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Office Manager (Application deadline: Oct. 27) We are seeking an entrepreneurial, seasoned leader with strong political acumen, exceptional interpersonal and trust building skills, and the ability to build and support collaborative teams as well as foster strong relationships with the board, other staff and the internal and external stakeholders. → Get details & apply


Fall Semester

We are excited to be offering courses such as:

A Reflective Study of Surah Yusuf with Shaikh Ahmad Kutty
Vocabulary of the Qur'an with Shaikh Abdool Hamid
Miracles of the Qur'an with Shaikh Abdullah Hakim Quick
A Thematic Journey Through The Qur'an with Shaikh Musleh Khan

Plus continuing classes in Arabic language, youth classes, and more! If you don't receive e-mail confirmation shortly after registration, please check your junk/spam folder.

Children's evening madrassa: weekdays, 5:30 pm

A special children's evening class in Qur'anic recitation and Islamic studies. It runs for the entire school year and follows a standard school calendar. Teachers include Hafiz Hassan Mohamed, Ibrahim Farook and others, and is managed by Imam Kamruzzaman. Children between the ages of 5-14 are eligible - $30 per month per child.
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Islamic History Month

October is Islamic History Month and preparations have been made for another informative and exciting year.

Exhibits: Fridays 6-9 pm; Saturdays 2-9 pm
Lectures/presentations/documentaries: Saturdays 6-9 pm

Week 1: Pre-Columbus and period of slavery/emancipation
Week 2: Passage from India, indentureship and independence
Week 3: South Asian Islands (Sri Lanka and the Maldives)
Week 4: Turkey and Anatolia

Attend all events and you get a chance to win some great prizes! We're also collaborating with the Toronto District School Board Islamic History Month planning and the Islamic History Month Canada national initiatives.

We are looking for volunteers who can help make this happen - if interested, send us an e-mail about the skills you can bring.

Call for IIT sign design

Time for a new sign at IIT! What would you suggest? We are in the process of replacing our sign at the south-eastern corner of the property at 1630 Neilson Rd. An aesthetically pleasing sign is a visual identifier conveying both the spirit of the institution it represents as well as the form of activity that lies within. We are opening up the process for anyone to submit a conceptual design, so get involved!

Documenting Muslim octogenarians

Do you know a Muslim who is 80 years or older and living in Ontario? As part of Islamic History Month Canada, we are documenting Muslims who have reached 80 years and will recognize them on our website and Islamic History Events. Use the on-line form to document a family member (with their permission).

Stories of Migration

As part of Islamic History Month, we are documenting Stories of Migration - stories of hope, courage and resilience. Use the on-line form to complete your own story, or share it with someone you know - a grandparent, an aunt or uncle or a friend. Your story is important - let's hear it!


TDSB Islamic History Month Workshops: Oct. 1-27

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Islamic Heritage Month (IHM) Planning Committee would like to invite you to participate in 13 scheduled IHM workshops and events in October to celebrate the month. The overall goal of these workshops and events is to engage, enable and empower parents/guardians in the TDSB to challenge Islamophobia and discrimination at large, through awareness and education - the first initiative of this kind in the province of Ontario, and likely across Canada.


Islamic History Quiz Bowl: Oct. 27, 6:30 pm

IIT Youth Council presents the first Annual Quiz Bowl to celebrate Islamic History Month! Students aged between 15 and 22 years are invited to participate and be tested on a range of topics relating to Islamic History.

Teams will face off against each other to win our grand team prize of a $100 gift card (or $25 per member). A quick study guide will be sent to all participants so that you can increase your chances of winning! → Get details & register


Project Noor Build: Oct. 28, 10 am

The IIT Youth Council invites students aged 12 to 14 years to be a part of an exciting team that will learn about electrical circuits, magnets, LEDs and REED switches. Through this hands-on Science and TeKnology workshop, students will use the concepts they learn to build chimes that light up! In celebration of Islamic History Month, students will also learn about contributions Muslim scientists have made to modern civilization.

Spots are limited. Girls and boys are welcome to attend!

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IIT Ball Hockey league - The 2017-2018 season has begun!

If you're 6-16 of any skill level and want to be contacted as soon as registration begins next year (August 2018), please contact Khalid or call him at 416-894-5758 to get added to the contact list.

Thank you!

Thanks to your generous help, we reached our $300,000 goal. If you made a pledge, please fulfil it at your earliest convenience - jazaakallah!

Khutbah archive

For khutbah recordings & more, search for 'IIT' on iTunes and subscribe to our podcasts or visit iit.podbean.com

Essentials of Living The Path - Tips For Living an Examined Life

(Shaikh Ahmad Kutty) Reflecting the ethical and spiritual vision of Islam - a concise view of the Islamic belief and practices

YouTube: we're regularly uploading new videos!

Visit our YouTube channel - subscribe and share our trailers & lectures with your friends and families.

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Islamic counselling with IIT scholars

Shaikh Ahmad Kutty: Tuesdays 10 am - 12 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Musleh Khan: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Shaikh Abdool Hamid: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca
Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 3-7 pm - preferably by appointment at consultation@islam.ca

Confronting Islamophobia and racism

All praises are due to Allah, Lord of the worlds and may the peace and blessings of Allah be constantly showered upon our Beloved Prophet Muhammad forever.

As we move further into the 21st Century, the tensions and crises of the world are increasing by the day. Muslims, in the past, have always looked to the guidance of their Lord and the methodology of the Last Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to bring light in the time of darkness. Continued...

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500 monthly donors

Let IIT be part of your income! Yes, when you donate to IIT, you will be rewarded for it in the hereafter, and your wealth is purified in this world. Be part of our 500 monthly donor drive - sign-up today!

IIT Academy

The IIT Academy is a registered private school with the Ontario Ministry of Education, and offers the full Ontario curriculum (JK - grade 8), as well as Islamic Studies, Arabic Language, Qur'an Recitation and French.

→  Visit iitacademy.ca for school news & registration information


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