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  • Contact Us - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Contact Us Islamic Directors (Imams): Available by appointment (please book an appointment by sending an email to Sheikh Hacene Chebbani: Please book an appointment by sending an email to Kindly note that the appointments will be made on a first come first serve basis for Tuesdays to Sundays. Sheikh Navaid Aziz: Youth Coordinator: ​ Please book an appointment by sending an email to Sheikh Ali Nasser: ​ Quran Academy: ​ Please book an appointment by sending an email to Sheikh Hatem Shebani: Management: President: Abdulla Barahim ( Secretary: Treasurer: Hours of Operation: Suspended due to COVID-19. Please contact us by email or phone. Islamic Information Society of Calgary Mailing Address (for all postal mail): Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7 Street Address IISC NE (effective March 22, 2019) 4128 6 St NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8C8 Phone: (403) 261-7601 Downtown Calgary Mosque: ( ) closed for construction 1009 7th Ave SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1A8 Phone: (403) 261-7602 ​ IISC Youth Centre: 4134 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 8C8 ​

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  • Downtown Calgary Mosque | iisc

    Please help us cover the cost of the following items needed for the downtown mosque 1. Folding Training Tables with Wheels 3. Minbar Camera for live-view to upstairs overflow congregation 5. CCTV Cameras and building access control system 7. Media Mounts, cables, Apple TV & Chromecast 9. Kitchen/Fridge and freezer 11. Shoe Racks 13. Quran Stands, Signage, etc. 15. Janotorial supplies 2. Mosque Parking Pad Concrete 4. Lifetime Commercial Folding Chairs 6. Office furniture - desks and chairs 8. Media Projectors and TV Screens 10. Bookshelves (upstairs library) 12. Office computers 14. Nonslip flooring 16. Clocks - Prayer Hall, Upstairs, Office, and Library, etc.. Downtown Calgary Mosque - Project Updates: ​ ​ Washroom fixtures, and carpet installation, etc. (Sept. 19, 2020) Parking Concrete, Carpet Rolls, Minbur Finishing, Kitchen Counter Tops, Washroom Wadu Seats, etc. (Sept. 14, 2020) Carpet rolls delivered, Floor tiles, Meeting Room, etc. (Sept. 6, 2020) Washroom partitions, Tiles, Meeting Room, etc. (August 30, 2020) Washroom partitions, Ceiling Tiles, Floor cleaning, Fire Alarms, etc. (August 23, 2020) Air Curtains, Washroom tiles and grout, door handles/locks, exterior spotlights, Internet, etc. (August 14, 2020) Ceiling Tiles, Floor Tiles and Ground, Plumbing Fixtures, etc. (July 28, 2020) Light Fixtures, Pulpit, Tiles, Exterior Doors, Gas/meter room, etc. (July 19, 2020) Washroom Tiles, Doors Spray-Paint, Floor Cleanups, Interior Finishing, Painting Walls, etc. (July 11, 2020) Washroom Tiles, Doors Spray-Paint, Interior Finishing, etc. (July 5, 2020) Paint, T-Bar Ceiling, windows, levelling the floors, doors arrived (June 27, 2020) Kitchen cabinets Installed, Electrical Panels upgraded, Restoring Window Frames, Floor sloping and waterproofing, continued interior finishing, paint prep, etc. (June 20, 2020) Kitchen Cabinets, Drywall finishing, and primer paint prep, etc. (June 13, 2020) Interior Finishing - windows, drywall, mudding and taping, etc. (June 5, 2020) Drywalls, Washroom waterproofing prep, flooring, tiles, etc. (May 30, 2020) Electrical Rough-in, Building Inspections, Kitchen Design, Electrical Light Fixtures, and other items (May 16, 2020) HVAC & Electrical inspections, drywalling, plumbing, and other ongoing work (May 7, 2020) Drywalling and continued plumbing and electrical wiring work, etc. (May 1, 2020) Hot Water Tanks, Fire Alarm, Audio-Video Data wiring, Central Vacuum, etc. (April 24, 2020) Alhamdulillah, electrical work! Also, continuing with Air Vents Installation and Framing (April 18, 2020) (April 11, 2020) Community Update with pictures - IISC Downtown Masjid Construction & Renovations We have reached our funding goal to keep the project moving ahead. Now we are appealing for to fund continued masjid operations. Please . (April 5, 2020) urgent donations click here for details ( ) Your Donations in Action - Downtown Calgary Mosque Remodelling and Renovation Plans click here to download PDF version Notice of Temporary Closure for Construction (December 2019) You're Invited - Community Information session: Downtown Masjid Renovations (November 2019) Community Update - IISC Downtown Masjid Remodeling/Renovations (May 2019) Downtown Calgary Mosque - We built it together (Purchase completed - November 2018) IISC - Downtown Calgary Mosque - Pictures (December 2018) Calgary Downtown Mosque is opening soon! (July 2018) ​

