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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers up pancakes to an excited crowd.

Stampede Breakfast

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offers up pancakes to an excited crowd.
Video: Canadian Prime Minister attends Ismaili Stampede Breakfast
8 July 2023

This year’s Stampede Breakfast in Calgary highlighted 50 years of the Ismaili Muslim community’s significant presence in the country, as well as their subsequent contributions to the economic and social fabric of the country.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani and Ismaili Council for the Prairies President Fauzia Lalani-Khudabux.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with Alberta Lieutenant Governor Salma Lakhani and Ismaili Council for the Prairies President Fauzia Lalani-Khudabux.
Canadian Prime Minister energises crowds at Stampede Breakfast in Calgary
Canadian Prime Minister energises crowds at Stampede Breakfast in Calgary
8 July 2023

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended the 26th Annual Ismaili Muslim Stampede Breakfast in Calgary yesterday alongside senior representatives of the federal, provincial and municipal governments, as well as civil society, business and other community leaders.

By explaining the causes and impacts of climate change to our children, we can empower them to become informed and engaged stewards of the environment.
By explaining the causes and impacts of climate change to our children, we can empower them to become informed and engaged stewards of the environment.
Explaining climate change to children: A parent's guide
Explaining climate change to children: A parent's guide
5 July 2023

Climate change is the most important topic affecting the future of our children. As responsible parents, it's important for us to talk to them about the issue. This article can help you explain climate change in a way that’s easy for children to understand.

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Music video: Tori Surat Man Bhaaye Re
5 July 2023

The Ismaili is pleased to present a rendition of “Tori Surat Man Bhaaye Re,” performed by Mishal and Zayn Damji from California. Originally written by Hassanally G. Rammal and sung by Khursheed Nurali, this devotional song became popular during the celebrations of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Silver Jubilee in the early 1980s. 

An Arabic-script ambigram, where ‘Muhammad’ upside down is read as ‘Ali’ and vice versa.
An Arabic-script ambigram, where ‘Muhammad’ upside down is read as ‘Ali’ and vice versa.
Eid-e Ghadir
Eid-e Ghadir
4 July 2023

This week, Shia Muslims across the world observe Eid-e Ghadir, marking the anniversary of an important event in Muslim history. According to Shia belief, tradition, and interpretation of history, this occasion commemorates the pivotal gathering at Ghadir Khumm, when Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) — based on a divine command from Allah — designated Hazrat Ali as his successor and the first in the continuing line of hereditary Imams.

Due to the rapid development of AI, it will soon raise a series of broader concerns about how we live our lives.
Due to the rapid development of AI, it will soon raise a series of broader concerns about how we live our lives.
The ethics of AI: Navigating a new frontier
The ethics of AI: Navigating a new frontier
29 June 2023

In today’s world, artificial intelligence (AI) is quickly becoming a game changer. From chatbots to self-driving cars to virtual assistants, AI is everywhere, promising convenience and incredible advancements. But as this powerful technology grows, what will it mean for our future?

As summer temperatures soar, extreme heat events can be critical tests of survival.
As summer temperatures soar, extreme heat events can be critical tests of survival.
Ten tips to stay safe in extreme heat
Ten tips to stay safe in extreme heat
28 June 2023

As summer begins in the northern hemisphere, many regions are bracing for another season of record-breaking heat waves. While some of us may enjoy the sunny weather, others may suffer from exhaustion, dehydration, or heat stroke. How can we all stay safe and comfortable during these scorching days?

Making smart choices with money: Part 2
Making smart choices with money: Part 2
27 June 2023

In an Irshad Mubarak made in Shugnan, Tajikistan, in 1998, Mawlana Hazar Imam spoke of the purpose of wealth in Islam. “Wealth and power are not objectives in themselves, but are to be used in the service of others,” he explained.

The Ismaili greeting eCard service
The Ismaili greeting eCard service
27 June 2023

The Ismaili is pleased to offer our eCard greeting service. For the occasion of Imamat Day, choose from several unique designs, add a personal message, and send your eCard to multiple contacts at a time. Visit the.ismaili/ecards to get started. 

 Economic empowerment, at its core, means having enough money to not only meet our basic needs but also to dream beyond mere survival.
 Economic empowerment, at its core, means having enough money to not only meet our basic needs but also to dream beyond mere survival.
Making smart choices with money: Part 1
Making smart choices with money: Part 1
27 June 2023

We sometimes hear about “economic empowerment” and its role in helping families and communities to progress from one generation to the next. But what does it actually mean, and why is it important? 

Ali-Zia Kerawala lives in Houston and is currently in a Master’s Program for Clinical Mental Health Counselling pursuing certification as a Licensed Professional Counsellor.
Ali-Zia Kerawala lives in Houston and is currently in a Master’s Program for Clinical Mental Health Counselling pursuing certification as a Licensed Professional Counsellor.
Disability to dynamism
Disability to dynamism
27 June 2023

I’ll never forget the feeling of the sand beneath my feet as I walked along the beach, watching the tide come in. I’ll never forget the sound of 120 people wincing audibly as I dislocated my elbow at a middle school wrestling meet. Most of all, I’ll never forget the way the entire world and all its problems melted away as I sped down a hill on my longboard.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha
27 June 2023

This week, alongside our sisters and brothers in Islam, we commemorate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice. The occasion recalls the monotheistic ethos at the heart of the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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