Day 7 – City of Ottawa – Noise By-Law Exemption Granted for Local Masjids during Ramadan 2020

Masjids in Canada’s Capital City,


Now have to option to publicly broadcast Call to The Sunset Prayer, Adhan Al Maghrib, via loudspeakers, nightly for the duration of Ramadan 2020.

Official City of Ottawa Announcement

Noise exemption granted for local mosques during Ramadan

April 30, 2020

Announcements and Events

A new noise exemption is being granted today to allow mosques to broadcast a 5-minute call to prayer at sundown each day until May 23, in recognition of the holy month of Ramadan.

This noise exemption has been permitted in recognition of Ramadan and in light of the Provincial Order prohibiting the gathering of more than five people.

While doing 30 Masjids in 30 Day of Ramadan 2013 Ontario,

My fourth week of Ramadan 2013 was spent Masjid Blogging around Ottawa.

In Ramadan 2013, All Maghrib Adhans in Ottawa were heard inside.

In Ramadan 2020, they can now be heard outside too.

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