Author Archives: Burhanuddin Qutbi

Toronto Dawoodi Bohras Delight in Eid Celebrations

Paul Chiang, Member of Parliament for Markham—Unionville, MPP Daisy Wai, Mayor David West of Richmond Hill, Mayor Iain Lovatt of Stouffville and a host of esteemed dignitaries from Municipal, Provincial and Federal Government, joined the the Dawoodi Bohra community of Toronto to celebrate Eid at their masjid – or mosque – in Richmond Hill.

Vancouver Dawoodi Bohras Host Conference on Women Entrepreneurs to Mark International Women’s Day

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver hosted a virtual conference on Sunday 13 March to mark International Women’s Day.  On this day, the Bohras remember with affection, devotion and respect one of the greatest women in Islam, Moulatona Khadija bint Khuwaylid (A.S), a remarkable businesswoman who, it was said, could trade dust for gold.  At…

Vancouver Bohras Host Conference on Women and Girls in Science

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver hosted a virtual conference to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science.  The fun and informative 30-minute session raised awareness among 30 young women and girls about the incredible career opportunities in STEM subjects.

Dawoodi Bohras Support Mississauga’s Interfaith Diversity

Dawoodi Bohra members of Mississauga were delighted to attend the third Interfaith Prayer Virtual Gathering hosted by Mayor Bonnie Crombie and the Interfaith Council of Peel. Honouring Canada’s Year of the Garden and the United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week, the theme of this year’s gathering was “Nurturing Diversity.”

Helping Refugees to Prepare for Winter in Edmonton

Dawoodi Bohra members had collected over 350 pieces of essential winter clothing consisting of winter jackets for children and adults, scarves, toques and gloves. Over two weekends, members of all ages came together to help inspect, clean, fold, categorize, pack neatly into boxes, and finally drop them off at IFSSA just in time for the arriving Afghan refugees.