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Toronto Hindu Temple Hosts Ramadan Iftar Event

TORONTO – A Ramadan Iftar event that brought Muslims and Hindus together with other ethnocultural and faith communities was held on Friday, June 1 at Pickering’s Hindu temple, Devi Mandir. Pickering is a city located immediately east of the City of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario. “I think the whole idea of …

Public Iftar Events Become Popular in Toronto

TORONTO – Ramadan public iftar events are becoming popular in the Greater Toronto Area as Muslims share the fasting experience with their fellow citizens in public squares across the city. On May 23 and 24 at Nathan Phillips Square outside Toronto City Hall, Northern Lights Relief Foundation, a non-profit organization, held a free iftar event …

Toronto Church Hosts Interfaith Iftar Gathering

One of the largest churches in downtown Toronto, Metropolitan United Church, hosted an Iftar and dinner gathering on Thursday, May 24 and over 150 people were in attendance to join with Muslims as they broke the fast.

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 …

Toronto Anticipates World's Largest Gathering of Faith Communities

TORONTO – A reception that brought together religious, civic, and political leaders was held in Toronto on Monday in anticipation of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, the world’s largest and most diverse gathering of persons of faith and conscience that will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 1 – 8, …

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.

Islamic Heritage Month Launched in Canada's Largest School Board

Canada’s largest school board, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), held a launch event on Monday at the Aga Khan Museum in Don Mills to announce the programs and initiatives the Board will be holding in schools for Islamic History Month (IHM) during October.

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