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Aga Khan Museum exhibition celebrates 50th anniversary of first human steps on the moon 2019-02-14

The moon, painting from a Falnama (Book of Omens), India, second half of the 16th century CE. Ink, opaque watercolours, and gold
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Cision PR Newswire

he Moon: A Voyage Through Time explores wonder, knowledge, and beauty inspired by the moon through the ages

TORONTO, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - The Apollo 11 lunar landing on July 20, 1969, was a transformative event for humanity, yet the moon has captivated cultures since the dawn of civilization. The Moon: A Voyage Through Time is a major new exhibition opening March 9 at the Aga Khan Museum. It pays tribute to our timeless fascination with the moon by exploring how it has inspired spiritual growth, scientific discovery, and artistic creativity.

Hazar Imam awarded LL.D. (honoris causa) University of Ottawa, Canada (2012)

Hazar Imam awarded LL.D. (honoris causa) University of Ottawa, Canada (2012)

His Highness the Aga Khan at the University of Ottawa where he was conferred the honorary degree Doctor of the University, 13 January 2012.

AKDN / Zahur Ramji

Statement by the Prime Minister on the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan 2018-12-13

His Highness The Aga Khan at Rideau Hall with Canadian Governor-General and other leaders
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/pm.gc.ca

News
Statement by the Prime Minister on the birthday of His Highness the Aga Khan
Ottawa, Ontario - December 13, 2018

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement marking the birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan:

“Today, we join Shia Ismaili Muslims across Canada and around the world to celebrate the 82nd birthday of their spiritual leader, His Highness the Aga Khan.

'3D Projection Spectacular' among December attractions at Aga Khan Museum 2018-12-04

ga Khan’s exterior walls will light up to end December for for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular. - Rene Johnston/
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www.toronto.com

This December, the Aga Khan Museum transforms the perception that museums are only places for dusty artifacts, when its exterior walls become a massive canvas for Light up the Dark: A 3-D Projection Spectacular.

This video show goes beyond the typical holiday light display by using a technology called projection mapping, which will turn the museum’s white granite walls into a 53 m x 13 m screen where art comes to life.

His Highness the Aga Khan receives UCalgary honorary degree at special ceremony 2018-10-17

His Highness the Aga Khan, second from left, arrives at the University of Calgary's Rozsa Centre Wednesday 2018-10-17
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ucalgary.ca

His Highness the Aga Khan now has a new connection to the University of Calgary.
In a special ceremony on campus Wednesday, Chancellor Deborah Yedlin conferred an Honorary Doctor of Laws — UCalgary’s highest academic honour — on the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslim community.

H.H. the Aga Khan conferred highest academic honours from Canadian universities in unprecedented joint ceremony 2018-10-18

SFU President and Vice-Chancellor Andrew Petter, SFU Chancellor Anne Giardini and UBC President Santo Ono congratulate His Highn

Vancouver, Canada, October 19, 2018 – In an historic ceremony today attended by Her Honour the Honourable Lieutenant-Governor Janet Austin of British Columbia and Honourable Premier John Horgan, His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam (Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), was conferred with honorary Doctors of Laws – the highest academic award - from both the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Simon Fraser University (SFU).

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Muhammad at University of Calgary 2018-10-17

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Muhammad at University of Calgary  2018-10-17

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Muhammad at University of Calgary 2018-10-17

Source: 
the.ismaili

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

His Highness The Aga Khan with President Carter of the USA and Fidel Castro of Cuba as pall bearers at funeral of Pierre Trudeau 2000-10-03

Source: 
ismaili.net

His Highness the Aga Khan to receive UCalgary honorary degree 2018-09-21

 His Highness the Aga Khan will receive an honorary degree from the University of Calgary on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy AKDN
Source: 
UCALGARY.CA

University’s highest honour to be conferred Oct. 17
By University Relations Staff
September 24, 2018

His Highness the Aga Khan will receive an honorary degree from the University of Calgary on Oct. 17. Photo courtesy Aga Khan Development Network

University of Calgary Chancellor Deborah Yedlin and President and Vice-Chancellor Elizabeth Cannon are pleased to announce that His Highness the Aga Khan will be the recipient of an honorary degree at a special ceremony next month.

Prince Amyn Mohammed attends Lapis Gala at Aga Khan Museum in Toronto 2018-09-21

Prince Amyn Mohammed attends Lapis Gala at Aga Khan Museum in Toronto  2018-09-21

Prince Amyn seen with dignitaries at the Aga Khan Museum Friday September 21, 2018

Prince Amyn arrives in Toronto to attend Lapis Gala at Aga Khan Museum 2018-09-21

Prince Amyn Aga Khan at AKM in Toronto 2018-09-21

Prince Amyn Muhammad arrived today Friday September 21, 2018 to attend the Lapis Gala event at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto.

Prime Minister of Canada sends Imamat Day greetings 2018-07-11

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The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada issued the following statement:
on Imamat Day:

"Today Ismaili Muslims across Canada and around the world celebrate the anniversary of the ascension of His Highness The Aga Khan IV to the Throne of Imamat.

I wish all Ismaili Canadians celebrating Imamat Day a heartfelt Khushiali Mubarak.

Opinion: Aga Khan's contributions little-known, but significant 2018-05-09

His Highness the Aga Khan and Alberta Premier Alison Redford sign an Agreement of Cooperation between the Ismaili Imamat and the
Source: 
edmontonjournal.com

s a banker and someone involved in the community, one of the ways I measure success is by taking a good hard look at results. Focus on what has been achieved, how have people been better served and how has community been fostered.

Over the years, I have served on many boards and been involved with dozens of community initiatives. I am grateful for the people I’ve met through this work. I have learned a lot from those who have challenged me and those who have offered me a differing perspective than my own.

Hazar Imam arrives in Calgary

Hazar Imam arrives in Calgary

His Highness the Aga Khan, left, is greeted by Lois Mitchell, Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, and Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi upon arrival in Calgary Monday evening. Supplied photo, courtesy organizers of Aga Khan diamond jubilee celebrations in Calgary. May 7, 2018.

Source: 
calgary Herald

Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with British Columbia Premier John Horgan 2018-05-04

Mawlana Hazar Imam and British Columbia Premier  Horgan discuss potential collaboration with the province in areas 2018-05-04
Source: 
the.ismaili

Earlier today, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Vancouver to begin the Western Canada portion of his Diamond Jubilee visit. Shortly after his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, who extended a warm welcome and congratulated him on his Diamond Jubilee.

Premier Horgan and Hazar Imam spoke about the Ismaili community's spirit of service and pluralism, and how this is an ideal reflection of the strength that diversity has brought to British Columbia.

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam is welcomed to Vancouver by the British Columbia Premier John Horgan 2018-05-04

Source: 
the.ismaili

Vancouver

Vancouver

Hazar Imam arrives at His hotel in Vancouver, Canada 2018-05-04

Hazar Imam at Rideau Hall, Ottawa

Hazar Imam at Rideau Hall, Ottawa

His Highness the Aga Khan meets Canada's Governor-General Payette at Rideau Hall, Ottawa 2018-05-02


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