Hundreds celebrate Imamat Day in Mombasa, Kenya

Hundreds mark Imamat fete Story by PHILIP MUYANGA Publication Date: 7/14/2008 Hundreds of Ismaili Muslims celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Imamat Day at the Mombasa Jubilee Hall Sunday. Muslims celebrate to mark the golden jubilee of the Imamat Day at Jubilee Hall in Mombasa on Sunday. Photo/LABAN WALLOGA The celebrations started with a procession…

Greetings from the Prime Minister of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada The Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P. extends Imamat Day greetings to Ismaili Muslim Community. Click to view in PDF Communicated via: Alykhan Velshi Director of Communications and Parliamentary Affairs Office of the Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MP Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity)

Memories – Golden Jubilee Year

Nimira Dewji of Footprints fame has graciously allowed us to share with you her next publication: Memories — Golden Jubilee Year – July 2007 to July 2008 Vol1.  A personal initiative to capture the momentous activities and events of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee Year. This book is available for download and we humbly believe…

National I-STAR at Calgary

The first ever National Canadian I-STAR gala [Ismaili Students Total Achievement and Recognition], held at the Imperial Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Calgary Alberta. 700 people gathered, including 150 participants from across the country and numerous dignitaries. Guest of honour was the Alberta Minister of Education. Raheem Jaffer, MP and national caucus…

Calgary Ismaili Muslim Stampede Breakfast 2008

Personal photos from the Ismaili Muslim Community of Calgary’s 2008 Stampede Breakfast, held on the grounds of the Calgary Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre. This year’s Stampede Breakfast as well as the Ismaili Community Float in the Calgary Stampede Parade were dedicated to the partnership between the community, the Calgary Health Region, the UCalgary Faculty…

Ismaili Muslim Community of Calgary wins Best Cultural Entry award at Stampede Parade

Calgary – The Calgary Stampede is pleased to announce this year’s Stampede Parade trophy winners. A volunteer group of judges and panel of celebrities judged the entries and presented the recipients with their award at a ceremony held at Fort Calgary prior to the start of the parade this morning. Source, opens in PDF Related…

Invitation to Ismaili Muslim Community of Calgary’s 12th Annual Stampede Breakfast

The Ismaili Muslim Community of Calgary cordially invites you to celebrate the Calgary Stampede from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Ismaili Jamatkhana, 4623 11 St. N.E.  This year the Ismaili Muslim Community is proud to partner with the Women & Wellness Conference to celebrate the meaningful role of women in developing an enriched…

Ismaili Muslim Youth Reflect on ‘Knowledge Society’ at National Awards Gala

“In a Knowledge Society, the most productive investments we can make are investments in education.” His Highness the Aga Khan, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 2008 CALGARY, July 2 /CNW Telbec/ – High-achieving students from the Ismaili Muslim Community across Canada will gather at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary on Saturday, July 5th (6.30PM) to learn…

Nabeel Gillani receives Commonwealth Governor’s School Interdisciplinary and Community Service Award

Latest: Nabeel N. Gillani, selected as a Rhodes Scholar Massaponax High School senior recognition Date published: 6/25/2008 Nabeel Gillani is the younger son of Nadir and Rozina Gillani, both of whom reside in Spotsylvania County. Nabeel was nominated Valedictorian at his High school. The top student of all the senior classes, top of all 350…

Canada’s first Muslim female member of Parliament profiled in current issue of Statements

TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ – “What drives me is social justice,” says Yasmin Ratansi, the first Muslim female member of Parliament in Canadian history. “I do not like injustice. I do not like thuggery. I do not like bullying. I like peaceful resolution.” In “Public Interest,” the Liberal MP for Don Valley East describes her…

The Dynamics of Collaborative Innovation – Webcast with Karim R. Lakhani

Source The Dynamics of Collaborative Innovation: Exploring the tension between knowledge novelty and reuse – Ned Gulley and Karim R. Lakhani Tuesday, June 24, 12:30PM Berkman Center Conference Room This event will be webcast live at 12:30 PM ET on 6/24. The success of open source software communities and Wikipedia have generated much interest in…

Shaqil Peermohamed – Faculty of Science student makes the grade at medical school

Shaqil Peermohamed will be commencing studies at the University of Calgary Medical School this August. Shaqil was recognized as one of Canada’s first Top 20 Under 20 award recipients in 2004. In recognition of his voluntary contributions, Shaqil has been inducted into Alberta’s Volunteer Wall of Fame, has received the City of Calgary Award (Youth…

Richmond Hill students earn cash for education

Richmond Hill Jun 14, 2008 By: Alex Ritson Seven Richmond Hill students have been selected for 2008 Canada Millenium Scholarship Foundation Excellence Awards and thousands to invest in their education. The awards are given to outstanding students who show leadership, innovation, academic standing and community service. They will be presented with their awards by Lt.-Gov.…