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A Century of Islam in a Small Alberta Town

A Century of Islam in a Small Alberta Town

Given that the origins of the Islamic faith are in the city of Makkah, in present-day Saudi Arabia, the northern regions of Canada have been a sort of “final frontier” for the spread of the message of Islam. For over 1,400 years, this message has gradually been carried by Muslims to wherever they have gone, …

Check These Facts on Early Muslims in Canada

TORONTO – Canada is celebrating Islamic History Month (IHMC) in October and the government is encouraging Canadians to partake in activities across the country to build a greater understanding of Islam and Muslims. To mark the event, AboutIslam.net correspondent in Canada Muneeb Nasir is making highlights about the early Muslims in Canada, their mosques, and …

Bosnia’s History Is a Quilt of Diversity: Author

TORONTO – The history of Bosnia-Herzegovina is one of a people who deeply cherish diversity, author Irfan Mirza told a capacity audience at an Islamic Heritage Month celebration of Bosnian Muslim history held at the Islamic Institute of Toronto on Saturday, October 13th. “Diversity works, diversity is successful because of common purpose. And the purpose …

Spotlight: Early Muslims in Canada (Facts & Pictures)

TORONTO – Canada is celebrating Islamic History Month (IHMC) in October and the government is encouraging Canadians to partake in activities across the country to build a greater understanding of Islam and Muslims. To mark the event, AboutIslam.net correspondent in Canada Muneeb Nasir is making highlights about the early Muslims in Canada, their mosques, and …

This October, Hamilton Muslims Celebrate Heritage, Reduce Tensions

Islamic History Month celebrations will take place until the end of October HAMILTON, Ontario – The Muslim community in Hamilton will be celebrating Islamic History Month this October, hoping to reduce any tensions in the city between Muslims and non-Muslims. “Basically the purpose is to reduce tensions and address any misconceptions or stigmas there might …

Islamic Heritage Month Celebrated at Ontario Legislature

TORONTO – Islamic Heritage Month was celebrated on Wednesday evening at the Ontario Parliament with a reception hosted by the province’s official opposition leader, Andrea Horwath and the NDP Caucus. “I am thrilled that we are able to be here marking the third official Islamic Heritage Month in Ontario,” said MPP Doly Begum in her …

Toronto Concludes Islamic Heritage Month

Toronto District School Board concluded Islamic Heritage Month activities held during October to inspire students to increase dialogue, bridge gaps and combat Islamophobia.

Ontario Hosts Islamic Heritage Month Reception

The leader of Ontario chapter of the National Democratic Party hosted the inaugural Islamic Heritage Month reception at Queen’s Park last Thursday, marking the bill dedicating October as the Islamic Heritage Month in Ontario.



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