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MAX Gala Scholarships

MAX Gala Scholarships Deadline: March 31st, 2017 MAX Scholarships recognize and reward high school and college or university students who have excelled in academics and combined this achievement with outstanding contributions to their school and or community. Apply for a scholarship today! High School Students Ike Ahmed University Entrance The Ike Ahmed University Entrance Scholarship’s objective is to recognize and reward an outstanding student who follows Dr. Ahmed’s tradition of excelling in academics, and combines this achievement with exceptional contributions to their school and/or community. Musharaf Anwar RBC Wealth Management High School Scholarship The objective of this award is...

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Interfaith Refugee Sponsorship Fundraiser

Regent Park Interfaith Refugee Sponsorship Initiative HELP US RAISE MONEY TO ASSIST OUR SPONSORED FAMILY! All donations gratefully accepted. Charitable receipts for $25 donation or more per person (suggested) Music by the Daniel Moore Trio ! Yummy Finger Food ! Silent Auction ! WHEN: Fri, 24 March 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT WHERE: CRC 40 Oak Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2C6 ORDER TICKETS HERE: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/welcoming-syrian-refugees-fundraiser-party-tickets-32546826434...

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Khizr Khan cancels Toronto speech as ‘travel privilege’ under review

American Gold Star father, Khizr Khan, has canceled a speech in Toronto after being told his “travel privileges are being reviewed,” according to the event organizer, Ramsay Talks. He was scheduled to speak on Tuesday at a luncheon hosted by the Toronto-based organization Ramsay Talks. “Late Sunday evening Khizr Khan, an American citizen for over 30 years, was notified that his travel privileges are being reviewed,” said Ramsay Talks in a statement. “As a consequence, Mr. Khan will not be traveling to Toronto on March 7th to speak about tolerance, understanding, unity and the rule of law.” “Very regretfully,...

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All My Relations: Uniting Muslim and Indigenous Voices

By Muaz Nasir Faith leaders and community activists gathered in Toronto yesterday evening for a discussion on strengthening the bond between the Muslim and Indigenous communities. United Muslim and Indigenous Voices is the first of a series of events focusing on solidarity and reconciliation and was brought to fruition as a result of recent racial and religious attacks, both at home and abroad. The panel discussion was hosted by Canadian Roots Exchange, a national not-for-profit organization that is committed to building bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous young people. The goal of the event was to discuss issues of racism,...

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Toronto Mosque opens doors to promote understanding

Masjid Toronto opened its doors today to the public so that Torontonians could learn about Muslims and the religion of Islam. On February 17, worshippers attending Friday prayer services at the mosque were greeted by protestors carrying banners and with loudspeakers, shouting Islamophobic slogans and calling for a ban of Islam. According to the mosque, today’s open house was organized so that the Torontonians could learn ‘more about our history, community and culture.’ “I just wanted to come here and show my support for the Muslim people,” said John who came out today to show his support for the...

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