Dr. Naheed Dosani: Meeting the end-of-life needs of the homeless and vulnerably housed: Taking palliative care to where patients are

Dr. Naheed Dosani: Meeting the end-of-life needs of the homeless and vulnerably housed: Taking palliative care to where patients are

St. Michael’s Inner City Health: Excerpt: Through the launch of a new pilot program starting this July, I’ll be heading out into the community with a team of health care professionals to provide palliative care to patients who are homeless and vulnerably housed. Our new program, called PEACH Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless,…

Carleton University Ottawa launches the Uganda Collection, via Tasneem Jamal

Carleton University Ottawa launches the Uganda Collection, via Tasneem Jamal

I had a the honour of being a part of the launch at Carleton University in Ottawa yesterday of the Uganda Collection – an archive of over 1,000 newspaper clippings, two video recordings, and a personal memoir that documents the expulsion of South Asians from Uganda in 1972. This is a magnificent collection (now digitized…

Stop relying on experts for innovation - Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani

Stop relying on experts for innovation – Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani

This article is by Saj-Nicole Joni, chief executive of Cambridge International Group. The Right Fight, by Saj-Nicole Joni and Damon Beyer, is available in book, ebook and audio formats. Karim Lakhani. In the face of looming challenges like deficits, economic stagnation, environmental collapse, and soaring health care costs, most people believe that the world needs…

Interview with Almunir Remtulla, founding Chair of Jubilee Hospitality Association Canada about the successes of alliances

Interview with Almunir Remtulla, founding Chair of Jubilee Hospitality Association Canada about the successes of alliances

Alliance Conference Canada speaks with Almunir Remtulla, founding Chair of Jubilee Hospitality Association Canada JHAC about the Successes of Alliances. by Almeera Jaffer Almunir Remtulla, the founding Chairman of the Jubilee Hospitality Association Canada JHAC speaks to Alliance Conference Canada ACC about the success of the alliance and its future endeavors.JHAC is structured as a…

Carleton University, Ottawa, thanks the Fakirani family for donating to the Ugandan Asian Archives

Carleton University, Ottawa, thanks the Fakirani family for donating to the Ugandan Asian Archives

“It’s very important because it allows the family to share some of the experiences that we’d been through during the time that we had to leave the country and also the experience of settling into Canada,” said Nizar Fakirani, Hassanali and Sakinabai’s son. “We want to preserve this experience for the future generations. I hope…

Rahman Jamal: Saving milk from spoilage in rural India - A thermal-battery powered cooling device could help farmers

Rahman Jamal: Saving milk from spoilage in rural India – A thermal-battery powered cooling device could help farmers

India has the highest number of undernourished people in the world. According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) that figure currently stands at 217 million and more than 30% of children are born underweight. Against this backdrop, lack of refrigeration in rural India is leading to millions of tonnes of fresh produce…

Ishrath Velshi declares her candidacy for the Councillor in the City of Toronto

Ishrath Velshi declares her candidacy for the City of Toronto Councillor

On July 2nd, Ishrath Velshi declared her candidacy to run for the position of Councillor in Ward 26 in the City of Toronto which encompasses Bennington Heights, Leaside, Thorncliffe Park, Flemingdon Park and Wynford-Concorde. Being such a diverse and multicultural area, Ishrath’s dedication to community service, coupled with her work over the past few years…

Azim Jiwa appointed Executive Director of Manitoba Human Rights Commission

Azim Jiwa appointed Executive Director of Manitoba Human Rights Commission

Leadership changes announced at the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Azim Jiwa obtained his LL.B. from the University of Victoria in British Columbia in 1992.  His LL.M. research interests are in Constitutional Law with a particular emphasis on the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the interplay of Immigration and Refugee Law with the Charter, and…

Moiz Bhamani, CEO, Prime Real Estate Group, win’s Calgary’s most respected ‘Leader’s of Tomorrow Award’

Moiz Bhamani, CEO, Prime Real Estate Group, win’s Calgary’s most respected ‘Leader’s of Tomorrow Award’

“Calgary is a terrifically exciting business community,” says Moiz Bhamani, the respected and experienced CEO of Prime Real Estate Group, a Calgary based full-service commercial real estate development and investment firm. “Calgary is a young city, with lots of entrepreneurs, new business ventures and established businesses that are growing. And despite the oil and gas…

Hafeeza Murji: Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Students meet Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

Hafeeza Murji: Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Students meet Canadian Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

It was an honour and a privilege to attend the Canada Club Event featuring the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, on Friday March 7, 2014. Invited as representatives of the University of Toronto’s prestigious Munk School of Global Affairs; nine of my colleagues (including myself), participated in the event and luncheon sponsored…

Ismaili Council for Chitral: Tradition of mass wedding making inroad in Chitral

Ismaili Council for Chitral: Tradition of mass wedding making inroad in Chitral

Report Waqar Ahmed CHITRAL, July 3: Marriages have become a costly affair for an ordinary family in Chitral as it involves exorbitant expenditure both on the part of bride and groom’s family. The recently organized mass wedding ceremony in Madaklasht village by the Shia Imami Ismaili Regional Council for lower Chitral in collaboration with the…