  • One Ummah Conference - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    The “One Ummah” Conference (meaning ‘One Nation’) is a yearly event organized by the Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) as a part of its ongoing education and awareness programs for both Muslims and non-Muslims. One Ummah is the largest Islamic event in Western Canada! The organizers and volunteers put in significant efforts into the planning, choosing the right theme of the conference and inviting some of the most popular and well-qualified scholars from across the world. The aim is to overcome misconceptions and face emerging challenges by teaching the true message of Islam. The One Ummah Conference promotes the theme of “Change Yourself – Change the World”, believing each one of us has the power to change the world by changing one person at a time starting with ourselves. We hope by promoting the Islamic tradition we can continue to bring harmony within our diverse community. ​ For more details, please visit One Ummah website: We hope by promoting the Islamic tradition we can continue to bring harmony within our diverse community. For videos from the previous conferences, please follow the links below or visit IISC YouTube Channel – . One Ummah Conference 2019 - Recharge Your Soul One Ummah Conference 2017 - Stronger Together One Ummah Conference 2016 - The Contemporary Muslim One Ummah Conference 2014 - The Divine Manual One Ummah Conference 2012 - my Generation One Ummah Conference 2011 - O'You Who Believe One Ummah Conference 2010 - Peace be Upon Him One Ummah Conference 2009 - Power of One ​ ​ One Ummah Conference

  • Shiekh Hacene Chebbani - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Sheikh Hacene Chebbani was born in Algeria and has been living in Canada since 1997. Sheikh Hacene has completed a Master's in Islamic finance (2012) from the UK. In 1993 he graduated in Sharīah (BA) from the Islamic University of Madinah. While there he took the opportunity to study Aqīdah, Fiqh and Hadīth with some of the notable scholars of that blessed city. Canada Sheikh Hacene has worked in Islamic schools teaching the Arabic language and Islamic studies and has served as Sharīah consultant and headteacher for over 6 years. Sheikh Hacene is currently an Imam in Calgary where he gives regular classes and counselling, leading the prayers for a diverse community. He is married and has 5 children and enjoys sports and reading in his spare time.

  • Sheikh Navaid Aziz - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Navaid Aziz is a Canadian Muslim public figure with a diverse academic and social background. He is currently focused on the education and integration of Muslim youth, with the hopes of eradicating radicalization. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec where he completed a diplome d’etudes collegiales (D.E.C.) in commerce and Social Sciences from Champlain College before heading to the Islamic University of Madinah where he completed an Associates Degree in Arabic Language and Literature and Bachelors in Islamic Law. ​ Upon returning home to Canada, Navaid began teaching for Al-Maghrib Institute. He has since transitioned to their Director of Public Relations. During this period, he volunteered as the Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine and began his work as a youth and family counsellor. It was also during this time that he established himself as a sought after public speaker. He has lectured across four continents and eighteen countries thus far. In 2012 Navaid moved to Calgary, Alberta to become the Director of Religious and Social Services for the Islamic Information Society of Calgary, a position he currently holds. He also began volunteering as a chaplain at S.A.I.T. from 2012 to 2015. In Calgary, his youth counselling work extended further to include helping in the mitigation of criminal radicalization. This included the implementation of civic engagement opportunities for Muslim youth. Among the programs started were youth groups, volunteer programs at the local shelters, community cleanups, and tree planting days. In 2015 Navaid became the first-ever Muslim chaplain with the Calgary Police Services. Through his involvement with CPS he consulted in the development of their world-renowned redirect program. He is currently working on establishing further opportunities for preventing radicalization and enhancing youth integration. Navaid’s free time is spent exploring local eateries, travelling, and hiking the Canadian Rockies. He is also known to enjoy playing basketball and hosting game nights—with Monopoly and Cranium being his favourites. To read more about Navaid’s counter-radicalization efforts as well as community programs in Calgary please visit

  • Sh. Ali Nasser - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Ali Nasser has built his life around his passion for learning and teaching Islam. ​ In 2008 he travelled to Malaysia where he studied at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM). It is there he completed his associate degree in the Arabic language. ​ He later earned a scholarship to the illustrious Islamic University of Madinah and graduated with a BA in Islamic Theology and Missiology. ​ Ali Nasser currently serves as Imam at the Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) as well as, Director of Youth Affairs at Al-Kahf Youth Center. He also works within Palliser Regional Schools allowing him to reach many Muslim youths throughout the community.

