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On May 8, 2017, the National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) brought 31 young people together to talk about their experiences as Muslim students in Ontario classrooms. According to NCCM, Muslim students rarely get the opportunity to speak freely about the particular challenges they face in the education system. “Recognizing this gap, ...
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
We, collectively, represent the principal investigators, research teams and stakeholder groups behind several distinct basic income experiments underway in Finland, Scotland, the Netherlands, the USA, Spain, Kenya and India. We profoundly regret that you chose to cancel the Ontario Basic Income Guarantee Experiment prematurely. Each of our experimental designs is somewhat ...
Tue, Sep 18, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
It's been a long two years. I believe the last time I posted, it was in 2016. I was in my final year of University, training at a local radio station and extremely busy. Time has gone by so fast, I feel as if it's all a blur. I don't ...
Sun, Sep 16, 2018
Source Asfa Aftab – My #RamadanJournal
Five years on here. Seven hundred (ish) sleepy followers. Twenty that I actually banter with. Five that I am still actually in touch with. If you are one of them; we made it boo, lol. It seems like such a long time ago I started blog you know. It was such ...
Sat, Sep 15, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
So I taught English today. I had to get the kids to write an “abstract poem” of sorts. We teach by modelling at the educational establishment that I frequent, ergo I had to model what a good one looked like for the kids. I could not have been a worse ...
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
“Today, I went to pray Asr at the Iron Mosque in Putrajaya and saw the most beautiful sight: in addition to a whole prayer hall dedicated to women only - with an unobstructed view of the Imam and the main prayer hall as well as an enclosed area for women ...
Wed, Sep 12, 2018
Source Side Entrance
Warning: if swearing offends you, this post is not gonna float your boat. Feel free to go read another one. I won't be offended. -My feet are freezing, which means it's that time of the year again. -My day is going appalingly bad today which makes me sad actually. But meh. ...
Sat, Sep 08, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
I just spent the last half hour identifying Chicago mosques on a women's FB group for a recently converted sister. It took so long for all of us to help her find mosques that fit her criteria, which aren't that difficult. She's looking to join a mosque - any mosque ...
Mon, Sep 03, 2018
Source Side Entrance
By Carissa D. Lamkahouan HOUSTON – American mosques do not meet the prophetic ideal, according to three expert panelists speaking at the 55th annual national conference of The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) during a panel titled “Realizing the Prophetic Masjid.” Instead, American Muslims often find their mosques unwelcoming, exclusive, un-dynamic ...
Mon, Sep 03, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
Everyone seems to be in a hurry we seem to lose track of time. We often get furious at little things and fight over minor issues. Our ability to communicate with each other has been severe by irritation and putting words into each others mouth. We've multi-tasked our lives with ...
Sun, Sep 02, 2018
Source Muslimah Bloggers – A community to unite Muslimah Bloggers from over the world
Our August featured blogger is Mona M Ismaeil from My Modern Hijab. Mona is a graduate of Concordia University College of Alberta. She has an Arts degree majoring in Sociology and minoring in Psychology. She also has an Elementary Education After-Degree. She worked for 3 years as a grade ...
Fri, Aug 31, 2018
Source Muslimah Bloggers – A community to unite Muslimah Bloggers from over the world
TORONTO – MuslimFest, the 15th annual arts and entertainment festival, returns to the Greater Toronto Area this weekend. The festival will run from August 31 – September 2 at Celebration Square in Mississauga and it will be a weekend of love, laughter, food, and entertainment for people of all ages. “Over the ...
Wed, Aug 29, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
In this very comprehensive article on qurbani, the author states that it is proper for a woman to slaughter her own animal, and that in fact, if she is able to carry out ...
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Squeamishness aside, NoS has been apathetic towards personally slaughtering the sacrificial animal on Eid ul Adha, and this year, has exhorted his desire to have it performed overseas and the meat distributed to those in need there. My own view is that as much as possible, we should be physically ...
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
It is narrated that Umm ‘Atiyah (may Allaah be pleased with her) said: “We were commanded (and in one report it says, he commanded us – meaning the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)) to bring out to the Eid prayers the adolescent girls and the women in ...
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Change of venue this year. Possibly close to 200 persons attended. ...
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Si vous fréquentez régulièrement une mosquée, vous avez à un moment à un autre assisté à une prière sur un défunt. Que la personne soit enterrée en France ou à l'étranger (pays d'origine) très souvent une prière sur le défunt est accomplie dans la mosquée qu'il fréquentait. La mosquée dans l'organisation ...
