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Imam Encourages Halifax Muslims to Foster Kids

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – A Halifax imam has launched a new campaign to encourage Canadian Muslims to foster orphan kids, amid hopes of tackling the shortage of Muslim applicants for adoption. “It’s not just for the Muslim kids. We believe that this is important in general, to adopt children from all backgrounds because we believe …

Hundreds Support Saskatoon Muslim After Attack

SASKATOON – Showing Muslims the other face of Saskatoon, more than 200 people attended the open house hosted by the Canadian Muslim man who was attached a month ago while walking home from the mosque. “Compassion needs action. So people felt really negative and disheartened by what happened and we really wanted to have a …

Syrian Teenager Hailed Hero for Rescuing Baby

HAMILTON – Commending his quick thinking, a teenage Syrian refugee has been praised and hailed after he rescued a toddler from Hamilton rooftop. “My dad parked the car and said ‘If you can help him go help him,’” said Khalid Tabateb, through his older sister Farah who acted as interpreter, CBC reported Saturday. “I was …

Political Tensions Overshadow Canadians' Hajj

TORONTO – Counting down days before travelling to Saudi for hajj, Canadian Muslim Mehek Mazhar and her husband fear the recent political tensions between their country and the Gulf Kingdom might affect their lifetime journey. “We wanted to do it in our first year of marriage, just because it’s a nice way to start off …

Islamophobic Attacks Spike in Toronto: Muslim Group Warns

TORONTO – A leading Canadian Muslim group has warned against a spike in Islamophobic attacks across Canada in the wake of the Danforth shooting when a man called Faisal Hussain opened fire in Greektown, Toronto on July 22. “Either way, we can’t win sometimes,” Leila Nasr, a spokeswoman of the National Council of Canadian Muslims, …

Canadian Muslims Seek More Venues for Friday Prayer

LONDON – The growing Muslim community in London, Ontario, have been seeking more venues for Friday Jum`ah prayer, with many of them finding it difficult to attend the overcrowded congregational prayer. “When it comes to Friday prayer, it’s congestion galore,” said Ali Chahbar of the Mosque, CBC reported. “As you know the Muslim community is …

Two Sides Of The Toronto Shooting

Canadian Muslim Faisal Hussain murdered two and injured thirteen people on the busy Danforth Avenue on the night of July 22nd, 2018. The two who died were an 18-year-old, Reese Fallon, and a 10-year-old, Julianna Koziz. Three of the injured survivors,  rushed to a trauma center at St Michael’s hospital, required immediate life-saving surgery. Dr. …

Muslims Unite for Toronto Shooting Victims

TORONTO – Canadian Muslim charities have launched a crowdfunding campaign on LaunchGood.com to raise funds for the shooting victims and their families. “We are deeply saddened to mourn the loss of lives. Our condolences are with the victims and all those affected by this senseless shooting,” Dawanet and Islamic Relief Canada stated. “Let us maintain …

Toronto Muslim in Intensive Care After Hate Attack

TORONTO – A horrific beating has led a Muslim father into intensive care in Toronto hospital, in the incident being investigated as a possible hate crime by police. “They were calling them Arab terrorists, so clearly their religion, their ethnicity was playing a part in that,” Ibrahim Hindy, imam of the Dar At-Tawheed mosque where …

Halal Festival

Toronto Set for North America's Largest Halal Food Festival

TORONTO – The 6th edition of ‘Halal Food Fest Toronto’ billed as “North America’s largest halal food festival” will be held on July 14-15, Daily Hive reports. Over 35,000 visitors from different Canadian communities are expected to enjoy the festival at the International Center in Mississauga, Canada. More than 200 halal restaurants, bakeries, manufacturers, specialty stores and …



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