Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada for Global Pluralism Awards ceremony

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Canada today, accompanied by Princess Zahra, in advance of a ceremony to recognise the recipients of the 2019 Global Pluralism Award. Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra were welcomed in Ottawa by Ismaili Council for Canada President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, AKDN Resident Representative for Canada Dr Mahmoud Eboo, and Global Centre for…

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…