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Noor Cultural Centre in the media:   2015 Toronto multi-faith communities pray for peace About Noor Cultural Centre's program on Jan 21, 2015 "Multifaith Prayers for Peace" 2014 Interview with Samira Kanji & Azeezah Kanji with Scott Neigh of "Talking Radical Radio" About Islam as the inspiration for Noor Cultural Centre's vision of social justice 2013 Op-Ed in the National Post written by Noor Programmer Azeezah Kanji Regarding contributions of Muslims to society 2012 Interview with Noor Programmer Azeezah Kanji on AM640's "Roy Green Show" Regarding the Supreme Court case on the right of a woman to wear the niqab while testifying in court Op-Ed in the National Post written by Noor's Samira Kanji & Azeezah Kanji Regarding the dialogue about the niqab in Canada Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on CBC's "Metro Morning" Regarding the Supreme Court case on the right of a woman to wear the niqab while testifying in court Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on CBC's "Metro Morning" Regarding the human rights case filed against a Muslim barber who refused to cut a woman's hair Can women change the face of North American mosques? Common Ground News Service article featuring Noor Cultural Centre. Reh'ma Community Services Annual Gala & Awards Dinner Noor President Samira Kanji is one of three recipients of award for contributions to the Toronto Muslim community. Canadian Council of Muslim Women Celebrate 30 Years of Equality and Empowerment Noor President Samira Kanji is named one of six "Women Who Inspire" at Canadian Council of Muslim Women's 30th Anniversary Celebration Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on CBC's "Metro Morning" Interview regarding being named on of six "Women Who Inspire" by Canadian Council of Muslim Women at their 30th Anniversary Celebration. 2011 Shafia trial reflects badly on community, GTA muslims say Toronto Sun article regarding December 9 Jummah service dedicated to issues of domestic violence Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on CBC's "Here and Now" Interview with Laura Di Battista regarding the Dec 6 Vigil and Islamic leaders' actions to end domestic violence in their communities. Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on 640 AM's "Arlene Bynon Show" Interview with Arlene Bynon regarding "honour" killings and domestic violence Interview with Noor President Samira Kanji on CBC's "Metro Morning" Interview with Matt Galloway regarding the Call to Action to Eradicate Domestic Violence, to which Noor Cultural Centre was a signatory.   Leaders send a loud message: Domestic violence is un-Islamic Toronto Star article regarding the Call to Action to Eradicate Domestic Violence Muslim leaders speak out against violence towards women Globe and Mail article regarding the December 6th Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and the steps by Muslim leaders to address domestic violence in their communities. Mosque makeovers: Re-imagining a sacred space Article in The Walrus featuring Noor Cultural Centre.   2009

Religious heads to hold own summit during G8

Toronto Star article covering G8 expert Dr. John Kirton’s talk at Noor Cultural Centre

2008

Jacquie Perrin interviews religious leaders Samira Kanji and Debra Landsberg

CBC News interview with Temple Emanu-El Rabbi Debra Landsberg and Noor President Samira Kanji about the Weekend of Twinning

 

Twinning builds bond between Muslims, Jews

Toronto Star article by Nicholas Keung on the Weekend of Twinning

Promising Jewish-Muslim dialogue Toronto Star piece by Haroon Siddiqui on the Weekend of Twinning Mosques and Synagogues 2007

Faith group honours Asper, Lakhani families

National Post article on the presentation of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews’ Human Relations Award to the Lakhani family

2006

Family’s donation enhances Islamic studies

Article from Y-life on the establishment of the Noor Chair in Islamic Studies at York University

2005 Eleven distinguished individuals to receive honorary degrees An article from Y-File on Noor founder Hassanali Lakhani’s honorary degree Class of 2005 encouraged to take the road less travelled An article from Y-File on Noor founder Hassanali Lakhani’s convocation address 2004 Toronto mosque hailed as flexible model for Muslims in the West A BeliefNet article by Ron Csillag on Noor Cultural Centre Progressive Muslims challenge tradition A Toronto Star article by Leslie Scrivener 5th Anniversary Doors Open Toronto Coverage of Noor’s participation in the annual Doors Open event York opens its doors An article from Y-File on the Doors Open event 2003 York’s first Noor Fellow in Islamic Studies named A Y-File article by Carrie Brodi on the three-year fellowship funded by the Lakhani family 2002 Cultural evolution An article from Canadian Architect on the renovation of Noor Cultural Centre
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