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We Are Hiring - Executive Director Calgary Islamic School 1

2017-12-12

MCFC is hiring a full-time Executive Director for the Calgary Islamic School. The candidate should act as the Chief Executive officer and Chief Educational officer for the Muslim Community 
Foundation of Calgary’s educational institutions. He or She will manage the Calgary Islamic School on behalf of MCFC.

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MUSLIM COUNCIL OF CALGARY STRONGLY CONDEMNS PRESIDENT TRUMP'S DECISION TO DECLARE JERUSALEM THE NEW ISRAELI CAPITAL 2

2017-12-11

U.S President Donald Trump has declared Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and directed the State Department to begin the process to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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MCC Condemns President Trump's Decision 3

2017-12-08

Muslim Council of Calgary strongly condemns US President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem as the new Israeli capital.

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More than 200 Innocent People Lost Lives 4

2017-11-24

We at the Muslim Council of Calgary are deeply saddened and disturbed by this horrendous act of terrorism on innocent mosque goers. According to CNN, at least 235 people were killed and another 109 injured in an attack Friday on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai region.
 

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Texas Church Shooting 5

2017-11-06

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families of yesterday’s horrendous attack of hatred in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The brutal crime, which killed dozens of people and wounded many others is shocking by all means taking place in a church, a sacred place of worship where people of faith seek peace and comfort and share the values of compassion and tolerance.

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New York Truck Attack 6

2017-11-01

The Muslim Council of Calgary condemns the New York truck attack in the strongest words possible. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of New York in this time of sorrow.
 

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We Are Hiring - Manager WeCare/Welcome Centre 7

2017-11-01

Starting Date: Immediate
Duration of Term: 5 Months
Hours per Week: 40
Salary: Based on experience and qualification

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To Allah We Belong - Funeral Notification 8

2017-10-31

Janaza of brother Najmodan Wafa will be at Akram Joma Centre today after Dhuhr.

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Somalia Blasts Kill More Than 300 People 9

2017-10-17

The Muslim Council of Calgary expresses deep sorrow on the tragic bombing in Somalia on October 14th, that took the lives of more than 300 innocent people.

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Our Heartfelt Sympathies Go Out to the Vegas Shooting Victims 10

2017-10-02

 The Muslim Council of Calgary unequivocally condemns the horrendous shooting in the Las Vegas concert which resulted in such tragic loss of life and injured so many others.

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We Strongly Condemn the Edmonton Tragedy 11

2017-10-01

Muslim Council of Calgary, the representative organization of majority of Sunni Muslims living in Calgary, unequivocally condemns the recent attack on a police officer in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Muslims of Calgary Raised $45,000 in a Single Day for Rohingya Muslims 12

2017-09-20

Muslim Council of Calgary joined hands with ICNA Relief Canada to provide aid to Rohingya Muslims who are going through unparalleled human rights abuses in the form of torture, hatred, oppression, gross injustice and genocide, perpetrated by organized gangs and supported by the government.

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MCC's Statement on Anti-Jewish Sentiments 13

2017-09-11

It is the hope and desire of the Muslim Council of Calgary that truthful understandings of religious beliefs and practices will lead to the establishment of interfaith harmony and goodwill that uplifts all the citizens of Calgary.

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Muslim Council of Calgary's Response on the FGM Article 14

2017-09-07

The website muslimsincalgary.ca (and/or few other passing off websites) is not owned or operated by Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and it does not represent the views of Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) or its affiliate organizations.

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Eid-ul-Adha Mubarak to all the Muslims of Calgary 15

2017-08-28

We wish Eid Mubarak to all of you. May Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala accept the Hajj of all those who will be performing.

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MCC Board Elections - Chairman & Secretary Elected 16

2017-08-08

The elections for the executive positions for the Muslim Council of Calgary were held on 3rd August 2017., as per the current by-laws.

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MCC Elections 2017 Result 17

2017-07-31

By the grace of Allah SWT, today concluded the MCC election with final election in SW Quadrant. We would like to congratulate both candidates Br Samer and Br. Sajid for taking part in election process and to show their willingness to volunteer for the community for sake of Allah SWT.

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MCC Leaders Working with Political Leaders and Government for the Muslim Community 18

2017-07-14

At the Muslim Council of Calgary office, we had an exciting and productive two weeks. Chairman Mr. Albert Elkadri and MCC officials had meetings with Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Health Minister & Deputy Premier Hon.

