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Pioneering Canadian Muslim Leader Passes Away - About Islam

Pioneering Canadian Muslim Leader Passes Away

Dr. Ahmet Fuad Sahin, a pioneering Canadian Muslim leader, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, November 4, 2019, at his home in Niagara Falls, Ontario. He was 97 years old. Since immigrating to Canada in the late 1950s, Dr. Sahin was involved in public service and was the founder or co-founder of …


Toronto Dialogue Group Fosters Interfaith Understanding

The Catholic-Jewish-Muslim Student / Young Adult Dialogue group met on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Masjid Toronto for an evening of learning and strengthening relationships among the faith communities, reported. Attendants discussed the 5 pillars of Islam and how Muslims live out their faith. The dialogue group meets regularly. It is supported by the …

Toronto Imam Imran Ally Recognized for Chaplaincy Service to Community - About Islam

Toronto Imam Imran Ally Recognized for Chaplaincy Service to Community

Toronto Imam Shaykh Imran Ally, the first Muslim chaplain of the Peel Regional Police (PRP), is the first PRP chaplain to achieve certification from the Canadian Police Chaplains Association and the first Imam and Muslim chaplain in Canada to receive this certification. “I am extremely grateful to PRP for giving me this great opportunity to …

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British Muslim in Canada: On Trudeau's Win, Migrants & Youth

As a British Muslim convert who moved to Canada just over a year ago, I didn’t get to vote in this election, as I am not yet a Canadian citizen. However, I have been following it with interest, as it had been a too-close-to-call race from the onset. Justin Trudeau had been marred by an …

Record Number of Muslim MPs Elected in Canada

Canada Votes: Record Number of Muslim MPs Won Seats

In an unprecedented victory for the Canadian Muslim community, many Muslims emerged victorious in the country’s 2019 general elections held on Monday. At least 11 Muslim candidates, including four women, won seats in an election expected to spell a sea-change in Canadian politics. The Liberals were elected in 157 districts, with Justin Trudeau winning his …

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Federal Elections 2019: Canada Muslims Prepare for Huge Voters Turnover

Canadian Muslims concluded a successful “Get-Out-The-Vote” campaign held in mosques across Canada to encourage greater political engagement in upcoming elections, The Chronicle Herald reported. “The idea behind the sermons was to address it from an Islamic perspective, so breaking down any preconceived notions or religious ideologies that prevent people from going to vote,” Ali Manek, …


Ottawa Muslim Students’ Association Calls for More Prayer Space on Campus

Getting their prayer space after five years of campaigning, the Muslim students at the University of Ottawa are worried that the dedicated space lies in a remote area that is difficult for students to reach, The Fulcrum reported. “Size-wise it’s perfect. But it’s inconvenient for a lot of members,” Yousuf Ahmed, a University of Ottawa …

Saskatoon Muslims Gear Up for Federal Elections - About Islam

Saskatoon Muslims Gear Up for Federal Elections

The Muslim community in Saskatchewan, Saskatoon is getting more active, preparing for the federal elections, amid expectations of a bigger Muslim vote turnout than ever, CBC reported. Elections have always been important to the community. Yet, Religious Affairs director Taseen Desin can’t remember a time when the excitement was this palpable. “Those parties involved don’t …

Halal Expo Canada Inaugurated in Toronto - About Islam

Halal Expo Canada Inaugurated in Toronto

Halal Expo Canada 2019, the first and only B2B event dedicated to the Halal Lifestyle industry in North America, was held in the City of Mississauga from October 8-9 at the International Center and drew attendees from across the continent. “Halal Expo Canada was conceived to meet the needs of the fast-growing halal lifestyle industry …

Ottawa Muslims Prepare for Federal Elections - About Islam

Ottawa Muslims Prepare for Federal Elections

Members of the Muslim community gathered Saturday night at Westboro mosque to attend the first federal election debate of the 2019 campaign, CBC reported. “We are a non-partisan organization. For us, this is an education session for the community,” said Ahmed Ibrahim, president of the Ottawa Muslim Association. At the event, five Ottawa Centre candidates …

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