Event - March 1 | Ryerson University - Toronto Women's Festival: Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address on Women's Economic Empowerment

Event – March 1 | Ryerson University – Toronto Women’s Festival: Almas Jiwani to Deliver Keynote Address on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will deliver the keynote address at the Toronto Women’s Festival at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management at Ryerson University hosted by Project North 44. EVENT: Almas Jiwani, President UNWomen Canada, Keynote Address for Toronto Women’s Festival DATE: March 1 2015 TIME: 12:00-5:00 pm VENUE:…

Safira Lakhani wins 2014 Azure Magazine Awards of Merit - A+ Student Award: Revitalizing Bamyan

Safira Lakhani wins 2014 Azure Magazine Awards of Merit – A+ Student Award: Revitalizing Bamyan

Designer: Safira Lakhani, University of Waterloo, Ontario Bamyan, in central Afghanistan, suffers from an extremely arid climate, causing it to rely heavily on foreign aid. Yet this impoverished town can take ownership over its land resources by storing more water from snow melt. This fundamental idea animates Safira Lakhani’s proposal, which centres on the implementation of…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Bill Gates and Susan Johnson at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat for the maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) session (Image screen capture of live webcast)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pays tribute to His Highness the Aga Khan, his Institutions and Ismailis in Canada and around the world

Dr Eboo, Khalil, all the people who represent this organization, not just the Imamat but the Aga Khan Development Network, and the entire Ismaili Community which has shown, in Canada and around the world, how people can live by faith and make a tremendous contribution to humanity at large. We are very happy that you…

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Live stream ~ 2:45 PM EST- In conversation with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to join a conversation on maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat  in Ottawa today, Wednesday, February 25, 2015. Live streaming will start at approximately 2:45 PM   Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Bill Gates will discuss…

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for 'moderated discussion' on maternal health at Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Stephen Harper joins Bill Gates for ‘moderated discussion’ on maternal health at the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat

Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates for a “moderated discussion” on his government’s focus on maternal, child and newborn health, which will be hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, the Canadian headquarters of the Aga Khan Foundation of Canada. Before that confab gets underway, however, Gates will pay a visit…

Anar Simpson Presents at UN Women and UNESCO's Mobile Learning Week Conference

Anar Simpson Presents at UN Women and UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week Conference

Anar Simpson, technologist and entrepreneur, has been invited to present at the UNESCO & UN Women’s Mobile Learning Week Conference 2015 in Paris. Technovation’s mobile app development programme: building a pipeline of girls for today’s technology jobs arena With the emergence of mobile phones, we are in the midst of a profound change in how…

Indian influence in new exhibit at Aga Khan Museum - British painter Howard Hodgkin's work at display

Indian influence in new exhibit at Aga Khan Museum – British painter Howard Hodgkin’s work at display

Artwork collected by and created by British painter Howard Hodgkin North York Mirror By Clark Kim Two new exhibitions, distinct but connected by one man’s passion for India, open to the public starting Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Aga Khan Museum. One of the exhibitions called the Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard…

Event - February 26 | University of Toronto - Ismaili Influence on al-Ghazali: Khalil Andani's Presentation

Event – February 26 | University of Toronto – Ismaili Influence on al-Ghazali: Khalil Andani’s Presentation

Toronto Ismaili Student Association (ISA) is invited/encouraged to attend Khalil Andani’s Presentation on Ismaili Philosophy at the University of Toronto. This event is open to public. Abstract: The life, career, and thought of Abū Ḥamīd al-Ghazālī (1058-1111) have continued to captivate scholars of Islamic thought for the last several decades. Being well versed in Ash‘arite…

Dr. Diamond Kassum receives Clinician Leadership Award

Dr. Diamond Kassum receives Clinician Leadership Award

Clinician Leadership Award Awarded To: Dr. Diamond Kassum, Chief Medical Information Officer, Manitoba eHealth Awarded For: A clinician who has shown outstanding leadership in advancing the use of health information communication technology (ICT) and informatics in clinical practice resulting in improved provider and patient experiences and outcomes. Complete criteria COACH Board member Elizabeth Keller &…

Yasmin Jetha presents to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly Committee on Children and Youth

Yasmin Jetha presents to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly Committee on Children and Youth

2014 Legislative Session: Second Session, 40th Parliament SELECT STANDING COMMITTEE ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH J. Thornthwaite (Chair): We’re motoring along. Our next presenters are from Vancouver Coastal Health: Yasmin Jetha and Dr. Mathias. Y. Jetha: Thank you for the opportunity to present to you. We’re presenting today, obviously, from a Vancouver Coastal Health lens and…

President UN Women National Committee Canada, Almas Jiwani to participate in a panel discussion on Magna Cart

President UN Women National Committee Canada, Almas Jiwani to participate in a panel discussion on Magna Carta

Ottawa – February 12, 2015 – On Tuesday, February 17th, the Honourable Andrew Scheer, Speaker of the House of Commons will be moderating a panel discussion entitled: “The Magna Carta: What does it mean to Canada.” This event is to further promote Magna Carta Canada’s initiative to bring an original copy of the Magna Carta…

Gulzar Ladhani appointed to the Board of Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Gulzar Ladhani appointed to the Board of Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network

Mississauga Halton LHIN Board of Directors Announce Two New Appointments Kimbalin Kelly and Gulzar Ladhani appointed as Board Directors Oakville, ONTARIO (December 23, 2014) – Mississauga Halton LHIN Board Chair Graeme Goebelle is pleased to announce the Order-in-Council appointment of Kimbalin Kelly and Gulzar Ladhani to the board of Directors of the Mississauga Halton LHIN.…