Award-winning journalist lashes out at media portrayal of Africa — By Khalid Magram on Digital Journal com

Toronto – An African journalist is urging international media covering the continent to bring aboard local African journalists in their reporting.   Award-Winning Journalist Chika Oduah speaking with audience including local journalists at Ismaili Centre in Toronto. Speaking at an event organised by the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) in partnership with Ismaili Council for…

PM marks successful visit by His Highness the Aga Khan | Prime Minister Stephen Harper held a productive meeting with Ismaili Imam — PM Gov. of Canada

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Premier Kathleen Wynne share in applause after unveiling the plaque marking the inauguration of the Aga Khan Park. Zahur Ramji  His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveil a plaque commemorating the opening of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Gary Otte (Archiv photo) Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today…

Reflections on the Opening of the New Aga Khan Park: “Where Nature Gifts the Outdoors” by Navyn Naran and “Trinity” by Ikhwan Allani

WHERE NATURE GIFTS THE OUTDOORS The Aga Khan Park. Photo: AKDN/Moez Visram. Copyright. BY NAVYN NARAN Its a place for contemplation, for enjoyment, for reflection, In quiet pools with glimmering surfaces, and bubbling of laughter. In the presence of oneself or a group of others, Welcome to the garden. For nightime quiet, For morning awakening,…

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park, Toronto

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim The Honourable Kathleen Wynne Madame Clarkson Mrs. Weston Excellencies Honourable Ministers Mayor Tory Distinguished Guests Madame Premier may I thank you for your most warm and thoughtful words on this occasion. The Ismaili community are relatively recent arrivals in Canada and they’ve been here really as a result of the sorts of situations that…

‘Cities of the Dead Symposium’ – Aga Khan museum and Ismaili Centre Toronto| Watch video on Cities of the Dead

Scholars from the fields of photography, anthropology and political science explore multiculturalism, tradition and identity in contemporary Kyrgyzstan. Speakers will also respond to key themes raised in the Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan exhibition currently on show at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto – Exhibition Hall (May 9–July 30, 2015). Speakers Margaret…

Islamic Arts spotlight: Aga Khan Museum — Aquila Style com / Videos

  The Aga Khan Museum is a museum of Islamic arts and culture based in Toronto, Canada. The museum is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network. The museum will become a repository of historical materials related to the Ismaili community and house research programmes…

Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre — Bookmarc Com Au

The Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre hold out hope for an unlikely and uninteresting neighborhood. If it’s true that location is everything, Toronto’s Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum have nothing. Situated near a dreary suburban intersection in the city’s North End, the recently completed complex is the last thing you’d expect to find…

Video: OCA2014 Winner – Structural Design Innovation: Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre

concreteontario Published on 17 Dec 2014 Imara (Wynford Drive) Limited, acting on behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network, appointed Carillion for pre-construction planning services and construction. The two facilities each total almost 100,000 square feet constructed in reinforced concrete, structural steel, structural glazing, large skylights, stone flooring and cladding timber framing. The projects were…