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.
For the past 50 years, Canada has welcomed the Ismaili community with open arms and has become home to many.
With the issue of Islamophobia being a constant hindrance in the lives of Muslims around the world, one group of Ismaili youth is trying to change the situation.
On Saturday July 8 the annual Ismaili Muslim Community Stampede Breakfast was held at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Calgary with over 6000 people in attendance.
Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa started bright and early with breakfast at the traditional Mayor’s Canada Day Celebration for Seniors.
A sea of red shirts and smiling faces greeted a hungry Canada Day crowd at the Alberta Legislature Grounds. Hundreds of Ismaili volunteers participated in a tradition that goes back to 1989 – serving Canada Day breakfast to the residents of Edmonton.