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From seating arrangements to facing Mecca, Air travel and religion don’t always mix

CBC: From seating arrangements to facing Mecca, following religious practices in the air can be tricky Air travel, like religion, can come with a lot of rules and restrictions. There…

Research examines Muslims’ experiences in Canada

One of the examples she shares is of a local Muslim who works in the health-care sector. He typically works each year over the Christmas holidays to allow his Christian…

Why Canadians Revert to Islam: Study

Amid the increasing number of Muslims within its borders, Public Safety Canada has awarded a $170K grant to Australian academic Scott Flower, tasked with discovering why Canadians are choosing Islam.…

Canadian converts to Islam focus of study by Australian sociologist

Professor Scott Flower receiving $170,000 over two years from Public Safety Canada for his research CBC News Posted: Jul 25, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 25, 2015 5:00…

Women’s group stages Quran exhibit today in Richmond Hill, Canada

‘Read it for yourself,’ encourages organizer Source: Richmond Hill Liberal By Kim Zarzour Is the holy Quran really a book of violence and hate? Terrorist groups claim to be inspired…

Iqaluit Muslims to build Nunavut’s first mosque

Source: CTV News About 30 metres off the edge of Iqaluit’s Road to Nowhere, construction is underway on the territory’s first mosque. Right now, the structure is barebones – just…

Calgary: Local Muslims celebrate Eid with feasts, family gatherings

Families and friends, dressed in their finest, embraced each other while children ran around clutching chocolate bars as they gathered at the Baitun Nur Mosque in northeast Calgary on Saturday…

Thousands mark Eid at Muslim center in Vaughan

Thousands of men, women and children bowed in prayer Saturday morning at the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Centre in Vaughan as the holy day of Eid-al-fitr was celebrated. Muslims around the…

Ahmadi Muslims across Canada celebrate Eid with prayers for Canada

Source: canadianimmigrant.ca The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada will be celebrating Eid, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan on July 18, 2015. All 88 chapters of the Ahmadiyya Muslims…

Celebrating Eid with feasting and fashion

Celebrating Eid with feasting, fashion and a mound of toys Festival at the end of Ramadan is a favorite holiday for a variety of reasons. Share on Facebook COLE BURSTON…

Canada: Lifestyle stores market to modern Muslims

Lifestyle stores market to modern Muslims | Toronto Star By: Noor Javed News reporter, Published on Mon Jul 13 2015  Lifestyle stores market to modern Muslims | Toronto Star Aaron…

Celebrating Ramadan in the Arctic

Source: Washington Post By Andrew Martin July 10 Andrew Martin is a fiction writer and freelance journalist and critic living in Charlottesville, Va. In the Canadian city of Iqaluit, laborers…

Fast with a Muslim Friend campaign focuses on unity – Mosque opens to community

BY DARLENE POLACHIC, FOR THE STARPHOENIX JULY 11, 2015 The Ahmadiyya Muslim community is in the midst of observing Ramadan, the holy month of fast which began on June 18…

Canada: Senate committee on terrorism suggests certifying Muslim imams

STEVEN CHASE OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, Jul. 08, 2015 11:58AM EDT, Last updated Wednesday, Jul. 08, 2015 11:47PM EDT A Senate committee is calling for Canada to go much further…

Canada: Imams cool to Senate’s proposal to Certify Them

“It is extremely complex. It’s like having certification for Christian clergy. The question is: Would the Catholics, Protestants, Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons agree on requirements for certification? Obviously not.” Any attempt…

The Holy Qur’an Exhibition at Richmond Hill Library

By Rabia Irfan PLEASE JOIN US TO DISCOVER THE TREASURES OF THIS HOLY BOOK REGISTRATION AND FURTHER INFO AT WWW.ISLAMEVENTS.CA DATE: JULY 25TH 2015 TIME: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM…

Imam Hamid Slimi: Mosque raises money to repair Catholic church allegedly damaged by schizophrenic Muslim

The Indepedent: When a Muslim leader heard that a member of his own community had vandalised a nearby church, he realised he had to act. Not just with words but…

148th Birthday of Canada – Why does Canada need God?

Epigraph: Nay! man does indeed transgress, Because he thinks himself to be independent. Surely, unto thy Lord is the return. (Al Quran 96:7-9) Wake-up call to Canada on her 148th…

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