IISC News Section

October 2, 2019

On October 1st, 2019,The IISC hosted a  diversity and sensitivity training for the Calgary Police Service and  Royal Canadian Mounted Police. This is an opportunity to learn, discuss, and answer any questions people may have.

From the things we discussed:

  • What is Islam and Who are Muslims?

  • What do Muslims believe?

  • What do Muslims p...

September 29, 2019

On September 28th, 2019, the IISC hosted a woman's only workshop entitled: "Journey of the Soul". This workshop was conducted by Sh. Navaid Aziz and covered the following topics: 

- The significance of remembering death in Islam

- Signs of a good and bad ending to one's life

- The fiqh of washing the deceased, praying the janazah, and writing the wi...

May 31, 2019

We would like to share the floor plans with you all (click here), and in-sha'Allah will start renovations as soon as we complete all the remaining requirements. Like any other construction work, we also anticipate some disruptions causing inconvenience during the construction period. In-sha'Allah, we are planning to continue holding the fiv...

March 22, 2019

Assalam alaikum:

Alhamdulillah - together, we did it! Congratulations to each and everyone of you, and Jazaakum Allahu khairan for your ongoing support. We would take this opportunity to say thank you to all of the volunteers, tradesmen and women, and everyone else in this project. We greatly appreciate your help!

We are also pleased to confirm t...

November 6, 2018

October was a busy month at the IISC with multiple presentations. 

The IISC hosted Lomond Community School on October 10th, and the Calgary Police Service on Oct 17th. These presentations were an introduction to Islam and the Muslim community. The presentations were followed up by great discussions on misconceptions, fears, and how to better foste...

July 29, 2018

Calgary Drop-in Centre

On July 29th the IISC volunteers in collaboration with Qabeelat Nasr Impact volunteered to serve dinner at the Calgary Drop-in Centre. The Drop-In Centre is the largest facility of its kind in Calgary where they offer over 50 different programs and services to the disenfranchised. What made this trip in particular very special...

May 16, 2018

It has been a busy month at the IISC in terms of educating the great community. On May 2nd the IISC hosted the Calgary Police service for Level 2 Sensitivity and Diversity training. This training consisted of: 1- What Muslims Believe and Practice. 2- Interesting Facts about Global and Local Muslim Community. 3- Misconceptions about Islam and the Mu...

May 13, 2018

For the 4th consecutive year the IISC was a part of the Calgary Annual Pathway and River Clean Up, the city's 51st. This year 33 volunteers from the IISC, IISC Youth Group, and AlNasr Impact cleaned up along the Bow river between Edmonton Trail and Bridgeland. Two interesting observations this year were that there was clearly less trash and rubbish...

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Effective Friday - March 22, 2019, IISC Edmonton Trail location is permanently closed.

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