Canadian Muslims | About Islam
Home > Tag: Canadian Muslims

Tag: Canadian Muslims

Canadian City Celebrates Ramadan with Local Imam

VICTORIA – For the first time in the Canadian city of Victoria, in British Columbia, the mayor and council invited a local imam to the city hall on Wednesday to celebrate the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. “The city has been very good over the years at celebrating Christmas, we have carolers come …

Canadian PM Welcomes Ramadan with Special Message

TORONTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has welcomed the holy month of Ramadan with a special message to Muslims in his country and around the world. “Over the coming month [Ramadan], families and friends will gather in mosques and homes, fast during the daytime, and, in the evening, break their fast with iftar and …

Canadian Imams Celebrate Service to Community

TORONTO – The Canadian Council of Imams celebrated 28 years of service to the community at its third annual dinner held on Monday, May 7, in Mississauga. “I would like to offer my thanks to Allah for such a memorable occasion and to show our gratitude to our imams, our masajids, and centers, our wider …

Mosques Welcome Calgarians to Learn About Islam

CALGARY – Marking one year on open mosque initiative, Calgary Muslims have welcomed visitors from all faiths, giving the curious a chance to learn more about Islam and Islamic culture. “To educate the people and to create awareness so that people can understand that we are no different, just like any other parishioner,” Najam Chishti, …

Calgary Muslim Women Explore Sex, Intimacy & Sisterhood

CALGARY – Coming to Calgary for the fourth year, hundreds of Muslim women gathered for a day-long conference on Saturday, May 5, to talk about identity, sisterhood, and taboo topics of sex and intimacy. “There is this really safe space for women to come together and talk about issues that are important to them, whether …

Lively Discussion in Toronto on Canadian Muslim Identity

TORONTO – An engaging and lively panel discussion took place in Toronto on Wednesday, May 2 on the challenges faced by Canadian Muslims related to identity formation and social integration. “There are internal pressures as well as external pressures that try to define who Muslims are,” said Imam Yusuf Badat of the Islamic Foundation of …

Muslimah Rising: Being ME Conference Kicks Off in Calgary

CALGARY – Aiming to improve Muslim women in every element of life, the fourth Calgary Being ME conference kicks off on May 5 at Telus Convention Centre, Canada. “Our first conference in 2014 took place in Toronto. We got a group of girls together and worked in cooperation with Mercy Mission Canada. It was a …

Project Ramadan to Feed 500 Ottawa Families

OTTAWA – Muslim Welfare Centre (MWC) in Toronto, Canada partnered with Ottawa Food Bank on April 29 to fill 1,000 baskets of food to feed 500 poor families in the Canadian capital Ottawa during the holy Hijri month of Ramadan which is expected to start on May 15. “Around 50 volunteers turned out to help. …

Muslim Students Cut Down Water Consumption for Better Future

SASKATOON – A group of Muslim students in Saskatoon, central Canada, have come up with a plan that could save their school thousands of liters of water-use every year, as part of a city-wide program seeking better future. “We chose this topic — water conservation — because water is really sacred in our religion,” Nada …

Canadian Muslims Raise Funds to Help Toronto Victims

TORONTO – Muslims in Canada have rushed to raise funds for the victims of the horrible attack which struck Toronto Monday afternoon, and left 10 killed with 15 injured after a man driving a van ran down numerous pedestrians in southern Toronto. “We are deeply saddened and offer our condolences to the families of the victims …



find out more!