documents reveal that the man responsible for assaulting worshippers at a mosque in Mississauga, Ont., last year had been meticulously planning the attack for an entire year. His actions were driven by a deep-seated hatred and a sinister intent to intimidate Muslims. According to an agreed statement of facts
The City of Toronto, with guidance from a Community Advisory Council and the National Council of Canadian Muslims, launched a new ‘Toronto For All’ public education campaign to raise awareness about the realities of Islamophobia present in our community and to help to remind Torontonians that acceptance comes without exceptions.
Prepare to immerse yourself in a lively cultural experience as MuslimFest, the highly anticipated festival, returns to the vibrant city of Mississauga. From July 7th to July 9th, Celebration Square will be transformed into a captivating showcase of Muslim culture, offering a unique opportunity for attendees to celebrate diversity and
GISC Inaugurates on the Day of Arafat, Promoting Unity and Collaboration within the Muslim Ummah The Global Imams and Scholars Council (GISC) announces its official launch, bringing together scholars and imams from around the world. Coinciding with the auspicious Day of Arafat, the 9th of Dhul Hijjah, GISC aims to
By Samya Hasan We are excited to finally be able to announce the launch of the #EradicateHate 2.0 toolkit! In collaboration with the Anti-hate Community Leaders Group, the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) has launched an App for children and youth to combat online hate. The EradicateHate
According to CBC News, a prominent faith-based charity in Canada has successfully reached a settlement in a legal case involving false accusations made against them. Islamic Relief Canada, one of the country's largest faith-based charities, had filed a lawsuit in December 2018, seeking $2.5 million in damages. The lawsuit