Last month, Project Communitas presented a webinar by Professor Amarnath Amarasingam, a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie University’s Resilience Research Centre. The webinar addressed the Syrian conflict in the context of the rising number of foreign fighters traveling recently to the region.
An information session was organized Saturday at the MAC Youth Centre to explain Ontario’s updated Health and Physical Education curriculum to Muslim parents. The revised curriculum will be introduced in public schools starting September 2015.
Important figures of the past and present came to life during Iqraa School’s “Night at the Life Museum”. Dozens of students from various Arabic-speaking levels presented the life-time stories and achievements of famous personalities, from influential writers like Ibn Sina and Taha Hussein, to fictional characters like Ali Baba and Aladdin.