(July 14, 2014) – Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish is calling on all Toronto residents to join a peaceful vigil at Queen’s Park on Tuesday to call for an immediate end to all hostilities in the Gaza Strip. “I invite all residents of Toronto, regardless of faith or political affiliation, to join me and my...

(July 5, 2014) – The Muslim civil liberties advocacy organization, The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), has condemned anti-Muslim remarks made by Toronto City Councillor...

OTF funded sewing clubs in Thorncliffe through The Intergeneration Community Network Services (July 3, 2014) – The Olive Tree Foundation, Canada’s oldest waqf (endowment) institution,...

(July 17, 2014) – Acts of generosity and hospitality have become a defining feature of Ramadan in Canada. Throughout the country, campaigns have been launched in support of local food banks and shelters, packaged meals are being distributed to the homeless and needy, and Canadians are being invited...

(July 7, 2014) – The Islamic Institute of Toronto’s (IIT) Youth Council and the Muslims for White Ribbon Campaign have launched a Ramadan food drive in support of a women’s shelter. “Ramadan...

By Fareen Qureishi (June 28, 2014) – It started with one, simple idea: Feed families in need in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), no matter who they are. In early 2009, after hearing...

(July 15, 2014) – Today, prominent Canadians stood alongside Canadian Sarah Attia in a press conference at Parliament Hill  and presented an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper about the situation of Khaled Al-Qazzaz. RochTasse, Alex Neve, and Monia Mazigh, signatories of the letter, each...

[On June 27th, 2014 the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI - GTA) held a Pre-Ramadan Dinner at the Art Gallery of Mississauga as part of its annual series of “Community Iftar (fast-breaking)...

By S N Smith   (June 8, 2014) – In 2011, only 49.2 per cent of eligible Ontarians bothered to vote — a record low. This is totally unacceptable.  We, as a community residing...

By David Suzuki with contributions from Ian Hanington, Senior Editor Oh, Canada, what will become of you? Although I’m proudly Canadian, my early memories are mixed. After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, our government unfairly deprived my family of citizenship rights and exiled us to the B.C....

By Muaz Nasir Green Leaders is new online series by Khaleafa.com, profiling Muslims who are involved in the environmental movement. The goal is to highlight the achievements of those within...

By Muaz Nasir Green Leaders is new online series by Khaleafa.com, profiling Muslims who are involved in the environmental movement. The goal is to highlight the achievements of those within...

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