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MCC Elections 2017 19

2017-07-10
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Sports Programs for Every Age Group this Summer! 20

2017-07-07

Islamic Association of North-West Calgary has got you covered with their awesome line-up of Sports activities this Summer. There is something for every age group. Register yourself and/or your kids today!

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The Beauty of This Nation Lies in the Diversity of its People 21

2017-07-04

Muslim Council of Calgary and its affiliate organizations celebrated 150 years of this beautiful country all over the city with different events.

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You Are The Strength of the Muslim Community of Calgary - We Want Your Feedback! 22

2017-07-03

Alhamdulillah.. Around 40,000 people attended Eid-ul-Fitr Prayers at various MCC centres all over the city. And even more became part of the many celebrations which took place after Eid Salah. We hope you all had a blessed Ramadan and a joyous Eid.

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Oh Canada.. We Stand on Guard for thee! 23

2017-07-03

Happy Canada Day

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Zakat-ul-Fitr 24

2017-06-25

Eid-ul-Fitr will be celebrated in Calgary on Sunday 25th June InshaAllah!
Muslim Council of Calgary and all its affiliate organizations would like to wish everyone a very blessed and joyous Eid. May this Eid open the doors of peace, harmony and prosperity on the Muslim Ummah.

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Eid is Just Around the Corner 25

2017-06-22

Eid is Just Around the Corner

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More Than 1300 Calgarian Muslims Have Been Helped So Far! 26

2017-06-16

WE CARE CANADA is an affiliate organization of the Muslim Council of Calgary. It has devoted its energy
to passionately advocating for the hungry, needy and marginalized members of the Muslim community in Calgary.

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Zakat-ul-Fitr 27

2017-06-12

Zakat-ul-Fitr

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Southwest Masjid needs your Support this Ramadan! 28

2017-06-06

Dear Community Members,
Assalamu’alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh السَّلاَمُ عَلَيْكُمْ وَرَحْمَةُ اللهِ وَبَرَكَاتُهُ 
Currently, the operating cost of the Masjid is very demanding and challenging. 
This cost reflects a wise and budgeted spending on maintenance, administration and the implementation of vario

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Zakat and Online Donations - Help those in Need! 29

2017-06-02

Zakat is not just a fundamental pillar of Islam – it is also a revolutionary concept with the potential to ease the suffering of millions around the world and thousands just with in Calgary.

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Ramadan Mubarak - Starts Saturday May 27th 30

2017-05-26

The Imams at the Muslim Council of Calgary have confirmed that the holy month of 
Ramadan 2017 / 1438 will start on Saturday, 27th May.

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Great News! NE Akram Jomaa Islamic Centre - Increased Parking Capacity Every Friday 31

2017-05-26

We are pleased to announce that with the assistance of Brother Najah Hage, arrangements have been made with the city to increase parking capacity at Akram Jomaa Islamic centre for Friday Prayers, starting today. 

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Your Generosity has Changed the Lives of those Affected by the Famine in Somalia. 32

2017-05-24

By the grace of Allah SWT and with the utmost generosity and bounteousness of the Muslims of Calgary and the Somali Calgarian Society, the Muslim Council of Calgary managed to raise around $100,000 for the Somalian drought crisis.

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NW Ranchlands Musalla - Halaqa Welcoming Ramadan Tonight & Increase in Taraweeh Capacity to 300! 33

2017-05-22

NW Ranchlands Musalla - Halaqa Welcoming Ramadan Tonight & Increase in Taraweeh Capacity to 300!

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How Can You Make This Ramadan Even Better? 34

2017-05-18

Ramadan Food/Hamper Drive

Join the Muslim Council of Calgary and We Care Canada this Ramadan as we join hands to help more than 200 Muslim families in Calgary who struggle to put food on their tables.

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Ramadan Mubarak! Prayers, Imsak & Taraweeh Times and Locations in Calgary. 35

2017-05-15

Ramadan Mubarak! Prayers, Imsak & Taraweeh Times and Locations in Calgary.

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From Kids to Elders - There is an Event for Everyone! 36

2017-05-04

From Kids to Elders - There is an Event for Everyone!