Mon, Aug 27, 2018
Source Trouve Ta Mosquée
This year, we invited friends to join with us yesterday, to partake of the Qurbani meat (beef from the cow slaughtered by BD). So while I have much to my chagrin, no photos of the decor (inclusive of a beautiful rose gold foil Eid Mubarak banner loaned by Sister R, ...
Mon, Aug 27, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
“Yesterday I visited Regents Park Mosque London Central Mosque, London, UK. Regents Park Mosque, is one of London's flagship mosques and according to Wikipedia can accomodate up to 5000 worshippers. To say I was disappointed at the state of ladies and family facilities is an understatement. We arrived just before ...
Thu, Aug 23, 2018
Source Side Entrance
This rant is sponsored by a) a bad headache b) this chai I am drinking c) these pretzel m & m's… Seriously, why aren't we kinder to people on social media? We tend to judge people's pain and methods of expression quite a lot. To give you an example, I know a ...
Thu, Aug 23, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
We are well acquainted with the toil and tug of this earthly life. Women especially, know the intimate relationship between joy and pain. The believers are well aware that both have an intrinsic connection to Allah's Mercy. He directs mankind to choose patience when confronted with adversity. “And be steadfast ...
Thu, Aug 23, 2018
Source Muslimah Bloggers – A community to unite Muslimah Bloggers from over the world
And a very happy blessed day to you and yours! ...
Tue, Aug 21, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
I moved here. My plane landed at maghrib time and I saw the sun setting and wondered what life would be like from that point onwards. I was numb for a very long time after that day. Life was dark and my folks in their fight to keep us safe ...
Sun, Aug 19, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
If we were having tea right now, I'd ask you if having last night's Chinese for breakfast is normal… And then smile as you nod along to spare my feelings, insisting on acting so formal. I'd also tell you, while we're at it, that poetry really isn't my game and ask you ...
Sat, Aug 18, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
In Morocco, it is a wide spread tradition to eat Couscous on Friday noon, together with guests and family – that's what we also do most Fridays, and here I share some pics of the meal and preparation at grandpa's house. Happy blessed Friday to you! The Prophet Mohammed (sas) advised others ...
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
We call upon peoples of faith and conscience to stand for a more just, peaceful, and sustainable world and join thousands of interfaith activists from around the world at the 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions. The 2018 Parliament of the World's Religions is being hosted by the city of Toronto ...
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
Le CFCM a annoncé hier la date de l'aid al adha au mardi 21 août 2018. Sans surprise, le CFCM a suivi la décision de l'Arabie Saoudite qui a annoncé la date de la fête qui clôture la fin du grand pèlerinage 2018. Maintenant que le jour est fixé qu'est-ce ...
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
Source Trouve Ta Mosquée
That being famous on instagram is like being rich in Monopoly. In other words; it's pointless. You get instant gratification from it and a major ego boost that you are winning for a few minutes then boom, the game's over, the money's back in the box and everyone is ...
Sat, Aug 11, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Ever heard the phrase – ‘I am one with the force and the force is with me'. Now if you're a lover of Star Wars, you'll be all too familiar with Chirrut's mantra – a outcry for comfort and hope. It is meant to connect him deeper to the Force ...
Sat, Aug 11, 2018
Source Muslimah Bloggers – A community to unite Muslimah Bloggers from over the world
“Jummah Mubarak! We were looking for a mosque that had a women's space for Jummah and this one said it had one online. We were the only two women attending Jummah prayers but alhamdulillah we made it! Thanks to our friend Riaz, who persisted in getting us in, after being ...
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source Side Entrance
Masjids / Mosques Map for Toronto & Area (click on a pin for details or zoom in)http://twitter.com/torontomuslim https://plus.google.com/u/0/+TorontoMuslim/posts ...
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source Masjids / Mosques in Toronto (GTA) Canada
More details to follow - Save the Date in Your Calendar!!http://twitter.com/torontomuslim https://plus.google.com/u/0/+TorontoMuslim/posts ...
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
Source Masjids / Mosques in Toronto (GTA) Canada
This post, which I may or may not post, will only really make sense if you know me quite well or we have interacted on some level. If we have not, I fear the content will go over your head, in which case you have my full blessing to cease ...
