The Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, May. 28 2015, 8:33 AM EDT
There are three professions in the developing world which are undervalued: the first is nursing, the second is education and the
There are three professions in the developing world which are undervalued: the first is nursing, the second is education and the third is journalism; and yet all those professions are critical for the development of a quality civil society
Kathleen Wynne and Aga Khan team up to boost educational opportunities
Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Aga Khan signed a deal Monday to boost educational opportunities and promote what Wynne called “intercultural peace.”
Under Monday’s agreement signed between Premier Kathleen Wynne and the Aga Khan, Ontario will grant university or college tuition waivers to 30 high school graduates of Aga Khan academies in Kenya, India and Mozambique over the three years starting in the fall of 2016.
Andrew Francis Wallace / Toronto Star Order this photo
Ottawa, Ontario26 May 2015 Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today held a productive meeting with His Highness the Aga Khan, who was visiting Ottawa in his capacity as Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili community. During the meeting, Prime Minister Harper once again expressed his deepest condolences to the Aga Khan for the cowardly terrorist attack that took place earlier this month in Pakistan targeting Ismaili Muslims. The two leaders discussed the threat posed by violent extremists and their persecution and murder of religious and ethnic minorities.
Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park, Toronto
25 May 2015
The Honourable Kathleen Wynne
TORONTO - The Ontario government has signed an historic Agreement of Cooperation with the Aga Khan.
The spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims met with Premier Kathleen Wynne during a visit to Queen’s Park Monday. Wynne later joined him for the inauguration of the Aga Khan Park located on Wynford Dr. in Toronto.
Wynne said they agreed to collaborate on mutually-beneficial education initiatives.
“This includes exploring a full range of curriculum-linked resources that promote diversity, tolerance and understanding,” the premier said.
May 25, 2015
Speech by H. H. The Aga Khan at the signing ceremony of the Protocol of Cooperation in the fields of Education, Pluralism and Policy Development with the Government of Ontario
Madame Prime Minister,