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Toronto District Appoint Muslim Trustee

Toronto District Appoints Muslim Trustee

The Toronto District School Board trustees have appointed Abdul Hai Patel as the new Trustee for Ward 21 (Scarborough-Rouge River), reported on Thursday, April 21.

Canadian Muslim

Meet 5 Canadian Muslim Groups Making Great Contributions

According to a study conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research, Until fairly recently, followers of the religion of Islam were just one of the many parts of the Canadian mosaic that has emerged over the past few centuries from waves of immigrants coming to a land peopled by its Indigenous inhabitants. The first recorded …

Canadian Council of Imams

Canada’s Imams Told to Preach True Islam in Sermons

Canada’s leading council of imams has issued advisory to Imams to promote integration and unity in their Friday sermon and the religious services, after recent controversy on a sermon given by a visiting imam in Montreal.

Khadija Haffajee

Meet Khadija Haffajee, the Pioneering Canadian Muslim Activist

A lecturer, educator, and mentor, Khadija Haffajee is seen as a pioneering figure in the Canadian capital Ottawa as well as around the world. Born to child bride in South Africa, she grew up during apartheid, a factor that still weighed heavily on her daily interactions. In the 1960s, she left South Africa for England, …


Malala to Receive Honorary Canadian Citizenship

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on Monday that Malala Yousafzai would visit Canada on April 12 to address the Canadian Parliament and to officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship bestowed upon her in 2014.

Seventy women tried on a hijab Tuesday, as part of a 'Hijab for a Day' event at Prince George's University of Northern B.C. (Betsy Trumpener/CBC )

Canadian Women Don Hijab for a Day

Scores of women in University of Northern British Colombia donned the Muslim hijab for the first time in their life, showing support to Muslim women in the event held in Prince George this week.

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