Shafik Bhalloo appointed to West Vancouver Police Board

Shafik Bhalloo appointed to West Vancouver Police Board

Shafik Bhalloo is a Partner with Kornfeld LLP.  His practice is focused in the areas of corporate commercial litigation, general civil litigation and labour and employment law. Mr Bhalloo has represented large and small companies in labour relations matters including grievances, collective bargaining, certification applications and employment terminations. He appears before the Labour Relations Board…

True Romance: One moment at their mosque was all it took | Dallas Morning News

True Romance: One moment at their mosque was all it took | Dallas Morning News

By KATHLEEN GREEN – Alyssa spotted Nayeem and his brother talking to her parents at their mosque in Carrollton one evening in April 2010. She recognized his brother but had never met Nayeem, which seemed strange in their tight-knit community. [...]To honor both their Ismaili Muslim and American cultures, Nayeem and Alyssa planned separate celebrations.…

Celebrating Respectful Diversity

Celebrating Respectful Diversity

“The Islamic ethic is that if God has given you the capacity or good fortune to be a privileged individual in society, you have a moral responsibility to society.” – Aga Khan, head, Islamic Ismailis worldwide Canada has welcomed a community of between 45,000 to 70,000 Ismaili Muslims as proud Canadian citizens. And this community…

FBISD Student, Karim Farishta, wins 2013 Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Karim Dreams for Peace

About Karim Farishta Karim Farishta is a freshman at the George Washington University, studying political science and international development. After being inspired by a TEDx Conference last year, Farishta founded and organized the Global Issues Summit in Sugar Land, Texas (link: http://www.globalissuessummit.org/). The Summit raises awareness on critical world concerns including malnutrition, discrimination, disaster relief,…

Roshan Thomas

Vancouver Island’s international school community mourns champion of education

AMY SMART / TIMES COLONIST: Vancouver Island’s international school community is mourning the death of Roshan Thomas, who was screening potential students in Afghanistan when she was shot and killed along with eight others on Thursday. The optometrist was a champion of education who worked hard to bring students to Metchosin’s Pearson College — the…