Tue, Aug 07, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
A shaykha teaching a mixed gender class at the National Mosque of Malaysia, Masjid Negara, in Kuala Lumpur. Photos submitted by Dr. Feryal Salem, Director of the Muslim Chaplaincy program and Master of Divinity at The American Islamic College. ...
Sat, Aug 04, 2018
Source Side Entrance
Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “The lifespan for my Ummah is from sixty years to seventy years and very few surpass this” Some weeks ago, Aunt P who has been my class mate, my housemate, my spouse's second mother, my colleague, my partner, my confidant, a prayer warrior, and most of ...
Thu, Aug 02, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
Yesterday was Emancipation Day in Barbados. One of my sisters' groups (that of Tea & Taqwa) organised a day out at the Perfect 10 beach house in Cattlewash on the East Coast of Barbados. Beach house in this instance was a quirky ground floor apartment filled with eye pleasing treasures ...
Thu, Aug 02, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen
I am now experiencing perfect health, abundant prosperity and complete and utter happiness. This is true because the world is full of charming people who now lovingly help me in every way. I am now living a delightful, interesting and satisfying life of the most widely useful kind, alhamdulillah. Because of ...
Wed, Aug 01, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
We reap what we sow… so let's give, let's be a blessing, let's be a light of hope, let's believe… and everything shall be possible – because we are the rich and beloved children of a rich and loving Father, the Lord of the worlds. “Life is good. The whole world adds to ...
Tue, Jul 31, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
An 18-year-old woman and 10-year-old girl are dead, along with 13 people injured after a mass shooting in Toronto's busy Greektown/Danforth Ave neighborhood on the evening of Sunday, July 22, 2018. We are deeply saddened to mourn the loss of lives. Our condolences are with the victims and all those affected ...
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
“Shots from Westermoskee Ayasofya in Amsterdam, Netherlands.” Photos of the women's prayer space and wudu room by Annisa Rochadiat ...
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
Source Side Entrance
Dear friends, thank you so much for the lovely comments to my last post. And special thanks to those who would like to support our work and donate. The informations for donations you can find here: www.campusvivante.com Now we are fully into vacations and holiday feeling. I feel very thankful to ...
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
Brothers meet every Friday at 7 PM. Sisters meet every Friday at 6 PM. ...
Fri, Jul 20, 2018
Source Masjid Toronto
Our July Featured Blogger is ‘One Sister' blogging at Dear Sister. She is a life-long learner, who enjoys studying how the arts and social sciences converge within her Muslim lifestyle. She is half Swiss and half Native American, a convert to Islam, married to a North African Arab, she grew ...
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source Muslimah Bloggers – A community to unite Muslimah Bloggers from over the world
The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) is condemning in the strongest possible terms the brutal assault of a Mississauga man, Muhammad Abu Marzouk, near the Mississauga Valley Community Centre on Sunday night following a picnic with his family. According to a media reports, Mr. Marzouk and his family – including ...
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
If we were having coffee right now…I'd tell you that my drink of choice is actually tea. That if disaster had a child, her name would be me. That the book I'm trying to publish got its seventh rejection today. And “what doesn't kill you makes you stronger,” is just bullshit that people ...
Sun, Jul 15, 2018
Source Ramadan Ramblings
Halal Food Fest Toronto, the largest halal food festival in North America returns for its sixth consecutive year on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, 2018 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. “The Muslim population in Canada is the fastest-growing religious group and the needs of this market continue ...
Thu, Jul 12, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
It's the end of a long and moving school year. I feel exhausted and really look forward to the holidays and some weeks off – I need a break! During this year, times changed from hard to great, and around – not very stable, very challenging with many ups and downs ...
Thu, Jul 05, 2018
Source itto’s living faith
In partnership with Emmanuel College, The Tessellate Institute's annual lecture series #TTILectures presents Enacting Citizenship in Muslim Communities: Lessons Learned from Australian Muslim's Civic Engagement. Records show that Australia's Aboriginal communities have had interactions with Muslim travellers as early as the 17th century, pre-dating the arrival of European settlers. Amid the ...
Thu, Jun 28, 2018
Source Iqra.ca
BD & NoS in Granny's Garden on Eid morning after Eid gaahIt was narrated that ‘Abd-Allah ibn ‘Umar (radi Allahu anhu) said that ‘Umar (radi Allahu anhu) took a brocade cloak that was for sale in the market and brought it to the Messenger of Allah (sal Allahu alaihi wa ...
Tue, Jun 19, 2018
Source wannabedeenbuddy – aiming at transcending triviality and enhancing my/your deen

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