The Al Rashid Mosque

Author: The Green Room and Richard Awid

Source: Yeg Tales

comicSoraya Hafez, ex-President of CCMW’s Edmonton Chapter and important figure in working tirelessly to preserve Canada’s first mosque, Al Rashid, was featured in an illustrated story on the mosque’s history. The stories and the people behind the establishment and historical development of Al Rashid are what make the mosque what it is today – a space that “stands as a place of culture, faith, education and community,” where the social fabric welcomes everything from weddings to social gatherings to interfaith dialogue. Read the full illustrated story by clicking here.