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Members of local law enforcement agencies in the courtyard of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby.

Members of Law Enforcement Agencies from the Metro Vancouver were hosted at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby on 19 September for a presentation on the diversity and history of Islam by Rizwan Mawani. Participants shared perspectives and perceptions of Islam followed by Rizwan’s presentation. One of the RCMP members commented that “this session gave me a better understanding of the diversity within the Muslim communities and I’m so impressed with the Ismaili Centre, and how volunteer service has been at the heart of this building and your community”. 

From Spinach and Potato Kebabs, to Persian Herbed Rice with Fish, The Ismaili Nutrition Centre features an enticing collection of heart healthy meals.

To mark World Heart Day, The Ismaili Nutrition Centre shares 15 heart-smart recipes to help you protect your heart.

Find tips to help make lunchbox packing a breeze, and a yummy treat that children won't be able to resist!

It's that time of the year again - back to school for children! If you're a parent trying to find creative ideas to ensure a healthy meal for your child, we've got you covered! Nutritionist, Shameera Somani and Afshan Khoja have prepared some handy tips to help make lunchbox packing a breeze, and a yummy treat that children won't be able to resist!

During the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, tours were arranged for members of the Jamat to visit the Ismaili Centre and its gardens.

Two decades ago, on 11 July 1998, Mawlana Hazar Imam and then-President of Portugal Jorge Sampaio officially opened the Ismaili Centre Lisbon. The Centre’s 20th anniversary coincided with the Diamond Jubilee Celebration held in Lisbon earlier this month, during which thousands of visitors attended the building and its gardens for guided tours.

Organizers from the City of Burnaby, Simon Fraser University and the Ismaili Centre and the panelists from the event.

On 10 May 2018, a panel of professionals spoke eloquently about the painful experiences of individuals affected by prejudice and hatred, and the need for a systematic analysis of data to combat forces that are eroding our social fabric. The panel was made up of Ms. Sarah Khan, lawyer and acting Executive Director of Seniors First BC, and Ms. Itrath Syed, a researcher and instructor in the portrayal of Muslims in media discourse and moderated by Mr. Aleem Bharmal.

On 15 March 2018, Mehfil Chai House, a medley of performances, poetry and songs, was showcased to celebrate Asian Heritage Month — an annual event that promotes an understanding and appreciation of Asian-Canadian arts and culture in the month of May.

The performing stage under the portal entrance in the courtyard.

The Indian Summer Festival, a contemporary multi-arts festival which takes place annually over 11 days each July in Vancouver, brought Songs for Scheherazade performed by the Allegra Chamber Orchestra, an all-female ensemble on 15 July.

With a little planning, it's possible to eat nutritious meals while travelling.

Many of us find it difficult to maintain healthy eating habits during travel. While it's fair to indulge a little (especially if you're traveling for pleasure), it's also possible to be healthy and mindful during your journey! Join Anar Allidina RD, CDE, MPH on a virtual trip toward a healthier travel experience.

The perfect blend of egg and creamy custard make these pastéis de nata simply irresistible!

To celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee, The.Ismaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from across the world. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur. Our next stop: Lisbon, Portugal!

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the portions of these delicious, all-American delicacies. Enjoy with moderation!

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our next stop: Texas, USA!

Ali Jadavji's winning recipe for MasterChef Canada was a culmination of all his cultural influences.

You may know Ali Jadavji as the Ismaili MasterChef Canada contestant, but his recipes do much more than fulfill your culinary senses: they’re a culmination of several cultural influences in his life, all of which add a special flavour to his food. Read on about how Jadavji's creativity has informed his cooking style.

Join us Saturday, April 21 for a live webcast from the Ismaili Centre, Toronto to commemorate Yawm-e Ali. This year’s guest lecturer is Dr. Sajjad Rizvi, Associate Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. Dr. Rizvi's lecture is entitled "The Story of Us: Reframing the Narrative of Islam in Our World." The lecture will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m EST and will be webcast on this page and at the.ismaili/live.

Earth Day is a globally-commemorated event that helps raise awareness about pertinent issues facing the planet, like climate change.

In honour of Earth Day, Nilufar Ramji explains how local action can have a positive impact on slowing the effects of climate change. Check out these tips on what you and your local community can do to protect the environment and our planet!

From crispy falafel to syrupy-sweet kunafa, these Middle Eastern dishes are enjoyed both at home and at Dubai's many deluxe restaurants, casual cafés, and roadside food stands!

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our next stop: Dubai, United Arab Emirates!

 

Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledges the completion of 1 million volunteer hours by the Ismaili community

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the occasion of Navroz yesterday at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto where it was announced that the Ismaili CIVIC 150 initiative surpassed its pledge of service.

As a major metropolis in Western India, Mumbai is home to a diverse population, and a culmination/melting pot of different regional cuisines from across India that have something for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike!
To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11th July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our next stop: Mumbai, India.
Taste of Culture: Hunza, Pakistan

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our next stop: Hunza, Pakistan!

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar held at Dubai World Central.

If you missed the showings in Jamatkhana, the film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Arab Emirates is now available online. This 25-minute film recounts the preparations by the UAE Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his four-day visit.