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Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion in Oakville

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:00 AM

The Oakville Community Foundation (The Foundation) is excited to be part of Combating Hate, Advancing Inclusion. A National initiative of the Michaëlle Jean Foundation,  the Vancouver Foundation and the Silk Road Institute launched a Canada-wide ...

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Ramadan in Oakville: A Muslim Perspective

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 10:30 AM

Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar is the holiest month of the year. It is the month that Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him) was appointed to be the final Prophet and Messenger of ...

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Oakville’s Muslim Community Publicly Condemns Acts of Violence in Pakistan, Syria & Canada

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Saturday, December 27, 2014 10:00 AM

On Friday December 26th, the leaders of the World Islamic Mission opened the doors of their mosque to local neighbours and media, so that we could gain a greater understanding of their community. Fridays are ...

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What is the Qur’an: A Muslim Perspective

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:00 AM

“That is the indubitable scripture, a guidance for the righteous.” (2:2) The Holy Qur’an is the sacred text revered by Muslims all around the world and regarded as the fundamental source for Islam’s teachings. Linguistically, ...

Remaining silent is NOT an option: Islamic Perspective

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Thursday, January 2, 2014 10:00 AM

1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence  reports  1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year in the US. 85% of ...