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Don't Miss Out - Shaykh Faraz Rabbani & Yahya Rhodus in YYC Tomorrow! 37

2017-04-24

Keys to Personal, Social and Spiritual Renewal in Troubled Times

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Programs at MCC Masjids & Centers Last Week 38

2017-04-18

It has been a very busy past week at different MCC Masjids, Schools & Centers all over the city.

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MCC Open Door Policies: Meeting with Jason Kenney, New PC Party Leader 39

2017-04-14

This is another positive update for you. It is heartening to note that Canada's politicians are taking notice of the positive role the Muslim community in Calgary is playing in the current years. The PC party's new leader Jason Kenney showed interest in meeting with our leadership and we did oblige.

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Weekend Youth Program at Akram Jomaa (Boys) & OBK (Girls) - Everyone is Welcome! 40

2017-04-11

Weekend Youth Program at Akram Jomaa (Boys) & OBK (Girls) - Everyone is Welcome!

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University of Calgary Muslim Student Association: Islamic Awareness Week 2017 41

2017-04-05

University of Calgary Muslim Student Association: Islamic Awareness Week 2017

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Help Somalia! - Famine Fundraiser Campaign Update 42

2017-04-04

Help Somalia! - Famine Fundraiser Campaign Update

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Akram Jomaa (Boys) & OBK (Girls) Youth Programs Start! 43

2017-04-04

Akram Jomaa (Boys) & OBK (Girls) Youth Programs Start!

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Help Somalia! A Fundraiser Campaign during Friday Prayers - March 31st, 2017 44

2017-03-30

Help Somalia! A Fundraiser Campaign during Friday Prayers - March 31st, 2017

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Great News! Launching Youth Programs at Akram Jomaa - Online Registration Now Open! 45

2017-03-20

Great News! Launching Youth Programs at Akram Jomaa - Online Registration Now Open!

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NW Youth Basketball, SW Youth Halaqa, NE New Forest Lawn Friday Prayers & More 46

2017-03-13

Pictures from all over the city for different Muslim Council of Calgary activities over the past week.

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Public Notification: ElKady Family Funds 47

2017-03-09

Public Notification: ElKady Family Funds

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Sheikh Abu Bakr Shatiri Visit - Jumua/Isha Prayers 48

2017-03-06

Sheikh Abu Bakr Shatiri Visit - Jumua/Isha Prayers

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Shk Fayaz Tilly Lectures in CIC SW & ICSC 49

2017-03-06

Shk Fayaz Tilly Lectures in CIC SW & ICSC

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New MCC Forest Lawn Musalla - Preparation & Friday Prayers 50

2017-03-06

New MCC Forest Lawn Musalla - Preparation & Friday Prayers

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The Muslim Council of Calgary is meeting with Canadian Prime Minister 51

2017-03-03

The Muslim Council of Calgary is meeting with Canadian Prime Minister

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MCC condemns the recent bomb threat to Jewish Centre 52

2017-03-03

MCC condemns the recent bomb threat to Jewish Centre

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Congratulations Horizon Academy: Full-Time School, Palliser & Fundraiser 2017 53

2017-03-03

Congratulations Horizon Academy: Full-Time School, Palliser & Fundraiser 2017

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MAC/MCFC 2016 Tax Receipts Issued & Sent Out: Thank You for your Trust & Generous Donations! 54

2017-03-01

MAC/MCFC 2016 Tax Receipts Issued & Sent Out: Thank You for your Trust & Generous Donations!

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"We Love Our Muslim Neighbors" 55

2017-02-28

"We Love Our Muslim Neighbors" Solidarity Demonstration at AJC at Friday Prayers

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We Care Canada 56

2017-02-28

We Care Helpline is now open!

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Great News! Starting March 3: MCC Forest Lawn Musallah - Friday Prayers 57

2017-02-23

Insha-Allah we will start one Friday prayer on March 3rd and if needed we will expand to two prayers.

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INTERIM RESTRAINING ORDER VS. DEFENDANTS: THE VIOLENCE, THREATS, ABUSE & DISRUPTIONS 58

2017-02-23

The purpose of this press release is to provide our members with the facts surrounding the Interim Restraining Order that was recently obtained against Mr, Mourra by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.

