In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful. All praise is for Allah Almighty. May the peace and blessing be upon the Messenger of Allah, his family, the faithful companions, and those who follow them.
Based on the moon sighting confirmation consistent with the global moon sighting criterion, the Council hereby declares that the first of Ramadhan will be on Thursday May 17, 2018.
Accordingly, Taraweeh prayers will begin on the night of Wednesday May 16, 2018, insha-Allah.
(December 10, 2014) As Canadian Muslims who have been entrusted with religious leadership in our communities, we the undersigned imams, are deeply troubled by the latest ISIS propaganda video featuring a Muslim from our city, Ottawa.