Dispatches from the 2015 Canadian Ismaili Games — TheIsmaili.org

The 2015 Canadian Ismaili Games are being held in Calgary, Alberta between 31 July – 3 August. Thousands of athletes, spectators and volunteers will converge on the city to compete, cheer and offer their service during the August long weekend.  President Lalani-Khudabux glows aside the Games’ torch Akbar Dewji (Courtesy: Ismaili Council for Canada)  …

Newest Canadians describe citizenship as ‘truly awesome’ —By Kevin Maimann on Edmonton Sun com|Aga Khan Council presented $9,000.cheque to Edmonton’s Food Bank

Jihad Ahmed help carry a giant Canadian flag at the 18th annual NorQuest College Canada Day celebrations in Edmonton, Alberta Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Perry Mah/Edmonton Sun/Postmedia Network   Those are some of the words newcomers used to express what it felt like to be sworn in as new Canadians Wednesday. Sixty immigrants from 24…

Government of British Columbia invites Ismaili community to recite prayer at opening of legislative session / Watch video — The Ismaili org

Victoria, Canada, 11 February 2015 — The Fourth Session of the 40th Parliament of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia opened on Tuesday with the recitation of Surah al-Fatiha by Sherali Hussein, an Ismaili Muslim from Vancouver who represented the Canadian province’s Ismaili community. Sherali Hussein recites the Surah al-Fatiha at the opening of a…

Listening. Learning, Sharing the learning will make Canadian journey beautiful Karim Sunderji, President of Ismaili Muslim Council of Ontario – South Asian Generation Next Com article

Our youth “feel strongly about not wasting resources, leaving a better place for future citizens. I think they are taking a lot more responsibility about our world and that is a good thing because it tells us that they will be good leaders for the future.” Our instinct, as parents, Mr. Sunderji says, is to…

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…