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SUICIDE BLAST IN SEHWAN, SINDH PAKISTAN 59

2017-02-22

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affilate organizations condemn the target bomb blast in Sehwan, Sindh Pakistan that resulted in loss of 70 innocent lives, 150 are critically injured.

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MCC SECURITY INITIATIVE UPDATE 60

2017-02-22

We have gone through some difficult times in the last few days. The Quebec City Islamic Cultural Centre tragic loss of life and injuries have left a deep impact on all of us and we are still in prayers for our brothers who lost their lives and through blessing of Allah SWT pray for speedy recovery of those who are injured and in critical condition.

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NEW FRIDAY PRAYER LOCATION - FOREST LAWN MUSALLAH 61

2017-02-22

In our last update,we shared with you some of the necessary and hard steps MCC had to take to address security concerns from the Calgary Islamic School and recommendations by CPS and RCMP.

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FRIDAY PRAYER AT THE CALGARY ISLAMIC SCHOOL 62

2017-02-22

Friday Prayer at the Calgary Islamic School - Omer Bin Khattab Campus Led by our Children and School Admin - AlHamdulillah !

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HELPING IRAQI CITIZEN TO GET A PASSPORT AND PAPER WORK - PLEASE COME TO AKRAM JOMAA ON FEB AFTERNOON. 63

2017-02-20

The ambassador of 🇮🇶Iraqi and the embassy we are here for three days helping Iraqi  citizen
 to get a passport and paper work  he's name Abdulkarm  kobo 

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PRAYERS FOR QUEBEC CITY MOSQUE VICTIMS & MCC SECURITY UPDATE 64

2017-02-01

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations want to thank all the brothers and sisters from Muslim and larger Calgary community who sent support messages and attended the special prayer and solidarity event for the victims of the Québec City Islamic Cultural Centre massacre.

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AGENDA: PRAYERS FOR QUEBEC CITY MOSQUE VICTIMS - TODAY @AKRAM JOMAA 6PM 65

2017-01-31

Event is open to the General Public & Media. Starts at 6pm at Akram Jomaa Center – 2612 37 Avenue NE Calgary. Opening and Welcome by MC Brothers Mansour Shouman, MCC Media, Youth and Outreach Director & Junaid Mahoon, President Islamic Center of South Calgary (2 mins)

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UPDATE: Prayers for Quebec City Mosque victims 66

2017-01-30

The Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations condemn the tragic shooting at Quebec City Mosque worshippers, which resulted in the loss of 6 innocent lives. Five victims are critically injured and 19 are wounded. We offer our prayers and deepest condolence to the victims and their families.

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PRESS RELEASE: Prayers for Quebec City Mosque victims 67

2017-01-29

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations condemn the tragic shootin at Quebec City Mosque worshipers resulting in loss of life and injury we offer families

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Good News: MCC Dispute Resolution update with matter of Br. Zouheir Osman 68

2017-01-28

It is with great pleasure that MCC (Muslims Council of Calgary) informs the community that it has come to an amicable resolution to its dispute with Br. Zouheir Osman. The MCC has discontinue its Action against Br Zouheir Osman, pursuant to an agreement reached between the parties.

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UPDATE: MCC’s EFFORT IN RECOVERING BACK ITS ASSETS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES 69

2017-01-28

Although MCC didnot want to get into tit for tat allegations and counter allegation, there has been such a plethora of allegation against MCC that is cannot be ignored anymore

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Media Advisory: TRAGIC LOSS OF A HISTORIC SITE AT SYMONS VALLEY RANCH 70

2017-01-26

Islamic Association of Northwest Calgary is sad to inform you that the historic Symons Valley Ranch which has regularly hosted Friday prayers for Muslims neighbors, was totally destroyed as a result of fire on Thursday morning

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Fundraiser & Janaza Update for ElKady Family 71

2016-12-31

We all believe that each one of us will experience end to our life, that Allah SWT has given us. Every soul shall have a taste of death, then to us you will be ultimately returned.