  • Donate Online - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Donations 100% of your donations are eligible for Tax Deduction Receipts The IISC is an organization committed to dawah. By the grace of Allah, we try to do many activities for the community. There are many ways that you can contribute to these activities and inshAllah share in the goodness. All of IISC programs, salaries and all other expenses are covered by your generous donations. We know that everybody has a passion for different areas of dawah. Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)® is a Registered Charitable and non-profit organization (#871722617RP0001) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The tax receipts are sent by Canadapost after the year-end (usually in January / February). For details on official charitable registered organizations, please visit Canada Revenue Agency: May Allah reward you in this life and in the hereafter. Donations: Monthly Deduction Program by pre-authorized payments using credit cards or your bank accounts: Please download, fill the : IISC Pledge Form-pdf , print and sign, before sending the form attached with your void cheque to us ​ Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC) PO Box 64295, Thorncliffe PO Calgary, AB, T2K 6J7 Phone: (403) 261-7601 ​ . Note: For all inquiries, questions and cancellations, please call us at (403) 261-7601 or email Interac e-Transfer: Please send your Interac e-transfers to or We have automated our accounts allowing deposits to the IISC bank account. Secure online Donations (using Paypal): By choosing online donations, you have full control to manage any changes, including cancellations.

  • About - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)® is a Registered Charitable and non-profit organization (#871722617RP0001) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We are serving the local Muslim community since 2001 and presently managing two prayer facilities in Calgary. The objects of the Society (IISC) are: To advance and teach the religious tenets, doctrines and observances associated with the Islamic faith; To preach and advance the teachings of the Islamic faith and the religious tenets, doctrines and observances associated with Islam; To advance the Islamic faith by providing spiritual and educational resources to Muslims and non-Muslims - nationally and internationally; To advance and teach the religious tenets, doctrines and observances associated with the Islamic faith by establishing a facility to be used for religious programs, workshops and Qur'aan studies; To establish and maintain a complete public Islamic library, containing important books and audiovisual resources or materials in various field of Islamic knowledge in multiple languages (i.e. Arabic, English, and Urdu languages); To relieve poverty of persons of low-income by providing food and other basic necessities; To operate in all respects as a charity pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Act") and to be guided in its operation by the requirements set out in the Act. Our Mission ​ Empowering Muslims with knowledge and practical spirituality to be contributing members of the greater Calgary community. ​ Our goal is to make Calgary a model for other cities in North America, by focusing on the youth we hope to develop strong leaders with a proper Islamic background that will begin their own projects that will take care of the various needs of the community. We also hope to develop our activities in a fashion that can be easily duplicated by other communities so that we can become the standard for excellence in North America and even the world. This organization does not represent any political organization, does not belong to any Da’wa group or sect, and does not follow blindly any Madthhab, but rather follows with knowledge the clear guidance of the Qur’aan and Sunnah and follow the understanding of the Companions of the Prophet and their followers. Our Goals are clear, our way is Noble, and our will is great Inshallah. We ask Allah SWT to make our efforts pure for Him and accepted by Him. We also ask Him to make our efforts of great benefit to our beloved Muslim community in Calgary contributing to the strengthening of the Ummah of Muhammed and calling mankind to the light of Allah. About Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

  • Quran Academy - Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)

    Founded in 2011, Quran Academy is a Quran school which aims to build and sustain a generation that establishes a relationship with the Quran. We offer professional services to teach children, ages 6-15 for boys and 6-10 for girls, Quran, focusing specifically on memorization, proper recitation and understanding of tajweed rules. Quran Academy is structured to have student-hours each week for all each individual child. Our methodology of teaching consists of the following: ​ Establish a profile for every child to determine their strengths and weaknesses and main areas of focus Give individual attention, during class time, for every child that registers at Quran Academy Provide a schedule for every child to work on at home for reviewing their homework Send a monthly report to parents detailing the progress of their child and areas of improvement Our Values At Quran Academy, we recognize the responsibility placed on our shoulders when we have your children placed under our supervision during class times; therefore, all instructors who are hired by Quran Academy must go through the First Aid CPR/AED training and be certified first aiders before they can teach. ​ Self-discipline is another value we uphold which, essentially, every Muslim should have when it comes to learning the Quran. Subjects of self-discipline are: ​ Arriving to class and getting picked up from class on the time specified by the Administrator Respecting the teacher and paying close attention during class Respecting other students around and not harming them in any way, shape or form Completing the homework specified by the Instructor We welcome you to register with Quran Academy ​ Email Sh Hatem at or call 587-703-7011. ​ Quran Academy - Quran Memorization Program Click here to complete Google form: Quran Academy Registration

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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

Islamic Information Society of Calgary (IISC)® is a Registered Charitable and non-profit organization (#871722617 RR0001) based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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