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[23 Oct 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Desi Life Magazine | The Eid dilemma – Debate and disagreement over exactly when the holiday should begin mar celebrations and frustrate GTA Muslims

By Noor Javed, Desi Life Magazine, November-December 2008, Page 16-17
It was the night before the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, and Maryam Dadabhoy’s celebrations were on hold as she anxiously waited to find out whether she would be celebrating the next morning or would have to fast for another day for the holy month of Ramadan. The mosque near her in-laws’ home in Mississauga had already announced that Eid would be the next day — having based their decision on pre-determined astronomical calculations and scientific data.
Across town, near Scarborough and …

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[20 Oct 2008 | Comments Off | ]
Our Shared Stories: Writing the Future of Toronto’s Library Toronto Public Library Strategic Plan | 2008-2011

Hello Mr. HiMY SYeD
We have been trying to contact you by various internet sites to ask you if we may use one of your photos we found on Flickr.com.
The photo is from an event you attended at the reference library on racism.
We are considering it for the library’s 2008-2011 strategic planning document. We really like the way the photo captures a diverse group of people engaged in discussion at the library.
The strategic plan is a document produced mainly for internal use and for …

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