The VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation recognised the Ismaili community of British Columbia for its support of mental health initiatives and its contribution to the broader provincial community with the 2019 Leadership Award at the Telus Night of a Thousand Stars Gala in Vancouver on 26 October.
Thousands of volunteers assembled at various locations across Canada to take part in Ismaili CIVIC over two weekends at the end of September.
The Ignite Summit opened its doors to a new set of potential entrepreneurs this year. Thanks to efforts to increase accessibility, three deaf participants travelled to Calgary to take part in the conference in May 2019.
Toronto Mayor John Tory proclaimed June 9, 2019 as World Partnership Walk Day in Toronto, an announcement that was met with cheering from the crowd assembled for the walk at David Pecaut Square.
Summer sunshine warmed the crowds that lined up outside the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre Toronto for Doors Open.
Generations, a Multi-Generational Housing and Community Centre campus in Skyview Ranch, Calgary, is one of fifty Golden Jubilee projects launched globally in 2008 to improve the quality of life in our communities.
As part of a multi-part speaker series hosted by Dr. Amyn Sajoo at the Ismaili Centre Vancouver, Dr. Catherine Dauvergne, Dean of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, discussed issues surrounding migration, immigration policy and identity on April 6, 2019.
On March 9, 2019, the Aga Khan Museum unveiled its newest exhibit, entitled The Moon: A Voyage Through Time.
Hillary Clinton once referred to women as “the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world.”
Prince Aly Muhammad, the youngest son of Mawlana Hazar Imam, joined a crowd of thousands on 17 June to launch the 34th annual World Partnership Walk in Toronto, an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC).
After granting Diamond Jubilee Mulaqats in Calgary, Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Canada, concluding his 12-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the country.