(July 28, 2015) – Excitement is building for MuslimFest, the biggest Muslim festival in North America, which is set to begin this Friday in Mississauga, a suburban city in the Greater Toronto Area. Featuring local and international artists, concerts, stand-up comedy shows, workshops, films and documentaries, the...

(July 23, 2015) – An Eid Carnival and soccer tournament will be held at the Islamic Institute of Toronto on Sunday, July 26 in aid of Syrian refugees. “We need your help to continue...

Dr. Shari Goldberg, Reverend Maggie Helwig and Muneeb Nasir [The following is an edited transcript of a presentation delivered by Muneeb Nasir at an Interfaith Iftar dinner held on Thursday,...

By Nabeel Nasir Many Muslims approach Ramadan much like Ramadans in years past. They slip into similar habits and routines, and their ibadah from one Ramadan to the next is predictable. They may have the same tarawih schedules, read similar quantities of Qur’an or perform similar types of ibadah. And they...

(June 12, 2015) – Tarbiyah Learning Academy, a full-time independent private school in Ottawa, has announced plans to launch a unique leadership program for Canadian Muslim students...

Ziyaad Mia, Give 30 Founder (June 11, 2015) – Give 30, a grassroots initiative combating hunger across Canada this Ramadan, was launched today. “Brown bag your lunch for the...

Ihsaan Gardee, NCCM’s Executive Director. (July 9, 2015) – The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), a prominent Muslim civil liberties & advocacy organization, expresses its profound disappointment with a Senate committee report released Wednesday that fails to offer effective, robust,...

By Maisaloon Al-Ashkar (July 7, 2015) – As a young, Muslim, Palestinian woman of colour in North America, everything that defines who I am is essentially under attack. I’m often...

By Muaz Nasir Ramadan presents the perfect opportunity to recharge our spiritual batteries for the year. It is a time to seek forgiveness for our misgivings and to reflect upon the signs...

Muaz Nasir, Publisher of Khaleafa.com and a founder of the Green Khutbah Campaign [An extraordinary Iftar gathering sponsored by Faith & the Common Good, a national interfaith network, and Noor Cultural Centre and supported by a wide spectrum of partners from various Faith communities was held on Sunday,...

By Muaz Nasir Ramadan presents the perfect opportunity to recharge our spiritual batteries for the year. It is a time to seek forgiveness for our misgivings and to reflect upon the signs...

By Joseph E. B. Lumbard (June 21, 2015) – Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si (“Praised Be”), is a clarion call to all of humanity. It also provides...

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