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Ramadhan mubarak!

In accordance with the Fiqh Council of North America, the first day of fasting is June 6, and Eid ul-fitr will be on July 6, inshallah. We wish you the best in this blessed month: May Allah accept your fasting, prayers, charity, and good deeds.

Alhamdulillah we are gearing up for another great Ramadhan, but need your help to get things done. In addition to the regular volunteering you can do while at IIT, please indicate how else you can assist us by completing the Volunteer Form. All high school students who volunteer will be eligible for the mandated community hours as well as reference letters.

More Ramadhan resources

President's letter: We pray that this letter reaches you and your family in the best of health and an optimum state of readiness, as we prepare to welcome the blessed month of Ramadhan. We pray that this Ramadhan will provide all of us with the requisite training to strengthen our Emaan and resolve to be better human beings. Continued...
Call for child-care volunteers: Preferably mature sisters. Child-care experience would be helpful. We will facilitate a child-care information session for volunteers to bring them up to speed on our program.
Ramadhan Planning Volunteers Session: Monday May 30, 7 pm

Will YOU be One of One Thousand?

We invite 1,000 believers to give $300 during Ramadhan, before Khatam-al-Qur'an.

The Great Canadian Giving Challenge: June 1 - 30

Donate to us (via CanadaHelps) in June, and the IIT will have a chance to win a $10,000 donation. Ramadhan falls in June - the rewards for charity in this blessed month are greatly multiplied.

Summer camp (Jul. 4 - Aug. 12) registration open!

Six weeks of learning, fun & creativity! Register weekly or for all six weeks.

Download registration form & submit to office

Jobs for youth will be posted soon - we are grateful once again to Service Canada for their 'Canada Summer Jobs' grant.

Summer Camp and Youth Leadership Program

Once again, we have receieved a Canada Summer Jobs grant for youth employment. The Summer Camp and Youth Leadership Program will run from July 4 - August 12, and successful applicants for various positions will be required to commit for seven continuous weeks, beginning June 27. → Get details & apply on-line

Community news

DEEN Support Services Opens First Home in GTA
Muslim Canadians increasingly proud of and attached to Canada, survey suggests
How Islamophobia is driving young Canadian Muslims to reclaim their identity
Capitalism and the moral economy - an interesting podcast about the inequality gap

New YouTube channel

Please subscribe and share our trailers & lectures with your friends and families.

Also visit our media page: islamicinstitute.ca/media

Islamic counselling with IIT scholars

Shaikh Ahmad Kutty: Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Musleh Khan: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Abdool Hamid: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca

Jason Franson, Associated Press

Fort McMurray fire

Dear Brothers and Sisters. A major wildfire has forced the evacuation of Fort McMurray and surrounding areas. Entire towns are being evacuated as the fire spreads. Most people have left for safety in Edmonton and other areas fleeing for their lives with none or only a few belongings. Our fellow Canadians need our help at his time. IIT will coordinate assistance here in Toronto and will allocate resources and funding for emergency relief in conjunction with other relief efforts on the ground.

Please donate generously to this cause and follow our updates (islam.ca, facebook, twitter) for the latest efforts. May Allah make it easy for everyone.

Canadian Red Cross (Federal Government matches donations)   |   CBC updates

Community news: Emmanuel College Podcast

On Belief is a podcast produced by Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. The show is a home for conversations about the place of religious belief in the public sphere. It will explore the role and place of belief, whether defined as organized religious practices associated with Islam, Christianity, and other religious traditions, or individual spiritual understanding, within culture and politics in a supposedly secular society. On Belief explores generally the question of how religious beliefs actually matter.

Khutbah archive

For khutbah recordings & more, search for 'IIT' on iTunes and subscribe to our podcasts (or visit iit.podbean.com)

Children's evening madrassa

Focusing on fluency & recitation of the Qur'an according to the rules of tajwid. Registration done at IIT.

Sign-up on-line today!

500 monthly donors

Let IIT be part of your income! Yes, when you donate to IIT, you will be rewarded for it in the hereafter, and your wealth is purified in this world. Be part of our 500 monthly donor drive - sign-up on-line or submit a void cheque to the IIT.

IIT Academy

The IIT Academy is a registered private school with the Ontario Ministry of Education, and offers the full Ontario curriculum (JK - grade 8), as well as Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Qur'an Recitation and French.

→  Visit iitacademy.ca for school news & registration information


We are in the process of setting up a community library to be located on the south side of building, on the second floor. A reading room is attached to the library and can be accessed via sliding doors connecting the two spaces.

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