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Speech of H.H. The Aga Khan at the Opening of the Aga Khan Park 2015-05-25

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Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park, Toronto

25 May 2015

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

The Honourable Kathleen Wynne
Madame Clarkson
Mrs. Weston
Excellencies
Honourable Ministers
Mayor Tory
Distinguished Guests

Aga Khan meets with Wynne in Toronto 2015-05-25

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Toronto Sun

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.

Speech by H.H. The Aga Khan at the signing of the Protocol of Cooperation with Ontario 2015-05-25

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ismaili.net

May 25, 2015

Toronto, Canada

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,

Speech ny H.H. The Aga Khan at the signing of the Protocol of Cooperation with Ontario 2015-05-25

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ismaili.net

May 25, 2015

Toronto, Canada

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,

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will participate in a tête-à-tête meeting with His Highness the Aga Khan

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From: PMO
Date: Tue, May 26, 2015 at 1:08 AM
Subject: Media Advisory
To: ALLNEWS_E@lserv.pmo-cpm.gc.ca

From the Prime Minister's Web Site (http://www.pm.gc.ca/)

Public event for May 26, 2015

May 25, 2015
Ottawa, Ontario

Public event for Prime Minister Stephen Harper for Tuesday, May 26th is:

Ottawa

5:30 p.m. – Prime Minister Stephen Harper will participate in a tête-à-tête meeting with His Highness the Aga Khan.

Parliament Hill
Office of the Prime Minister
Room 307-S, Centre Block
Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa Visit of His Highness The Aga Khan in May 2015

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H.H. The Aga Khan will arrive in Ottawa Tuesday 26th May for a 2 days visit. He is expected to meet the Prime Minister Harper the same evening and work next day on other AKDN related subjects before returning to Toronto for his introduction of a talk by The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada at the Pluralism event.

Historic Agreement Signed between Province of Ontario and the Ismaili Imamat 2015-05-25

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akdn.org/Content/1336

25 May 2015- Toronto, Canada –His Highness the Aga Khan and Premier Wynne signed an agreement between the Province of Ontario and the Ismaili Imamat that sets a blueprint for cooperation in a number of areas including culture and education.

The partnership combines Ontario’s excellence in education, green energy, health care and other key areas with the Aga Khan Development Network’s vast global experience in bringing sustainable development to societies living in diverse cultural and geographical environments.

Trip to famed Islamic gardens inspired Aga Khan Park in Toronto - 2015-05-25

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theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/trip-to-famed-islamic-gardens-inspired-aga-khan-park-in-toronto/article24607009/

Sometimes works of art spring from a flash of inspiration. Just as often, they come from years of reflection, planning, revision and collaboration. In the case of the new Aga Khan Park, it was a mix of the two.

The Aga Khan Park opens in Toronto 2-15-05-25

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The Globe and Mail

Published Monday, May. 25 2015, 9:12 PM EDT

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and His Highness the Aga Khan are seen during the inauguration of the Aga Khan Park in Toronto. The park encompasses the Aga Khan Museum and the Ismaili Centre, both of which were inaugurated last September.

Aga Khan meets with Wynne in Toronto

His Highness, Aga Khan and Premier Kathleen Wynne sign an agreement of cooperation between the Province of Ontario and the Ismai
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torontosun.com/2015/05/25/his-highness-aga-khan-in-toronto

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.

Absolutely unique' Toronto park opens with visit from Aga Khan

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Kendra Mangione, CTVNews.ca Writer

Last Updated Monday, May 25, 2015 4:28PM EDT

The Aga Khan joined Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne for the opening of a new garden retreat in the heart of Toronto.

The 6.8 hectare park is located just off the Don Valley Parkway, a major municipal expressway. The park was designed by landscape architect Vladimir Djurovic, and was inspired by traditional Persian and Mughal gardens.

"What we have here is an absolutely unique park here in Toronto," Aga Khan Museum Director Henry Kim told CTV's Canada AM on Monday.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan baptises the new Azzurra 2015-05-22

Princess Zahra Aga Khan baptizes new Azzurra 52 Super Series 2015
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sail-world.com

Azzurra’s baptism was held today in Valencia after the day’s races were over and the Princess Zahra Aga Khan did the christening. Ran is at the head of the provisional overall results while Azzurra is in fifth place.

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat - 2015-05-25

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Video of the Ceremony is here:

http://original.livestream.com/premierofontario/video?clipId=pla_9de3ee1...

News Release
Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat
Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development
May 25, 2015 12:00 P.M.

Office of the Premier

Aga Khan signs Protocol with Ontario Government - Queens Park 2015-05-25

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Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat
Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat 2015-05-25

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Ontario Newsroom

News Release

Ontario Signs Agreement of Cooperation with the Ismaili Imamat

Joint Initiatives to Promote Education, Diversity and Economic Development

May 25, 2015 12:00 P.M.

Office of the Premier

Premier Kathleen Wynne welcomed His Highness the Aga Khan to Queen's Park today for the signing of a historic Agreement of Cooperation between the province and the Ismaili Imamat. The agreement outlines areas of cooperation and joint initiatives, including leveraging diversity and culture as an economic driver and supporting a pluralistic approach to education.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Canada ahead of Aga Khan Park inauguration

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theismaili.org

Toronto, 24 May 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Canada today in advance of the Inauguration of the Aga Khan Park. Hazar Imam is accompanied during his visit by Prince Amyn and Prince Hussain.

Upon his arrival, Mawlana Hazar Imam was received on behalf of the Government of Ontario by the Honourable Michael Coteau, Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport.

Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015 in Toronto - 2015-05-25

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Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015

Premier Kathleen Wynne will inaugurate the Aga Khan Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, and spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in Toronto on Monday, 25 May 2015.

Aga Khan Park, Toronto Opening 2015-05-25

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Aga Khan Park to open on May 25, 2015

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Premier Kathleen Wynne will inaugurate the Aga Khan Park in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network, and spiritual leader (Imam) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, in Toronto on Monday, 25 May 2015.

Pluralism Lecture 2015 - RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA: - 2015-05-28

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Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015 - May 28, 2015 - Click here for Webcast

Introductory remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan to:

The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C. Chief Justice of Canada

RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA:

21st Century Challenges to the Human Rights Movement

Introductory remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan 2015-05-28

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May 28, 2015 | Annual Pluralism Lecture 2015

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The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, P.C.
Chief Justice of Canada

RECONCILING UNITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE MODERN ERA:

21st Century Challenges to the Human Rights Movement

How can we live together? That is the fundamental challenge of the modern world. Together, democracy and human rights offer a hopeful response: we must build political communities that not only tolerate, but draw on and celebrate, their internal diversity.


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