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THE FIRST MOSQUE IN CANADA: AL RASHID MOSQUE

In the early 1930s, the total Muslim population in Canada was 645, with highest concentrations in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. Edmonton was home...

Rohingya Youth Voices of Kitchener-Waterloo

ROHINGYA youth voices of Kitchener- Waterloo is in the running for the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) Spotlight 150 Awards.Please see the link...

Respect Graduate School, Inaugural Conference “Islam in America: Civic and...

NOW ACCEPTING PAPERS  Respect Graduate School is calling for papers to participate in our inaugural conference, “Islam in America: Civic and Religious Youth Identities.”  The...

The Young Muslim Entrepreneur Who is Hungry for Success

Shazia Saleem jokes that she started her food company simply because she was hungry. The bigger story is that she spotted both a gap in...

Syrian Refugees: New Canadians, New Entrepreneurs

For nearly a decade, Mona Bassaj and her husband Ihsan Agha owned and operated a small sewing factory in the suburbs of Damascus, Syria,...

Inshallah: Singing for Peace and Justice

The first time you hear about the local choir called Inshallah, naturally you might think it’s composed of Muslim voices. But while some of the...

Ramadan

Mehmet Seker  ‘Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and...