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Friday Fundraiser for ElKady Family 72

2016-12-30

As many of you heard, a tragedy has hit one of our community family members. Following a car accident, Brother Mohamed ElKady, his wife and their middle daughter have passed away (Inna Lillahi wa

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PRESS RELEASE: MUSLIM YOUTH CLEAR SNOW ON CHRISTMAS DAY 73

2016-12-27

ATTN REPORTERS AND EDITORS. Please find a media update regarding snow shoveling efforts by Muslim Youth in NW Calgary Islamic Association of Northwest Calgary continues the tradition of reaching out to the community on Christmas Day with snow shoveling and greetings

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Youth Leadership Committees 74

2016-12-06

The MCC has recently started to focus and work with Youth leaders from all its Islamic Centers of Calgary to establish Center-Based Youth Leadership Committees to enable them to contribute their ideas, skills and talents to assist the respective elected committees of each of the following Islamic Centers:

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360 News 75

2016-11-15

About one month after the Ranchlands Mosque swept away the glass from a smashed window, it opened the doors to the neighbours.

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Calgary Sun's Coverage 76

2016-11-14

The doors to the Ranchlands Mosque were open Sunday as the Islamic Association of N.W. Calgary invited neighbours to an open house held in the wake of recent incidents of vandalism.

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News Talk 770's Coverage 77

2016-11-14

The Islamic Association of Northwest Calgary is hoping to debunk some common myths about the Muslim faith. The group is hosted an open house at their mosque in Ranchlands on Sunday, welcoming anyone and everyone to come inside and interact with mosque-goers, participate in Q & A sessions and try different cuisines.

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Global News Coverage 78

2016-11-14

An open house was held at the Ranchlands mosque in northwest Calgary on Sunday. The “Our House is Your House” event was organized to foster engagement between community members and mosque-goers, to encourage a better understanding of the space, the people and the religion.

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CTV News 79

2016-11-14

Members of Calgary’s Muslim community hosted an open house at a mosque in the northwest neighbourhood of Ranchlands on Sunday in an attempt to remove misconceptions regarding their faith.

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Complete Media Coverage: Open House at IANWC - 'Our House is Your House' 80

2016-11-14

Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barkatuhu

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Media Advisory: Calgary Mosque Invites Community to Open House 81

2016-11-03

MEDIA ADVISORY
ATTENTION REPORTERS AND EDITORS:
Please find a media opportunity for Sunday, November 13. Full news release available upon request. Calgary Mosque Invites Community to Open Dialogue

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MCC supports MSA's Launch Good project 82

2016-10-29

MCC supports MSA’s Launch Good project
Assalamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu
Dear Community Members
This is a request to you all to participate actively with MSA's 'Launch good' project. Launch good is a new and fast emerging charity which has created new attitudes in charity work. Please see two links and a short video (by Hafiz Arham Ahmed, MSA, University of Calgary, who is known to most<

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Act of vandalism at Islamic Association of NW Calgary 83

2016-10-17

On saturday October 15th, member of NW Muslim Community found that the glass on the main door window of their Rachlands mosque, had been broken, and that a sign indicating that the mosque was open during construction was thrown in the parking lot.

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U of C : anti Muslim posters 84

2016-10-06

Calgary-October 4, 2016 posters with hateful messages against Muslims were posted on University of Calgary's campus.‘Think for Actions’ condemns the hateful rhetoric displayed in the posters plastered on University of Calgary’s campus in the early hours of the morning.

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Fundraiser of SW Masjid 85

2016-09-16

MUSIIM Council of Calgary 
Fundraiser for SW Masjid: 24 Years Old Outstanding Payments  Assalaamualaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu Dear Community Members We hope this communication finds you in the best of imaan and health. 

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ICSC Eid ul Adha Project 86

2016-09-11

Around 90,000 Muslims live and call Calgary as a home (7.5%) of the total population of 1.2 Million+ • Currently there are very few facilities to cater requirements of Muslims: ‒Southwest Masjid 

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MCC Organizations’ Audited Financials 2010-2015 87

2016-09-07

Assalaamu Alaikum Dear Community Members. As promised, and in our continuous efforts to provide complete financial transparency to the public, please find on the Official Muslim Council of Calgary main website

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MCFC - Achievements & Future Plans 88

2016-09-07

Organizational Restructuring: for efficient and effective operations. Policies & Procedures Development across MCFC: School, HR, Rental, Procurement Continued Facilitating the Community: Daily & Friday Prayers, Extensive Ramadan Halaqas

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Al Hedaya Presentation 89

2016-09-07

Area Structure Plan Approved January 2016 Rezoning Application Update: Site Services Plan / Facilities (Water, Storm Water, Sewer) Study Updated, Transportation Impact Assessment Study updated, Geomantic and Environmental Site Assessment updated, Submit Updated Rezoning Application ~ Aug 2016

