By Taha Ghayyur On Friday, November 26, 2021, Wahida Chishti Valiante, a visionary Canadian Muslim leader passed away in Toronto, Canada. Wahida, also affectionately referred as “Auntie Wahida” by many younger Muslims she inspired, was born in Azad Kashmir and raised in the UK. Living in Canada since 1961, Wahida
UnMosqued’s Atif Mahmud and Ahmad Eid with Chaplain Amjad Tarsin (March 9, 2014) – UnMosqued, the documentary film that aims to highlight the growing need for reform in North American mosques, is being screened in cities across the continent and generating intense discussions in Muslim communities. “If you
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
(April 4, 2011) – North American Muslims are vociferously condemning the April 1 mass killing of seven UN workers in the northern Afghanistan city of Mazar-al-Sharif. The UN workers were attacked in their compound by angry demonstrators seeking revenge for the recent Qur’an burning in Florida by an extremist
(February 27, 2011) – The Canadian Islamic Congress announced today that its Ottawa-based National Executive Director, Imam Dr. Zijad Delic, will be leaving the organization as of March 2, 2011. “I would like to express my sincere thanks to Imam Zijad for his tremendous contributions to the Congress.
By Cristina Valiante (October 24, 2009) – The premiere event organized by the Canadian Islamic Congress for Islamic History Month Canada 2009 featured internationally known financial ethics expert, Toby Birch, who started his Canadian speaking tour on October 16 at the Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto. Dr. Birch, Managing
(September 4, 2009) – The 3rd Islamic History Month Canada (IHMC) has been announced with this year’s theme being on Islamic Finance and economic theory. IHMC, which was launched in 2007, includes a series of events and activities across Canada such as exhibitions, lectures, book fairs, films on art