How to Go Back to Allah in Difficult Times

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Assalamu alaykum wa rahmatu Allah, Before I start I would like to ask Allah to remove this hardship from us, to make it easy for all of us during this difficult time we are facing. Subhan Allah (Glory be to Allah), this may be the first time in the history of Islam where all masajid in the Muslim Ummah, from … Read More

2019 Annual Report to our Community

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Together, we achieved new milestones thanks to the efforts of our volunteers, donors, staff, and partners. With your help, we are building vibrant neighbourhoods together with other service providers and community leaders.  With your help, we’re developing more support services in the neighbourhoods we serve, connecting residents to services and resources.  Through the two arms of our organization – the … Read More

Highlights from our Community [Summer Edition]

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In this special edition newsletter we will share highlights from our latest programs and initiatives during the summer months of July & August. We’ll start with a special message from our Board of Directors and our Imam, Shaykh Ismail. Message from the Board – Vice President Mohamed Hagi-Aden Assalamu alaykum, The summer months are now behind us and we are a few … Read More

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