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.
Toronto Mayor John Tory proclaimed June 9, 2019 as World Partnership Walk Day in Toronto, an announcement that was met with cheering from the crowd assembled for the walk at David Pecaut Square.
As part of a multi-part conversation series hosted by Dr. Amyn Sajoo at the Ismaili Centre Toronto, Dr. Naheed Dosani, a palliative care and family physician at the William Osler Health System and the Inner City Health Associates, discussed life, death and belonging.
During the month of Ramadan, Muslims around the world break their daily fast with Iftar, an evening meal observed at sunset. On May 16, 2019, Mayor of Toronto John Tory met guests at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto to enjoy and connect through Iftar festivities.
It took two years and much perseverance, but in 2017, a group of dedicated seniors from Ottawa Jamatkhana finally unveiled their hand-stitched quilt in celebration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.
On March 9, 2019, the Aga Khan Museum unveiled its newest exhibit, entitled The Moon: A Voyage Through Time.