See the events taking place at the Ismaili Centre Toronto.
Join us in celebrating International Women's Day amidst phenomenal role models who will share their stories brimming with wisdom and learnings to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.
Did you know women's health has a direct impact on the well-being of their families? Join us on Bell Let's Talk Day for a panel discussion with esteemed speakers from Women's College Hospital to learn about barriers in women's mental health, and for an inspiring discussion on new initiatives to help bridge these gaps.
“Don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet but the roots are down there riotous”
In the face of potential job disruption due to emerging technologies, learn how to future-proof yourself. This session will be followed by a workshop that will teach you the essentials of personal branding and professional presence.
The Aga Khan Council for Canada is pleased to present the book launch of Faith and Ethics by M. Ali Lakhani. The event will be moderated by Iain T. Benson
Aga Khan Foundation’s touring exhibit, In a Heartbeat, will be displayed at the Ismaili Centre from September 27th to November 20th. In this interactive exhibit, visitors meet six women in Asia and Africa who are leading the way to better health for their communities.
Learn more about the expressions of reverence for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon Him and His family) from the pre-modern Muslim era, during our annual Milad-un-Nabi commemoration at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.
Over the past few decades, astronomers have identified numerous tantalizing observations suggesting black holes are real, but the possibility of actually seeing one seemed like a pipe dream. All of this changed this past April when the world awoke to the first image ever taken of a black hole...
The Aga Khan Foundation Canada is pleased to invite you to an evening exploring global health and gender equality issues in Africa and Asia. Join us to find out more about the struggles women in developing countries encounter. You will hear first-hand accounts of how Canadian-supported initiatives are contributing to improved health and rights for women and girls to those most in need. The evening will include a moderated armchair discussion with leading experts in the field, including Yasmin Karim, Dr. Shahirose Sadrudin Premji and Dr. Humayoon Helal.
The final session of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto’s speaker series, Who Are We, Where Are We Headed? featured a discussion with Aga Khan Museum Director Henry Kim and centred on the theme of “Why Art Matters”. Hosted by Dr. Amyn Sajoo, the discussion was framed around the importance of art in our increasingly polarized world.
Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau faced opposing political candidates in an All Candidates’ Forum hosted by the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. The debate allowed members from all political parties to engage in dialogue in advance of Canada’s federal election. Candidates discussed four key issues — climate change, economic security, international affairs, and diversity — moderated by Aleem Kanji, Vice President of Government Relations at the Sutherland Corporation, a public affairs and strategic communications firm.
Nuit Blanche is an annual festival, where for one night an entire city is turned into an art gallery. Museums, art galleries, and other cultural institutions are open and accessible free of charge. For the fifth year in a row, from sunset to sunrise the Aga Khan Park, the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, and the Aga Khan Museum were alive with an array of art exhibits, multimedia installations, and musical performances for Nuit Blanche 2019.