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Sunday, 2015, May 24Mawlana 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.

Friday, 2013, May 24Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan 2013-05-24
H,H. The Aga Khan IV
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akdn.org

Your Excellency the Governor General
Mrs Johnston
Ministers
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen:

I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Global Centre’s second annual Pluralism Lecture. And I am especially honored to introduce today’s lecturer – Kofi Annan – the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nobel Laureate, and global peacemaker.

Friday, 2013, May 24Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Global Centre for Pluralism while introducing Kofi Annan 2013-05-24

Your Excellency the Governor General
Mrs Johnston
Ministers
Excellencies
Distinguished Guests
Ladies and Gentlemen:

I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Global Centre’s second annual Pluralism Lecture. And I am especially honored to introduce today’s lecturer – Kofi Annan – the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nobel Laureate, and global peacemaker.

Monday, 2010, May 24Gift from the Aga Khan - 2010-05-24
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www.torontosun.com

The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, will put a shovel in the ground Friday, marking the start of construction of a $300-million development in the Don Mills Rd.-Eglinton Ave. area.

Plans call for the building of a museum named after the Aga Khan, an Ismaili Centre and the creation of a park. The massive project is slated for completion by 2013.

Saturday, 2003, May 24FUNDRAISER REACHES WORLD'S NEEDY - 2003-05-24

More than 60,000 people in 10 cities expected to take part in Partnership Walk. Helping women in India develop business and marketing plans to sell their traditional beadwork for fair wages was an eye-opening experience for Fatima Sachedina, who spent seven months in a program sponsored by Aga Khan Foundation Canada.

Saturday, 2003, May 24Fundraiser reaches world's needy More than 60,000 people in 10 cities expected to take part in Partnership Walk - 2003-05-24

Helping women in India develop business and marketing plans to sell their traditional beadwork for fair wages was an eye-opening experience for Fatima Sachedina, who spent seven months in a program sponsored by Aga Khan Foundation Canada.Ms. Sachedina was sent to work in Ahmedabad, in the province of Gujarat in India, as part of the AKFC's International Microfinance and Microenterprise fellowship in September, 2001.

Saturday, 2003, May 24Canada NewsWire - Français - FUNDRAISER REACHES WORLD'S NEEDY - 2003-05-24
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www.newswire.ca/releases/May2003/25/c5260.html

La 19e édition de la Marche des Partenaires mondiaux a permis de recueillir plus de 3 millions de dollars aujourd'hui et de rassembler des milliers de gens dans plusieurs villes du pays, sous la bannière de la lutte contre la pauvreté dans le monde. La Marche - événement le plus grand de son genre au Canada - a recueilli une somme record grâce à la plus grande participation jamais enregistrée à ce jour de Canadiennes et Canadiens à la recherche d'un moyen de faire la différence dans les pays en développement.

Saturday, 2003, May 24Canada NewsWire - English - FUNDRAISER REACHES WORLD'S NEEDY - 2003-05-24
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www.newswire.ca/releases/May2003/25/c5257.html

The 19th annual World Partnership Walk raised more than $3 million today and brought together tens of thousands of people in cities across Canada to fight global poverty. The Walk, the largest event of its kind in Canada, raised record funds and brought out more Canadians than ever looking for a way to make a difference in developing countries.

Friday, 2002, May 24CANADIANS TAKING STEPS TO IMPROVE THE GLOBAL VILLAGE - 2002-05-24

The Globe and Mail - Thousands to join 10-city walk on Sunday to further Aga Khan Foundation's work. Karim Mamdani remembers well the smiling face of a woman he met cooking food on her new chula in a village in India. 'I wondered how come she had a big smile on her face. She just got her appliance,' said Mr. Mamdani, the Toronto-area convener for this Sunday's annual World Partnership Walk, organized to raise money for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada.


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