Unformatted text preview: Syria tried to escape the Ottoman army. After World War 2, many Muslims started to come from many different countries. The 1950s-1960s larger numbers started coming to the West. War made people migrate. Edmonton Alberta, Ontario and Québec. Major centers Muslim population. Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver have lots of Muslims. Currently there are 1 million Muslims in Canada. Al Rashid mosque built in Edmonton. Place of worship and social setting. Dances occurred in the Basement. ISNA (Islamic Society of North America), Halal –GTA Majority of Muslims are Sunni’s, than Shia and suffi’s The way the media ostracizes Muslims....
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- Fall '14
- Professor Liyakat Takim
- Islam, Edmonton, Lac la Biche, earliest Canadian Muslim