IISC News Section

February 24, 2020

On February 23rd, 2020, the IISC hosted "Taking Care of Your Mental Health" presented by Sh. Navaid Aziz, the resident Imam, and Walaa Taha and Mahnoor Khan,MSc Counselling Psychology students at the University of Calgary. The event was the second part in the series of Mental health, and was very well received. The workshop focused on: 

  • The Isla...

February 20, 2020

On February 19th, 2020, the IISC hosted the University of Calgary Faith and Spirituality Centre. Sh. Navaid Aziz was the presenter for the day and he covered: 

o             Brief history of Islam

o             Major celebrations and observances...

December 23, 2019

On Dec 23rd, 2019, the IISC hosted a women's only workshop on financial justice between family members and how to write your will in Islam presented by Sh. Hacene Chebbani. With close to 40 women in attendance it was very well received. Some of the topics covered: 

  • The importance of keeping your family wealthy after you pass away

  • What happe...

December 16, 2019

On December 16th, 2019, the IISC hosted a financial literacy workshop for women entitled: Money Matters 101: Learn to Save and Invest. The workshop was presented by Sh. Navaid Aziz from the IISC and Hashmat Assad from Investors Group Securities. The workshop focused on: 

  1. The relationship between the spiritual concept of rizq and the ph...

December 2, 2019

Public Notice

Dear members of the downtown IISC community,

As salam ‘alaikum wa rahamatullahi wa barakaatuhu,

Al hamdulillah, we are now in the final phase of completing the downtown Masjid!

As was discussed at our advertised community information session on December 1st, 2019.  Insha Allah, we will be beginning construction at 1009 7th Avenue SW (...

November 22, 2019

On November 17th, 2019, the IISC hosted: "Are You Ready for Marriage?" An educational seminar discussing all of the relevant topics those looking to get married need to know. The workshop was presented by Sh. Ali Nasser and Sh. Navaid Aziz, who covered the following topics:1- Knowing yourself and how to find a spouse. 2- What to look for in a spous...

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...

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Mailing Address (for all postal mail): 

Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)
PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO
Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7


Downtown Calgary Mosque (IISC)

Unit 200, 1009 7th Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1A8

Phone: (403) 261-7602

IISC Youth Centre (Al-Kahf)

4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

IISC NE (next door from IISC Youth Center)  

4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8

Phone: (403) 261-7601

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