Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Originally posted on ULAPhotography:
A couple of weeks ago, during the very popular Doors Open Ottawa, where you get to explore some of the most beautiful and interesting buildings in our city, I was delighted to explore the good design Ottawa has to offer. At the very top of my list of places to explore…

Canada: Garden in the city will draw from the past to connect communities today and tomorrow – The Ismaili News / photos

Interior view of the Jamatkhana prayer hall of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, looking towards qibla. Photo: Imara Wynford Drive Ltd / Moez Visram “The Park will combine quiet spaces with lively ones, open areas with more defined shapes, formality with informality, the traditional with the contemporary…” — Mawlana Hazar Imam at the Foundation Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre,…

The Governor General of Canada addresses the Canadian Club of Vancouver at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby – Compiled by Shahzeed Jiwa at The Ismaili

Malik Talib, Vice-President of the Ismaili Council for Canada, and Dean Duperron, President of the Canadian Club of Vancouver, welcome His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada to the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby. Photo: Azim Verjee As part of an official three-day visit to the province of British Columbia, Their Excellencies the…

Institute for Canadian Citizenship: Newsletter for autumn /winter 2010

AUTUMN WINTER 2010  iN THIS ISSUE:                                                                                                          • WELCOME FROM OUR NEW CEO • LAFONTAINE-BALDWIN SYMPOSIUM • Cultural access pass • BUILDING CITIZENSHIP                                                                     Download PDF   http://www.icc-icc.ca/en/elibrary/newsletter.php ->>>>><<<<<-

Aga Khan Museim Online Gallery – AKDN Org

Ceramic, Mosaic Click on the thumbnails below to find out more on the pieces. ***** More About the Aga Khan Museum The Aga Khan Museum, due to open in 2013 in Toronto, Canada, will be dedicated to the acquisition, preservation and display of artefacts – from various periods and geographies – relating to the intellectual, cultural,…

Bashir Ladha: Writing the History of Tomorrow (at Wynford Drive)

Editor’s Note: Bashir Ladha was in Toronto at the beginning of October (2010) for a family wedding. On October 10, he visited Wynford Drive to see how the construction work of the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and the Park was coming along. He writes: “It was a thrilling moment and I was full…

MEDIA ADVISORY: His Highness the Aga Khan to deliver the keynote lecture at the 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium

Source: newswire.ca ***** TORONTO, Oct. 13 /CNW Telbec/ – His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), will deliver the keynote lecture at the Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s (ICC) 10th Annual LaFontaine-Baldwin Symposium, on Friday, October…

His Highness the Aga Khan and Canada: A Profound Affinity – But Why Canada?

Soure: Written by Mohib Ebrahim in Simerg.com ***** As His Highness the Aga Khan prepares to deliver the 10th annual LaFontain-Baldwyn lecture, sponsored by the Institute of Canadian Citizenship, on Friday October 15th, 2010, Mohib Ebrahim seeks to provide a perspective of the special affinity the Ismaili Imam holds for Canada by quoting extensively from…

Newly Appointed Directors Gather in Ottawa for First Board Meeting – AKDN

Ottawa, Canada – October 7, 2010 – The Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada’s new international research and education centre dedicated to the study and practice of pluralism worldwide, gathered in Ottawa today for its inaugural two-day meeting. The new Board is charged with establishing an institutional framework to support and implement…