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Minister Kenney Welcomes new Global Centre for Pluralism Board of Directors - 2010-10-07

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/www.marketwire.com

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2010) - On behalf of the Government of Canada, the Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, today issued the following statement:

"I applaud His Highness the Aga Khan's announcement of a Board of Directors for the Global Centre for Pluralism. I am very pleased to meet the members of the Board, who are gathering in Ottawa for an inaugural two-day meeting.

GLOBAL CENTRE FOR PLURALISM HOLDS INAUGURAL BOARD MEETING - 2010-10-07

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AKDN

Newly-Appointed Directors Gather in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Oct 7 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Global Centre for Pluralism, Canada's new international research and education centre dedicated to the study and practice of pluralism worldwide gathered in Ottawa today for its inaugural two-day meeting .

Global Centre For Pluralism Holds Inaugural Board Meeting with Aga Khan - 2010-10-06

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His Highness the Aga Khan, 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and Founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network is in Ottawa on the occasion of the inaugural board meeting of the Global Centre for Pluralism. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada welcomed the Aga Khan in the Reception Room at Rideau Hall on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at 7 p.m.

GLOBAL CENTER OF PLURALISM IN OTTAWA, CANADA

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The Global Centre for Pluralism is an initiative of His Highness the Aga Khan in partnership with the Government of Canada. The Centre will be located at 330 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, Canada. Dedicated to the creation of successful societies, the Centre is founded on the premise that tolerance, openness and understanding towards the cultures, social structures, values and faiths of other peoples are essential to the very survival of an interdependent world. Pluralism is no longer simply an asset or a prerequisite for progress and development. It is vital to our existence.

Former Getty Director Michael Brand Heads to Aga Khan Museum - 2010-08-23

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Source: 
InView Blog at Artinfo - blogs.artinfo.com/inview

TORONTO. Michael Brand, the former J. Paul Getty Museum director who stepped down at the Los Angeles institution earlier this year, has been appointed to a consultancy post at the Aga Khan Development Network, a global Islamic charitable foundation that is currently building an Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. According to sources with knowledge of the hire, the position places Brand — an expert in Asian art — in line to assume the directorship of the Islamic art and culture museum when it opens in a Fumihiko Maki-designed building in 2013.

Former Getty Director Michael Brand Heads to Aga Khan Museum - 2010-08-23

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TORONTO. Michael Brand, the former J. Paul Getty Museum director who stepped down at the Los Angeles institution earlier this year, has been appointed to a consultancy post at the Aga Khan Development Network.

The position places Brand — an expert in Asian art — in line to assume the directorship of the Islamic art and culture museum when it opens in a Fumihiko Maki-designed building in 2013.

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Upon his arrival in Ottawa, Mawlana Hazar Imam was welcomed by Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon, Ismaili Council for Canada President Mohamed Manji, and other leaders of the Jamat and AKDN institutions in Canada.

Source: 
Zahur Ramji

Halcrow Yolles role in Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Building - 2009-01-29

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Source: 
http://www.halcrow.com/Our-projects/

Client:
Fumihiko Maki and Associates Moriyama & Teshima Architects
Country:
Canada
Role:
Structural glass design; building envelope services; full structural engineering services

The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat is an elegant two-storey building containing meeting rooms, exhibition areas, an atrium, a resource centre and offices for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and other agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network.

2008-12 - Delegation Center of Ismaili Imamat Slideshow

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Musical Slideshow about the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, Canada

2010 OAA Awards List of Winners - 2010-05-13

Source: 
http://www.oaa.on.ca

Design Excellence:

60 Richmond Street Housing Development
Toronto
Teeple Architects Inc.

Centre for Urban Ecology
Toronto
Taylor Hazell Architects Ltd. with Architects Alliance and gh3 inc.

Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute
Mississauga
Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Incorporated

Gerstein Reading Room, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Toronto
Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated

House in Frogs Hollow
Grey Highlands
WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON INC.

House in Grey Highlands
Grey Highlands
Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.

MaRS Centre
Toronto

TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning wins Ontario Association of Architects award - 2010-05-13

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RCD Digital Media

The Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning in Toronto has won this year’s Best of Show Award from the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA).

The jury said the 1,100-seat concert hall has been widely praised both for its acoustic qualities and its physical beauty.

The centre was designed by Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects.

The 2010 People’s Choice Award went to The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, designed by Maki and Associates and Moriyama and Teshima Architects.

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Wins People's Choice Award! 2010-05-13

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The 2010 People’s Choice Award went to The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, designed by Maki and Associates and Moriyama and Teshima Architects.

Chosen from among this year’s winners of design excellence awards, the award was announced during the OAA’s recent celebration of excellence in Windsor.

H.H The Aga Khan in Canada - 2008-11-18

2008, November 18: CANADA VISIT - Ottawa and surrounding Jamats gathered at Ottawa Civic Center and Mowlana Hazar Imam directly came from the airport to the parking area of the Civic Center in Ottawa to see the Jamat waving the Canadian and MyFlag as Hazar Imam's motorcade passed slowly and though the temperature was a chilling minus 8c, The Imam opened his window and blessed the Jamat. More Information.

STATEMENT BY HONORARY SECRETARY OF STATE - 2007-07-06

2007, July 6: Statement by the Hon. Jason Kenney, PC, MP Secretary of State (Multiculturalism and Canadian Identity) on the Golden Jubilee Year of Imamat Day. [Government of Canada]


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