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The Dome – A film by Mamoun Hassan

By Mamoun S. Hassan It is not every day that one runs into people like Javid. An architect by training and street artist professional, Javid commands your artistic inclinations from the moment you see his work. He is a calligraphy-graffiti-painter who is truly under appreciated or (as he might describe it) underground. In this project, he was commissioned to replicate the dome of the Prophet Mohamed’s mosque at Toronto’s Madina Masjid. He knew it was going to be challenging but he also knew that he was the man for it. He set out, by hand and in almost a year was...

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RCMP charge a man for leaving Canada to join ISIS

Today, the RCMP have arrested and charged a Toronto man for allegedly leaving the country to join ISIS. Pamir Hakimzadah, 27, is currently in custody for outstanding criminal allegations by the Toronto Police Service. He was taken into custody as part of a national criminal investigation, Project Sachet, which began in January 2016. According to an RCMP statement, the investigation was first initiated in January of 2016, after it was revealed that Hakimzadah had traveled to Turkey during the fall of 2014 to join the Islamic State, a listed terrorist entity. He was subsequently returned to Canada after being detained by Turkish authorities. Hakimzadah will...

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Malala Yousafzai to receive honorary Canadian citizenship and address parliament

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on Monday that Malala Yousafzai would visit Canada on April 12, 2017, to address the Canadian Parliament and to officially receive the honorary Canadian citizenship bestowed upon her in 2014. “I am pleased to announce Malala Yousafzai’s upcoming visit to Canada,” said Prime Minister Trudeau.  “Ms. Yousafzai’s courageous response to those who threatened her life, and her advocacy for girls’ education, has inspired many millions of people around the world.” “Her story is one of determination and dignity, and Canada is proud to call her an honorary citizen of this great country,” added...

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Peel board decries actions of individual inciting students to record Friday Prayer in return for money

The following statement was issued by the Peel District School Board on Friday, March 31 2017: The Peel District School Board condemns the actions of an individual who this week released a video inciting students to secretly videotape Muslim students participating in Friday Prayer in return for money. Clearly, this individual is trying to bribe students as an incentive to breach privacy laws. The video itself prejudges our Muslim students in a way that is both unfair and untrue. This is hate-filled showmanship by someone who wants attention for an ongoing attack on valued members of our school community. It is a...

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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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