In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
The Refugee Women’s Network held a summit entitled “Empowering Women” at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Refugee Women’s Network is a registered Canadian charity established in 2016, to provide a response to the needs of an influx of refugees settling in Toronto and the GTA by breaking the language barrier through education, advocacy and supportive programs.
The Ismaili Centre, Toronto held its second of a three-part series on mental health. This event was titled, “Minding the Gap: A Conversation on Access to Mental Health Care”.
Beloved Toronto Mayor John Tory attended a community Iftar at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Guests included various Ummah leaders (Iranian, Tajik, Afghan and Syrian), Ismaili CIVIC service partners, government and civil society leaders and other Jamati members.
The G30 was founded in 2006 by Dr. Anthony Seldon, the Head of Wellington College, UK and David Wylde, the Head of St Andrews College, South Africa. There are up to 30 G30 schools with usually about 20 G30 schools being able to meet annually.
For the fifth year in a row, the Ismaili Centre, Toronto participated in Doors Open Toronto, an annual event coordinated by the City of Toronto.