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Robert Thirsk

Join us for a special evening at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby with a talk by University of Calgary Chancellor Robert Thirsk about custodianship of the Earth.

Toronto — Join us for an exciting and engaging presentation by Firoz Rasul, President of the Aga Khan University and former President of the Aga Khan Council for Canada.

Burnaby — The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, presided over an inspiring ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby where 47 young adults were awarded their Duke of Edinburgh’s Silver Achievement Award.

Burnaby – Dr. Brett Finlay, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (UBC) Distinguished Professor and Senior CIFAR Fellow (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research) discussed how microbes play a central part in early childhood development, why some germs are good for our immunity and disease prevention and how to balance hygiene with microbial exposure in schools, hospitals, and at home. Providing a unique perspective on quality of life from a microbial perspective, Finlay discussed the role of microbes in human health and disease.

Burnaby – Over 200 guests gathered at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby for the Chief Scout’s Award ceremony. The award and its recipients exemplify scouting principles such as leadership, voluntary service, and the mastery of outdoor skills.