Ismaili CIVIC Day from Montreal – Muslim Harji

To mark Canada’s 150th anniversary and the Aga Khan’s Diamond Jubilee, the Canadian Shia Ismaili Muslim community has pledged 1 million hours of voluntary service that improves the quality of life of Canadians or otherwise contributes to Canada.

​Yesterday a group of Volunteers from Montreal Jamat gathered to clean and beautify the “Biodiversity of Lachine canal”.

The Lachine Canal is a canal passing through the southwestern part of the Island of Montreal, A living legacy of Canada’s industrial history, the Lachine Canal was declared a Canadian national historic site in 1996.

On this day across the country, each region will participate in volunteer activities that improve the lives of Canadians or otherwise contribute to Canada.

The CIVIC program provides experiential learning opportunities to allow youth to contribute to the betterment of the societies within which they live.

In the spirit of service, the CIVIC program, which stands for “Challenging Ismaili Volunteers In Communities”, has been introduced as a Diamond Jubilee initiative

A family pledge ​

Beautifying Montreal

Activity included removing invasive plant species​, restoring, cleanup and beautifying Montreal


Beautifying Montreal

On the other end of the Canal , The university students were doing the same…







Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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  1. Heartiest congratulations to the Ismaili Muslim Community Volunteers pledge Million Service Hours towards Canada 150 in commemoration of his Highness the Aga khan’s Diamond Jubilee. Heads off to the Volunteers of great CANADA.


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