Highlights from Our Community [June Edition]

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In this special edition newsletter we will share highlights from our latest programs and initiatives over the last few weeks. We’ll start with a special message from our Board of Directors and our Imam, Shaykh Ismail. Message from the Board – President Jalil Marhnouj I take this opportunity to wish everyone a Happy Eid, and ask Allah (swt) to accept our good … Read More

Highlights from Our Community [May Edition]

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In this special edition newsletter we will share highlights from our latest programs and initiatives over the last few weeks. We’ll start with a special message from Shaykh Ismail on the importance of Ramadan. Message from our Imam – Shaykh Ismail Albatnuni My dear brothers and sisters, I want to congratulate you all and say Ramadan Mubarak. I have a short … Read More

2017-2018 Annual Report to Our Community

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Each year AMA publishes an annual report for the community to highlight the incredible work we were able to accomplish together. This year is no different. Together with your support we have made significant strides together, one meaningful act at a time. We couldn’t do it without your help. Over the past year your generous financial and volunteer support has … Read More

Supporting the Humanitarian Crisis in Myanmar

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Earlier this year our team here at Masjid ar-Rahmah (Mosque of Mercy) joined forces with Islamic Relief to send funds to support our Rohingya brothers and sisters. Of course, our organization was not the only one to send financial support to the region. We also teamed up with local Muslim organizations including the Ottawa Muslim Association (OMA) and Assalam Mosque and … Read More

2016 Annual Report to Our Community

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Together, we achieved great things in 2016 with the help of our volunteers and staff. Because of the generous support of our donors, funders and government support it enabled us to be even bigger, braver and bolder in our work to serve one of the most marginalized neighbourhoods in the city and offer programs for local individuals, families and communities. … Read More

How to Use the SALAM Model to Solve Your Problems

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Have you ever heard of the SALAM model of conflict management? If this is your first time then you’re in the right place. Dealing with conflict is a fact of life and an inevitable part of our jobs. We can all recount occurrences at work when two or more people were at odds with one another. It may have been … Read More

6 Easy Tips to Seeking Knowledge For Every Muslim

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Are you eager to learn as much as you can about Islam? Do you want to have a strong understanding of what the Qur’an and the Sunnah teach? Do you want to become the best Muslim you can be by practicing what Allah and his Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) commanded us to do? If you answered ‘yes’ to … Read More

How We Can Show Our Love to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

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Who was Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)? And why should we love him? For starters, our beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) loved us and cared for us. Even though he went through so much hardship during his life, he always kept longing and praying for us, his Ummah. Yes, he prayed for YOU! In a number of narrations we … Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Make Dua More Often

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How often do you make dua to Allah? Is it something you regularly do throughout the day, or do you only make dua during times of struggle? The concept of dua is a powerful tool for all Muslims, and it’s something we should make a habit of doing for everything in our life. Here’s an infographic that will give you … Read More

It’s Been a Long Time

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Would you believe me if I told you this is our first blog post in 1.5 years? The last time we published a post was in June 2015 when we launched our brand new website. At the time we had aspirations to publish plenty of new content every week, but that plan didn’t come to fruition… …until now. We are pleased … Read More