Category: News

The Flarian Team: (L-R)
Hammad Fasih, Rahim Khanani, Ali Rizvi, Hammad Naseem

A Flair for Success

The word “entrepreneur” has become a bit of a cliché, overused rather misused to the fullest. In French it simply means a contractor but of course now it has many meanings. What is the essential difference between an opportunist and a true entrepreneur? Essentially, an opportunist...

Muslim girls team participate in a dragon boat challenge in Winnipeg, Manitoba. PC: Amna Burki

Enter the Dragon: From Manitoba

Dragon boating, a team sport that includes elements of power, speed, synchronization, and endurance, was the sport chosen by a group of Muslim girls to compete in on September 8th and 9th, 2017. The team originated in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and were coached for a few months...

The power couple behind Mode-ste: Aicha and Bilal

The Inspiration Behind Mode-ste

In an increasingly competitive ready-to-wear market,Mode-ste has dived right in, redefining what fashionable, affordable and versatile clothing means. Mode-ste focuses on creating clothing that lays fashion at its frontier and establishes modesty as a framework for the brand. “The design aesthetic encompasses an oversized, voluminous fit...

Canadian Muslims for Peace / Kingston, ON

A United Gathering for Peace

Canadian Muslims are average citizens trying to do their best in their daily lives. At the same time they feel that the negative news in the media is casting a shadow on their integrity. The wrongdoings of groups and individuals around the world does not speak...

Zunera Ishaq, who wants to be allowed to wear her Niqab during the Canadian citizenship ceremony, poses near home in Mississauga, Ont. on Monday February 16, 2015.  — Photo and caption credit: J.P. Moczulski for The National Post

#DressCodePM: A Lawyer’s Perspective on Niqab

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the view of The Link Canada publication.   After having met all other citizenship requirements, Zunera Ishaq postponed her citizenship oath ceremony last year in order to challenge a 2012 Conservative...

The London Islamic School basketball team

London Islamic School makes the CTAA playoffs!

It’s been a year of history-making and record-breaking for the 2014/2015 LIS boys’ basketball team. The team, only in its third year playing competitively in the CTAA (Catholic Teachers’ Athletic Association), took LIS all the way to the championship game of the Division A playoffs. This...