Videos on 2018 Natural Beauty: Niagara Falls Frozen!! Spectacular!!

Niagara Falls is Coated in Ice The abnormally cold weather in North America has led to the illusion of a freezing Niagara Falls. The falling water itself didn’t freeze, but the water spray turned to ice in the air and settled on stones and trees, creating the effect of a frozen waterfall. Source: Sputnik Published…

“Water, after all, has been seen, down through the ages, as the great source of life” — His Highness the Aga Khan on the opening of the Global Centre for Pluralism in Ottawa, Canada

His Highness the Aga Khan delivers his remarks at the inauguration of the international headquarters of the Global Centre of Pluralism. –AKDN / Moez Visram … When I first visited this site, I went across the Ottawa River, to see things from the opposite side.  From that perspective, I noticed that many buildings on the…

Canada: Plans unveiled for Islamic garden in Edmonton — The Ismaili | A memorandum of understanding between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University also signed

Edmonton, 7 April 2017 — Details of an Islamic garden gifted by Mawlana Hazar Imam to the University of Alberta were revealed today at a special ceremony. The event also included the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University. (Click Image to watch)  When it opens…

Pluralism and Peace Forum / Forum sur le pluralisme et la paix Oct.27, 2016 — Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada

Pluralism Forum Pluralist societies are products of decision and public investment characterized by good governance, strong civic institutions, and sound public policy choices. Pluralist societies foster the equal participation of all citizens in the political, economic and socio-cultural life of the nation – enabling individuals and groups to express their cultural, linguistic and religious identities…

Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association announce third cycle of $25,000 international development reporting fellowship of Journalists

  OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2016 /CNW/ – Captivating stories from across the developing world are waiting to be told. Make your pitch to tell them. Aga Khan Foundation Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists are pleased to announce the third cycle of the Fellowship for International Development Reporting. This unique opportunity challenges journalists to push…

Aga Khan works to build a better world

Originally posted on Calgary Herald:
I am standing on the banks of the Panj River looking at the dystopian nightmare of Afghanistan. It is a brilliant spring day in the snow-capped Pamir Mountains, with trees beginning to bud from the warmth of the sun. The citizens of bustling Khorog, on the Tajikistan side of the…

The Star com Toronto: Aga Khan Museum showcases best in Islam — Marmur

Liberals in all three monotheistic religions are at the forefront of bridge-building, both with other faith communities and with the secular world. Aaron Vincent Elkaim / THE CANADIAN PRESS file photo The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto provides ample opportunities to see Islam at its best, Dow Marmur writes. The Aga Khan, left, with Stephen…

Euronews (Story & Video)| ‘Panoply’ of Islamic art opens in Toronto

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
For the opening, a temporary exhibition called ‘The Garden of Ideas’ features work from six contemporary Pakistani artists. The most well known of them, Imran Qureshi, was commissioned to create a painting on the museum grounds, titled ‘The Garden Within’. Qureshi said: “When I came to Toronto last April to visit…