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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 leading Canadian universities in unprecedented joint ceremony 2018-10-

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

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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

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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
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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 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
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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.

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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.

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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

A “beacon of light”: Mawlana Hazar Imam hosted at Rideau Hall during his Diamond Jubilee visi

Hazar Imam speaking at the Dinner in His honour at Rideau Hall  2018-05-02
Source: 
the.ismaili

Earlier this evening, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, hosted a dinner at Rideau Hall in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Guests included Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, past Prime Ministers Jean Chrétien and Joe Clark, and past Governors General David Johnston and Adrienne Clarkson, as well as Jamati and AKDN leaders.

His Highness The Aga Khan arrives at Rideau Hall, Ottawa

His Highness The Aga Khan arrives at Rideau Hall, Ottawa

Hazar Imam welcomed at Rideau Hall, Ottawa for dinner hosted by Governor-General Julie Payette and attended by Princess Zahra and other former Prime Ministers of Canada

Celebrating 60 years of the Aga Khan - and a special relationship with Canada 2018-05-02

The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson with His Highness the Aga Khan after receiving the Prize for Global Citizenship.
Source: 
www.theglobeandmail.com

There are two living world leaders who have celebrated their Diamond Jubilee – 60 years in office. One is Her Majesty The Queen and the other is His Highness Aga Khan. Both assumed their duties at an early age – the Queen at the age of 26 and the Aga Khan at the tender age of 20, while still an undergraduate at Harvard University. John Diefenbaker had just become prime minister of Canada.
The Governor-General of Canada, Julie Payette, is hosting a dinner at Rideau Hall on Wednesday to mark this anniversary and the occasion of His Highness’s official Jubilee visit to Canada.

PM Trudeau to attend dinner for Aga Khan in Ottawa 2018-05-1

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www.ctvnews.ca

OTTAWA – The Aga Khan is in Ottawa this week and is expected to share a meal with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit.

The Aga Khan is in town over the next four days to celebrate his Diamond Jubilee, according to Global Affairs Canada. On Wednesday, the Aga Khan will attend a dinner at the Governor General’s residence, Rideau Hall, and Trudeau will be in attendance, the Prime Minister's Office has confirmed.


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