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MCC NEWS RELEASE - 30th Aug 2016 90

2016-08-30

We are sending this Communication Release to keep you all up-to-date of developments in the Calgary Muslim community. May you all be in the best Imaan and Health inshAllah. Please find the updates below

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MCC AGM 2016 Disruption 91

2016-08-22

Yesterday, Sunday 21st August 2016, saw what was supposed to be a peaceful MCC-2016 AGM gathering of about 300 members turn into a violent break out by a handful of people. The physical assault of a newly elected MCC director, Brother Mansour Shouman has been video recorded by surveillance and is under official investigation by the Calgary Police & internal MCC investigation against a handful of perpetrators (Surveillance video image attached below).

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MCC Election 17 July 2016 - Final Results 92

2016-07-18

NW Quadrant
Mustapha El-saghir Ranchlands 40 votes
Tahir Alvi Ranchlands 295 votes (ELECTED)
SW Quadrant
Mohammad Yaseen SW Masjid 31 votes, Queensland 18 votes, Total 49 votes

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NEW AGM DATE ON AUGUST 21st, 2016 93

2016-07-10

Pursuant to MAC/MCFC Bylaws article (E) item (1) "the annual general body meeting (AGM) shall be held on the 2nd Sunday of the month of of each year July. The Secretary of the MCC shall arrange annual and special general body meetings. Only under extraordinary circumstances may the above (AGM) date be extended by the MCC Board".

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CONDEMNATION OF SUICIDE BLAST’S in Saudi Arabia 94

2016-07-05

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations’ hearts and prayers go out to the families of victims and people of Saudi Arabia and offer their deepest condolence after 3 separate suicide attacks took place over the last 24 hours which resulted in precious loss of life during the sacred month of Ramadan. At this point the numbers of casualties that resulted from this horrific incident is still unclear.

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CONDEMNATION AGAINST ISTANBUL MASS KILLING 95

2016-06-28

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations offer their deepest condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Turkey in regards to the mass killing involving multiple Suicide bombs at Istanbul Ataturk Airport today which resulted in great loss of life.

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MCC is looking for a Social Worker 96

2016-06-20

MCC is looking for a Social Worker who is required to perform the following tasks: Review list of applicants for Zakat Determine if they are eligible for Zakat by performing detail assessment

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MCC is looking for a Caretaker 97

2016-06-20

MCC is looking for a Caretaker who will perform the following tasks:Opening and closing the grave (using MCC's backhoe, Must have operating licence ) Day to day maintenance of Cemetery Reporting to Management about day to day cemetery operations Other tasks as and when required.

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PRESS RELEASE - CONDEMNATION OF ORLANDO MASS MURDER 98

2016-06-14

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations offer their deepest condolence to families of victims and people of Orlando for the tragic shooting today which resulted in great loss of life.

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MAC is happy to announce new Jumuah prayer location in SW area of Calgary 99

2016-06-10

MAC is happy to announce new Jumuah prayer location in SW area of Calgary. Address is 60 Patterson Blvd SW Calgary. It's a rental hail with Alberta Badminton Association. Few things to consider about this location.

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Ramadan Announcement 100

2016-06-06

According to the Sunnah of Rasoul Allah (PBUH) of sighting the moon to start fasting,based on our respected Imams opinion, the MCC announces that the first day of Ramadan In shaa Allah will be tomorrow, Monday the sixth day of June 2016.

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Effective Monday (May 16 2016) Islamic Schools will Accommodate All Muslim Children from Fort McMurray 101

2016-05-14

Calgary: The Muslim Council of Calgary and it affiliate organizations are saddened to hear about the loss and destruction caused by the wild fires in Alberta. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with people of Fort McMurray and the surrounding areas. MCC and its affiliate organization are working closely with the victims of fire affected displaced brothers and sisters that are residing in the city of Calgary.

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Press Release: RISC - 2016 Partners 102

2016-05-10

Your Muslim Neighbour Proud and Integrated, Conference on May 14, 2016 to address a new poll indicating that Calgary Muslims are proud Canadians and integrated, yet feel alienated that can lead to marginalization. Think for Actions, a Calgary-based think-tank and Muslims of Calgary (MCC), along with 41 partner organizations collaborated with polling firm Insights Matter for the purpose of understanding the general sentiment of Calgarys Muslims.

