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About Our Organization
The Assunnah Muslims Association (AMA) is the charitable organization founded in 2004 that manages two main projects – AMA Community Centre and Masjid ar-Rahmah (Mosque of Mercy).
Masjid Ar-Rahmah (Mosque of Mercy) promotes spiritual development and Islamic awareness to our community here in Ottawa and around the globe. The AMA Community Centre focuses on community development and caters to people from all faiths and backgrounds.
In the News
Muslims mark 2nd pandemic Ramadan with some changes (April 2021)
CTV News Today: Ramadan Goes Virtual (April 2020)
Mosque volunteers deliver food to the needy (April 2020)
Pandemic forcing changes to ancient Ramadan customs (April 2020)
Meet the Imam: Imam Albatnuni of Masjid Assunnah (Jan. 2015)
AMA Celebrates Opening of New Mosque (April 2012)
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2004 - The AMA is Born
We officially become a registered non-profit (charity) organization with the Government of Canada.
Oct. 2007 - Construction Begins
In 2007 we began construction on our future mosque. The first major phase of the mosque project involved cutting trees on the property, cleaning debris from the site, performing earth works (land leveling and top soiling), and excavation.
April 2012 - Lower Level of AMA Mosque is Complete
The bottom floor of AMA Mosque is completed and the congregation moves to this new location on 1216 Hunt Club Road (Ottawa, Canada).
June 2015 - New Website is Launched
A brand new website is built from the ground up to meet the online marketing needs for our growing organization.
June 2016 - The Grand Opening
After many years of hard work, the main floors of the masjid have finally opened! With the opening came a new name for the masjid: Masjid ar-Rahmah (Mosque of Mercy).
For a more detailed history with images you can visit our expanded timeline by clicking here.
For all press inquiries, please email us at ismail.h(at)amacentre.ca