Somalis are one of the largest African diaspora communities in Canada, with an estimated 62,550 Somalis living in Canada, although ten years ago, Somali agencies estimated that number was closer to 150,000. Somali-Canadians represent a vibrant part of Ontarian and Canadian society.
Islamic History Month Canada (IHMC) invites you to learn, share and celebrate Islamic History Month in Canada throughout the month of October — this year with a special focus on the resilience and achievements of Black Muslims.
Somali Canadian Nagad Moalin represented the riding of Fort McMurray-Cold Lake, Alberta at Equal Voice’s second Daughters of the Vote (DoV) gathering in early April 2019, which brought together 338 young women between the ages of 18 and 23, representing each Canadian riding and take their seat in the House of Commons during a historic sitting of the House of Commons. They were addressed by every federal party leader, and engaged with an array of Ministers, critics and advocates.