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Afghan immigrant studying in Vancouver wins Loran scholarship

February 27, 2015 – 8:07 am | 2,544 views

When Somaya Amiri was a little girl, she’d watch each morning as her big brother hoisted a backpack over his shoulders and walked to school in Afghanistan’s Behsood District. She remembers desperately wanting to go …

Open a prayer room for Muslim students helps promote inter-faith relations

February 14, 2013 – 7:08 am | 1,518 views

There are over 900,000 Muslims in Canada (or 2.8%) and we have increasing numbers of Muslim international students coming to study at our universities. Following the suit, many post-secondary institutions are offering prayer spaces for …