Category: Features

Change-makers Zaki and Syeda Patel photographed here in downtown Toronto. Photo credit: Taabish Hasan.

141 Schools for Peace

On December 16th, 2014, 141 lives, including those of 132 children, were lost senselessly in a heinous terror attack on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. The whole world was consumed by shock and grief over this atrocious act. Like many others, Zaki Patel, a 33 year...


An Interview with Walid Hejazi

Islamic Finance refers to banking and monetary practices adhering to Islamic or Sharia law. As such, it bans interest payments, certain market speculations, and investment in products not believed to be ‘halal‘ – such as gambling, pornography, alcohol, and pork. It is practiced by the bulk...