An engaging panel discussion titled, ‘Indigenous and Muslim Perspectives on Colonisation, Treaties and Decolonisation’ was held virtually on Thursday, February 17th. The event was organized by Emmanuel College's Centre for Religion and Its Contexts [https://www.emmanuel.utoronto.ca/the-centre-for-religion-and-its-contexts/continuing-education-events-and-courses/] , and co-sponsored by Justice for All Canada [https://www.
The Olive Tree Foundation [https://www.olivetreefoundation.ca/] has announced that a grant has been awarded to of the Canadian Council of Churches and the National Muslim Christian Liaison Committee for the project, ‘Canadian Christian-Muslim Network Online Resource.' The project will support Christian-Muslim dialogue and relations in Canada through
Olive Tree Foundation has signed on to the Canadian Philanthropy Commitment on Climate Change (https://philanthropyforclimate.ca/). The pledge is the first of its kind, and commits signatories to integrate climate considerations in all areas of work. “We are proud to announce we are among the first 50 signatories to
The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that a grant has been awarded to Urban Alliance on Race Relations and Black Muslim Initiative for the project, “Black Muslims: A study into our lived experiences.” The project will obtain critical survey data from members of the Black Muslim community with respect to
The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that a grant has been awarded to Faith & the Common Good and EnviroMuslims for the project, “Greening Canadian Mosques.” The Greening Canadian Mosques program aims to empower Canadian mosque management teams to understand environmental issues and potential cost savings in their facilities. It will
The Olive Tree Foundation [http://www.olivetreefoundation.ca] is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual scholarships. The Mohamed and Opheera Nasir Scholarship has been awarded to Attaur Rahman, a graduate of Jarvis Collegiate Institute, who will be attending the University of Toronto, Mississauga in Social Sciences. Attaur is
By Muneeb Nasir (Remarks by Muneeb Nasir, President of the Olive Tree Foundation, at program entitled, ‘Indigenous And Muslim Traditional Healing Practices In A Modern Context’ on November 14 2019, at Victoria College, University of Toronto). The Olive Tree Foundation is pleased to be a sponsor of tonight’s program
Two outstanding Canadian Muslim high school students have been recognized with scholarships for their academic achievements and leadership abilities by the Olive Tree Foundation. Hshmat Sahak was awarded the Faisal Ali Academic Excellence Scholarship that is granted annually to a high school graduate who has excelled in academic studies. Amenak
(TORONTO – December 14, 2018): The Olive Tree Foundation has announced that a grant has been awarded to the Ottawa Muslim Association for the project, Know Your Rights, Know Your Responsibilities: A Pocket Guide for Canadian Muslims.” The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) will develop the project in partnership with
(TORONTO) – The Olive Tree Foundation [http://www.olivetreefoundation.ca/] has awarded a grant to DEEN Support Services [http://deensupportservices.ca/] for the project, “Count Us In: Mapping the Needs of Muslims with Disabilities.” The project will help develop a demographic profile of Muslims with disabilities in Ontario in order to
Surveys are powerful vehicles for amplifying the voices of individuals, Dr. Keith Neuman, Executive Director of Environics Institute, told a forum on Tuesday, May 24 held at the Intercultural Dialogue Institute in Toronto. Dr. Neuman was presenting the results of the latest Survey of Muslims in Canada at the forum.
Canadian Muslim millennials are more religious that other Canadian youth and also the most observant generation in the Muslim community, according to the new national survey conducted by Environics Institute and released on April 27. The youth, ages 18 to 34 years, are most likely to visit mosques for prayer
You are cordially invited to attend a presentation on the The Environics Institute 2016 Survey of Muslims in Canada Speaker: Keith Neuman [http://www.environicsinstitute.org/about/who], Ph.D. Executive Director of the Environics Institute Respondents Anita Bromberg, Executive Director- Canadian Race Relations Foundation Gwen Joy, Director of Grants
The Olive Tree Foundation [http://muslimlink.ca/directory/toronto-gta/religious/local-orgs/3573-olive-tree-foundation?city=Toronto%20GTA] , in partnership with the Canadian Association for Muslims with Disabilities (CAM-D) [http://muslimlink.ca/directory/toronto-gta/religious/Muslim-Social-Services/673-CAMD?city=Toronto%20GTA] , MIST Toronto [http://muslimlink.ca/directory/toronto-gta/religious/local-orgs/3574-MIST-Toronto?city=Toronto%20GTA]
Source: SYMPOSIUM: Christian-Muslim Relations in a Year of Mercy | Intercultural Dialogue Institute – GTA (Toronto) [http://toronto.interculturaldialog.com/symposium-catholic-muslim-relations-in-a-year-of-mercy/] SYMPOSIUM: Christian-Muslim Relations in a Year of Mercy SYMPOSIUM: THE QUALITY OF MERCY IS NOT STRAIN’D: CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONS IN A YEAR OF MERCY Keynote Address: Rev. Dr. Elias Mallon, S.
(December 5, 2015) – Canada’s premier Waqf, the Olive Tree Foundation, celebrated its 10th anniversary on Sunday, November 22 with an Appreciation Dinner held at the The Estate Banquet and Event Centre in Scarborough. “The Olive Tree Foundation gives us the opportunity to plant in the soil of this world,
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2014/a-charity-that-appreciates-youth/dscf9951/] (December 8, 2014) – Youths expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the support of the Olive Tree Foundation (OTF) at the 2014 Awards Appreciation Ceremony held by the organization on November 30 at the Sayeda Khadija Centre in Mississauga. “I am very
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2014/olive-tree-foundation-a-charity-that-makes-a-difference/2014-pictures-013/] OTF funded sewing clubs in Thorncliffe through The Intergeneration Community Network Services(July 3, 2014) – The Olive Tree Foundation [http://olivetreefoundation.ca/], Canada’s oldest waqf (endowment) institution, has announced its Annual Ramadan Campaign to raise funds in support of local
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2014/gta-muslim-leaders-hold-networking-meeting/march2meetinga/] (March 5, 2014) – Muslim leaders in the Greater Toronto Area held a networking meeting on Sunday, March 2, in Mississauga to learn about each other’s work and to identify areas of cooperation. The Olive Tree Foundation, an innovative public endowment
[http://127.0.0.1/wp/2013/muslims-feed-needy-canadians-in-ramadan/give30/] (July 4, 2013) – Canadian Muslims have launched a campaign to feed the hungry in Toronto, Canada’s largest city, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan, due to begin Tuesday, July 9, in North America. “The campaign asks those who are
(August 3, 2011) – Muslims are being encouraged to be active contributors to Canada by directing a portion of their charitable donations during Ramadan to local projects. The Olive Tree Foundation has launched its 8th Annual Ramadan Campaign encouraging Muslims to share part of their annual charitable donations with deserving community
Muhammed Haseeb Ali, Muneeb Nasir, Muhammad Lila and Imran Yousuf (June 29, 2011) – “An insightful, honest, and enlightening address….overall, a brilliant example of a captivating storyteller.” These were some reactions to Muhammad Lila’s keynote address at the elegant Annual Gala Dinner of the Olive Tree Foundation held last
New study focuses on youth political and civic engagement (June 23, 2011) – Canadian Muslim youth are highly engaged in volunteering in their local communities, and are open to being more involved in the political process, according to a new study from the Tessellate Institute. [http://www.tessellateinstitute.com/] The study,