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Media Release: Conference to address a new poll indicating Calgary Muslimsare proud Canadians and integrated 103

2016-05-10

On May 14th a conference at the University of Calgary will address the results of a new poll on Calgary Muslim opinion. Among the noteworthy results is the fact that 97% Calgary Muslims identify themselves as proud Canadians as well as proud Muslims, rather than seeing such identities as disparate or mutually exclusive.

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We are accepting relief items for the victims of Fort McMurray 104

2016-05-09

We are accepting the following for the victims: * Donations www.yycmuslims.ca/donate.php * Grocery Gift Cards * Food (Milk/Dates/Non Perishable Food/Juices) * Hygiene items (tooth paste, soaps, tissue paper) * Sleeping bags, diapers

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PRESS RELEASE- Fort McMurray Wild Fire 105

2016-05-05

Calgary: The Muslim Council of Calgary and it affiliate organizations are saddened to hear about the loss and destruction caused by the wild fires in Alberta. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with people of Fort McMurray and the surrounding areas.

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Update On School Fee 2016 / 2017 & Current MCC Leadership's Transparency Initiatives 106

2016-03-30

MCC Board has passed a unanimous resolution on March 20th, 2016 for a general Fee Guideline of $1500 per year per child for the Fall 2016/2017 session, pending further review by the MCFC & MCC Finance Committee for its final accuracy checks before being officially published.

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Suicide Blast Lahore 107

2016-03-27

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations are shocked and aggrieved by the news of bomb blasts in Lahore, Pakistan resulting in multiple deaths and injuries. According to media reports over 70 people have died and 270 injured so far from the blast. The attack was claimed by the Terrorist organization Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar. These evil organizations and individuals have no religion, no race, no nationality and can strike anytime any where.

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Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) and its affiliate organizations are shocked and aggrieved by the news of bomb blasts in Belgium, resulting in multiple 108

2016-03-24

Muslim Council of Calgary believes that it is incumbent upon all of us to defend and protect the human rights of others, irrespective of race, gender, religion, culture or ethnicity.

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A Saddened News for Calgary media and public. 109

2016-03-11

Muslim Council of Calgary (MCC) is saddened to share this information with Calgary media and public. Early account of this sad event received by MCC indicates that the shooting was near premises of Muslim Cemetery near Cochrane. It appears that the incidence took place after the completion of a burial at the site. Most of the people who participated in the funeral had already left. Few individuals whose identity is not known to MCC were reportedly involved in a gunfight. The exact cause or

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ICSC Project 110

2016-02-06

On Saturday Feb 6th, 2016 ICSC arranged an awareness session on Project Final Design Package Overview.

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Islam 101 at the SW Masjid 111

2016-02-03

A group of 40 students from Bishop carol Catholic high school visited the SW mosque today where Shaikh Fayaz gave them Islam 101 introduction

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The Azaan Competition 112

2016-01-29

The Azaan Competition was organized by MCC on January 29th 2016 at the Akram Jomaa Center. This was a program for children as well as adults from all parts of Calgary

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The Qira'a Competition 113

2016-01-23

The NK Foundation partnered with the MCC to organize the Qira'a Competition in Calgary. This was a unique program wherein children of all ages from all parts of Calgary were engaged.

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One Ummah One Body Seminar 114

2016-01-02

"One Ummah, One Body, one Unity seminar", Guest Speaker was Sheikh Shady Alsuleiman, at Akram Jomaa Masjid between Maghrib and Isha Prayers, Saturday Jan. 2nd, 2016.

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We Care Food And Job Bank 115

2015-12-01

The We Care Food and Job Bank activities have been resumed since December 2015 and a Facebook account has been created. We are accepting Food, Clothing, Furniture and other necessary items for the Syrian Refugees as well as the needy families in Calgary.

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Syrian Refugees in Calgary 116

2015-12-01

Syrian Refugees in Calgary

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MCC Election 117

2015-11-29

MCC Election at various polling station in Calgary

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RISC - Muslim Community Engagement Survey 118

2015-10-13

http://www.thinkforactions.com/ The study is supported by 39 Muslim groups in Calgary.

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