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.
To mark Earth Day, we spoke to Mubaraka Doctor, an Early Childhood Educator and member of the Vancouver community of Dawoodi Bohras, about her work inspiring children to care for the environment.
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…
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 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.”
The Dawoodi Bohra community of the Greater Vancouver Area coordinated a Canada-wide Bohra effort to collect supplies and financial donations to support ongoing relief efforts in aid of communities severely impacted by the recent floods in lower mainland BC.
The Dawoodi Bohra community of Edmonton marked Islamic Heritage Month (Canada) and World Food Day 2021 by cooking and donating fresh hot meals to Wings of Providence, a non-profit second stage shelter.
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.
Thirty members of the Dawoodi Bohra community of Vancouver recently partnered with the City of Surrey’s Releaf Tree Planting programme to plant 15 trees at the Hazelnut Meadows Community Park.
Keeping warm in winter is a challenge for homeless people. This Fall, volunteers from the Dawoodi Bohra community of Calgary helped young people without permanent shelter to prepare for colder temperatures by donating hats, underwear, mittens & gift cards.