The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) has been awarded the Peter Gillespie Social Justice Award by the Canadian social justice organization, Inter Pares.
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Hasan Syed, a community bridge-builder active in the Canadian city of Thunder Bay, has undertaken a cross-country run to raise awareness about the water crisis among First Nations communities in Canada.
The Toronto District School Board trustees have appointed Abdul Hai Patel as the new Trustee for Ward 21 (Scarborough-Rouge River), Iqra.ca reported on Thursday, April 21.
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 …
Toronto’s Ecumenical Good Friday Walk included Masjid Toronto as a station in a show of support for the Muslim community following the recent increase of Islamophobic incidents in Canada.
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.
Malala Yousafzai, the inspirational Pakistani education activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who survived a Taliban bullet in 2012, was granted honorary citizenship on Wednesday by the Canadian government.
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, …
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.
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.